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  • Dr. Davainis teaching a procedure
    Dr. Davainis teaching a procedure
  • Dr. Davainis showing residents a procedure
    Dr. Davainis showing residents a procedure
  • ALSO
    ALSO

Procedural Training / POCUS / ALSO

A variety of procedures are regularly performed at Shasta Community Health Center as a part of caring for a diverse underserved population.  Residents are required to participate in a minimum number of key procedures in order to graduate, and may seek additional experience depending on professional interest.

  • Integrative Medicine
  • Casting and Splinting
  • Dermatologic Procedures/Biopsy/Shaving/Excision/Cryotherapy
  • Lump And Bump Excisions
  • Major Joint Injection / Aspiration
  • Laceration Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy / Cold Biopsy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Leep
  • Nexplanon
  • IUD
  • Newborn Circumcision
  • Vasectomy
  • Exercise Treadmill Testing

POCUS

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly standard of care in Family Medicine. Our residents have dedicated in-clinic training in bedside ultrasound for OB/GYN, FAST, IVC assessment, thoracic and abdominal assessment.

ALSO

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) is an essential piece of obstetrical training provided to all first year residents. Shasta Community is proud to support our own training team: Dr. Paul Davainis and Dr. Amanda Mooneyham who teach this course annually. Both providers have extensive obstetrical experience and bring a Family Medicine touch to our OB experience.

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