Procedural Training

Each resident in the Lincoln Family Medicine Program is trained in:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Suturing Technique
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Casting Technique

Residents will have specific areas of interest; therefore, training in procedural skills will be flexible to best meet each individual’s needs and interests. Residents are routinely instructed in the following procedures by program residents.

  • Central Line Placement
  • Cervical LEEP
  • Cesarean Section
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cryotherapy
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Lesions
  • Forceps Delivery
  • Infant Intubation
  • Minor Surgery
  • Osteopathic Manipulation 
  • Paracentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical Line Placement
  • Vasectomy
  • Chest Tube Placement
  • Colposcopy
  • Dilation & Curettage
  • Fiberoptic Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (60 cm.)
  • Infant Circumcision
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Slit-Lamp Ophthalmoscopy
  • Treadmill and Pharmacologic Stress Testing
  • Vacuum Extraction
  • Vaginal Delivery

Some residents taking special initiative have learned EGD, breast biopsy, tympanostomy tubes and labor epidurals.