CAMC provides clinical rotation opportunities for several medical residency programs. These programs do not include an anesthesia residency. The entire wealth and range of learning opportunities of anesthetics performed at CAMC are available exclusively for DMPNA students. Students rotate to all four hospitals and to the Surgicare outpatient facility. Students receive all clinical experience at CAMC. They do not have to travel to other cities or other hospitals to achieve their clinical experience.
Charleston Area Medical Center ("CAMC") is a nonprofit, 908-bed, regional referral and academic medical center with more than 6,000 employees. CAMC is made up of four hospitals: CAMC General Hospital, CAMC Memorial Hospital, CAMC Teays Valley Hospital and CAMC Women and Children's Hospital. CAMC is home to one of the largest heart programs in the United States; the only kidney transplant center in West Virginia; the highest level trauma center; and the only freestanding children's hospital in the state.
Average case numbers for the graduates of 2016:
Total cases 829
ASA III and IV 484
Class V 5
Invasive line insertions 23
Regional administration 82
Alternative airway management 38
The Charleston Area Medical Center is a tertiary care and referral center composed of four hospitals. Memorial, General, Women's & Children's, Surgicare and Teays Valley have a combined total of 41 operating rooms
The General hospital campus houses the Level I trauma center, orthopedic and neurology units, and is active in renal transplantation. CAMC's neurosurgery program was recently rated among the top 35 in the nation by US News and World Report. General division is approximately 1 mile from the Education Office.
The Memorial hospital campus houses the cardiovascular unit, which ranks among the top ten heart surgery centers in U.S.
Memorial hospital is connected to the Robert C. Byrd Building, which houses the CAMC Education office and classroom.
Women and Children's hospital specializes in obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics. It is home to the region's largest and busiest Level III neonatal intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. W&C is approximately 2 miles from the Education Office. Surgicare has 4 ORs for outpatient surgery. Surgicare is located on the Memorial hospital campus adjacent to the CAMC Education Office.
Teays Valley hospital is a 70-bed community hospital serving the residents of Putnam County and surrounding areas with emergency services and other specialized care. Teays Valley is located on Hurricane, WV, about 25 miles from the CAMC Education Office and classroom.