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Required Resident Procedures/Certifications

Medicine/Pediatrics ACGME Requirements for Graduation 


  • Advanced cardiac life support
  • Drawing arterial blood
  • Drawing venous blood
  • Pap Smear
  • Placing peripheral venous line 


  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Bag-Mask Ventilation
  • Bladder Catheterization
  • Administration of Immunizations
  • Incision and Drainage of Abscess
  • Reduction of Simple Dislocation
  • Simple Laceration Repair
  • Simple Removal of Foreign Body
  • Temporary Splinting of Fracture
  • Umbilical Catheter Placement
  • Venipuncture

Program Required or Highly Recommended Procedures

  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Neonatal Endotracheal Intubation
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Central Lines
  • Arterial Lines
  • PICC Lines
  • Circumcision
  • Needle Thoracentesis
  • Arterial Puncture of Blood Draw
  • Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Placement