Call is no more frequent than every 4th night at any site. On-call duties include evaluation of patients in labor and delivery, the obstetrical triage unit, inpatient OB/GYN patients and emergency room and in-hospital consultations. Students participate in the care of patients undergoing vaginal or cesarean deliveries, hospitalized gyn patients, patients seen in the emergency room or those going to the operating room.
Call is one Friday night and one Saturday night; additionally, there is one Sunday day shift on L&D. A student call room is provided. The room has a phone and access to a shared bathroom. It is in the hospital where the other student call rooms are located.
There is a Night Rotation as part of the block schedule. Students will rotate with the Night team Sunday through Thursday with a few exceptions. The medical student call room is located on the Labor & Delivery unit. The call room includes a bunk bed, bath with shower and telephone.
There is a Night Rotation as part of the block schedule. Students will rotate with the Night team Sunday through Thursday with a few exceptions. Carolinas Medical Center has designated medical student call rooms located on the 3rd floor of the Medical Education Building Annex.
Students take call every 4th to 5th night. Students may sleep post call once morning rounds are completed. The medical student call room is located adjacent to Labor & Delivery. Post call students are excused for the day once they have attended their lectures. Post call students have no clinical duties after morning rounds.