Resident's Orientation Online Learning Library

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Resident's Orientation Online Learning Library

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Resident’s Orientation Online Learning Library


Get your residents up to speed and ensure ACGME compliance with the Resident’s Orientation Online Learning course. This 45-minute course covers a range of topics specifically for residents such as the ACGME resident survey; the evaluation process, including Milestones and the six core competencies; the Clinical Learning Environment Review, resident work hour restrictions; resident well-being; clinical documentation; discipline, grievances, and due process; and fatigue prevention and mitigation.

Residency program coordinators can easily track course completion and final exam results.

Topics Include:

Section 1: The ACGME 

  • Accreditation 
  • Clinical Learning Environment Review 
  • Quality Improvement 
  • Well-being 
  • Supervision 
  • Resident Scholarly Activities 
  • House Organization 
  • Other Committee Opportunities 

Section 2: The ACGME Resident Survey 

Section 3: The Evaluations Process: Milestones and Rotation Evaluations 

  • Program and Faculty Evaluations 
  • Logging Procedures 

Section 4: Discipline/Grievances/Due Process

Section 5: Work Hours 

  • Maximum Hours 
  • Mandatory Free Time 
  • Moonlighting 
  • Night Float 
  • On-Call 
  • Why You Should Care About Work Hours 
  • Resident Fatigue Prevention 
  • Effects of Shift Rotation 
  • Duration of Shift 
  • Number of Consecutive Working Days 
  • Time Off Between Shifts 

Section 6: Title IX: Know Your Rights!

Section 7: Privacy and Information Security

Section 8: Documentation

  • History and Physical 
  • Progress Notes 
  • Orders 
  • Operative/Procedure Report 
  • Discharge Summary 
  • Medical Record 
  • Your Liability 
  • Formal Complaints 
  • Informed Consent 
  • How to Avoid Being Named in a Medical Malpractice Suit 

Section 9: Acronym List

At the end of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Explain the evaluation process for residents, faculty, and the program 
  • Ensure their personal well-being while complying with ACGME work hour requirements 
  • Protect themselves from being named in medical malpractice suit 

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Resident’s Orientation Online Learning Library

Features of Resident’s Orientation Handbook

  • Tracking capabilities: Easily track your residents’ progress and exam results
  • Efficient: In just 45-minutes, residents gain insight into ACGME rules and regulations to quickly orient them to their role
  • Time saving: Independent learning allows you to focus your efforts and energies elsewhere

Resident’s Orientation Online Learning Library


Vicki Hamm is the graduate medical education (GME) program administrator at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where she helps maintain institutional oversight of 46 training programs and 500 house officers. She also works closely with the center’s 42 program coordinators in all facets of residency and fellowship program administration.

Hamm began her career in GME in 1976 and has remained in her present position for more than 38 years. She has been active in the Association for Hospital Medical Education and in the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Resident Affairs. Hamm is also the author/coauthor of several HCPro publications, including The Resident’s Orientation Handbook, first and second editions, The Graduate Medical Education Committee Handbook, and Program Information Form Made Simple.

Resident’s Orientation Online Learning Library


You will have access to the library for 12 months from the purchase/order date.