TGH ICU Orientation Materials

TGH ICU - Orientation Information

Welcome to your ICU rotation at Toronto General Hospital. We are looking forward to working with you!

WHERE TO ARRIVE ON YOUR FIRST DAY

Please arrive on the first day of your rotation at 7:00 am in the ICU conference room for sign-over and orientation. If you are going to be away, please view the orientation presentation online before your first day.

CALL SCHEDULE:

Please review the schedule carefully. All call shifts are currently 24-hours (7:00 am to 7:00 am) unless otherwise specified. Any vacation requests or not on-call requests were approved based on submissions. If you need to make any changes to your call schedule, please arrange a trade with a colleague and notify us of the proposed change for final approval. If you are unexpectedly going to be away, please let us know as soon as possible. 

TEACHING SCHEDULE

Teaching in the TGH ICU is delivered by staff and fellows. Please check the teaching schedule online for the most recent updates. 

  • RESIDENTS:
    • Resident teaching is generally scheduled each xxx.
  • FELLOWS:
    • Fellow teaching is scheduled every xxx.
    • Any additional teaching?

HOSPITAL ORIENTATION AND GETTING STARTED

  • EPIC
    • It is important to complete Epic training for UHN prior to starting your rotation. The Epic Education team will reach out to you with details prior to the rotation start date.
  • PHOTO ID                                                                                                                              
    • You will receive instructions for how to obtain your photo ID. xxx.
  • SCRUBS/PAGER
    • XXX.

 COVID-19:
As you are all aware, the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing. Please ensure you continue to pay close attention to the posted PPE requirements for all patient care and wear a mask at all times. As you will be involved in the hospital’s code blue response, please also review the Protected Code Blue Policy.

If for ANY reason you are feeling unwell with fever or respiratory symptoms while on service, you need to notify us immediately and contact occupational health at x email address or y phone number. If you are at home when this takes place, you should not come to work until otherwise informed by Occupational Health.  

QUESTIONS:
For questions, please email us anytime!

  • Dr. Ghislaine Douflé
  • Dr. Diana Morales Castro

 

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