Saint Lawrence Health APP Emergency Medicine Internship


Inception Date: 2016

Curriculum: This two year, postgraduate specialty training program for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners aims to expand and refine the skills needed for advanced practice providers (APPs) to thrive in both the Emergency Department as well as the Urgent Care setting. This comprehensive program includes core clinical hours in the Emergency Departments at Canton-Potsdam and Massena hospitals, as well as the Potsdam and Canton urgent care centers, with specialty rotations and regular didactics to provide additional training and to prepare successful candidates to be successful on the Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) examination. This program meets or exceeds the requirement for CAQ.Core Clinical Training experience will involve exposure to a variety of practice settings, and off-services specialty rotations. Interns will rotate through the Emergency Department of Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH), a 94 bed community hospital, certified stroke center and Level 3 trauma center; and through the Emergency Department of Massena Hospital, a 25-bed acute care hospital. Interns will gain invaluable experience with a broad and unique patient population. Additionally, interns will evaluate and treat a myriad of patient presentations in the Urgent Care setting at both our Canton and Potsdam locations.

Clinical Rotations:  EM, UC, OB, Anesthesia, Critical Care, Ophthalmology

Program Length: 24 months

Class Size: 2-3

Class start dates: June 1

Credential: Certificate and BLS, ACLS, PALS and ATLS Certifications

Stipend: $100,000 per year

Benefits:  Comprehensive benefit package including, medical, dental, vision

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