University of Kentucky Emergency Medicine Advanced Practice


Inception Date: 9/5/2017

Curriculum: The curriculum includes weekly didactic lectures with the emergency medicine physician residents followed by small group lectures for APP residents with faculty and supporting staff.  Conference curriculum follows the Model of the Clinical Practice for Emergency Medicine. Additional monthly workshops and simulation labs focusing on procedures and core concepts of emergency medicine. Certification in ATLS, ACLS, PALS, and Society of Critical Care Medicine’s FCCS (Fundamental Critical Care Support) course. Several conferences, including a Trauma Symposium, Castlefest Ultrasound Conference and SEMPA 360. Utilization of the SEMPA/Rosh Review Assessment Program with monthly quizzes, mid-term, and final exam. Clinical shifts with specialty services including orthopedics, neurology, radiology, and pharmacy. Dedicated clinical time spent monthly in the pediatric emergency department and specific shifts focused on adult critical care and ultrasound.

Clinical Rotations: No off-service rotations. Clinical time spent in the emergency department with specialty service.

Program Length: 1 year

Class Size: 4

Class start dates: September

Credential: Certificate

Stipend: Subject to change. $53,000

Benefits: Available including health insurance with vision and dental coverage. Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time.

CME: Available for national SEMPA Conference

Contact Information: Medical Director Dr. Craig Carter
Program Director Kate Bussell PA-C,