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VCOM–Virginia is closed today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Detailed changes regarding class schedules will be emailed to students later today.

Procedural Skills

The Procedural Skills Program allows first and second year medical students the opportunity to learn hands on skills.

Students will perform the following skills:  

  • Splinting and Casting
  • Knee, Shoulder, and Joint Injections
  • Otoscopic (ear) and Opthalmoscopic (eye) Examinations
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Airway Management
  • IV Insertion for Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Sample
  • EKG Lead Placement
  • Male/Female Urinary Catheterization
  • NG Tube Insertion
  • Breast Examination
  • Pelvic Examination
  • Suturing