Resident Levels of Care

Hematology/ Oncology
Resident Levels: V and VI

Clinical Diagnosis

Clinical Non-Invasive Management
Clinical Invasive
(Operative Management)
  • Perform Complete History and Physical Exam
  • Perform Complete Consultation
  • Correlation of clinical information with pathologic techniques
  • Appropriate use,techniques and principles of Radiation Therapy
  • General Counseling/testing



  • Interpret following lab tests:
    • CBC
    • All Coagulation tests
    • Bone Marrow Aspirate Bx
    • Pathology special stains
    • Immunophenotyping
  • Routine Care and Management of Indwelling IV catheters
  • Chemotherapy Toxicity
  • Hospice referral and management and end of life care
  • Perform a complete CBC
  • Assess and Measure palpable tumors and tumors on X-Rays
  • Assess Disease response to treatment
  • Pain Management
  • Multimodality Disease Management
  • Techniques and principles of Blood Banking, including crossmatch, use of components and evaluation of reactions
  • Perform and interpret common Coag testing (PT,aPTT, Platelet aggregation,and bleeding time.)
  • Bone Marrow Aspirate and Biopsy
  • Order Chemotherapy and Biologic Response Modifiers(requires Faculty co-signature)
  • Chemotherapy: Intra-thecal
  • Chemotherapy: Intra-cavitary
  • Chemotherapy: Intra-lesional
  • Chemotherapy: Topical
  • FNA of lesions
  • All procedures usually granted to a Board Certified Internist
  • Apheresis Procedures
  • Stem Cell Harvest
  • Bone Marrow Transplant


  • Requires Supervision by a Teaching (Faculty) Physician or Upper Level Resident determined by the individual Resident level of performance
  • The above supervision guidelines are not for billing purposes.
  • Hem/Onc Training requirements are for 18 clinical months and 18 months of research time. Therefore the V and VI year are combined

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