Dec 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED 45012 - Pediatric Cardiology


Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. The student will learn basic principles of pediatric cardiology, which will increase understanding of the diagnosis, management and treatment of the patient with heart disease. The student also will learn the basics of graphics interpretation (EKG; m-mode, 2d and Doppler echocardiography; exercise testing) hemodynamic data and x-ray, will be able to observe cardiac catheterizations and cardiac surgery, and will be intimately involved in the care of both inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical patients. This elective includes several weekly clinical/didactic sessions. Emphasis will be placed on the outpatient evaluation of children referred for heart murmurs, if so desired by the student. Other areas of emphasis are available upon request to Dr. Philip

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of PED-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Ranjit Philip - rphilip@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Ranjit Philip - rphilip@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Jennifer Wilson - jmcadoo3@uthsc.edu - 901-287-6321

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation



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