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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED 45019 - Pediatric Endocrinology

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 participate in all phases of the care of children and adolescents with suspected endocrine disorders, including growth failure, type I diabetes mellitus, disorders of puberty, abnormal genital development, and thyroid dysfunction. The elective stresses skills in taking histories, planning diagnostic evaluations, patient and family education, and motivational counseling. Daily contact and supervision with attending physician and house staff. Morning report and noon conference daily, plus pre-clinic and post-clinic endocrine conferences. On call for all endocrine emergencies.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: Erlanger Health System
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of PED-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Pamela Clark
Spring - Instructor of Record: Pamela Clark
Course Coordinator: 423-778-6217

Prior Authorization: Yes
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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