Nov 14, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED 45035 - Pediatric Pulmonology


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. This elective provides students an opportunity to participate in the evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic and acute respiratory problems, severe asthma and cystic fibrosis. During the rotation the student will have the opportunity to see pulmonary patients in both the out-patient and in-patient setting. The student will become familiar with pulmonary function testing and other aspects of respiratory care. There will be an opportunity to observe flexible bronchoscopy on a variety of patients from infancy to adolescence. Attendance of morning report and grand rounds is encouraged. There will be an open book self-paced examination.

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: Joel Ledbetter - joel.ledbetter@erlanger.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Joel Ledbetter - joel.ledbetter@erlanger.org
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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