Nov 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED1 4030/F - Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Cr Hrs: 7
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 7 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 is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 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 purpose of this elective is to provide the student with an experience in acute care pediatrics. The student should improve his/her assessment skills in caring for the acutely ill or injured child. An approach to common pediatric emergencies will be taught. Students will gain experience in procedures such as pediatric phlebotomy and IV, spinal taps, and splinting and laceration repair. The student will work as a sub intern in the Department under direct supervision of the Emergency Department Attending Physician. He/she will perform the initial evaluation of patients, necessary tests, and provide appropriate therapy after consultation with the Emergency Department faculty. The student will attend the Department’s teaching conferences.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (PED1-3001/F or PED2-3001/F or PED3-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Amy Hertz - alhertz@comcast.net
Spring - Instructor of Record: Amy Hertz - alhertz@comcast.net
Course Coordinator: Jennifer Wilson - jmcadoo3@uthsc.edu - 901-287-6321

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Six weeks before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: Some nights, until approximeintly 4 AM.
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.



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