Jan 17, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED1 4080/F - Pediatric Gastroenterology

Cr Hrs: 3.5, 7
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3.5 or 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. The objective of this course is to become acquainted with the common diagnoses and clinical management of pediatric gastrointestinal disorders. The student will have the same responsibilities and expectations as an intern. Inpatient responsibility includes caring for up to 6 patients per week follow the inpatients on a daily basis as well as perform new inpatient consults. In the outpatient sitting you will see both new and established patients, playing an active role in the decision making and management of these patients. You will also have the opportunity to observe endoscopic procedures and active participation will be encouraged with a review of pathologic findings. There will be close faculty supervision–and an expected amount of reading is to be completed. There is both a pre and post-test for this rotation. The student will attend the rotation daily, morning report as well as all academic sessions. No night call or weekends.

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: John Eshun - jeshun@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: John Eshun - jeshun@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Jennifer Wilson - jmcadoo3@uthsc.edu - 901-287-6321

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: 5 and 6
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
Overnight Call and/or Float: Variable

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