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

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PED3 4080/F - Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition


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. This clinical elective offers an experience in both outpatient and inpatient pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. Owing to the large referral population of the division, participants can be expected to encounter patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders. Normal physiology, pathologic physiology, techniques of evaluation, histologic pathology, and therapy will be discussed. Participants will be able to observe different diagnostic procedures such as endoscopy, colonoscopy, liver biopsy, etc. Participants will also be expected to be actively involved in the evaluation and management of hospitalized patients.

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 (PED1-3001/F or PED2-3001/F or PED3-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Alicia Andrews - Alicia.andrews@erlanger.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Alicia Andrews - Alicia.andrews@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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