Oct 01, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED1 4106/F - Pediatric Neurology-SJ


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 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Pediatric Neurology elective provides students the unique opportunity to participate in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric neurology patients in a world-renown children’s research hospital. During the rotation the student will have the opportunity to assist in the care of pediatric patients under the direct supervision of an attending physician. The students will gain an understanding of neurological disorders through obtaining history, performing and interpreting neurological exams, developing a treatment plan, and attending conferences and seminars. In some cases, the students will be given the option to assist in research if interested. Medical students are not responsible for evening or weekend call and are generally scheduled Monday through Friday. 

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: St. Jude Children’s Research 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: Raja Khan - raja.khan@stjude.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Raja Khan - raja.khan@stjude.org
Course Coordinator: Jeannie Diaz - jeannie.diaz@stjude.org - 901-595-6385

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: 12
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
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: No
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, and no more than 5 working days a month.



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