Dec 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED3 4031/F - PICU

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 elective is designed to introduce the fourth year medical students to the principles of pediatric critical care medicine, with an emphasis on the evaluation and treatment of the critically ill infant, child, and adolescent. Attention will be placed on the pathophysiology and daily management of critically ill children. In addition structured family centered and multi-disciplinary rounds are an integral part of the rotation. The medical student will have the same schedule as the pediatric resident. There will be required reading and an end of the rotation 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 (PED1-3001/F or PED2-3001/F or PED3-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Patrick Keegan -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Patrick Keegan -
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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