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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED 45010 - Pediatric Allergy-Clinical Immunology




Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

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This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 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. This clinical allergy/immunology elective is designed to give the student an understanding of the basic principles of diagnosis and management of children with allergic and immunologic diseases. The emphasis of this elective will be on the evaluation and treatment of the following atopic diseases: asthma, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, urticaria, and insect sensitivity. Another part of the elective is the evaluation and treatment of children with recurrent infections. Appropriate reading assignments will be given during the elective and students will take pre-and post-tests. In addition, the student will participate in the weekly allergy immunology conference, fellow’s asthma clinic, and allergy/immunology journal club.

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 PED-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring



Fall - Instructor of Record: Betty Lew - dlew@uthsc.edu
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Kristen Bettin - kbettin@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Betty Lew - dlew@uthsc.edu
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Kristen Bettin - kbettin@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Jennifer Wilson - jmcadoo3@uthsc.edu - 901-287-6321

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
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.



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