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

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PED1 3015/F - Junior Internship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine




Cr Hrs: 7
Session Length: 4 weeks

PD

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 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 purpose of this JI is to provide the student with an experience in acute care pediatrics. The student should improve his/her assessment skills in caring for the acutely ill or injured child. An approach to common pediatric emergencies will be taught. Students will gain experience in procedures such as pediatric phlebotomy and IV, lumbar puncture, and splinting and laceration repair. The student will work as a JI in the Department under direct supervision of the Emergency Department Attending Physician. He/she will perform the initial evaluation of patients, necessary tests, and provide appropriate therapy after consultation with the Emergency Department faculty. The student will be expected to write notes and enter orders in the EMR. The student will attend the Department’s teaching conferences. 

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
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: Fall, Spring



Fall - Instructor of Record: Amy Hertz - alhertz@comcast.net
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Kristen Bettin - kbettin@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Amy Hertz - alhertz@comcast.net
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Kristen Bettin - kbettin@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Amanda Goiffon - agoiffon@PES-EM.com

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
Overnight Call and/or Float: No, but some night shifts are required.
Time off for interviews: No



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