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Electives - Pediatrics
Pediatric Internship Readiness
Elective Number: 2430
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Jeremy Middleton firstname.lastname@example.org
Designated Signer: Shaun Wickline; 924-2457
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: Rotation 13b - Class of 2015
Report to: Drs. Middleton, Paget-Brown & Mutter
Time to Report: 9:00AM
Place to Report: Life Support Learning Center
Typical Day: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Number of students per rotation: 10
Course Description: This is a two-week integrated curriculum with emphasis on practice-based leaning. Through a variety of case-based learning sessions using simulation, task trainers, role-playing and group discussion, students will formulate appropriate management plans for high acuity pediatric medical conditions, learn necessary procedural skills, demonstrate productive team-based communication skills and develop important time management strategies. The culmination of problem-based and procedural learning will be a final cumulative practice and testing period with simulation scenarios on a task trainer incorporating clinical decision-making and procedural intervention choices.
1. Forumulate appropriate management plans for a variety of common, urgent pediatric medical conditions that will be encountered during an internship.
2. For common pediatric procedures, recognize when it is indicated, organize necessary supplies and demonstrate proper technique.
3. Describe & demonstrate necessary communication skills, time management strategies and methods to reduce stress.
9-10am Approach to the ill child (interactive, discussion & didactics)
11-Noon Case-based scenarios (simulation using manikin): Neonatal Sepsis
12-1pm Lunch Break
1-3pm Pain Management strategies for the inpatient (lecture w/role playing scenarios)
3-4pm IV Fluid Management (lecture)
9am-12noon Case-based scenarios (simulation using manikin): Respiratory Distress Infant/Child
12-1pm Lunch Break
1-4pm Procedure Afternoon (intubation of manikins, suturing, IO, etc.)