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Electives - Pediatrics
Elective Number: 2425
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Ann Kellams
Coordinator: Marlo Meyer, email@example.com
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: Arranged- Based on Availability
Report to: Newborn Nurse Practitioner or Resident
Time to Report: 7:00 am
Place to Report: 8 Central - newborn observation and procedure room
Typical Day: 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Preparatory Reading: Pediatrics Up to Date - normal newborn care, Peds in Review Article"Care of the Well Newborn" Warren 2012
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: This is a great chance to obtain more experience and knowledge of newborns in a relaxed and supportive environment and to prepare for internship by assuming clinical duties in a hospital setting. The students will be assigned their own newborn patients and will be responsible for every aspect of their management including their initial history and physical, communicating with the families, reviewing their medical record, presenting them on rounds, and carrying out the daily and discharge plans under the supervision of the pediatric resident or nurse practitioner and the attending physician. The experience will also include observation of deliveries and newborn resuscitations, didactic teaching sessions and time for reading and researching a particular topic of interest. Students will be considered an active and essential part of the clinical team! There is no night call, sign-out is at 4 pm daily and weekend morning rounds are required on only one day. Contact Dr. Kellams with any questions.
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