PED 7559

Acting Internship in Pediatric Intensive Care


Joann Scozzari
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description: Students will work as a member of the fellow-attending physician team in assessing and treating all medical and surgical patients on the pediatric intensive care unit. Common problems, such as acute respiratory failure, airway compromise, shock, multiple organ system failure, sepsis, and acute depressed level of consciousness, will be discussed in detail. Recurring management issues such as vascular access, airway management, mechanical ventilation, and pharmacologic cardiovascular support will be addressed.


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Site Name



Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center


Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 7:00am-4:00pm (non call days), 7:00am-10:00pm (call days), 2-3 calls/week, 1 weekend/clerkship

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives: The objectives of this rotation are to understand the pathophysiology, recognition, and treatment of life-threatening illnesses in pediatric patients.

Graded Components: 

  • Clinical assessment by faculty

Grading Scale: H/E/S/N


Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Limited to Student Type: No

Course equivalency: N/A

Related curricular experience:

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Course evaluation: MedHub