PED 7800

Acting Intern Pediatrics

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Alexandra Behrend
Course Coordinator
pedstud@umn.edu

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Prerequisites: 

Completion of all MS3 core clerkships

    Details

    *Waitlist is available.  To be added, send an email to pedstud@umn.edu with a list of periods when you would be able to enroll in PED 7800.  You will be contacted as space is available.*

    Catalog Description: The Advanced Selective in Pediatrics is an opportunity for students to serve patients in a community-based general inpatient setting. Advanced selective students will take on the responsibility of an acting intern on the general pediatrics inpatients team. They will collaborate with pediatric and medicine-pediatric interns and medical students in their foundational training. They will be supervised by pediatric and medicine-pediatric senior residents and faculty attendings.

    Sites:

    View site addresses by clicking on the site name below or visiting the site codes table.

    Site Code

    Site Name

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    AS-1000

    Site will be assigned after drop/add deadline

    See below for sites you may be assigned to after drop/add deadline

    MF-1056 (FU)

    Masonic Children's Hospital

     

    CM-1000 (MC)

    Children's Minnesota - Minneapolis Hospital

     

    CM-1003 (SC)

    Children's Minnesota - St. Paul Hospital

     

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    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: Days, nights, and weekends, 60 hours per week

    Direct patient care:  Yes

    Consent Requirement (arranged or open to student scheduling): Open to student scheduling

    Course Objectives: By the end of this rotation, students will be able to provide comprehensive care to children and families in a general pediatric inpatient setting, specifically:

    • Provide patient-centered care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health

    • Gather essential and accurate information about patients and their conditions through history-taking, physical examination, and the use of laboratory data, imaging, and other tests

    • Organize and prioritize responsibilities to provide care that is safe, effective, and efficient

    • Make informed decisions about diagnostic and therapeutic interventions based on patient information and preferences, up-to-date scientific evidence, and clinical judgment

    • Interpret laboratory data, imaging studies, and other tests required for the area of practice

    • Develop and carry out patient management plans

    • Counsel and educate patients and their families to empower them to participate in their care and enable shared decision making

    • Demonstrate an investigatory and analytic approach to clinical situations

    • Identify and perform learning activities that address one's gaps in knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes

    • Locate, appraise, and assimilate evidence from scientific studies related to patients' health problems

    • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and health professionals

    • Incorporate feedback into daily practice

    Graded Components: 

    • Method for assessment of clinical performance: Clinical assessment by faculty using the Global Rating Scale (GRS)
    • Other summative assessment items: Core EPA supervision levels at the end of each supervisory period by at least 3 faculty attendings and 1 supervising resident

    Grading Scale: H/E/S/N

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    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type: No

    Course equivalency: N/A

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    Course evaluation: MedHub