INMD 7420

EPAC LIC - Peds Hospitalist


Alexandra Behrend
EPAC Coordinator

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    Catalog Description: The EPAC Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine elective is a 4-week elective in which the student functions as sub-intern on a pediatric inpatient service.  This elective will provide the student with clinical experiences emphasizing clinical problems and medical conditions in Pediatric medicine. The goal is to prepare medical students for internship, through a clinically-focused experienced, emphasizing the tasks necessary for internship.  Students will use knowledge of pathophysiology and clinical epidemiology in order to develop a reasoned differential diagnosis.  The students will plan a logical and practical diagnostic evaluation, using principles of evidence-based medicine.

    Sites: University of Minnesota Masonic Childrens Hospital, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454

    Direct patient care: Yes

    Consent Requirement: Arranged

    Course Objectives: 

    • Apply those technical skills commonly employed on a pediatric inpatient service.

    • Formulate an appropriate initial treatment plan taking into account the urgency of the patient’s problems.

    • Formulate an appropriate ongoing health care plan for patients within their socio-economic situation.

    • Assume independent responsibility for the care of patients with appropriate supervision.

    • Communicate and coordinate effectively with members of an inter-professional care team and with patients/families.

    • Assist in providing cross-cover care.

    • Demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning.

    • Recognize and respond appropriately to common medical emergencies.

    • Demonstrate independent learning in response to questions raised in the clinical setting by using textbooks, journal articles, media, computer-based tools and other resources.

    Graded Components: Similar to assessment in the EPAC LIC, namely preceptors/residents will assess the students within the Core Entrustable Professional Activities for Entering Residency framework based on their observation of the student.

    Grading Scale: P/N


    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type: Limited to EPAC students

    Course equivalency: N/A

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