PED 7000

New Parent/Caregiver Elective

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Alexandra Behrend
Course Coordinator
pedstud@umn.edu

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    Catalog description:  This flexible rotation is designed to allow medical students who become new parents (i.e., birth, adoption, or foster) or are in the role of a caregiver to another child or adult (e.g., elder care, long-term care, rehabilitative care, etc), to spend additional time learning from and benefiting from their experience as a caregiver.

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    Site Name

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    OL-1000

    Online

     

    Required session attendance:

    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery mode: Self paced

    Direct patient care:  No

    Consent requirement: Open to student scheduling

    Course objectives:  By the end of the course, students will be able to....

    • Reflect on how becoming a caregiver changes the way you practice as a physician.
    • Disseminate learnings about caregiving through a small scholarly project.
    • Develop and practice life long skills of balancing work as a physician and family life/outside commitments.

    Graded components:  Weekly reflections (250 words on Canvas), final publication/presentation (e.g. Tweetorial, blog post, narrative medicine piece, or a presentation to their peers or students on this clerkship).

    Grading scale:  P/N

     

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    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type: N/A

    Course equivalency: N/A

    Related curricular experience: N/A

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    Course evaluation: MedHub