PED 7000

New Parent/Caregiver Elective

Contact

Alexandra Behrend
Course Coordinator
pedstud@umn.edu

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
Requirement
MS Year
Hands-On
Terms Offered
Credits
Prerequisites

N/A

Details

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.

Sites:  

Site Code

Site Name

Notes

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

Secure exam:

Course evaluation: MedHub