PED 7544

Pediatric Pulmonary Disease


John Seaborn
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description: This pediatric course will focus on care of pulmonary problems of patients with diverse lung diseases and will include work with the pediatric pulmonary health care team. With prior arrangement and agreement of the faculty, this course can focus on participation in a research project either ongoing or especially planned with the student prior to the beginning of the course. Students are required to give a short PowerPoint presentation on a pediatric pulmonary topic during the last week of the course. At the end of this course, the student will have experience in the inpatient and outpatient care of patients with chronic respiratory disorders and insight into academic clinical and basic research procedures. A 2-credit option may be available upon request. Please email the course coordinator if interested.


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Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm.  No weekends or holidays.

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling. A 2-credit option may be available upon request. Please email the course coordinator if interested.

Course Objectives: The purpose of this course is to give selected students an opportunity to participate in a program providing outpatient and inpatient care for children with acute and chronic lung diseases including asthma, cystic fibrosis, and chronic lung diseases of prematurity, and to consider clinical research as a career.

Graded Components: 

  • Clinical assessment by attending
  • Short presentation

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