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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 10, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

ELECT EPEDP - Pediatric Study/Research


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Jo h n V an c h i e r e, M.D. PHONE: 318.675.6081
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSU Health Sciences Center
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 3 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All
COURSE CODE: EPEDP CONTACT: Brenda Kolniak, Rm. 5-303, 675.6081
Non LSU Students: none
MUST HAVE PRIOR CONSENT TO SCHEDULE - Please visit Moodle for more information

1 credit

Goals:

  1. Understanding the similarities and differences between clinical research and routine patient care.
  2. Sharing research-related information effectively with other clinicians and staff.
  3. Prioritizing and organizing work effectively.
  4. Functioning as a “team player” with attendings, ancillary staff and others involved in research studies.

 

Objectives:

Research Project

  • Develop hypotheses for evaluation during the rotation using clinical, translational or basic science techniques, as appropriate.
  • Independently collect data for a clinical research project or quality improvement project in Pediatrics

 

Knowledge

  • Identify key principles for the ethical conduct of clinical research.
  • Identify the common ethical conflicts presented by clinical research and the measures that can be implemented to protect subjects.

 

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

  • Write organized, appropriately focused, and accurate research notes
  • Organize data into presentable formats (digital, poster, oral presentation).

 

Professionalism

  • Demonstrate personal accountability and respect when interacting with members of the research team.
  • Demonstrate punctuality and ability to complete research-related tasks efficiently.

 

Systems-Based Practice

  • Demonstrate the appropriate utilization of research infrastructure to answer clinical questions.

 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS

 

The Senior student will work directly under the supervision of a member of the Pediatric faculty on a clinical, translational or basic research project. 

 

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS:   Arranged with faculty advisors specific to project area.

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF      5     HRS      LAB   30 HRS  LIBRARY  5 HRS              READING  5  HRS

 TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:   45                   

All

Pass/Fail