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Catalog 2016-2017
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

ELECT EPEDK - Introduction to Child Protection Medicine


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Sheila Farrell, M.D. PHONE: 318.681-7676
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks CONTACT: Dr. Rodriguez
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: Cara Center 1700 Buckner Square Ste 100
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS:
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All except blocks 5,6,7
COURSE CODE: EPEDK
Non LSU students: No

1 credit

Goals:

  1. Focusing histories, physicals, and oral and written communication appropriately.
  2. Sharing information effectively with a patient and family.
  3. Prioritizing and organizing work effectively.
  4. Continuing to think about and re-assess the patient during the course of their disease.
  5. Functioning as a “team player” with residents, attendings, nurses, ancillary staff and all others involved in the care of the patient.

Objectives:

Patient Care

·         Independently collect focused and comprehensive, developmentally appropriate patient histories and physical examinations

·         Develop a prioritized and inclusive problem list

·         Summarize interval patient information and rationale for ongoing clinical management

·         Suggest appropriate diagnostic tests for the patient’s chief complaint and other medical problems

Medical Knowledge

·         Identify criteria for admission and discharge from the hospital

·         Describe the signs and symptoms that suggest deterioration or improvement of a patient’s clinical condition

·         Identify contraindications to therapeutic drug use in children of different ages and/or diagnoses

 

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

·         Communicate effectively with patients and families across a broad range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds

·         Provide education and patient instructions to patients and families, using written or visual methods, taking into account their health literacy level

·         Write organized, appropriately focused, and accurate patient notes

Professionalism

·         Demonstrate personal accountability, integrity, compassion, respect, altruism, and empathy when interacting with all members of the health care team, patients and their families, in order to provide the best patient care

·         Demonstrate punctuality and ability to complete patient care tasks efficiently

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

·         Demonstrate self-directed learning in daily practice

o    Identify strengths, deficiencies, and limits in one’s knowledge and clinical skills through self evaluation

o    Develop a plan for improvement, perform appropriate learning activities, solicit and incorporate feedback

·         Demonstrate evidence-based clinical practice

o    Access appropriate resources to answer clinical questions

o    Critically appraise relevant literature and incorporate it  into patient care

Systems-Based Practice

·         Demonstrate the appropriate utilization of consultants, including social workers, nutritionist, physical therapists, etc.

 

 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS

 

The Senior student will work directly under the supervision of a member of the Pediatric faculty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 HOURS PER WEEK

 CONF      4 -6   HRS         WARD                      HRS           LAB                               HRS           LIBRARY            HRS

OR                HRS           CLINIC   16-20       HRS                       LECTURE                 HRS             READING     1 0 __  HRS

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:   40           

All

Pass/Fail