|SOM Elective Brochure|
|Electives Type: Clinical|
Pediatrics Infectious Diseases-at Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas in Austin
Successful completion of Year 3
Additional Requirements: none
|Responsible Faculty Director:
Sarmistha B. Hauger M.D.
Marisol Fernandez, MD Natascha Ching MD
|Location to Report on First Day
Contact Tricia M. McElligott at email@example.com or 512-324-7860
including Period 12 (June), including the holiday vacation Period 13 (Dec)
|To acquaint the student with the evaluation and management of both the common and unusual presentations of infectious diseases in children.|
|1. Learn to take a complete and thorough history pertaining to common infectious disease problems. 2. Learn about antimicrobials and their proper use in pediatrics. 3. Learn about the microbiology laboratory and lab diagnoses of common infections 4. Learn how to correlate lab finidings such as antibiotic sensitivity reports to the patient at the bedside. 5. Learn how to write a consultation report.|
|Description of course activities|
|First contact with ID consults at Dell Children's Medical Center as well as participation in outpatient consultations. The student will be responsible for seeing ID consults in the hospital, and follow ups. Patients are seen on the general wards, as well as the pediatric intensive and neonatal intensive care units. The student will follow a panel of patients, present their progress daily to the attending of the month, and carry out proper evaluation and management. The student may also see patients with the attendings in the private office, but will not have their own panel of patients. The student will be expected to attend all pediatric conferences. A formal presentation on a subject of interest will be required during the rotation. Opportunities for clinical research may be available.|
|Type of students who would benefit from the course|
|Any student interested in primary care of children or considering subspecialty training in infectious disease. 42 Visiting students should submit an application through VSAS: https://services.aamc.org/20/vsas/public/school/instID/174 Select UTMB at Galveston as the host institution and indicate you wish to take PEDU 4042 on the application.|
|Clinical Activities (please insert estimated schedule here)|
|Day of Week||AM||PM|
|Average number of patients seen per week: 15-20|
|Call Schedule: n/a|
|Research Activities (please insert estimated schedule here)|
|Activity||Hours per Week|
|Faculty contact time||
|1. Clinical Observation|
|A.||Where are students observed on this elective?|
Patients simulators Other
|B.||Frequency - How often are students observed clinically?|
|C.||Format - What method(s) are used to document the student's clinical performance?|
End of period
|2. Oral Presentation|
|A.||Audience - To whom does the student present?|
|B.||Frequency / duration of presentation(s)?|
|C.||Format - What guidelines are set for the student's presentation?|
|Clinical Case presentations|
|D.||Assessment - Who assesses the student's presentation performance?|
|Self-assessment Peer assessment Faculty assessment|
|E.||Method of content selection|
|Current cases Student-selected topic Assigned topic|
|3. Written Assignment (H&P's, notes, papers, abstracts, etc.)|
|A.||Frequency of written assignment(s)?|
|Daily consultation notes|
|B.||Format - What guidelines are set for the student's written work?|
|Clinical SOAP format|
|C.||Length of written assignment(s)?|
|Abstract Annotated bibliography 1 - 2 page paper 3+ page paper|
|D.||Are recent references required? No If yes, how are they selected?|
|E.||Method of content selection - e.g. student-selected, relate to cases, etc.?|
|F.||Audience - Who assesses the studentís written performance?|
|Peer Assessment Faculty Assessment Other|
essay / short answer
|5. Extra Course Activities|
|What expectations do you have for the student to demonstrate participation in the elective (e.g. small group activities, seminars, thoughtful questions, providing resources, journal club, resident lecture attendance)?|
|6. Other Modes of Evaluation|
|Please explain below.|
|Observation by faculty and completion of UTMBís elective evaluation form. A part of the student's evaluation will be based on independent study about various infectious disease problems.|
|7. If this course is an Acting Internship, please complete the following:|
Specify how the student will be given formative feedback on their clinical skills.
List advanced clinical skills that a student will be assured an opportunity to practice.
List other advanced clinical skills that a student may be exposed to depending on clinical case availability.
How will the acting intern student have responsibilities similar to a PGY1 resident? How will their responsibilities differ?
How will this course help prepare a student enter an internship in this field or a related field?
How will midpoint feedback be provided to the student? How will you remediate deficiencies identified at midpoint?
Acting Internship students often seek letters of recommendation following their experience. How many different faculty are they likely to encounter during this course? What is the usual number of working days they can expect to encounter the same individual faculty member? Describe the degree of supervision and interaction with faculty vs. residents or other providers.