Ambulatory Pediatrics

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: WVU Faculty
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Continuously
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 1 student
STATUS: Elective

Objectives

  1. To be able to develop a suitable data base for patients presenting in the various pediatric clinics for health maintenance or for illness;
  2. To be able to construct a problem list from this data base and develop a plan for care;
  3. To develop perspectives on the differences between ambulatory and hospital pediatrics;
  4. To experience subspecialty pediatrics as a comparison to general ambulatory pediatrics.

METHODS TO ACHIEVE OBJECTIVES:

These objectives will be reached by attendance at all of the clinic sessions, including pediatric, newborn, and adolescent, with assigned responsibilities as indicated above. Attendance in subspecialty clinic can also be arranged during part of the rotation.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURES AND EVALUATION CRITERIA:

Available in the department.

ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE ROTATION REPORT TO:

Children's Medicine Center, Women and Children's Hospital at 8:00 AM.