LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Jayesh Shah, MD; Stefan Maxwell, MD
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 1 student
STATUS: This rotation fulfills the senior year requirement for Critical Care.
- To be able to identify the high-risk neonate and become effective in delivery room management of such a patient.
- To better understand the pathophysiology involved in disease process encountered in the neonate.
- To understand the basic treatment modalities used in the treatment of the ill neonate.
Methods to Achieve Objectives
These objectives will be reached by active participation in the work-up and management of the ill neonate. Participation will include daily attending rounds, attendance at all teaching conferences, and the preparation of an in-depth study and report on a topic in neonatology.
Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria
Available in the department.
ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE ROTATION REPORT TO: NICU at Women and Children's Hospital at 7:30 AM- report to Jeri Whitten