Pediatric Infectious Diseases

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Raheel Khan, M. D.
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Intermittently
STATUS: Elective


To develop a better understanding of the basic concepts in Pediatric Infectious Disease and learn how to diagnosis and manage commonly encountered infections in pediatric and adolescent age groups.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Student will interview, examine, and discuss patients in clinics and in-patient consults. Attend one on one teaching sessions twice weekly. Arrangements will be made for students to have "hands on" experience in Microbiology laboratory for common in-office procedures including Gram Stain and microscopic identification of common pathogens.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Daily observation.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE ROTATION REPORT TO: Suite 104 Medical Staff Building, Women and Children's Hospital at 8:30 AM.