Pediatric Nephrology

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Pyar Noorani, M. D.
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Intermittently - Please see VSAS or Charissa Davis for times not available
STATUS: Elective


To establish differential diagnosis for various neurologic signs and symptoms and to learn the common neurologic syndromes such as seizures, developmental delay, metabolic encephalopathies.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Student will learn how to conduct complete neurologic exams of neonates, infants, and children and learn the basic structural and pathologic diagnosis by MRI and CAT scans. Student must attend a formal teaching session once a week, and will be responsible for one oral presentation during the rotation.

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.