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    Dec 04, 2023  
2012-2013 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PEDS 5028 - Pediatric Specialty

Prerequisite: PED 5000 This elective will provide the student with experiences in (a) Pediatric Cardiology, (b) Pediatric Gastroenterology, and (c) Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. (1) In Pediatric Cardiology, the student will attend outpatient pediatric cardiology clinics one or two days per week. At the end of the elective the student should be able to describe the components of the normal and abnormal pediatric cardiac examination, discuss the events of the cardiac cycle as they relate to the hemodynamics of congenital heart disease and discuss the evaluation and treatment of patients with palpitations, chest pain or syncope. (2) In Pediatric Gastroenterology, the student will attend pediatric gastroenterology clinic on or two days a week. The student will follow inpatient gastroenterology patients with the attending physician. The student will also observe endoscopic procedures and during the month will prepare a pertinent topic for discussion. (3) In Pediatric Hematology/Oncology the student will follow inpatient and outpatient hematology/oncology patients and consults. The student will be exposed to a wide variety of common pediatric hematologic disorders. The student will gain experience in performing lumbar punctures and bone marrow aspirates.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 7 Contact Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 10 Other Hours: 40

College Restrictions: Medicine

Schedule Type: Internship/Practicum

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