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    Sep 25, 2023  
2011-2012 Georgia Health Sciences University Catalog 
2011-2012 Georgia Health Sciences University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PEDS 5013 - Pediatric Infectious Disease

Prerequisite: PED 5000 The Objectives of this rotation include: To provide a one month rotation on the Pediatric Infectious Disease Service in order for the student to gain greater experience in diagnosis and management of infectious diseases in infants and children. To learn how to evaluate and complete (write-up) a pediatric consult. To integrate the clinical evaluation of a child with a presumed infectious disease with appropriate microbiology tests (bacterial, fungal and viral cultures, rapid antigen testing, HIV viral load/genotype, serology, etc.) This may include some time working with microbiology technologists directly on the processing of culture specimens, evaluating growth/change in cultures, and interpreting biochemical and other tests to identify specific organisms, etc. To research and present one major topic in pediatric infectious diseases during this rotation.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Hours: Credit Hrs. Low: 7Contact Hrs. Low: 50

Repeated: 0

Course Level: Professional Semester

Equivalent Course: PED5013


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