Pediatric Infectious DiseaseFor further information, please e-mail Dedie.email@example.com.
Rotation Title: Infectious Disease
Faculty: Jaime Fergie, MD
Location: Driscoll Children's Hospital
Duration: Minimum - 2 weeks; Maximum - 4 weeks
Number of Students: 1
When Offered: All Year
Rotation Hours: Hours contingent upon physician's schedule
Prerequisite(s): 4th Year Status
Goals-The faculty will strive to:
- Provide an environment conducive to learning
- Offer a logical approach to the most common pediatric infectious disease problems.
- Provide guidance for the student to find appropriate literature pertaining to the patients followed by the service.
Objectives-At the end of the rotation, the student will be able to:
- Differentiate infectious vs. non-infectious cases of fever
- Appropriately select antibiotics in children.
- Recognize the problem of emerging antibiotic resistance.
- Obtain all the information necessary to evaluate a febrile child.
- Efficiently utilize the microbiology and virology laboratories.
- Morning Report - Monday through Friday; 7am - 8am
- Noon Lecture - Monday through Thursday; 12pm - 1pm
- Grand Rounds- Fridays; 12:30
- Daily Rounds with Infectious Disease Specialist
- Infectious Disease Clinic - 2x/week
- Driscoll Children's Hospital Medical Library
- Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Library
- Infectious Disease Files
- Microbiology and Virology Laboratories
- Clinical evaluation form (100%) to be completed by the physician preceptor with whom the student has worked.
For Medical Student Program information please email: Dedie Rosales, Medical Student Coordinator at Dedie.firstname.lastname@example.org
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