PEDI661NM.11 (Las Vegas)
Pediatric Pulmonology

Office of Medical Education

Please contact the Department of Pediatrics: Las Vegas to verify elective availability.

Goals/Objectives

  • The student will gain an understanding of the basic pathophysiology of common disorders of the pulmonary system and the evaluation and management of critical care pulmonary problems

Description of Rotation

The fourth-year student will assume increased responsibilities in terms of patient care and will act as an "intern" during this rotation. The student will directly admit all patients entering the service, evaluate all consultative patients, perform an initial assessment, develop a differential diagnosis and outline a diagnostic and therapeutic plan. Participation in noon conferences with expectations of presentation of a selected topic.

References/Materials

Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics. The Respiratory System.

Grade

  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives