Pediatric Clerkship: Core Patient Experiences and Clinical Skills

UNR Med Year 3 Structure

Patient Experiences

  • Abdominal pain, acute
  • Appendicitis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Breast feeding
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Cough or wheeze
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Fever and rash
  • Fever w/out focus
  • Growth and development
  • Jaundice
  • Jaundice, newborn
  • Meningitis/
  • Encephalitis
  • Obesity
  • Otitis externa
  • Otitis media
  • Rash
  • Respiratory distress/shortness of breath
  • Rhinorrhea, allergic
  • Shock, septic
  • Skin rashes
  • Sore throat
  • Strep infection
  • Strep pharyngitis
  • Trauma, major
  • URI-upper respiratory infection
  • Urticaria
  • UTI/pyelonephritis
  • Viral illness

Clinical Skills

  • Adolescent interview/exam1
  • Anticipatory guidance-poisoning, home safety, etc.
  • Blood pressure measurement-child
  • Calculate BMI
  • Observed H&P-age appropriate
  • Developmental milestones assessment
  • Fluid & electrolyte calculations
  • Focused pediatric exam-specific diagnosis
  • Graph and interpret growth chart data
  • Immunization administration
  • Nutrition counseling-age appropriate
  • Otoscopic examination
  • Prescription writing
  • Reporting abuse duties
  • Scoliosis screening
  • Surrogate interview-i.e. parent