PEDI661VM.11 (Las Vegas)
Pediatric Critical Care

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: Pediatric Critical Care
  • Short Name: PEDI661VM.11 Pedi Critical Care
  • Course Number: PEDI661VM.11
  • Location: Las Vegas
  • Type: Clinical
  • Length: 4Weeks
  • Preceptor: Meena Vohra, M.D. and Associates

Please contact the department to verify elective availability.


  • To be able to recognize a seriously ill pediatric patient and begin treatment to stabilize their condition.
  • Assessment and treatment of common pediatric problems seen in the PICU.
  • To be able to present complex patients in a systematic organ system approach and recognize changes in a patient's condition.

Description of Rotation

Students will be on call for admissions and consultations in the PICU. Students will be expected to make an initial assessment with a differential diagnosis and develop a diagnostic and therapeutic plan. Daily morning rounds at 9:00 A.M. Lectures will be provided by attendings on several topics during the rotation.


  • Fuhrman's Pediatric Critical Care
  • Rogers Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care

Evaluation Method

The standard pediatric clerkship evaluation form will be utilized.


  • 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

Special Notes

To schedule, contact: Virginia Slywka: (702) 671-2218