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Department: MEPED-Pediatrics
Course: 511A-Pediatric Neurology (Inpatient)

Course Coordinator: Dr. Jim Owens
Course Faculty: Dr. Jim Owens
Elective Location: TCH
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Pediatric Core
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
On the inpatient service at Texas Children's Hospital, the student functions as a member of the pediatric neurology team consisting of pediatric and neurology residents, a pediatric neurology resident, and a staff person.
Learning Activities
Experience with both the diagnosis and management of neurological complications of medical and surgical diseases and primary neurological diseases will be obtained. The proper use of laboratory diagnostic tests, including neuroradiologic and neurophysiology procedures, is stressed.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Contact Dr. Owens in Neurology for Elective Placement
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Dr. James Owens/ Diane Jensen
Contact Phone: 832-825-3967
Contact Fax: 832-825-4217
Contact Location: Diane: 713-798-3679
Address: BCM 320
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