||545-Adolescent Medicine & Sports Medicine
||Dr. Albert C. Hergenroeder|
||Dr. Mariam R. Chacko,Dr. Heather Needham,Dr. Sharonda Taylor|
|Elective Offered Terms:
|Min. Number of Students:||1
|Visiting Student Elective:
|Open to International Students:
H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
||Percentage of time expected|
|Regular Hours (Mon-Fri):
|Number on-call nights:
|Statement of Goals:|
|Learn how to do a comprehensive and age appropriate history, with emphasis on sexuality, substance use, and emotional problems in the adolescent.
To appreciate the multidisciplinary approach inherent in adolescent care.
Time Commitment (includes days, time, rounds, etc)
Clinic 4 ½ days/week; weekly case conference; Friday didactic lectures|
|To learn how to do a comprehensive and age appropriate physical examination.
To understand normal and abnormal pubertal development.
To understand normal psychological development during adolescence.
To understand chronic disease and how it impacts normal adolescence.
To understand hospitalization and its impact on teenagers.
To do a good pelvic examination.
To learn how to evaluate for sexually transmitted diseases in male and female adolescents.
To understand the menstrual cycle and menstrual disorders.
To understand contraceptive care.
To be able to evaluate for intrauterine pregnancy.
To evaluate for depression and suicidal ideation in an adolescent.|
|Reviewing written patient evaluations and oral presentations.
Assessing knowledge in discussing cases|
|When and Where to report on first day of service:|
|For additional information regarding this elective contact:|
||6701 Fannin, Suite 1710, Houston 77030|