Elective & Sub Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine Elective Program

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Department: MEPED-Pediatrics
Course: 549-Emergency Pediatrics
Track:

Course Coordinator: Dr. Brian Bassham
Course Faculty: Dr. Brian Bassham
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Pediatric Core
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Shift Options: 10a-8p, 2p-midnight, 4p-2a Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory
  Didactic:
  Other:
Statement of Goals:
Our goal is for you to develop an understanding of the special needs of children in the emergency care setting. In the Emergency Center at Texas Children’s Hospital, we care for over 80,000 children annually. In addition to the main Emergency Center area, the Rapid Treatment Area (RTA)and the Acute Treatment Area have been established to care for patients with less serious illnesses and are staffed by the Emergency Medicine Section. All of your shifts (16 per month) will be in the main department or RTA.
Learning Activities
Throughout the elective the student works closely with Pediatric Emergency Medicine faculty to gain experience and facilitate learning. This clinical experience is in the Pediatric Emergency Center at Texas Children's Hospital.
Evaluation Methods
While on this elective rotation, you will be required to work four 10-hour shifts per week. PEDIATRIC CORE ROTATION MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE REGISTRATION FOR THIS ELECTIVE. When and Where to report on first day of service: Texas Children’s Hospital Abercrombie building A210. Before your first shift, call to schedule an orientation with Felecia Smith.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
TCH Emergency Center 8:00am
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Felicia Smith
Contact Phone: 832-824-5399
Contact Fax: 832-825-1125
Contact Location: TCH Abercrombie building, 6621 Fannin A210
Address:
Email: fasmith@texaschildrens.org
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