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Department: MEPED-Pediatrics
Course: 550-Pediatric Pulmonology
Track:

Course Coordinator:
Course Faculty: Dr. Joseph N. Chorley,
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: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory
  Didactic:
  Other:
Statement of Goals:
Acute and chronic respiratory morbidity accounts for a substantial proportion of pediatric consults to primary care professionals and emergency care facilities, as well as pediatric hospital admissions.
Learning Activities
The elective pediatric pulmonary course is focused on developing the students' clinical skills as well as increasing their knowledge on basic science related to the most frequent pathologies affecting the respiratory system in pediatrics, Clinical cases, ancillary studies including radiology and pulmonary physiology studies, and therapy will be addressed in depth.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Dr. Siby Moonnumakal
Contact Phone: 832-824-3300
Contact Fax: 832-825-3308
Contact Location: TCH
Address:
Email:
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