General Pediatrics Medicine

Objectives:

Receive exposure to the assessment and management of out-patient and in-patient general pediatric problems.

Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to observe history taking and physical examination as they relate to general and subspecialty pediatric conditions in the out-patient department. Emphasis will be placed upon the developmental aspects of the approach to the child, along with the ability to formulate an appropriate child health care plan and to learn how to integrate this into the family setting. The student will also have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of subspecialty clinics available as well as some experience in the in-patient department.  

Location: Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Duration: 10 hours

No. of Students: 1

Available for: 1 st & 2 nd year students

General Ward Pediatrics

Unavailable until further notice

Objectives:

  • To improve history taking and physical examination in the pediatric patient;
  • To learn which pediatric illnesses require in-patient care;
  • To experience pediatric in-patient case management and integration with community services;
  • To appreciate the principles of hospital bed utilization.

Description:

The student will be part of the clinical teaching unit consisting of a Paediatric attending, a pediatric senior resident and 4 to 5 PGY1s. The team will be responsible for the care of 25 to 35 children of various ages with acute but not generally life-threatening illnesses. Each student will be responsible for 2 to 4 patients they will manage in conjunction with the senior members of the team. They will also be on-call at night usually with a PGY1 and with a senior pediatric resident in-house. They will be expected to make rounds of all the patients with the team each day and to be fully involved with the educational activities of the ward team.  

Location: Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Duration: 2 - 4 weeks

No. of Students: 1 - 2 students

Available For: 3 rd and 4 th year students

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