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PEDS 498 Undergraduate Thesis (*, max. 35)
For medical students. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 499 Undergraduate Research (*, max. 35)
Participation in various clinical or basic research programs in progress, specifically: child development, developmental biology, human embryology and teratology, medical genetics, infectious diseases, neonatology, neuroembryology, cardiology, endocrinology and metabolism, immunology, respiratory disease. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 505 P-Preceptorship in Pediatrics (1, max. 12)
To provide opportunity for first- and second-year medical students to gain personal experience with medical practice situations for pediatricians by being stationed with carefully selected clinical faculty members in their offices. Enrollment limited. Coordinator: Department of Pediatrics. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 530 P-Homeless Youth and Their Medical Care (1)
Seminar and interview practice; students learn how to deal with special health problems and other related problems of "street kids" through interviews and observations. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
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PEDS 611 P-Country Doctor Free Teen Clinic (*, max. 24)
Participation in a free clinic for out-of-home youth, either Monday or Tuesday evenings. Clinical services include general medical care, with a focus on reproductive health, STD evaluations/treatment, and the impact of a homeless lifestyle on general health. (Limit per rotation: two students.) Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 622 P-Pediatric Child Abuse and Neglect - Boise (4/8, max. 24)
Exposes future clinicians to the most common issues relating to child abuse and neglect. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical students; core pediatrics rotation. (Limit: one student; by departmental permission). Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 623 P-Pediatrics Child Abuse - Spokane, WA (4-8, max. 8)
Exposes future clinicians to the most common issues relating to child abuse and neglect. (Limit: one student). Prerequisite: fourth-year medical students who have completed their core pediatrics rotation; permission of department. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 624 Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Spokane (8)
Students manage patients with the supervision of a Pediatric Emergency Medicine attending or fellow. Includes the opportunity to manage patients with a wide spectrum of disease processes as well as learn key emergency medicine procedural skills. Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; by departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 625 Pediatric Emergency Medicine (8)
Elective in Pediatric Emergency Department at Seattle Children's Hospital. Students manage patients with the supervision of a Pediatric Emergency Medicine attending or fellow. Includes the opportunity to manage patients with a wide spectrum of disease processes as well as learn key emergency medicine procedural skills. Prerequisite: fourth- year medical students. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 630 P-WRITE Pediatrics Clinical Clerkship (*, max. 24)
Basic clinical clerkship for students enrolled in the WRITE Program. Prerequisite: PEDS 665 , impatient only; acceptance in the WRITE program.
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PEDS 631 P-LIC Pediatrics Clinical Clerkship (12)
Basic clinical clerkship for students enrolled in the LIC program. Prerequisite: acceptance into LIC program.
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PEDS 635 P-Pediatric Cardiology - Boise, ID (*, max. 24)
Emphasis on physical diagnosis and electrocardiography and on clinical knowledge of diagnostic techniques and surgical possibilities for inpatients and outpatients with cardiovascular problems. Opportunity to observe catheterizations and cardiovascular operations. Weekly clinics and twice-daily inpatient rounds. (Limit per rotation: one student; by departmental permission). Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 636 P-Pediatric Cardiology - Spokane (*, max. 24)
Elective rotation with an emphasis on physical diagnosis, electrocardiography, clinical knowledge of diagnostic techniques and surgical possibilities for inpatients and outpatients with cardiovascular problems. Opportunity to observe catheterizations and cardiovascular operations. Weekly clinics and twice-daily inpatient rounds. (Limit per rotation: one student.) Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 637 P-Pediatric Cardiology - Anchorage (*, max. 24)
Elective rotation with an emphasis on physical diagnosis , electrocardiography , clinical knowledge of diagnostic techniques and surgical possibilities for inpatients and outpatients with cardiovascular problems. Opportunity to observe catheterizations and cardiovascular operations. Weekly clinics and twice-daily inpatient rounds. (Limit per rotation: one student.) Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 640 P-Pediatric Gastroenterology - Boise (4/8, max. 24)
Elective rotation where students see clinical pediatric gastrointestinal problems, participate in inpatient gastroenterology consultations, outpatient clinic evaluations for new and follow-up patients, and (observe) endoscopic and therapeutic gastrointestinal procedures. (Limit: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 649 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Centralia/Olympia, WA (12)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department or clinic. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 650 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - MOSES LAKE, WA (12)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department or clinic. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 651 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Bozeman, MT (12, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department or clinic. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 652 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Idaho Falls, ID (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department or clinic. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 653 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Helena, MT (*, max. 24)
General introductory impatient and outpatient pediatric clerkship. Provides exposure to diverse settings where children receive health services. The six-week experience takes s place in Helena, MT.
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PEDS 655 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Jackson, WY (*, max. 24)
General introductory inpatient and outpatient pediatric clerkship. Takes place primarily in an active pediatric group practice with appropriate outpatient and inpatient opportunities, including access to a community hospital with nursery, pediatric beds, and physician-staffed emergency room. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSp.
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PEDS 656 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Wenatchee (*, max. 24)
General introductory inpatient and outpatient pediatric clerkship. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 657 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Missoula (*, max. 24)
General introductory inpatient and outpatient pediatric clerkship. Provides exposure to diverse settings where children receive health services. The six-week experience takes place in three active pediatric practices with appropriate outpatient and inpatient opportunities and at Community Medical Center. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: one or two students.) Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 658 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Boise (*, max. 24)
General introductory inpatient and outpatient pediatric clerkship. Provides exposure to diverse settings where children receive health services. The six-week experience takes place in three active pediatric practices with appropriate outpatient and inpatient opportunities and at St. Luke's Medical Center. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: one or two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSp.
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PEDS 659 Pediatric General Clerkship - Billings, MT (*, max. 24)
General introductory inpatient and outpatient pediatric clerkship. Exposes students to diverse settings where children receive health services. The six-week experience takes place primarily in two active pediatric group practices with appropriate outpatient and inpatient opportunities. (Six weeks, full time. Limit: per rotation: one student.) Offered: AWSp.
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PEDS 660 Pediatric General Clerkship - Cheyenne, WY (*, max. 24)
Introductory inpatient and outpatient pediatric clerkship that exposes students to environments in settings where children receive medical and health services. The six-week experience takes place primarily in an active pediatric group practice with appropriate outpatient and inpatient opportunities. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 661 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Anchorage (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department, clinic, or private office. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: three students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 663 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Mary Bridge (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department, clinic, or private office. Location preferences are considered. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: three or four students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 664 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Pocatello, ID (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department, clinic, or private office. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 665 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Seattle (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department or clinic. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: ten students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 666 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Great Falls, MT (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department, clinic, or private office. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 667 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Madigan (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department, clinic, or private office. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSp.
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PEDS 668 P-Pediatric General Clerkship - Spokane (*, max. 24)
General introductory pediatric clerkship. One-half in hospital setting; one-half in outpatient department, clinic, or private office. Open to all third- and fourth-year medical students. (Six weeks, full time. Limit per rotation: two or three students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 563. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 669 P-Neonatal Pediatrics - Clerkship (*, max. 24)
Participation in the activities in the newborn and premature divisions; ward rounds, seminars, conferences, and familiarization with certain laboratory techniques, particularly those relating to acid-base balance. (Limit per rotation: one or two students). Prerequisite: PEDS and OB GYN core clerkships. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 670 P-Pediatric Infectious Diseases (*, max. 24)
Students see and work up clinic consultations and present in detail to attending physician. Daily rounds include problem-solving discussions and didactic presentations in broad category of infectious diseases. Opportunity for experience in clinical research and laboratory techniques. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS and MED core clerkships; fourth-year medical student standing. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 671 Pediatric Endocrinology (*, max. 24)
Focuses on the evaluation of the normal progression of hormone mediated processes in children and the recognition, diagnosis, and management of a variety of endocrine problems. Includes participation in clinics, impatient endocrine rounds, and a variety of conferences at Seattle Children's Hospital. (Limit per rotation: one student.) Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 672 P-Office Practice - Spokane (*, max. 12)
Opportunity to observe and function in the private office settings of a number of clinical pediatric faculty and to accompany pediatricians as they pursue their daily activities in the community. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 673 P-Office Practice (*, max. 12)
Opportunity to observe and function in the private office settings of a number of clinical pediatric faculty and to accompany pediatricians as they pursue their daily activities in the community. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 674 P-Pediatric Genetics - Spokane (*, max. 24)
Clinical focus on evaluation and management of children with genetic disorders. Exposure to genetic counseling, the evaluation of children with hereditary structural defects, and diagnosis and management of children with inborn errors of metabolism. Emphasis on genetic mechanisms that cause human disease. (Two or four weeks. Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 675 P-Clinical Elective in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (4/8, max. 8)
Clinical elective for students interested in a better understanding of CAM. Students arrange different clinical placements with selected CAM providers in the community: naturopathic physician, chiropractor, acupuncturist, and massage therapist. Students are expected to arrange their own schedule and must be prepared to do so at least four weeks in advance of the start of the rotation. (Limit per rotation: one or two students). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 677 P-Pediatric Intensive Care (8)
Students manage patients with the supervision of the Pediatric Critical Care attending or fellow at Seattle Children's Hospital. Includes the opportunity to manage patients with complex multisystem disease and learn key elements of acute resuscitation in the intensive-care setting. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 678 P-Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Boise (*, max. 24)
Students see and work up clinic consultations and present in detail to attending physician. Daily rounds include problem-solving discussions and didactic presentations in broad category of infectious diseases. Opportunity for experience in clinical research and laboratory techniques. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS and MED core clerkships; third- or fourth-year medical student standing; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 679 P-Clinical Problems in Developmental Disabilities (*, max. 12)
Experience in multidisciplinary evaluation and management of the handicapped child. Student performs pediatric evaluations, obtains appropriate consultations, observes additional professional assessments (e.g., psychological testing), and plans rehabilitation program. Opportunity to provide parent counseling. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 681 P-Medical Genetics (*, max. 24)
Clinical focus on evaluation and management of children with genetic disorders. Exposure to genetic counseling, the evaluation of children with hereditary structural defects, and diagnosis and management of children with inborn errors of metabolism. Emphasis on genetic mechanisms that cause human disease. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 683 P-Pediatric Nephrology (8)
Four-week elective clerkship at Seattle Children's Hospital. Students participate in nephrology and transplant rounds, consult with renal fellows and attendings, and work up patients in renal clinics. Participation in seminars; special course in fluid balance. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year medical student; PEDS and MED core clerkships; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 684 P-Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine (8)
Respiratory disorders, diagnostic techniques, and treatments unique to children in the inpatient, intensive care, and outpatient settings. Application of principles of pulmonary physiology to clinical problems. Students conduct consultations under the supervision of the attending and present a topic of choice. Inpatient rounds and clinics. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship, fourth-year medical student standing. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 685 P-Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (*, max. 24)
One-on-one teaching plus four weekly didactic sessions. Specific training in techniques and interpretation of bone marrow aspirations, intravenous chemotherapy, transfusions, and laboratory techniques of hematologic evaluation. Self-learning programs available. (Two or four weeks, full-time. Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 686 P-Pediatric Cardiology (*, max. 24)
Emphasis on physical diagnosis and electrocardiography and on clinical knowledge of diagnostic techniques and surgical possibilities for inpatients and outpatients with cardiovascular problems. Opportunity to observe catheterizations and cardiovascular operations. Weekly clinics and twice-daily inpatient rounds. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 689 P-Advanced Rural Pediatrics - Ft. Washakie, WY (8)
Student functions at the sub-intern level to care for patients with acute pediatric illness, proved well child care, and provide follow up care to patients seen in the newborn nursery, Level II Neonatal ICU, hospitalizations, and previous clinic visits. Students interested should make arrangements well in advance of registration. Prerequisite: required clerkship in Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine, and Surgery.
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PEDS 690 P-Advanced Pediatric Clerkship - Boise (*, max. 24)
Inpatient and/or outpatient experience with responsibilities comparable to intern for patient workup, diagnosis, and care at St. Lukes Hospital. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 691 P-Advanced Pediatric Clerkship - Seattle (*, max. 24)
Inpatient and/or outpatient experience with responsibilities comparable to intern for patient workup, diagnosis, and care as Seattle Children's. (Limit per rotation: three students). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 692 P-Advanced Pediatric Clerkship - Spokane (*, max. 24)
Inpatient and outpatient experience with responsibilities comparable to intern for patient workup, diagnosis, and care at Sacred Hearth Children's Hospital. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: PEDS core clerkship; departmental permission. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 693 P-Advanced Pediatric Subinternship - Mary Bridge (*, max. 24)
Inpatient and outpatient experience with responsibilities comparable to intern for patient workup, diagnosis, and care. (Limit per rotation: one student). Prerequisite: Core Clerkship in PEDS, OB/GYN, I-Med, Surgery; departmental permission.
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PEDS 694 P-Pediatric Adolecent Medicine (8)
Elective in Adolescent Medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital. Open to 4th year medical students who have completed their Core pediatrics Rotation. Students will be expected to manage patients with the supervision of attending physicians. Students will have the opportunity to manage adolescent patients in the outpatient setting and learn key elements of subspecialty care of adolescents.
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PEDS 697 P-Pediatric Special Electives (*, max. 24)
By specific arrangement, for qualified students, special clerkship externship or research opportunities at institutions other than University of Washington. The faculty can advise of possible opportunities. Obtain special assignment form from the Department of Pediatrics at least one month before preregistration. Prerequisite: permission of department and the away site. Offered: AWSpS.
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PEDS 698 P-Pediatric Advanced Therapeutical/Pediatric Boot Camp (2)
Focuses on what is needed on day one of internship to care for children through hands-on experience, simulation, group problem solving, role-playing, didactics, and supplemental reading material. Emphasizes the acquisition and practice of core skills. Themes include communication, procedural competency, and medical decision making pertinent to both inpatient and outpatient pediatrics. (Two weeks.) Prerequisite: fourth-year standing; departmental permission. Offered: Sp.
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PEDS 699 P-WWAMI Pediatrics Special Electives (*, max. 24)
By special arrangement for qualified students, special clerkships or externships may be within the WWAMI region. Prerequisite: permission of department and the away site. Offered: AWSpS.
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