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Pediatrics Elective Course Desciption

Course Name: Pediatric Intensive Care Subinternship
Course Number: PE-403
Elective Type:

Contact: Maxine Schmeidler

Department: Pediatrics
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: E1 - M10
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites: Completion of Pediatric Clerkship 
Elective Description: Learn to assess and manage critically ill pediatric patients.  Gain an understanding of invasive and non-invasive management of acute respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurologic failure.  Begin to apply knowledge of physiology to real-life situations. Appreciate the importance of multi-disciplinary care of critically ill children, including psychosocial interactions with families.
Note: N/A
Location:  UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655
Website: Department of Pediatrics