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Courses in Pediatrics (PED)

Upper Division

199. Special Study in Pediatric Research (1-5)

Prerequisite: undergraduate student with consent of instructor based upon adequate preparation as determined by instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

299. Pediatric Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate students who are candidates for a degree in some area of biology or behavioral sciences; consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)

Professional

401. Preceptorship in Pediatrics (2)

Preceptorship—half time. Prerequisite: second-year medical student or first-year medical student with consent of instructor. Opportunity to observe and participate in primary medical care in a practicing pediatrician's office. Participation in history-taking and physical examination will be at discretion of preceptor and dependent on student's experience. Evaluation by student. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

402. Clinical Experience in Private Practice
(1-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: third-or fourth-year medical student; course 430; consent of preceptor and Chairperson. Opportunity to participate in practice of preceptor, performing such tasks as history taking, physical examination, and patient management. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

405. Pediatrics Lecture Series (0.5)

Lecture—15 sessions. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Lecture series covers major topics in pediatrics with case presentations and panels from pediatric subspecialists. Topics include, but are not limited to: cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology, gastroenterology, critical care, and primary care pediatrics. May be repeated for credit.—F. (F.) Gross

415. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology (1)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; independent study—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Elective is designed to combine for study a variety of aspects of the physiology, anatomy and biochemistry of the fetus and newborn with relevant clinical examples of disorders in each of the 10 topics that will be discussed. (P/F grading only.)—S. (S.)  Philipps, Subramanian

430. Pediatric Clerkship (12)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress. Restricted to Medical students only. Eight week clinical clerkship providing students with the opportunity to learn fundamentals of caring for the pediatric patient by participating in nursery, ambulatory and inpatient services at UCDMC and affiliated clinical sites. Rounds, conferences, student presentations ongoing. (H/P/F grading only.)— F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Butani, Plant

430F. SJVP Pediatric Clerkship at UCSF (12)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress. Restricted to Medical students only. Eight-week clinical clerkship providing students with the opportunity to learn fundamentals of caring for the pediatric patient by participating in nursery, ambulatory and inpatient services at UCSF Fresno. Rounds, conferences, student presentations ongoing. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  Butani, Plant

439D. Directed Clinical Studies in Pediatrics (1-12)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Individual directed studies in extended preparation for modified curriculum or to complete a clinical rotation following a leave of absence. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

439R. Directed Studies in Pediatrics (1-12)

Clinical activity—30 hours; independent study—10 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Individual directed studies in extended preparation for remediation of all or part of clinical rotation. Clinical studies to accommodate and satisfy remedial work as directed by the Committee on Student Progress and approved by the course IOR. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

460A. Acting Internship: General Inpatient Pediatric Clerkship (6-18)

Clinical activity—full time (4 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: completion of course 430 with grade of B or better; letter of recommendation from Pediatrics faculty member. Limited enrollment. The Ward Acting Intern functions in a manner similar to that of a pediatric intern. The Acting Intern takes admissions in the regular sequence and is expected to take night call. The Acting Intern can expect to manage between six and ten patients at a time. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Kim

460B. Acting Internship: Outpatient Pediatrics (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: completion of course 430 with grade of B or better; letter of recommendation from Pediatrics faculty member. Limited enrollment. Supervised experience in pediatric care on outpatient service at UCDMC. Student functions as "Acting Intern" with appropriate supervision by residents and attending faculty. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Palmer

461. Pediatric Inpatient AI in Hematology/Oncology (6)

Clinical activity—37.5 hours; lecture—7.5 hours. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of course 430; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Inpatient and outpatient experience in diagnosis and management of oncologic and hematologic disorders in children. Laboratory experience and participation in clinical investigation may be arranged. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Pawar

462. Elective in Pediatric Endocrinology (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: completion of course 430 with grade of B or better; letter of recommendation from Pediatrics faculty member; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Inpatient and outpatient experience in diagnosis and management of endocrine disorders in children. Laboratory experience and participation in clinical investigation may be arranged. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  Styne

463. Medical and Mental Health Evaluation of Children at Risk for Maltreatment (3-9)

Clinical activity—30 hours; discussion—4 hours. Elective for fourth-year medical students covers basic areas of knowledge needed for child abuse prevention and consultation. Rotation includes legals cases, abuse exams, child and parent interactive therapy and visits to community organizations. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.) —F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Coulter, Urquiza

464. Acting Internship in Neonatology (6-18)

Clinical activity—full time (4 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: completion of course 430 with grade of B or better; letter of recommendation from Pediatrics faculty member. Limited enrollment. Diagnostic and therapeutic aspect of the medical and surgical high-risk neonate. Student expected to take night call. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Chan

465. Pediatric Specialty Clinic Elective (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of course 430; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Supervised experience in a variety of pediatric subspecialty clinics. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

466. Elective in Pediatric Cardiology (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of course 430. Inpatient and outpatient experience in diagnosis and management of cardiologic disorders in children. Laboratory experience and participation in clinical investigation may be arranged. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  Berger

467. Elective in Pulmonary Medicine (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks); daily rounds, two weekly half-day clinics. Prerequisite: pediatric clerkship. Inpatient and outpatient management of pediatric patients with pulmonary diseases. These will include but will not be limited to cystic fibrosis, asthma, and other forms of chronic pulmonary diseases as well as congenital abnormalities. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Jhawar

468. Elective in Pediatric Nephrology (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of course 430; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Inpatient and outpatient experience in diagnosis and management of renal disorders in children. Laboratory experience and participation in clinical investigation may be arranged. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Butani

469. Elective in Pediatric Infectious Disease (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of course 430; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Inpatient and outpatient experience in diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease of infants and children. Laboratory and clinical investigation may be arranged. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Blumberg

470. Elective in Pediatric Neurology (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of course 430, Internal Medicine 430, Obstetrics and Gynecology 430, and Pediatrics 430 and consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Inpatient and outpatient experience in diagnosis and management of neurological disorders in children. Students will also participate in other pediatric subspecialty clinics which serve children with neurological disorders. This course does not satisfy the fourth year neurology requirement. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Chang

471. Elective in Pediatric Gastroenterology (3-18)

Clinical activity—full time (2 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of course 430; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Inpatient and outpatient experience in diagnosis and management of gastroenterology disorders in children. Laboratory experience and participation in clinical investigation may be arranged. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Kawatu

472. Clinical Rotation in Adolescent Medicine (3-9)

Clinical activity—39 hours; lecture—1 hour. Prerequisite: fourth year Medical Student; consent of instructor. Under supervision, students will see patients in the UCD clinic and at a number of community-based sites. Emphasis on the socially-mediated problems that face adolescents, including substance abuse, STD's, pregnancy, depression and suicide. One hour of lecture each week. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Wilkes

473. Away Acting Internship in Pediatrics (6-18)

Clinical activity—40 hours; lecture—6 hours. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of Pediatrics Clerkship; consent of instructor. Work at the level of a sub intern in Inpatient and/or Outpatient settings. Expectation is to provide direct patient management. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Butani

476. Acting Internship in Pediatric Intensive Care (6-18)

Clinical activity—full time (4 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: completion of course 430 with grade of A or consent of instructor of record; letter of recommendation from Pediatrics faculty member. Limited enrollment. Evaluation and support of critically ill infants and children. In general, student expected to take night call every third night during rotation. (H/P/F grading only.) —F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Plant

493. Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Clinical Genetics (6)

Seminar—12 hours; clinical activity—18 hours; autotutorial—8 hours; independent study—2 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to UC Davis School of Medicine students only. Develop advanced knowledge, communication skills and attitudes necessary to provide compassionate, knowledgeable, and expert care to patients who may be at increased genetic risk for disease. Seminars cover ethical and legal principles, epidemiology, and genetics. (H/P/F grading only.)—W. (W.) Rich, Wilkes

493B. Living with Intellectual & Developmental Disability in the Community (1-6)

Clinical activity—4 hours; lecture—10 hours; fieldwork—4 hours; seminar—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. In-depth experience with Intellectual & Developmental Disability across the lifespan. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Hansen

493C. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology SSM (6)

Lecture/discussion—24 hours; clinical activity—8 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Elective is available for students interested in exploring the fas­cinating world of the fetus and neonate. The elective is designed to combine the basic sciences with rele­vant clinical examples of disorders. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Chan, Philipps, Tache

498. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Variable—3-15 hours. Explore in-depth various topics in Pediatrics. Extensive contact with and oversight by instructor. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.) —F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

499. Research Topics in Pediatrics (1-18)

Prerequisite: student in Medical School with consent of instructor. Individual research project in pediatric subspecialty areas (cardiology, endocrinology, hematology, metabolism, newborn physiology and others) may be arranged with faculty member. Independent research by student will be emphasized and long-term projects are possible. (H/P/F grading only.)

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