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Pediatrics-Hy (PED)

PED 700 Pediatric Clinical Clerkship (10) Clinical experience in the management of the newborn, of the normal infant, and children with acute and chronic illness.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: restricted to medical students who have completed required preclinical training  

PED 710 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Acting Internship (5) Clinical and laboratory evaluation and treatment of hematologic and oncologic diseases in children. Conferences and rounds. One detailed topic review.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: third year core clerkships  

PED 710A Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Elective (3rd year) (2.5) This course provides exposure to the pediatric cancer patient and the field of Pediatric Oncology by closely following several patients through their full range of illness experiences.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: successful completion of any third year required clerkship that includes direct patient care (Pediatrics Medicine Surgery Family Medicine OB/GYN).  

PED 715 Infectious Disease (5-10) Principles of host defense mechanisms, parasite interactions, manifestations of infections in children, systematic approach to the problem-solving, rational use of antibiotics.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: PED 700 orMED 700 and permission of staff  

PED 720 Pediatric Endocrinology (5) Clinical applications of basic endocrine concepts, gland functions, and effects upon growth; evaluation of endocrine tests in disease states.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: PED 700  

PED 726 Clinical Genetics (5-10) Mendelian and molecular principles of human genetics; genetic bases of human disease, quantitative human genetics, prenatal diagnosis, genetic counseling.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

PED 727 Neonatology Acting Internship (5) Acting Internship emphasizing physiology of the newborn infant; concepts, practice, and procedures of intensive perinatal life support.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of the Pediatrics core clerkship  

PED 728 Pediatrics--Milton Hershey School Elective (5) This is an outpatient exposure to primary care medical problems of children in grades K-4 through 12.
Effective: Spring 1990
Prerequisite: completion of third-year core clerkships  

PED 739 Pediatric Cardiology Elective with Global Health Experience (5) This course provides exposure to basic concepts for diagnosis and management of children with cardiovascular diseases and cardiac abnormalities with a global health experience.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year clerkship in pediatrics and completion of 3rd year. This block is only offered for the end of October-November block (provided that external funds can be secured).  

PED 740 Pediatric Cardiology Elective (4th year) (5) This course provides exposure to basic concepts for diagnosis and management of children with cardiovascular diseases and cardiac abnormalities.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year clerkship in pediatrics and completion of 3rd year. 3rd year students may apply for the last 2 blocks of the academic year ("transition to internship" for 4th year students) but preference will be given to 4th year applicants.-The October-November block is offered separately.  

PED 741 Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Elective (5) This course provides experience in basic concepts of the pathophysiology and clinical management of children with respiratory conditions and sleep neurobehavioral abnormalities.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of the third year Pediatrics Clerkship  

PED 742 Pediatric Developmental & Behavioral Elective (5) This course provides exposure to basic concepts for diagnosis and management of children with behavior problems and developmental delays.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year clerkship in pediatrics  

PED 745 (SURG 745) Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Elective (5) This fourth-year elective provides an introduction to the operative repair and peri-operative management of simple and complex congenital heart disease.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: third-year core clerkships  

PED 747 (MED 747) Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Elective (5) This course provides exposure to basic concepts for diagnosis and management of children and adults with allergic and immunologic diseases and respiratory and cutaneous abnormalities.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of the 3rd year required clerkships  

PED 750 Pediatric Nephrology/Diabetes (5-10) Outpatient and inpatient clinical concepts/diagnosis and management of children with acute and chronic renal disease or renal electrolyte abnormalities.
Effective: Summer 1990
Prerequisite: PED 700  

PED 750A Pediatric Nephrology Elective (3rd year) (2.5) This course provides exposure to basic concepts for diagnosis management of children with kidney disease or fluid/electrolyte abnormalities.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: successful completion of any third year course which includes direct patient care  

PED 751 Pediatrics, Child Abuse Pediatrics Elective (5) This course provides the student with an exposure to the assessment and management of children alleged to be abused or neglected, the manifestations of child abuse and neglect, and the interface between medicine and other agencies (Child Protection, law enforcement, and legal professionals).
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of the 3rd year clerkships  

PED 755 Pediatric Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine Elective (4th year) (5) Students participate in the evaluation and treatment of a full range of primary care services to adolescents and young adults.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: completion of third-year core clerkships  

PED 765 Pediatric Neurology (5-10) Rounds, conferences, and clinics and experience in electroencephalography, electromyography, neuroradiology, neuro-ophthalmology, psychometric testing, and otolaryngology, as clinically appropriate.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: PED 700  

PED 770 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Acting Internship (5) Experience in pediatric critical care medicine.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the pediatric core clerkship  

PED 780 Pediatrics Acting Internship (5) Reinforces and expands the principles of inpatient pediatric care for fourth-year medical students motivated to perform as acting interns.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the third year core clerkships  

PED 796 Pediatric Individual Studies (5) Individually supervised creative projects, including basic or clinical pediatric research.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year core clerkships. Student must contact course director for approval prior to registering for course.  

PED 796A Pediatric Individual Studies for 3rd Year Medical Students (2.5) Pediatrics Individual Studies for 3rd Year Medical Students.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: successful completion of one 3rd year core clerkship  

PED 797 Pediatrics Special Topics (5) Basic or clinical electives in pediatrics at non-affiliated institutions.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year core clerkships. Student must contact course director for approval prior to registering for this course.  

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