Educational objectives: Professionalism of timeliness, proper patient interactions, professional relations and the medical interview. Develop physical examination screening skills of the musculoskeletal system in children. Basic understanding of orthopaedic disorders of children, including common variations, DDH, clubfoot, scoliosis, injuries. Develop basic skills in recognition of the common fractures in children, their complications and basic non-operative treatment. Work cooperatively with orthopaedic team on morning rounds, handoffs, conference, on call and in the or and clinic.
Responsible faculty: Donna Pacicca, M.D. (email@example.com), (816) 234-3693
Administrative contact: Peggy Walk (firstname.lastname@example.org), (816) 234-3693
Contact person: April Gerry, BS (email@example.com), (816) 234-1367
Elective duration: One month
Prerequisites: Yes, Surgery Core Rotation
Calls: Yes, 2 per week
Criteria for passing: Satisfactory performance on the clinical evaluation.
Criteria for honors: Outstanding performance on the clinical evaluation.