Medical Student Elective Catalog: PED3-4031/F PICU - CHATT

Course Coordinator: Dr. Patrick Keegan (


Location: Children's Hospital at Erlanger
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Note: Student must check with Chief Resident to take this course, (423) 778-8018 or


This elective will provide students a basic understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill children. An emphasis will be placed on pathophysiology and daily management of these patients. Students will achieve a basic understanding of ABG interpretation and ventilator management. The student will not be responsible for overnight call, however he/she will complete a long call until 8pm 4x/month. There will be required reading and an end of the month examination.

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