Clerkship Requirements


Clerkship Requirements
  1. Inpatient - At least two complete new patient H&Ps and Physical Assessments each week: 
    • 2 patients presenting with fever    
    • 2 patients presenting with respiratory complaints    
    • 2 patients presenting with GI complaints   
    • 2 other acute illness  
      Include differential diagnoses and Medline search on evidence for management.
  2. Outpatient - During Ambulatory week, complete at least two well-child visits.
  3. Nursery Week - Complete at least five well-newborn evaluations.
  4. Adolescent Week - Document at least three complete adolescent visits with sexual history and pubertal maturation.
  5. Elective Week - Complete at least two workups or evaluations of patients with chronic illness or issues which can lead to chronic problems.
  6. CLIPP Cases - You are required to complete the following 22 CLIPP Cases (see CLIPP cases in section 3 of orientation packet): Required #s 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28, 29, and 30.
  7. Patient Log - Each student is required to keep track, using E*Value, of all patients and patient problems encountered on both outpatient and inpatient services. This must be submitted prior to taking the final exam.
  8. Lectures - All students are required to attend the pediatric lecture series, except when assigned to an off-campus private practice  or Tuscaloosa during ambulatory week.