curriculum is designed on the following premises:
healthcare professionals must
understand normal development
in order to recognize abnormal
An important role
of the pediatric healthcare provider is to assist families in
fostering healthy development and promoting health
To that end, this
curriculum is designed to give Pediatric Residents time to meet
the following general goals:
To learn to
screen development for normal
and abnormal signs
To learn to
answer parents' questions about
health and development
strategies for helping families
foster healthy development
To become more
familiar with resources about children's health &
development useful for the practitioner and for families.
expected competencies, linked to the ACGME-required
competency domains, can be found at the Competencies link on the navigation
Residents will develop a
portfolio of evidence of learning.
modules are provided, each with a set of objectives, resources, tasks and
on the navigation bar. Responses for each module
are to be e-mailed to faculty for review.
- Go here for
suggestions on how to submit.
- It is recommended that the Age Modules be completed in the first two
weeks of the rotation, followed by the Topic modules in the second half
of the rotation.
careful to avoid plagiarism (i.e. cutting and pasting);
instead use your own words or give citations.
clinical experiences are also assigned.
Details on these can
be accessed from Clinical Experiences on the
Reflections on these activities will be submitted.
Residents will have several scheduled
review sessions with faculty.
Most residents have a scheduled 4-week block for
this rotation. An individualized schedule will be
developed for each, preserving the "usual" weekly Continuity
Clinic day. It is recommended that the Age Modules
be completed in the first two weeks of the rotation, followed by
the Topic modules.
Requirements for successful completion of the
rotation and methods of evaluation can be found at
Evaluation on the navigation bar. The following are required:
link here to tasks for Day One of the rotation
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