"Become clinically proficient in the care of the acutely ill and injured child, and develop necessary teaching and administrative skills to be a leader and expert in care of children in the practice of general emergency medicine."
- Accommodated Residents: 2
- Combination track? Yes
- Institutions: JHH and JHHCH
1. Build medical knowledge, patient care skills, and procedural skills through a variety of clinical rotations and didactic teaching sessions.
2. Build communication, leadership and prioritization skills necessary to manage shifts in a pediatric emergency department.
3. Practice bedside teaching on clinical shifts.
4. Participate in administrative meetings and QI efforts of the division.
5. Residents will work an average of 2 shifts per week in Pediatric EDs affiliated with JHH. They will work in “fellow” role as a preceptor and teacher for other learners in the JHH ED. The role at Howard County may be more as a primary provider.
6. Residents will have priority for all procedures in the department (LPs, intubations, sedation, splinting, access procedures).
Attendance at Pediatric EM Grand Rounds and Simulation Conference
One lecture at Peds EM conference; prepare one peds EM M&M
Mentorship from Peds EM faculty for QI, research, administrative work
Opportunities for Learning
Pediatric Point of Care Ultrasound Training
Child abuse elective
Sedation Training in Pediatrics
Pediatric Prehospital Medicine and Transport Medicine
Pediatric Trauma Experience and participation in Interdisciplinary Trauma Committee
Pediatric Tropical Medicine Elective (Haiti, Guyana, Peru and Kenya)
Ongoing Projects (Partial List)
PDTree: An EMS decision tool for prehospital destination decision making. Contact: Anders
Asthma Follow up after Acute Exacerbations. Contact: Ogborn
Safety in Seconds, Injury Prevention in the Pediatric ED. Contact: Stevens
Technology Assisted Community Health Nursing for Adolescents with Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Contact: Anders
Quality of Care Comparison of Community EDs with Pediatric Specialty EDs (Simulated Critical Care Scenarios). Contact: Katznelson