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Credits: 2 cr.
The Pediatrics health course provides an integrative approach incorporating basic medical sciences, history and physical exam skills, patient management including pharmacotherapy, clinical medicine and clinical experience components of curriculum. Scholar practioner skills are woven throughout. Students will learn, demonstrate and apply techniques and skills, essential in the interview and physical exam of patients. Genetics and preventative health measures will be addressed. This course includes background in the epidemiology, etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of common and serious disorders in the pediatrics and builds upon associated foundational concepts within anatomy and pathophysiology. This course covers holistic patient management, pharmacology and pharmacotherapy related to disease processes and well-being in pediatrics. It is delivered in lecture, cooperative learning, laboratory models of study and practical application models of study.