Course Number: 140.33
Course Title: Pediatric Rheumatology
Course Description: Students learn to evaluate and care for children with rheumatologic disorders. This advanced clinical clerkship course emphasizes performing the musculoskeletal exam, understanding diagnostic testing in rheumatology, developing a differential diagnosis for children presenting with inflammatory symptoms and/or pain, and the approach to the care of children with chronic disease. Students will also be exposed to ongoing clinical research studies in pediatric rheumatology.
Prerequisites: Pediatrics 110 and Medicine 110 (or equivalent, if a Visiting Student from outside UCSF), and consent of instructor.
Activities: Clinical Clerkship
Instructor of Record: S. Buckelew
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No