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Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care – PEDI 562

Prerequisitives:

Third Year Pediatrics Clerkship

Location:

Dr. Bob’s Place
838 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD

Description and Goals:

This elective will give the student the opportunity to learn decision making and care for children with life limiting illness. The student will have the opportunity to participate in patient rounds, attend interdisciplinary team meetings, learn pain and symptom management, attend home visits with nursing staff, observe and learn communicating difficult information, and learn the components of coordinating complex care in a non – traditional setting.

Number of students:

1

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks: 1-48

Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Evenings: No
Weekends: No
Call: No

Faculty Responsible:

Gail Olsen RN, PhD
410-328-6960
golsen@peds.umaryland.edu  

Linda O. Lewin, MD
410-328-6662
Llewin@peds.umaryland.edu  

Administrative Contact:

Rose Robinson
(410) 328-6662
Fax: (410) 328-0646
rorobinson@peds.umaryland.edu  

Last Revision: April 11, 2013