Medical Student Rotations at Seattle Children's

PEDS 625 Emergency Medicine

A Note from the Division of Emergency Medicine at Seattle Children’s

We are pleased you have signed up to do a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Advanced Patient Clerkship.  During this rotation we expect 4th year students to strive to function at the level of an intern.  This means that you will have ED shifts scheduled similar to our interns (days, evenings, and weekends).

To prepare for your elective, please find a pediatric ER textbook of your choice to reference for the month.  Some popular textbooks are by Barkin, Strange and Fleisher & Ludwig.  Topics that you should familiarize yourself with prior to the rotation include pediatric abdominal pain, bronchiolitis and asthma, pediatric fractures and neonatal fevers.  As the month progresses, I encourage you to read further about different topics that you encounter during your shifts.

Sandra Swan in the ED offices will be in charge of setting your schedule.

Prior to your first shift, please contact me via email so that we can review expectations for your elective.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
W. Ben Prince, MD
Associate Director Pediatric Emergency Medicine Clerkship
Clinical Assistant Professor
mailto:william.prince@seattlechildrens.org

First Day at Children’s:  Sara Fear in the Medical Student Office will send instructions on where and when to arrive at the SCH Graduate Medical Education for required sign-in and badging. After you have completed this step, you will attend a required orientation in the Children’s ED with the students on MED EM 609, the required Emergency Medicine Clerkship.  This orientation takes place on the first day of the rotation, typically at 11:30AM.

Where to report: After you have completed the sign-in and badging process in the Medical Student Office and required ED orientation, you are clear to attend your first shift in the ED.

Network & EMR Access at SCH, Remote Access Info & WiFi at SCH

Network and EMR Access at SCH: Students on this rotation are required to be up-to-date with any required SCH web-based EMR and safety training modules. You will receive information from the Medical Student Office on how to complete any required modules. Once you have completed the modules and the required sign-in and badging process, you will be given network and EMR access. To log into the Network at SCH, use the username provided by the Medical Student Office and password you set when you completed the web-based training.  You wil be prompted to change your password. SCH passwords must be at least 10 characters and include at least three of the following: one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one number, one special character. This is the same username and password you will use to login to the EMR.

Remote Network and EMR Access: In addition to access at SCH, medical students on this rotation have remote network and EMR access through the Okta Verify system. Follow the steps on the Remote Access Help Page to register with Okta Verify.

WiFi Access at SCH: Students can connect to WiFi at SCH through the Personal Device Network (CHILD).

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