CAP II Pediatric Neurology Clinic (University of Chicago)

Knowledge

  1.  Familiarity with the common neurological disorders of infants and children in an outpatient, university –based practice setting
  2. Knowledge of the pediatric neurological examination, presentation style and differential diagnoses.
  3. Knowledge of the indications for requesting specific diagnostic services and consultation with other services.
  4. Knowledge of interventions, indication and contraindications of treatments for common neurological disorders in children and adolescent.
  5. Knowledge of community services, including social, educational, respite, intervention, and rehabilitation for infants and children with neurological disabilities and their families.

Skills

  1. Ability to take an accurate history and perform a neurological examination of a child and an adolescent
  2. Ability to integrate clinical findings with other investigations to make a differential diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan
  3. Ability to write a concise chart note regarding the neurological evaluation of the infant or child.
  4. Ability to participate in the parent and child discussions, giving appropriate education regarding the illness, treatment plan, possible course and prognosis.

Attitudes:

  1. Empathy for patients and their families with neurological disabilities.
  2. Desire to work collaboratively with families, other physicians, other medical staff, as well as community services.