Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Pediatrics (2017/2018)

Course code
4S01163
Credits
12
Coordinator
Angelo Pietrobelli

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
CHIRURGIA PEDIATRICA 1 MED/20-PAEDIATRIC SURGERY Lezioni 1° semestre 2°- 6° anno Francesco Saverio Camoglio
PEDIATRIA 4 MED/38-PAEDIATRICS Lezioni 1° semestre 2°- 6° anno Franco Antoniazzi
Attilio Boner
Claudio Maffeis
Giorgio Piacentini
Angelo Pietrobelli
NEUROPSICHIATRIA INFANTILE 1 MED/39-CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY Lezioni 1° semestre 2°- 6° anno Alessandro Simonati
SEMINARI DI PEDIATRIA E DIDATTICA PRATICA DI PEDIATRIA 6 NN-- See the unit page See the unit page

Learning outcomes

Basic notions on growth and development and its clinical application form birth to adolescence; notions of the influence of family, community, and society on children health and disease; attainment of communication skills that facilitate clinical interaction with children, adolescents, and their families; notions of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in pediatrics; attainment of performing a physical examination of newborns, children and adolescents and to diagnose (plus notes of treatment) the most common acute and chronic diseases of children.

Syllabus

Growth and development
Nutrition
Genetics
Respiratory diseases
allwrgy
Rheumatic diseases
Infections
Gastro-enteric
Nephrology
Endrocrine System
Newborn - Neonates
IUGR
Nervous System development

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam with always two Professors present at the desk.
Individual performance. All Pediatric Program discussed and developed during lessons is part of the oral examination.
Ponderal mean of the performances of the students, not only during the examination but also in part coming from the period spent in the Pediatric Clinic

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marcadante K.J, Kliegman R.M. et al. Nelson Essential of Pediatrics (Edizione 18) Elsevier 2015
Ottolenghi A. L’essenziale in Chirurgia Pediatrica Ed Cortina 2000




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