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


Course code
Name of lecturers
Franco Antoniazzi, Claudio Maffeis, Anita Morandi, Giorgio Piacentini, Angelo Pietrobelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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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.


- Growth and Development
- Nutrition
- Genetic
- Respiratory diseases
- Newborn: prematurity and healthy status
- Immune diseases
- Allergy
- Rheumatic diseases
- Infective diseases
- Gastrointestinal system and diseases
- Respiratory System
- Cardiac System
- Pediatric oncology
- Pediatric urology
- Endocrine diseases
- Nervous system – Neuropsychiatry: newborn development during the first years of age. Epilepsy. Encephalitis – Meningitis.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marcadante K.J, Kliegman R.M. et al. Nelson Essential of Pediatrics (Edizione 18) Elsevier 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is oral and is done in order to see the knowledge of the student in the field of Pediatric. Clearly the questions will be related to the arguments discussed during the lessons.
Two Professors will conduct the examination and every student will have the examination. Final evaluation will be done with consultation of the two professors involved in the examination and with consideration of the entire participation of the Course

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