General and specialised pediatrics

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
MED/38 MED/39
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at providing students with general knowledge about:
i) preventative, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative aspects of health and disease in the neonate, the infant, the child, and the adolescent;
ii) ability to plan basic medical intervention of patients affected by the most common (with regard to frequency and risk) paediatric health issues;
iii) conditions that require the specialist's professional contribution.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
i) approach the healthy and the sick neonate, child, and adolescent using the right methodology, with regard to the most common health issues of the paediatric age, taking into account family and social background;
ii) recognize the most common emergencies in children;
iii) implement the principles of prevention and care, typical of the developmental age;
iv) recognize the most common neuropsychiatric problems of the paediatric age.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Prerequisites for admission
Notions of general medicine
Assessement methods and criteria
Oral exam aimed at assessing the acquisition of knowledge of the physiological aspects of the child's growth, of the main diseases in pediatric age, and of skills in generating adequate differential diagnosis based on any clinical symptom/ sign.
Pediatria generale e specialistica
Course syllabus
Healthy newborn, breastfeeding and formula, neonatal screening, physiological growth, weaning and feeding in the pediatric age, pathological growth, pathological newborn, congenital heart disease.

Pathology of the upper and lower respiratory tract, maternal - fetal infections and HIV, food allergy and atopic dermatitis, infectious exanthematous diseases, asthma, non exanthematous infectious diseases, rheumatic disease, celiac disease and diabetes, child with abdominal pain, chronic respiratory diseases (fibrosis cystic), rickets, chronic respiratory diseases (TBC), renal disease in children, the main cancers in children, the child with anemia and thrombocytopenia, the child with hereditary metabolic disease (PKU), metabolic emergencies, the child with disease metabolic "storage", vaccinations.
Teaching methods
The program will be carried out through lectures (5 CFU) with the help of teaching material (slides) and professional skills (1 CFU: evaluation and discussion of clinical cases)
Bibliography
Manuale di Pediatria. La pratica clinica. A cura di GV Zuccotti Esculapio editore ED 2016
Neuropsichiatria infantile
Course syllabus
Psychomotor development-intellectual disability, pediatric epilepsies and paroxysmal non-epileptic manifestations, adolescent psychopathology, changes in consciousness in PS (including fever crisis, meningitis, encephalitis), rare diseases: what they are and some examples of diseases with neurological involvement, autism- ADHD.
Teaching methods
The program will be carried out through lectures (5 CFU) with the help of teaching material (slides) and professional skills (1 CFU: evaluation and discussion of clinical cases)
Bibliography
Manuale di Pediatria. La pratica clinica. A cura di GV Zuccotti Esculapio editore ED 2016
Neuropsichiatria infantile
MED/39 - CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Pediatria generale e specialistica
MED/38 - PAEDIATRICS - University credits: 5
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday 1 - 2 pm (e-mail )
San Paolo Hospital, Via A di Rudinì 8, 20142 - Milano