Pediatrics and neuropsychiatry

A.Y. 2019/2020
4
Max ECTS
45
Overall hours
SSD
MED/38 MED/39 MED/48
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course is aiming at providing basic knowledge in the development of the normal child; in the origin and causes of somatic and psychic alterations; in the most frequent pathologies in childhood in the fields of pediatrics and neuropsychiatry;
Expected learning outcomes
The student will be able to:
· define the semiological and clinical aspects of somatic, psychological and neurological development of the normal child and in pathological situations;
· discuss the correlations in alterations of the neuro and psychomotor development in childhood and the main factors of etiopathogenesis; congenital and acquired;
· discuss the main approaches of treatment in childhood diseases.
Course syllabus and organization

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Prerequisites for admission
Be enrolled in the second year of study
Assessement methods and criteria
Oral and written exam
Pediatria generale e specialistica
Course syllabus
- The preterm baby (classification and clinical problems)
- The newborn: physiology and risk categories
- Breastfeeding and its promotion
- Complementary feeding and principles of child nutrition
- Obesity prevention
- Vaccination
- Subdiaphragmatic infections: GastroEnteric/Urinary Tract Infections
- Respiratory infections: upper tract
- Respiratory infections: lower tract
- Neonatal screening
Teaching methods
Classroom lessons
Bibliography
Slide del corso
Zuccotti: Elementi essenziali di pediatria (per i corsi di laurea triennali). Editrice Esculapio
Neuropsichiatria infantile
Course syllabus
Neuro-psychomotor development in childhood
- Cerebral palsy
- Epilepsies
- Intellectual disabilities and characterization of some phenotypes
- ADHD
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Specific learning disabilities
Teaching methods
Classroom lectures
Bibliography
Scientific articles and slides presented during lessons
Terapia occupazionale
Course syllabus
Observation and evaluation in childhood
The therapy and the therapeutic setting
The concept of rehabilitation in childhood: general aspects and needs
Neuropsychological aspects: attention, memory, discrimination, generalization, problem solving e strategies of problem solving, planning and strategies of planning, communication ability skills, interpersonal skills, individual independance
Praxic activities: evaluation, lateralità hand-foot-eye, graphic motricity and development of the graphic activity
Occupational therapy intervention in infant neuropsychiatry: ADHD, disorders of motor coordination, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, genetic syndromes, autistic disorders.
Teaching methods
Classroom lessons, interactive lectures with video registrations and case study discussions
Bibliography
Essere nel Fare, a cura di J. Cunningham, ed.Franco Angeli
Prendersi Cura dell 'ADHD, R. A. Barkley, ed. A.I.F.A. Onlus
Il Bambino Iperattivo, S. I. Greenspan, ed. Raffaello Cortina
ADHD a Scuola, contributi di C. Cornoldi, M. Di Pietro, G. M. Marzocchi, C. Vio, ed. Erickson
I Disordini dello Sviluppo Motorio, E. Fedrizzi, ed. Piccin
Le Difficoltà Grafo-motorie nella Scrittura, L. Bravar, M. Gortana, M. Dengo,
M. Borean, M. Biancotto, S. Zoia, ed. Ericks
Trattare l' Autismo, S. I. Greenspan, S. Wieder, ed. Raffaello Cortina

Per gli studenti del terzo anno che scelgono di svolgere il tirocinio in NPI:
Errori da non ripetere D. J. Siegel, M. Hartzell, ed. Raffaello Cortina
Neuropsichiatria infantile
MED/39 - CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Pediatria generale e specialistica
MED/38 - PAEDIATRICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Terapia occupazionale
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION - University credits: 2
Practicals: 15 hours
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Martelli Luisa
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday 1 - 2 pm (e-mail )
San Paolo Hospital, Via A di Rudinì 8, 20142 - Milano