General and specialised pediatrics (qualifying activity)

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
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

Single session

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.
Prerequisites for admission
Notions of general medicine
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Manuale di Pediatria. La pratica clinica. A cura di GV Zuccotti Esculapio editore ED 2016
Assessment 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.
MED/38 - PAEDIATRICS - University credits: 2
Professional training: 50 hours
Gruppo 1
Professor: Verduci Elvira
Gruppo 2
Professor: Canevini Maria Paola
Monday 1 - 2 pm (e-mail )
San Paolo Hospital, Via A di Rudinì 8, 20142 - Milano