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Semester 7 to10


The field of pediatrics deal with child health particularly in relation to their growth and development and nuttritional depend on broad understanding of basic and clinical science,critical thinking and problem solving, and exceptional professionalism and interpersonal skill in working with the health care team. This document is simply a road map for the areas of knowledge that students must master to obtain a broad education in Pediatrics. This booklet contains information on clinical attachments, lecture series, tutorials, exam timetables and academic calendar for the clinical academic years. During the clinical training phase, students are encouraged to learn systematically about Pediatrics and in depth about each patient. Through taking responsibility for patients -students will learn Pediatrics best through active patient care. Training in Pediatrics during the clinical training phase first provides background information that will thereafter be built on through the cases, resource sessions, and clinical experiences in the various areas of the discipline. The streamer continues its focus on the medical professionalism cornerstones: Clinical Skills, Medical Humanities (including the ethical and legal aspects of medicine), and Physicians' Attitudes and Conduct (PAC).

Course Contents

Growth & development • Week 1 Normal growth • Normal development • Week 2 Disorder of growth • Disorder of development Neonatology • Week3 Small for gestational age • Prematurity • Congenital infection • Week Four Neonatal infections • Respiratory disorders in neonates (asphyxia, RDS, Meconium aspiration • hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy,intracranial • hemorrhage, and seizures • Week Five hyperbiluribinemia in newborn • Nenatal examination • Week Six Anemia and coagulation disorders • history in Paediatric Human genetics and inborn errors of metabolism • Week Seven Introduction to genetics, patterns of inheritance(genetics disorders, Chromosomal disorders, genetics assessment, counseling • General paediatric examinations Fluids and electrolytes • Week Eight Dehydration, maintenance &fluid replacement therapy. • Dehydration, maintenance & replacement therapy. • Week Nine Electrolytes and acid-base disorders • Cardiovascular system Nutrition and nutritional disorders • Week Ten Breast feeding, infant feeding, complementary food and weaning, diet of normal child and adolescent • Failure to thrive • Week Eleven Under nutrition and obesity • Sever acute malnutrition • Week twelve Vitamins deficiencies • focus history • Week thirteen Respiratory system examination • mineral deficiencies The acutely-ill child • Week fourteen Resuscitation and basic life support • Advance life support • Resuscitation and basic life support • Week fifteen Shock, coma, drowning and near-drowning, electrical injury etc • Pediatric emergency-1 • Pediatric emergency-2s








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