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Department of Pediatrics

 Courses

 

Code

 

Name

 

Level

 

Term

 

Credit Hours

 

Contact Hours

 

Lec.

 

Clinical

 

Total

PED501

Pediatrics I

5

1

3

3

6

135

PED502

Pediatrics II

5

2

3

3

6

135

Course Description

PED 503&504 Pediatrics I&II.

Description:

It provides acquisition of basic knowledge of normal and abnormal physical, physiologic & psychosocial growth and development, and its clinical application from birth through adolescence. It enables the students to provide basic health care for neonates, infants, children and adolescents. It provides students with an appropriate background covering the common and important pediatric emergencies and diseases. It enables the development and application of appropriate professional communication and problem solving skills.also it allows the development of attitudes necessary for an individual to become a compassionate, ethical, and trustworthy physician who recognizes and respects the responsibility they assume in the care of their patients.

Course Contents:

I- Theoretical topics:

- Normal and abnormal growth and development.

- Genetic disorders.

- Nutritional requirements and disorders.

- Infections and vaccination.

- Neurological disorders in pediatrics

-Cardiology.

-Respiratory disorders.

-Digestive disorders.

-Hepatological disorders.

-Nephrology.

-Hematology.

-Endocrinology.

-Neonatology.

-Pediatric emergencies.
II. Clinical Topics, cases& sheets :

Kwashiorkor and Marasmus 

Rickets 

Down Syndrome 

Neonatal Jaundice 

Ventricular Septal Defect

Tetralogy of Fallot

Rheumatic Fever & Rheumatic Heart Disease `

Cardiology Sheet

Rheumatic Chorea

Hypothyroidism

Cerebral Palsy

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Hydrocephalus

Nephrotic Syndrome

Chronic Hemolytic Anemia

Hepatomegaly and Portal Hypertension

Purpura & Purpura Sheet

III- Diagnostic tools:

 -X-rays.

-CT scan of the head.

-Blood picture.

-Blood gas analysis.

-Urine analysis.

-Stool analysis.
Learning Activities:

A) General lectures

B) Clinical studies, clinical rounds, tutorials and seminars

Attendance Criteria:

Students must attend at least 70 % of the theoretical lectures and the clinical rounds to sit for the final exam.

Assessment methods:

- Written exams: short questions, long questions, case histories, MCQs

- Oral exams

- Clinical exams: short cases, long cases

- Diagnostic skills exams: X- rays, CTs, blood gases, CBCs, patient photographs.

Marks distribution:
           A total of 100 Marks distributed as follows:

20% Year Activity at O6U .

10% End of clinical term exam at Kasr El Ainy Hospital

40% End of year Written exam.

       30% End of year Clinical and Skills Exam.

Learning Resources:

A) Textbooks:-

·         Basic Pediatrics  (The October 6 UniversityUndergraduate Pediatrics Book),

·         Essential Pediatrics by David Hull and Derek Johnston, Churchill Livingstone, International Student Edition

B) Additional lecture-related hand-outs

C) Audiovisual aids e. g. board, data show, slides, overhead projector, etc.