Pediatrics I

PEDT 403-PEDIATRICS I (9Cr.):

This 8 weeks module is supposed to introduce knowledge, add clinical experience through taking history and performing clinical examination at a good standard, and maintain professionalism in the field of Pediatrics. Students get learning opportunities in clinical situations that help applying what is learnt in phase I and understanding common and important illnesses, conditions and disorders, in addition to pathophysiology and pharmacology in pediatrics, with the ability to competently diagnose and appropriately manage cases. Students study issues related to growth & development, vaccination, common nutritional problems, neonatology, allergic diseases, gastroenterology, infection diseases, respiratory diseases, basics of medical genetics, and common genetic disorders

Prerequisites: USRP301 Urinary System and Rep II, NESC303 Neurosciences, MSYS 302- Multisystem I,MSYS 304- Multisystem II, REPG306 Research Project.