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INFANTILE NEUROPSYCHIATRY

CODE 67557
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 1 credit during the 5th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/39
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

See the integrated course of pediatrics

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

See the integrated course of pediatrics

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching aims to

- provide students with the basics of child neuropsychiatry

- provide students with a general understanding of psychomotor, cognitive and emotional development and of the interaction between biological, psychological, family and socio-environmental aspects

- to introduce the issues related to the main disorders in Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, with particular reference to Intellectual Disabilities, Infantile Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Epilepsies, Febrile Convulsions, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Food Behavior Disorders, anxiety, mood, thought and in general psychic distress, especially in adolescence

- have students acquire neurological and psychiatric evaluation skills in developmental age, related to psychomotor, cognitive and relational development; skills in the field of global and multidisciplinary care and in interventions on the problems, also aimed at activating the early recognition of the disorders, the prevention of disability and the promotion of mental health.

 

EXPECTED LEARNING RESULTS

At the end of the course the student will be able to

• know the basic elements of child neuropsychiatry,

know the basic elements of the main psychopathological disorders in the Neuropsychiatry of infancy and adolescence, with particular reference to Intellectual Disabilities, Infantile Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy and Developmental epileptic syndromes, Febrile convulsions, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Food conduct Disorders, disorders of anxiety, mood, thought and disorders about general characteristics of mental illness

• classify the main clinical forms

• understand the principles of disorders treatment in Child Neuropsychiatry, with particular attention to disability and mental disorders, with a view to planning therapeutic interventions and qualifications

• recognize the disorders in question, especially at an early stage

• analytically describe the related signs and symptoms

• apply the main diagnostic and therapeutic criteria

• critically evaluate the pathogenic factors in the role

• to distinguish these disorders from similar forms, in differential diagnosis

• building the bases of diagnostic-therapeutic-care pathways and outlining the basic principles of multidisciplinary care, the early recognition of disorders, the prevention of disability and the promotion of mental health

• explain to the families and, to the extent practicable, the problems and the diagnostic-therapeutic approach to be implemented.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures with space for interactivity, awareness raising increasing of observation skills, continuous training and EBM practices

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Psychomotor and emotional development

Intellectual Disabilities

Infantile Cerebral Palsy

Epilepsies and epileptic syndromes of the developmental age; febrile convulsions

Problems related to disorders of anxiety, mood, thought

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Eating behavior disorders

Neurological and neuropsychiatric evaluation in childhood under different conditions

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Maurizio de Negri “Neuropsichiatria dell’età evolutiva” Ed. Piccin, Padova, 2004.

Slides of lessons, to supplement the text.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PASQUALE STRIANO (President)

CARLO BELLINI

GIROLAMO MATTIOLI

MICHELE TORRE

MARIA CRISTINA SCHIAFFINO

VINCENZO SALPIETRO DAMIANO

ANGELO RAVELLI

LUCA ANTONIO RAMENGHI

ALDAMARIA PULITI

GIUSEPPA PATTI

LINO NOBILI

CARLO MINETTI

GIUSEPPE MARTUCCIELLO

RENATA BOCCIARDI

MARIA MARGHERITA MANCARDI

CLARA MALATTIA

ROBERTO GASTALDI

CHIARA FIORILLO

NATASCIA DI IORGI

ELISA DE GRANDIS

GIUSEPPE D'ANNUNZIO

ALESSANDRO CONSOLARO

Rosaria Casciaro

CLAUDIO BRUNO

STEFANO VOLPI

MOHAMAD MAGHNIE (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures with space for interactivity, awareness raising increasing of observation skills, continuous training and EBM practices

LESSONS START

II semester, from April 2019

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

 A Oral. Score (18-30) is attributed according to the degree of knowledge and training acquired, as indicated by C.I. of Pediatrics.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam is conducted in order to verify the achievement of the expected learning outcomes: ability to apply knowledge through the use of operational tools, communication skills through oral examination, start-up of interdisciplinary work training and the specific role, development the ability to insight through experience.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/01/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale sala museo - Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16
21/01/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale sala museo - Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16
25/02/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale sala museo - Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16
27/05/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale esame riservato agli studenti fuori corso Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16 - sala museo
03/06/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale Istituto G. Gaslini - Padiglione 16 - aula magna
04/06/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16 - aula magna
17/06/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale sala museo - Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16
01/07/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale sala museo - Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16
15/07/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale sala museo - Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16
16/09/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale sala museo - Istituto G. Gaslini - padiglione 16
18/11/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

The course is held in the second semester of the second year through lectures that use slide and videotape projections and stimulate interactivity. Verification of learning takes place in oral form as part of the verification of the integrated course in which the discipline is part. The teaching material is provided by the teacher and made available on AulaWeb.