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PEDIATRICS

CODE 66479
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 2 credits during the 2nd year of 9288 DIETETIC STUDIES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/38
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (DIETETIC STUDIES)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The teaching of PEDIATRICS in the Module Maternal-Infantile Nutrition in developmental age, provides for the teaching of topics pediatric and provides notions regarding the problems of growth in childhood and adolescence.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Identify and manage the needs of dietetic / nutritional assistance from an educational, preventive, clinical and rehabilitative point of view in the maternal infant area.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Identify knowledge of pediatric care, from an educational and clinical point of view in the maternal area Infantile and nutritional aspects in the healthy child , in children suffering from various pediatric diseases (celiac disease, etc).

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching is divided into 20 hours.
Mainly theoretical lectures are held on these topics:
- Recognize growth abnormalities that require no further study: government deficits and delays, evaluate- auxological action of the child, use of growth curves and BMI curves, obesity including obesity genetics, growth disorders, puberty.
- Neonatal screening 
- Overview of congenital errors, phenylchetonuria and hyperphenylalaninemic syndromes, dietotherapy of congenital errors of metabolism.
- Recognize diabetes occurring in children,identify and illustrate the preventive and social aspects of diabetes occurring in children.
- Rheumatic diseases -clinical framework Diagnostic and therapeutic approach of the main ones Pediatric rheumatological diseases.
- Recognize and classify the main malformations-congenital diseases, malformative syndromes and diseases chromosome. Identify environmental factors, external or intrauterine, which may contribute to manifestation of unfavorable hereditary characteristics and / or malformations.
- Nutrition in the child with neurological damage
- Nutrition in the celiac child
- The nutritional diet in children.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

In teaching these subjects will be addressed:
- Endocrinological part
- Diabetological part
- Metabolic part
- Rheumatological part
- Part of the neuromuscular system

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Slides of the lessons, also reported in the classroom.
- Essential pediatrics. Treatise on clinic and therapy. by R. Burgio et coll. year 2015
- Didactic material provided by the teachers (photocopies of articles from scientific journals) -
- European guidelines for the assessment and treatment of gastrointestinal and nutritional complications in children with neurological damage, 2019 edition

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

SIMONE FERRERO

LINO NOBILI

GIUSEPPA PATTI

VINCENZO SALPIETRO DAMIANO

STEFANO VOLPI

DANIELA REBORA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

see the integrated course

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam consists of an oral test

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The verification of learning takes place through the only final (oral) exam which aims to ascertain the membership acquisition by the student of the results of expected learning.

To pass the exam, the student must report one vote on less than 18/30, and must demonstrate:

 -Know the topics I dealt with during the lessons;

- Be able to possess an adequate level of knowledge of the subjects covered during teaching.

The following final marks are expressed in thirtieths:
-Ability to deal transversely and critically of the topics requested;
- Correctness, clarity, synthesis and fluidity of exhibition;
- Mastery of the subject.
The mark of 30/30, with possible honors, will be awarded when the knowledge / skills of the subject are excellent.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/06/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà a partire dalle ore 14.00 presso Aula De Toni (pre aula magna), Pad. 16, piano terra Istituto Giannina Gaslini
28/06/2022 10:30 GENOVA Orale l'esame si svolgerà a partire dalle ore 10.30 presso Aula Durand, 1 piano Pad. 7 (edificio Formazione), Istituto Giannina Gaslini

FURTHER INFORMATION

The teachers of the teaching of Pediatrics are available in THEIR addresses listed in the section of UNIGE (e-mail and telephone number).