Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

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61a | Vth SUMMER SCHOOL OF PEDIATRICS

Duration
18 Aug 2008 - 22 Aug 2008
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Course directors:
Miroslav Harjaček, Children Hospital Srebrnjak, Croatia
Jadranka Popović, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh / UPMC, United States
Course description:
Extensive Review of Pediatric:

Lecturer: Dr. Svjetlana Tima-Dupanović University of Kansas, USA

Cardiology
Congenital Heart Disease
o Cyanotic Lesions
 Etiology, Diagnosis and Management
o Acyanotic Lesions
 Etiology, Diagnosis and Management
Pediatric EKG
The Most Common Pediatric Arrhythmias
o Mechanism and Management


Lecturer: Dr. Jakica Tancabelić University of Kansas, USA

Hematology & Oncology

Cancer in Children and Adolescents
Oncologic Emergencies
Life after Surviving Childhood Cancer
Coagulation, General Overview
Bleeding Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Anemias, General Overview
Thrombocytopenias

Lecturer: Dr. Miroslav Harjaček University of Zagreb, Croatia

Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology

Introduction to clinical immunology (back to basics)
Immune response to infection
Vaccine immunology
Immunodeficiencies
Organ-specific autoimmune diseases (JIA)
Systemic autoimmune diseases (SLE)
Autoinflammatory diseases

Lecturer: Dr. Petar Mamula University of Pennsylvania, USA

Gastroenterology

Failure to thrive
Celiac disease
Gastroesophageal reflux
GI Emergencies
Inflammatory bowel disease
Practical approach to endoscopy

Lecturer: Dr. Jadranka Popović University of Kansas

Endocrinology

Neonatal thyroid disease
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Turner Syndrome
Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Child with the short stature
Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Lecturer: Dr. Vukmir Vlaić University of Zagreb, Croatia

Pulmology & Allergy & Sleep Medicine

Asthma in childhood
Pulmonary function tests
Chronic lung disease of infancy
Bronchiolitis in infants
Foreign bodies in the airway
Sleep medicine in children


All handouts will be provided before the lectures.
All participants will be required to present a Case Study, and will have a pre and post-course test
General Pediatrics topics are highlighted
Course lecturers:
Petar Mamula, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
Jakica Tancabelić, Kansas State University, United States
Svjetlana Tišma-Dupanović, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Vukmir Vlasic, Tulane University, United States