Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

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2 | 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