1 / IXth PEDIATRIC SUMMER SCHOOL

13 – 17 August 2012        Send to printer


Course directors

Jadranka Popović, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh / UPMC, United States
Miroslav Harjaček, Children Hospital Srebrnjak, Croatia


Course description:

Lecturer: S. Nena Osorio, M.D., The New York Presbyterian-Weill, Cornell Medical Center

General Pediatrics

• Fever without a source, bacteremia and sepsis

• FTT

• Jaundice in a newborn

• ALTE

• UTI

• Asthma

Lecturer: Dr. Svjetlana Tišma-Dupanović , University of Missouri, 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. 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. Miroslav Harjaček, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology

• Introduction to clinical immunology (“back to basics”)

• Developmental immunology

• Immune response to infection

• Vaccine immunology

• Immunodeficiencies

• Organ-specific autoimmune diseases (JIA)

• Systemic autoimmune diseases (SLE)

• Autoinflammatory diseases

Lecturer: Dr. Jadranka Popović, University of Pittsburgh, USA

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


Course lecturers

Nena Osorio, Cornell University, United States
Miroslav Harjaček, Children Hospital Srebrnjak, Croatia
Jadranka Popović, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh / UPMC, United States
Petar Mamula, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
Svjetlana Tišma-Dupanović, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States


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