18 – 22 August 2008   print this page

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, USACardiology Congenital Heart Disease o Cyanotic Lesions  Etiology, Diagnosis and Managemento Acyanotic Lesions  Etiology, Diagnosis and Management Pediatric EKG The Most Common Pediatric Arrhythmias o Mechanism and ManagementLecturer: Dr. Jakica Tancabelić University of Kansas, USAHematology & 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 ThrombocytopeniasLecturer: 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 diseasesLecturer: Dr. Petar Mamula University of Pennsylvania, USAGastroenterology Failure to thrive Celiac disease Gastroesophageal reflux GI Emergencies Inflammatory bowel disease Practical approach to endoscopyLecturer: Dr. Jadranka Popović University of KansasEndocrinology 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 childrenAll 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 testGeneral 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