1 / VIth ANNUAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF PEDIATRICS


17 – 21 August 2009   print this page

Course directors:

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


Course description:

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the ¨VI th Summer Pediatric School¨ organized by Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik, that will be held between 17-21. 8. 2009 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The extensive review of the following pediatric topics will be covered:

Lecturer: Dr. Svjetlana Tišma-Dupanović , University of Missouri, USA

Cardiology

- Congenital Heart Disease

- Cyanotic Lesions

- Etiology, Diagnosis and Management

- Acyanotic Lesions

- Etiology, Diagnosis and Management

- Pediatric EKG

- The Most Common Pediatric Arrhythmias

- Mechanism and Management

Lecturer: Dr. Jakica Tancabelić , University of Missouri, 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”)

- Developmental immunology

- Immune response to infection

- Vaccine immunology

- Immunodeficiencies

- Organ-specific autoimmune diseases (JIA)

- Systemic autoimmune diseases (SLE)

- Autoinflammatory diseases

- Asthma

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

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:

Svjetlana Tišma-Dupanović, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Jakica Tancabelić, Kansas State University, United States
Miroslav Harjaček, Children Hospital Srebrnjak, Croatia
Jadranka Popović, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh / UPMC, United States