2 / VIIIth ANNUAL SUMMER PEDIATRIC SCHOOL


22 – 26 August 2011   print this page

Course directors:

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


Course description:

Prof. dr. Jadranka Popović, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Prof. dr. Miroslav Harjaček, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb, 20.4. 2011

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the ¨VIII th Summer Pediatric School¨ organized by Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik, that will be held between 22.-26. 8. 2011 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The extensive review of the following pediatric topics will be covered:

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. 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

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:

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