cod. 1002672

Academic year 2020/21
5° year of course - Second semester
- Susanna Maria Roberta ESPOSITO
Academic discipline
Pediatria generale e specialistica (MED/38)
Discipline pediatriche
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: EMERGENCY AND FIRST-AID MEDICINE

Learning objectives

Allow the student to know and understand the main emergencies of the pediatric age and the management methods.


Basic concepts of emergency-urgency.

Course unit content

• PBLS-D (Pediatric Basic Life Support-Defibrillation
• Domestic accidents and trauma in the child
• Impact of the abuse of antibiotics in children

Full programme

• Domestic accidents and airway obstruction in children
• Head injury in children
• Sport and sports injuries in children and adolescents
• A public health emergency: the abuse of antibiotics in children


Principi N, Rubino A. Pediatria generale e specialistica. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, 2017
Slides provided by the teacher and uploaded on the Elly platform.

Teaching methods

E-learning lessons with slides and audiovisual material.

Assessment methods and criteria

The student's knowledge, understanding and application skills will be assessed through an oral exam on the topics of the course.

Other information

As soon as it is possible (on a date to be defined), at the Sim-Lab of the University of Parma, interested students will be offered the opportunity to participate in a free PBLS-D (Pediatric Basic Life Support-Defibrillation) course to learn about dummies the cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers in the child.

The teacher can be contacted for clarifications or to schedule an appointment by email by writing to: susannamariaroberta.esposito@unipr.it, ilaria.ferrari@unipr.it