cod. PR1005089

Academic year 2023/24
3° year of course - First semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
PERRONE Serafina
integrated course unit
6 credits
hub: Parma Azienda USL
course unit

Learning objectives

The learning process will provide theoretical and practical basis of the discipline. Student will know main aspects of physiology of children, nursing and treatment of principal pediatric diseases


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Course unit content

Acquisition of skills in the management of the healthy newborn, in the main cases that require emergency or elective hospitalization in pediatrics and in the cases that can be managed on an outpatient basis.

Full programme

- Growth, physiology and neurodevelopmental outcome - - Airway diseases - Urinary tract infection - Congenital and acquired cardiopathy - Meningoencephalitis - Convulsions - gastroenteritis - Vaccinations - Nutrition - - Pain: assessment and treatment -Drugs: doses and route of administration - transfusions - Pediatric organization- Newborn: physiology, development, nutrition, screening tests, diseases -.


Collana Saperi, MUP Editore
Castello M, Duse
M. Manuale di Pediatria. Piccin editore.
GV Zuccotti, M. Giovannini Manuale di Pediatria,
La Pratica Clinica, Società Editrice Esculapio.
N Principi, A Rubino, A Vierucci: Pediatria generale e Specialistica, Casa
Editrice Ambrosiana.

Teaching methods

The course will be held through lectures to Students in the classroom. Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which might be available to students on the Elly platform (

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination. Results are published in a week. Subsequentluy oral examination and immediate communication of score Score 0-30.In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely through the Teams platform (guide
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (

Other information

The professor can be contacted for clarification or to make an appointment via email. There will be no intermediate evaluations. The student will have to demonstrate his degree of learning on the final exam.