Miscellaneous Paediatric Sub-Specialities MED5504
- Academic Session: 2021-22
- School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
This course offers students the opportunity to build on their existing knowledge base of paediatric nephrology, rheumatology, immunology and haematology/oncology. It also covers common problems encountered in the adolescent population that may not have been covered in previous learning. Students will have the opportunity to learn from a wide range of paediatric specialists who will suggest a focused and practical approach to commonly encountered paediatric problems within these subspecialties.
Normally 4 full teaching days, timetabled fortnightly
3000 word essay on relevant topic
The aim of this course is to foster a practical approach to the paediatric patient with a range of specialist problems
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
■ Critically appraise the presentation and management of renal, infectious, immunological and musculoskeletal disorders and diseases.
■ Demonstrate a detailed and critical understanding of haematological and oncological presentations.
■ Conceptualise and consolidate fundamentals of adolescent health and wellbeing
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.