Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of growth in pediatric age, emphasizing the environmental
influences in order to reach an appropiate level of competence and
Course contents summary
1) Definition and general principles of auxology; 2) Growth in pediatric
age; 3) Intrinsic factors regulating growth; 4) Extrinsic factors regulating
growth; 5) Nutrition and physical activity; 6) Methods for studying growth
of weight and height; 7)Definition of puberty; 8) Abnormalities of timing
of puberty; 9) diseases of puberty: precocious and delayed puberty.
Castello M., Duse M. Manuale di Pediatria. Piccin Editore
Maurizio Vanelli ARGOMENTI DI PEDIATRIA
Per la formazione degli studenti del Corso di Laurea Magistrale in
Medicina e Chirurgia
Collana Saperi, MUP Editore
GV Zuccotti, M. Giovannini Manuale di Pediatria,
La Pratica Clinica, Società Editrice Esculapio.
The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which might be available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly2020.medicina.unipr.it/).
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, score 0-
30. Score is immediately communicated. In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le-eli-che-supporto-studenti-con-disabil...)