PAM 610: Pediatrics

Course Description Students learn the physiological and psychological fundamentals of normal growth and development as they pertain to the pediatric and adolescent patient. Topics covered include neonatology and infant nutritional requirements, preventive immunization schedules, child abuse and childhood injuries. Via a systems approach, students study common childhood illnesses and their signs, symptoms, and treatment. Also emphasized is the embryology of specific organ systems, which illustrates normal developmental anatomy and the embryological basis for congenital anomalies of those systems.
Credits 2