Pediatric hematology course
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
Diagnostic orientation in the context of the complexity of hematology and hemato-oncology diseases in order to understand and rationalize the care process. Focus on 1) interpretation of blood count in different pediatric age; 2) implementing of safe blood product transfusions; 3) management of immunocompromised patient; 4) principles of chemotherapy; 5) assistance to the coagulopathic child.
1.Introduction to pediatric haematology (normal values, hematopoiesis, transfusion compatibility)
2.Anemia in Pediatrics: analysis of the pathogenesis in different pediatric ages, diagnostic and therapeutic emergencies.
3. White Blood Cells disorders: neutropenias and immunodeficiencies, diagnostic guidelines, therapeutic approach.
4. Platelet diseases: thrombocytopenia and thrombocytosis. Clinical presentation, therapeutic emergencies.
5. Remarks on coagulation.
6. Pediatric Leukemias
The teacher's slides
LAURA FORNONI (President)
EDOARDO GIOVANNI GIANNINI
GIUSEPPE MARCO DEIANA
examination written with multiple answers, oral examination to verify the understanding of the treated themes
ability of communication through oral examination, number of correct answers of the written examination