HAEMATOLOGY

HAEMATOLOGY

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Code
68027
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9277 Pediatric nursing (L/SNT1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/15
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Pediatric nursing)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Pediatric hematology course

AIMS AND CONTENT

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.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

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

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The teacher's slides

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

DONATA GIROSI

CONCETTA MICALIZZI

ALESSANDRA ZOLESI

EDOARDO GIOVANNI GIANNINI

ROBERTO GASTALDI

GIUSEPPE MARCO DEIANA

MANRICO BALBI

SIMONA CALZA

LAURA FORNONI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

EXAMS

Exam description

examination written with multiple answers, oral examination to verify the understanding of the treated themes

Assessment methods

ability of communication through oral examination, number of correct answers of the written examination