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Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Overview

The course includes systematic instructions in growth and development, nutritional needs of a child, immunization schedules and management of common diseases of infancy and childhood, scope of Social Pediatrics and counselling.
  • GOAL 

    The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Pediatrics is to acquire adequate knowledge and appropriate skills for optimally dealing with major health problems of children to ensure their optimal growth and development.

  • OBJECTIVES 

    KNOWLEDGE 

    At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
    • Describe the normal growth and development during fetal life, neonatal period, childhood and adolescence and outline deviations thereof.
    • Describe the common paediatric disorders and emergencies in terms of epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, rational therapy and rehabilitation.
    • State age related requirements of calories, nutrients, fluids, drugs etc. in health and disease.
    • Describe preventive strategies for common infectious disorders, malnutrition, genetic and metabolic disorders, poisonings, accidents and child abuse.
    • Outline national programmes relating to child health including immunisation programmes.

  • SKILLS 
    At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
    1. Take a detailed pediatric history, conduct an appropriate physical examination of children including neonates, make clinical diagnosis, conduct common bedside investigative procedures, interpret common laboratory investigation results and plan and institute therapy.
    2. Take anthropometric measurements, resuscitate newborn infants at birth, prepare oral rehydration solution, perform tuberculin test, administer vaccines available under current national programs, perform venesection, start an intravenous saline and provide nasogastric feeding.
    3. Conduct diagnostic procedures such as lumbar puncture, liver and kidney biopsy, bone marrow aspiration, pleural tap and ascitic tap.
    4. Distinguish between normal newborn babies and those requiring special care and institute early care to all new born babies including care of preterm and low birth weight babies, provide correct guidance and counselling in breast feeding.
    5. Provide ambulatory care to all sick children, identify indications for specialized/inpatient care and ensure timely referral of those who require hospitalization.

  • INTEGRATION 
    The training in pediatrics should prepare the student to deliver preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services for care of children both in the community and at hospital as part of a team in an integrated form with other disciplines, e.g. Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

SUBJECT CURRICULUM: As per Gujarat University and MCI Guided lines

EXAMINATION PATTERN: As per Gujarat University and MCI Guided line.

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Staff Information

Sr No Name Designation
1 Dr. Himanshu Joshi Professor & Head View
2 Dr. Ekta Dalal Associate Professor View
3 Dr. Nisha Prajapati Associate Professor View
4 Dr. Seema Shah Assistant Professor View
5 Dr Nisha Upadhyay Assistant Professor View
6 Dr. Dhara M. Patel Assistant Professor View
7 Dr Dhara M Patel Assistant Professor View

Staff Attendance

Sr No Staff Attendance Month Short Desc Posted Date
1 Daily Attendance Please visit the site for Attendance 30/12/2016 View
2 Staff List Staff List of Pediatrics 16/01/2017 View

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Monthly Teaching Schedule

Sr No Teaching Schedule Month Teaching Schedule Short Description Teaching Schedule Date
1 December-2016 Achieved Teaching Schedule Dec-2016 10/01/2017 View
2 January 2017 Proposed Teaching Schedule-sem 7-jan-2017 10/01/2017 View
3 January 2017 Proposed Teaching Schedule- sem 6-jan-2017 10/01/2017 View
4 Achieved Teaching - Feb 2017 Achieved Teaching - Feb 2017 04/03/2017 View
5 Proposed Teaching - March 2017 Proposed Teaching - March 2017 04/03/2017 View

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