- Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs):

 2.a. Knowledge and understanding:


   By the end of the course, students should be able to:


     2.a.1- Describe the normal growth and development of the human body and mind at all stages; intrauterine, infancy and childhood.

2.a.2- Define the etiology, risk factors, pathogenesis and the clinical manifestations of cardiac, respiratory, neurological, renal, blood and endocrinal diseases in pediatric .

2.a.3- Classify the differential diagnosis of common pediatric diseases, as well as complications of diseases met with in common practice.

2.a.4- mention the basic principles of infectious diseases and   its prevention.

2.a.5- explain the role of genetics in predisposition of diseases.

2.a.6- Describe the indications, the relative advantages and disadvantages of various therapeutic modalities for common and life threatening illness.

2.a.7-Define the normal neonatal features and etiology, risk factors, pathogenesis and the clinical manifestations of the neonatal diseases.

2.a.8- enumerate the basic principles of formulating specific clinical sheets and art of utilizing sources of information.

2.a.9- Outline the basic issues for promoting health, preventing and controlling diseases and disabilities.

2.a.10- state the basic principles of normal nutrition and malnutrition in infancy and childhood.

2.a.11- summarize the basic determinants of health, principles of disease prevention and the scientific basis and interpretation of various diagnostic modalities for; early detection and establishing diagnosis of common community health problems.


2.b. Practical and Clinical Skills

   By the end of the course, students should be able to:

     2. b.1- Write a complete and a focused medical history.

     2.b.2- Write specific clinical sheets to record medical problems to deal with in clinical practice

    2.b.3- Perform full clinical examination for a newborn, neonate, child and adolescent.

    2.b.4- Perform mental status assessment for child patient.

    2.b.5- Write and design rational management strategies for both acute and chronic conditions commonly met in clinical practice.

    2.b.6- Diagnose different pediatric problems and how to deal with.

    2.b.7- Manage the common pediatric diseases and ask for essential investigations for it.


2.c. Professional Attitude and Behavioral kills:

         By the end of the course, students should be able to:

    2.c.1. Demonstrate respects for the rights of patients and their families to full understanding, and involve them in management decision.

    2.c.2. Respects to all patients irrespective of their socioeconomic levels, culture or religious believes.

    2.c.3. Using appropriate language to establish good patient-physician relationship.

    2.c.4. Reflect critically on their own performance and that of others, to refer patients to appropriate health facility at the appropriate stage.


2.d. Communication skills:

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

     2.d.1. Communicate clearly and effectively with patients and their family members with respect to them, colleagues and all members of the health profession.

    2.d.2. Explain to the patients and their families the nature of illness, and the management plan to understand treatment options in easy way.

    2.d.3. Establish good relations with the patients and their relatives.

    2.d.4. Cope up with difficult situations as breaking news.


2.e. Intellectual Skills:

    By the end of the course, students should be able to:

    2.e.1. Analyze the clinical and investigational data to be used in clinical problem solving in pediatric.

    2.e.2- Generate a list of initial diagnostic hypotheses (differential diagnosis) for each problem.

    2.e.3. Analyze all sources of information in addition to the patient interview to interpret and evaluate the medical history.

    2.e.4. Construct appropriate management strategies with common diseases in children.

    2.e.5. Interpret different laboratory reports to reach to the professional diagnosis.

    2.e.6. Interpret patient symptoms and signs in terms of their pathologic and functional diagnostic significances.

   2.e.7. classify the risk factors of pediatric diseases to design prophylactic measures including vaccination.


2.f. General and transferable Skills:

      By the end of the course, students should be able to:

       2.f.1-Establish life long self-learning required for continuous professional development.

       2.f.2- Use the sources of biomedical information and communication technology to remain current with advances in knowledge and practice.

      2.f.3– Retrieve, manage and manipulate information by all means, including electronic means.

      2.f.4- Present information clearly in written, electronic and oral forms.

      2.f.5-Establish effective interpersonal relationship to communicate ideas and arguments