Child neuropsychiatry (2016/2017)

Course code
4S01692
Name of lecturer
Gaetano Cantalupo
Coordinator
Gaetano Cantalupo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
MED/39 - CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IB dal Nov 14, 2016 al Jan 21, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall G Lente Didattica from Nov 15, 2016  to Nov 15, 2016
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 5 Lente Didattica from Nov 22, 2016  to Dec 13, 2016
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 5 Lente Didattica from Jan 10, 2017  to Jan 17, 2017
Friday 9:20 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 5 Lente Didattica from Nov 18, 2016  to Dec 2, 2016
Friday 9:20 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 5 Lente Didattica from Jan 13, 2017  to Jan 20, 2017

Learning outcomes

Basic knowledge of Child Neuropsychiatry

Syllabus

Anatomy and Embryology of the Nervous System
The neurological assessment of preterm infants
The neurological assessment of the full-term baby
The normal development of motor, cognitive, psychological, and relational functions
The use of MRI in the evaluation of brain maturation
The EEG use in the evaluation of brain maturation
The 'Floppy Infant' (clinical and instrumental framework for the etiological diagnosis)
The cerebral palsies
Infectious and inflammatory diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system
Sleep disorders
Epilepsies

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test - Free composition on one or two topics proposed

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017