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Master in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Study Plan and Internship

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Study plan

The course will have a duration of 20 months (divided into 2 academic years), beginning on June 4, 2018. The educational activities will take place in e-learning mode on the Moodle platform to which the Master's students will have access

 

You will be assessed across the following components for the different modules:

• Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary

• Disorders of the thyroid

• Disorders of the adrenals

• Disorders of para-thyroids, calcium and bone

• Reproductive endocrinology

• Endocrine-related cancer

• Principles of Diabetes

• Approaches to Care in diabetic patients

• Promoting Self-Care in diabetic patients

• Management of Diabetes

• Complications of Diabetes

•Research Methodologies and Critical Appraisal

• Professional Project (at least 10,500 words)

 

These aspects will be developed through the following didactic activities:

- Frontal academic lessons

- Symposia

- Digital publication (eBooks, journals, and other digital works)

- Podcast/Audio (Any purely audio learning content)

- Event (Media from lectures, panels, and conferences with a teaching and learning focus)

- Clinical case scenarios, with case-based discussion

- Individual learning portfolio

- Group/individual activity

- Case-based examination

 

Learning and teaching methods

• Delivered entirely online

• Self-directed learning with tutor support and guidance

• Elective modules available in 2nd year

• In-depth study in an area of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in your 2nd year

• Typical study time of 10-14 hours each week

The professional project involves writing up to 10,500 words on a practice issue.

You will be assigned a supervisor to guide you.

 

Teaching/ subject

Scientific field

Credits

Module 1: Auxology and Pediatric Endocrinology

 

20

General Auxology

MED38

10

Specialized auxology and endocrinology 1

MED38

5

Specialized auxology and endocrinology 12

MED38

5

Module 2: Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology

 

10

Clinical Genetics

MED/03

5

Dysmorphology

MED/03

5

Module 3: Nutrition in Pediatrics

MED/38

5

Module 4: Clinical and Specialized Auxology and Pediatric Endocrinology

 

27

Obesity, Metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia

MED/38

5

Congenital and Acquired Thyroid diseases

MED/38

5

Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Endocrinology

MED/38

5

Infectious Diseases and Endocrinology

MED/38

3

Immuno-endocrinology

MED/38

3

Pediatric Andrology and Hypogonadism

MED/13

3

Endocrine Diseases of CNS and of adrenal glands

MED/38

3

Module 5: Pediatric Diabetology

MED/38

6

Module 6: Epidemiology and Statistics

MED/42

6

 

 

74

Training

 

12

Final Test

 

12

Total

 

98

 

 

Internship

The internship will take place mainly in the countries where students are residing in facilities to be identified by the Master's Coordinator, or during periods of study and comparison in loco, in the periods of August 2018 and August 2019.

The credits foreseen for the internship are awarded to the student upon attestation by the Master Coordinator that the internship has been regularly carried out.

 
last update: 18-Dec-2017
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