Medicine - Course - Pediatric Neuromuscular and Psychiatric Disorders

  • Course Code: PEDT926
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: (1Lec,1Cln)
  • Course Type:  Major Core (MC)

Course Description

Normal milestones of development, Microcephaly and Hydrocephalus, Floppy infants, Mental retardation, Cerebral palsy, Seizure syndromes, hereditary myopathies (muscle dystrophy), and Anticonvulsant drugs. Advanced knowledge about Genetic and environmental influences on behavior, Age-appropriate behavioral concerns during the health care supervision visit, Counseling the parents and children on management of common behavioral such as discipline, toilet training (enuresis, encopresis) and eating disorders.