MBBS Paediatrics Curriculum

MBBS Paediatrics Curriculum

S.NO TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES (AT THE END OF THE SESSION THE STUDENT SHOULD BE ABLE TO) TEACHING GUIDELINES METHODOLOGY TIME
1 Introduction to Pediatrics Definition & overview of Pediatrics Definition, Morbidity & mortality trend Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
2 Normal growth Normal pattern of growth

FTT

Short stature

Anthropometric assessment

Growth charts FTT, Short stature

Power point presentation

(PPP) Student Interactive Session

1 Hr
3 Normal development Normal developmental milestones,

Dentition

 

Developmental assessment

Approach to delayed development including dentition

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
4 Immunization Principles of immunization,

NIP Schedule

 

Cold chain,

National Schedule Additional vaccines,

AEFI,  Surveillance

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
5 Introduction to newborn and normal newborn baby Care of Normal newborn

 

Care of Normal newborn,

Common problems of NB

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
6 Temperature regulation in newborn Diagnosis & management of Hypothermia

 

Modes of heat loss from body

Prevention of Hypothermia

KMC

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
7 Breast feeding and lactation management Breast feeding and its advantages Physiology of breast milk formation, Reflexes associated with breast feeding

EBF, Positioning

& attachment associated

problems

 

 

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
8 Infant and child feeding (Include complimentary feeding) Definition, significance of IYCF Mode preparation & administration Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session

 

1 Hr
9 Birth Asphyxia Definition, diagnosis & management Neonatal resuscitation Demonstration (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
10 Normal fluid and electrolyte balance in children Normal physiology & requirement Calculation of fluid & electrolyte for the given child Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
11 Low birth weight babies Care of a LBW Baby Care of a LBW Baby, Definition, causes & problems Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
12 Neonatal respiratory distress Diagnosis & management of respiratory distress in neonate Definition, diagnosis  & management of RDS  Assessment & intervention Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
13 Jaundice in newborn Definition, causes diagnosis & management Definition, causes & management

 

Assessment by Kramer’s method

phototherapy

Demonstration (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
14 Neonatal infections Definition, diagnosis & management Definition, diagnosis & management

 

prevention

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
15 Neonatal convulsions Definition, causes , diagnosis & management Definition, causes , diagnosis & management Approach to a baby with seizure Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
16 PEM and its management Definition, classification & management Definition, causes , diagnosis & management Approach to a child with PEM

F-75 & F-100 diet

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
17 Vitamins deficiencies – Vitamin A deficiency, Scurvy, Rickets Definition, causes , diagnosis & management Definition, causes , diagnosis & management Clinical picture & management Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 2 Hr
18 Nutritional anemia in infancy and childhood Approach to a child with anemia Incidence, causes (iron, FA, vitaminB12 deficiency, other causes) & Management Definition, causes , diagnosis & management Incidence, causes (iron, FA, vitaminB12 deficiency, other causes) & Management

 

 

 

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 3 Hr
19 Acute diarrhea Assessment , diagnosis & management of acute diarrhoea & dehydration

Chronic diarrhoea, Persistent diarrhoea

Definition, clinical picture, treatment, prevention Assessment of dehydration, ORS Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
20 Hypothyroidism in children Diagnosis & management Causes, clinical picture & management Assessment & follow up Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
21 Congestive heart failure – diagnosis and management Approach to a child with CHF Definition, causes, presentation & management Approach to a child with CHF Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
22 Congenital heart disease Approach to a child with CHD Introduction, classification (cyanotic & a cyanotic), indivisual heart diseases Approach to a child with CHD Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 2 Hr
23 Rheumatic heart disease Definition,  diagnosis & management of RHD Definition, modified Jones criteria’s, management  & prevention, SABE Prophylaxis & follow up Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 2 Hr
24 Hypertension in children, including hypertensive emergencies Diagnosis & management of hypertension in children Definition, clinical picture  & treatment Blood pressure chart interpretation

Life style modification

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
25 Acute respiratory infections ARI Diagnosis & management ARI Programme, pneumonia, bronchiolitis Approach & management Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 2 Hr
26 Bronchial asthma including status asthmaticus Definition, classification, diagnosis & management Definition, classification, diagnosis & management Approach to a child with status asthmaticus

Demonstration of MDI inhaler with spacer & mask

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session & demonstration 2 Hr
27 Nephrotic syndrome Diagnosis & management of nephrotic syndrome Definition, causes, diagnosis & complications management Approach to a child with NS Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
28 Acute glomerulonephritis and hematuria Definition, diagnosis & management Definition, causes , diagnosis, complication & management Approach to a child with hematuria Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
29 Chronic liver disease Definition, causes & management Definition, causes , diagnosis, complication & management Wilson’s disease Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
30 Hemolytic anemia including thalassemia Definition, causes, diagnosis  & management Definition, causes, diagnosis, complication & management Approach to a child with anemia & hepatosplenomegally, Thalassemia, Hereditary spherocytosis, Sickle cell anemia Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 3 Hr
31 Aplastic anemia Definition, causes, diagnosis & management Definition, causes, diagnosis, complication & management Differential diagnosis

Transfusion of blood & blood products

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
32 Leukemias Definition, classification, diagnosis & management Definition, classification, diagnosis, complication & management Administration of chemotherapy & follow up Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 2 Hr
33 Bleeding and coagulation disorders (Hemophilia, ITP) Definition, causes, diagnosis  & management Definition, causes, diagnosis, complication & management of ITP, Hempphilia, Vitamin K deficiency, Von Willebrand disease, Approach to a bleeding child

Transfusion of blood & blood products

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 2 Hr
34 Seizure disorders including status epilepticus Definition, types, diagnosis & management Definition, types, causes, management Approach to a child with status epilepticus Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
35 Cerebral Palsy Definition, causes, diagnosis,  & management Definition, causes, diagnosis,  & management Rehabilitation & follow up Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
36 Common exanthematous illnesses – Measles, Chickenpox, Dengue, Chickengunya Definition, diagnosis,  & management Definition, diagnosis,  & management Prevention

Management of complication

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 3 Hr
37 Childhood tuberculosis Definition, causes, diagnosis  & management Definition, causes, diagnosis, complication & management DOTS

Family screening

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
38 Shock and anaphylaxis Definition, causes, types, diagnosis, complication & management Definition, causes, types, diagnosis, complication & management Approach to a child with shock Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
39 Adolescent growth and normal puberty Definition, growth pattern, pubertal changes Definition, growth pattern, pubertal changes Adolescent problems & management Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
40 Other childhood malignancies (neuroblastoma, wilms tumour, – lymphomas) cliinical picture, diagnosis, management Incidence, clinical picture, diagnosis, management Morbidity & mortality

Public awareness

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
41 Mental retardation Definition, clinical picture, management IQ assessment

rehabilitation

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
42 Behaviour disorders Incidence, presentation & management Parental awareness Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
43 Meningitis Definition, causes, diagnosis, complication & management Approach & differential diagnosis Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
44 Diptheria, Pertussis and Tetanus Definition, clinical picture, treatment Role of vaccination Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 3 Hr
45 Enteric fever Definition, causes, diagnosis, complication & management Approach & differential diagnosis Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
46 Common childhood Poisonings Incidence , types of poisoning , clinical picture & management Medico legal aspect

Parental awareness

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
47 Down’s syndrome Incidence , causes , clinical picture & management Genetic counseling

Follow up

 

Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
48 Medical ethics Definition

Present concern

Hippocrates oath Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
49 Pediatric prescription & rational drug therapy Need to know Rationality of antibiotics use Power point presentation (PPP) Student Interactive Session 1 Hr
50 Protein energy malnutrition (PEM) To diagnose, manage & prevent PEM PEM aetiology and clinical features. Classification of PEM, treatment Tutorial 1 Hr
51 Rickets To diagnose, prevent  & manage Rickets To know source and requirement of vitamin D. Clinical features & management Tutorial 1 Hr
52 Acute diarrhea; fluid therapy To diagnose and manage Acute diarrhoea and dehydration Know prevalence, etiology of acute diarrhoea, clinical signs & management Tutorial 1 Hr
53 Persistent diarrhea How to manage persistent diarrhoea Definition, etiology & management of persistent diarrhoea Tutorial 1 Hr
54 Hepatosplenomegaly How to manage common causes of hepatosplenomegaly To know different causes of hepatosplenomegaly diagnosis and management of each cause Tutorial 1 Hr
55 Hemolytic anemia; other anemias Diagnosis & management of Thalassemia, Sickle cell and Hereditary spherocytosis To know different causes of hemolytic anemia, their diagnosis and management Tutorial 1 Hr
56 Bleeding in children How to manage Hemophilia, ITP, Vitamin K deficiency etc. To know about common causes of bleeding in a child, diagnosis & management Tutorial 1 Hr
57 Leukemia How to manage ALL & AML To know etiology and diagnosis of leukemia Tutorial 1 Hr
58 Generalized lymphadenopathy Diagnosis & management of Tuberculosis & lymphoma To know different causes of lymphadenopathy, their diagnosis and management Tutorial 1 Hr
59 Congenital heart disease (cyanotic, acyanotic) Diagnosis and management of VSD, ASD, PDA & Fallot’s tetrology Types of congenital heart diseases, prevalence, diagnosis and management Tutorial 1 Hr
60 Rheumatic heart disease How to diagnose and manage Rheumatic heart disease Prevalence, Modified Jones criteria, diagnosis and management. Congestive heart failure, SABE Tutorial 1 Hr
61 Nephrotic syndrome; edema How to diagnose & manage nephritic syndrome Definition, pathology, clinical features & management. Different causes of oedema Tutorial 1 Hr
62 Acute glomerulonephritis How to diagnose and treat AGN and acute renal failure Etiology of glomerulonephritis, diagnosis and treatment Tutorial 1 Hr
63 Pleural effusion/consolidaton Diagnosis & management of pleural effusion & consolidation Causes of pleural effusion & consolidation. Pleural tap, pyogenic and tubercular infection Tutorial 1 Hr
64 Bronchial asthma; respiratory distress Causes of respiratory distress Types of inhalers & their use

Status Asthmaticus

Tutorial 1 Hr
65 Upper respiratory infections Types of URTI , clinical pictures & management Differential diagnosis Tutorial 1 Hr
66 Bronchopneumonia Etiology , clinical picture & management Approach to a child with bronchopneumonia Tutorial 1 Hr
67 Rash Should know about different causes of rash, their diagnosis & treatment Causes of rash, causes of exanthematous, fevers, allergic rash Tutorial 1 Hr
68 Meningitis Definition, causes, diagnosis, complication & management Approach to a child with meningitis Tutorial 1 Hr
69 Hemiparesis Definition, causes, diagnosis & management Differential diagnosis Tutorial 1 Hr
70 Monoparesis including acute flaccid paralysis Definition, causes, diagnosis & management Differential diagnosis

Polio myelitis

AFP Surveillance

Tutorial 1 Hr
71 Mental retardation (preventable and cerebral palsy) Definition, causes, diagnosis & management

Types of CP

IQ assessment

Rehabilitation

Follow up

Tutorial 1 Hr
72 Epilepsy and febrile convulsions Definition, causes, diagnosis & management

 

Approach to a child with seizure

Diffential points

Tutorial 1 Hr
73 Hydrocephalus Definition, causes, diagnosis & management

 

Surgical management Tutorial 1 Hr
74 Normal newborn Care of a normal newborn Definitions, common problems, feeding, neonatal reflexes Tutorial 1 Hr
75 Low birth weight babies Common problems of LBW babies Definition , causes , diagnosis & management Tutorial 1 Hr
76 Preterm babies Definition , causes , diagnosis & management Care of pre term babies Tutorial 1 Hr
77 Neonatal jaundice Definition , types, diagnosis & management Approach to a baby with neonatal jaundice

phototherapy

Tutorial 1 Hr
78 Neonatal septicemia Definition , causes , diagnosis & management Approach to a baby with neonatal sepsis Tutorial 1 Hr
79 Newborn resuscitation Recent guidelines of NB resuscitation demonstration Tutorial

demonstration

1 Hr
80 Respiratory distress in newborn Definition , causes , diagnosis & management Approach to a NB with RD Tutorial 1 Hr
81 Convulsions including status epilepticus Definition , causes

Treatment of status epilepticus

Common anticonvulsants

Uses & side effects

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

 

Approach to a child with status epilepticus

 

Seminar 1 Hr
82 Coma Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Glasgow coma scale

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Approach to an unconscious child

Seminar 1 Hr
83 Pyrexia of unknown origin Definition

Common  causes of PUO

Definition , causes  Diagnosis & management

Approach to a child with PUO

Seminar 1 Hr
84 Jaundice Definition

Common causes

Investigation & treatment

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Approach to a child with jaundice

Seminar 1 Hr
85 Portal hypertension Definition

Common causes of upper GI bleed

Management

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Approach to a child with upper GI bleeding

Seminar 1 Hr
86 Respiratory failure Diagnosis of respiratory failure

Treatment

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

PALS

Demonstration 1 Hr
87 Shock and anaphylaxis Definition

Types of shock

Clinical picture

Treatment

Definition , clinical picture & treatment of anaphylactic reaction

 

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Approach to a child with shock

Seminar 1 Hr
88 Rheumatic heart disease Definition , causes , diagnosis & treatment

Modified Jones criteria

Penicillin prophylaxis ,

 

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Penicillin prophylaxis ,

prevention of IE

Seminar 1 Hr
89 Hypertension Definition

Common causes of childhood HTN

Antihypertensive drugs used in children

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Prevention & life style modification

Seminar 1 Hr
90 Diabetes mellitus Clinical picture , causes , treatment & complications Definition , causes , diagnosis , management & complication

Management of DKA

 

Seminar 1 Hr
91 Hypothyroidism Definition , causes ,clinical picture , treatment & complication of hypothyroidism Definition , causes , diagnosis , management & complication

Congenital & acquired hypothyroidism

Seminar 1 Hr
92 Anemia Definition , causes , clinical picture & treatment Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

App roach to a child with anaemia

Seminar 1 Hr
93 Bleeding Definition (hemophilia , ITP)

common causes , diagnosis & treatment

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

Approach to a child with bleeding

Seminar 1 Hr
94 Renal failure Definition ,

Common  causes , diagnosis  & treatment complication

Definition , causes , diagnosis , management & complication

Peritoneal & hemodialysis

Seminar 1 Hr
95 Tuberculosis Definition , causes , clinical picture

ATT & its adverse effect

complication

Definition , causes , diagnosis ,management & complication

MDR TB

DOTS

Family screening

Seminar 1 Hr
96 Malaria Definition , clinical picture ,

diagnosis  &  Management

 

Definition , causes , diagnosis , management & complication

Microscopy & RDT

prevention

Seminar 1 Hr
97 HIV infection Definition , diagnosis  & management

 

Definition , causes , diagnosis , management & complication

HIV infection & breast feeding

Immunization of a HIV infected child

Seminar 1 Hr
98 Poliomyelitis and AFP surveillance Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

 

Definition , causes , diagnosis & management

AFP Surveilence programme

Mop up immunization

Seminar 1 Hr
99 Perinatal asphyxia (with obstetrics) Definition

Sarnat & sarnat staging,

management & complication

Definition , causes , diagnosis , management & complication

Approach to a baby with perinatal asphyxia

Seminar 1 Hr
100 Intrauterine growth retardation (with obstetrics) Definition ,

diagnosis ,

management & complication

Definition , causes , diagnosis , management & complication

Care of an IUGR baby

Seminar 1 Hr
                Total 115 Hours

RECOMMENDED READING BOOKS
Textbooks for Pediatrics

1. “Essentials of Pediatrics” by OP Ghai, Vinod K Paul and Piyush Gupta (latest edition)
2. “Care of the Newborn” by Meharban Singh (latest edition)

Reference Books

1. “Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics” by Richard E. Behrman, Robert M. Kliegman, Waldo E. Nelson
and Victor C. Vaughan (latest edition)
2. “Rudolph’s Pediatrics” by Abraham M. Rudolph, Julien IE Hoffman, Colin D. Rudolph and Paul
Sagan (latest edition)
Clinical Methods

1. “Hutchison’s Clinical Methods” by M Swash (latest edition)
2. “Pediatrics Clinical Methods” by Meharban Singh (latest edition)

Admission 2017