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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

You will solve medical-surgical problems of the airways, infections, metabolism and nutrition, and cardiac-respiratory arrest. You will also provide neurological support and comprehensive monitoring of pediatric patients in critical condition.
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Description

In the subspecialty in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, you will be trained as a professional who is competent at solving the problems of pediatric patients in serious condition, with a spirit of humanism and reflection that is conducive to patient care in a quality environment that promotes research and medical education within the framework of intensive pediatric therapy in Mexico and abroad.

Duration: 2 years.

 

Venue:

  • IMSS UMAE No. 25.
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20120188 dated August 10, 2011.

Objective

In the subspecialty in Pediatric Critical care you will use the scientific method as a habitual instrument for your professional development and as a participative instrument for advanced research in your field of specialization.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • You will solve the clinical problems of typical pathologies of pediatric patients in critical sate in different clinical scenarios.
  • You will demonstrate through your actions the principles of ethics and professionalism of your specialty.
  • You will support the tutoring of lower-ranking peers and patients.
  • You will develop research that will allow you to make decisions regarding the care of your patients.

Graduate profile

You will be a medical professional who is competent at carrying actions such as prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of problems of the airways, infections, metabolism and nutrition, and cardiac-respiratory arrest. You will also provide neurological support and comprehensive monitoring of pediatric patients in critical condition.

The specialty places special emphasis on the human side of Medicine, with a major focus on teaching and research.

Admission profile

You will need to have completed the Specialty in Pediatrics. Furthermore, you should also possess the following knowledge:

  • Broad knowledge of scientific methodology and the epidemiological method.
  • Fluent and accurate use of oral and written Spanish.
  • Understanding and translating English.

You will need to have completed the Specialty in Pediatrics. Furthermore, you should also possess the following skills:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in Pediatrics.
  • Teamwork.
  • Systematized retrieval of medical information.
  • Basic ability to use the Internet.
  • Basic use of Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Use of statistics packages.

You will need to have completed the Specialty in Pediatrics. Furthermore, you should also possess the following attitudes:

  • Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
  • Discipline, order, and punctuality.
  • Honesty and respect of others as values.
  • Study habits and participation in continuing education activities.
  • Enterprising spirit.
  • Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.
  • An attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
  • Promotion of a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.
  • Perseverance in your professional development.

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Curriculum

Consult the courses that you will take in the Subspecialty in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

First year
Code Course CRS Year
ESIP1001 Clinical Training I 196
ESIP1002  Hemodynamic Monitoring and Support 6
ESIP1003 Respiratory Monitoring and Support 3
ESIP1004 Neurological Monitoring and Support 3
ESIP1005 Renal, Enteral, and Metabolic Monitoring and Support 3
ESIP1006 Trauma and Intoxications in Pediatrics 3
ESIP1007 Research I 12
ESIP1008 Education I 6
Second year
Code Course CRS Year
ESIP2001 Clinical Training II 196
ESIP2002 Infectious and Hematologic Monitoring and Support 6
ESIP2003 Management of Newborns in Critical Condition 3
ESIP2004 Genomic and Immunological Medicine 3
ESIP2005 Management, Leadership, and Ethics 3
ESIP2006 Transplants in Medical Practice 3
ESIP2007 Research II 12
ESIP2008 Education II 6

Faculty

Departments:
Especialidades Médicas
Departments:
Ciencias Básicas
Departments:
Psicología
Departments:
Ciencias Clínicas
Departments:
Ciencias Clínicas
Departments:
Psicología
Departments:
Especialidades Médicas

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