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Pediatric Pneumology

You will undertake actions for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of respiratory diseases of the pediatric patient.
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Description

The medical subspecialty in Pediatric Pneumology trains you so that you are prepared to meet the highest expectations in biopsychosocial health for the prevention and diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the respiratory diseases of pediatric patients.

Duration: 3 years.

 

Venue:

  • IMSS UMAE Cardiología No. 34.
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20120190 dated August 10, 2011.

Objective

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

 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • You will solve the clinical problems of pathologies typical of pediatric patients in critical state 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 out actions for the preventative medical care, diagnosis, therapeutics, and rehabilitation of respiratory diseases.

You will identify patients with pneumological genetic syndromes, and you will detect anatomical alterations of the respiratory system of the pediatric patient, placing special emphasis on the human side of Medicine, with a major focus on teaching and research.

Admission profile

You will need to have completed 3 years of the Specialty in Pediatrics. Furthermore, you should have the following knowledge:

  • Scientific foundations of medicine and en particular de Internal Medicine.
  • 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 3 years of the Specialty in Pediatrics. Furthermore, you should have 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 3 years of the Specialty in Pediatrics. Furthermore, you should have the following attitudes:

  • Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
  • Demonstrate discipline, order, and punctuality.
  • Have honesty and respect of others as values.
  • Have study habits and participate in continuing education activities.
  • Have an enterprising spirit.
  • Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.
  • Demonstrate an attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
  • Promote a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.
  • Demonstrate perseverance in your professional development.

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Curriculum

Consult the courses that you will take in the Subspecialty in Pediatric Pneumology.

First year
Code Course CRS Year

NPED1001

Clinical Training in Pediatric Pneumology I

196

NPED1002

Basic Sciences in Pediatric Pneumology

6

NPED1003

Diagnostic Methods

6

NPED1004 Congenital Pulmonary Malformations 3
NPED1005 Acute and Chronic Respiratory Failure 3
NPED1006 Research and Statistics 12
NPED1007 Education I 6
Second year
Code Course CRS Year

NPED2001

Clinical Training in Pediatric Pneumology II

196

NPED2002

Respiratory Infections

6

NPED2003

Chronic Pneumopathies

6

NPED2004 Asthma 3
NPED2005 Cardio-Respiratory Interaction 3
NPED2006 Thesis Seminar Bioethics 12
NPED2007 Education II 6

Faculty

Departments:
Ciencias Clínicas
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