Swiss Catalogue of Learning Objectives for Undergraduate Medical Training

Under a mandate of the Joint Commission of the Swiss Medical Schools

6. Discipline Related Objectives

Pediatrics

Clinical Pictures

... accidents, poisonings, emergencies

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 1   abdomen, acute 2DEG
C PE 2   accidental ingestion / inhalation in children 2DEG
C PE 3   acute life threatening event (ALTE) in infants 2DEG
C PE 4   breath-holding spells in children 1
C PE 5   consciousness, disturbances of (Glasgow-Coma Scale) 2DEG
C PE 6   teeth, injuries to 2DEG
C PE 7   epiglottitis 2DEPG
C PE 8   seizures in children, febrile 2DTEPG
C PE 9   fever as an emergency in children 2DTEG
C PE 10   foreign body aspiration (larynx, trachea and bronchi) 2DEPG
C PE 11   intussusception of bowel, invagination 1G
C PE 12   meningitis / encephalitis in children 2DEPG
C PE 13   nurse maid's elbow (pronation douloureuse), subluxation of capitulum radii 1G
C PE 14   pain as an emergency in children 2DTEG
C PE 15   shock, septic shock, septicemias in children 2DE
C PE 16   sudden infant death syndrome 1P
C PE 17   testicle and scrotal content, lesion of (including torsion of testicle) 2DE

... cardiovascular disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 18   atrial septal defect 1
C PE 19   ventricular septal defect 1
C PE 20   hypertension in children 2DG
C PE 21   rheumatic fever 2DP
C PE 22   cardiomyopathy 1
C PE 23   supraventricular tachycardia in children 1
C PE 24   congenital complete heart block 1
C PE 25   ductus arteriosus, persistent 1
C PE 26   heart murmur, innocent 2G
C PE 27   coarctation of aorta, congenital 2
C PE 28   pulmonary stenosis (obstruction to right ventricular outflow) in children 1
C PE 29   tetralogy / pentalogy of Fallot 1
C PE 30   transposition of great arteries in infants 1

... respiratory disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 31   adenoidal and tonsillar hypertrophy 1G
C PE 32   bronchial asthma, acute / chronic 2DTEG
C PE 33   bronchopulmonary dysplasia 1
C PE 34   cystic fibrosis in children and adolescents 2

... diseases and malformations of kidneys and urinary tract

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 35   adhesions of labia 1G
C PE 36   hymen, imperforate, in childhood 1
C PE 37   phimosis / paraphimosis 2DEG
C PE 38   enuresis, primary / secondary 2D
C PE 39   Fanconi syndrome (kindney) 1
C PE 40   glomerulonephritis in children 1
C PE 41   hemolytic uremic syndrome 1
C PE 42   hydronephrosis 1
C PE 43   nephrotic syndrome in children 2
C PE 44   renal failure, acute / chronic in children 1
C PE 45   vesicoureteric reflux 2
C PE 46   urethral valves (malformation) 1
C PE 47   urolithiasis / renal colic in children 1

... hemato-oncologic disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 48   anemia from iron deficiency 2DTG
C PE 49   aplastic / hypoplastic anemia 1
C PE 50   hemoglobinopathies 1
C PE 51   leukemia, acute 2
C PE 52   lymphomas (Hodgkin's / non-Hodgkin) 2
C PE 53   purpura, thrombocytopenic idiopathic 2EG
C PE 54   nephroblastoma 1
C PE 55   neuroblastoma 1
C PE 56   sarcoma of soft tissue including rhabdomyosarcoma 1

... diseases of the endocrine organs

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 57   adreno-cortical failure in children 1
C PE 58   adrenogenital syndrome 1
C PE 59   cryptorchidism, undescended testicle 2DG
C PE 60   Cushing's syndrome, hypercortisolism 2
C PE 61   diabetes mellitus type 1 / type 2 in children 2DE
C PE 62   diabetes insipidus 1
C PE 63   hypothyroidism, neonatal and infantile 1
C PE 64   pituitary failure 1

... metabolic disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 65   dehydration in children 2DTEG
C PE 66   hyperglycemia in childhood 2D
C PE 67   hypoglycemia 2DTEG
C PE 68   hypocalcemia in neonates and children 1
C PE 69   rickets 2DTP

... gastrointestinal disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 70   hiatal hernia in children 1
C PE 71   reflux, gastroesophageal in children 2DPG
C PE 72   pyloric stenosis, congenital 1
C PE 73   Meckel's diverticulum 2
C PE 74   Hirschsprung`s disease (megacolon, congenital) 1
C PE 75   celiac disease 2PG
C PE 76   milk protein intolerance in children 1
C PE 77   hernia, inguinal, in children 2EG
C PE 78   constipation in children 2DG
C PE 79   anal fissures 2DG

... neurological disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 80   absence attacks, typical, in children 1
C PE 81   seizures, partial / generalized in children 2E
C PE 82   spasms, infantile 1
C PE 83   cerebral palsy 2
C PE 84   spinal muscular atrophy 1
C PE 85   headache, migraine in children 1G
C PE 86   brain tumors, benign / malignant 1
C PE 87   myopathy 1
C PE 88   neurofibromatosis (Recklinghausen's disease) 1
C PE 89   retinoblastoma in children and adults 2

... psychiatry of childhood and adolescence

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 90   attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, ADHS) 1G
C PE 91   autism 1
C PE 92   psychic reaction of children to chronic disease 1G
C PE 93   psychic reaction of children to parental divorce 1G
C PE 94   depression in children 1
C PE 95   dyslexia 1
C PE 96   eating disorders in childhood 2
C PE 97   encopresis 1
C PE 98   parent - child relationship, disorders 1G
C PE 99   mutism 1
C PE 100   psychoses of the child and adolescent 1
C PE 101   psychosomatic disorders in children (non specific symptoms: abdominal pain, headache, fatigue) 1G
C PE 102   somnambulism, night terrors and nightmares (parasomnia) 1
C PE 103   speech and language disorders in childhood, including stuttering 1
C PE 104   tic disorders 1

... orthopedic disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 105   achondroplasia 1
C PE 106   craniosynostosis in infants 1
C PE 107   Ewing's sarcoma 1
C PE 108   aseptic necrosis of bone including Osgood-Schlatter, Perthes 2
C PE 109   osteogenesis imperfecta 1
C PE 110   osteosarcoma 1
C PE 111   spinal deformation (kyphosis, scoliosis, lordosis, including juvenile kyphosis = Scheuermann's disease) 2DG
C PE 112   synovitis of hip, transient 2

... skin diseases

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 113   acne, hydradenitis suppurativa 2DTG
C PE 114   atopic / constitutional eczema 2DTPG
C PE 115   rash from diaper 2DTPG
C PE 116   seborrheic dermatitis in children 1
C PE 117   urticaria 2DTEG
C PE 118   hemangioma of skin 2DG
C PE 119   pediculosis capitis and pubis 2DTPG
C PE 120   scabies 2DTPG

... neonatology

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 121   birth injuries, common 1
C PE 122   atresia, choanal 1
C PE 123   cleft lip, jaw, palate 1
C PE 124   congenital torticollis 1
C PE 125   atresia in newborn (esophageal, intestinal, biliary, anal) 1
C PE 126   volvulus of small intestine, congenital malrotation 1
C PE 127   congenital malformations of kidneys / of ureter / of urethra 1
C PE 128   epispadia / hypospadia 2D
C PE 129   congenital dislocation of the hip 1
C PE 130   congenital foot deformity 1
C PE 131   conjunctivitis in newborn 1
C PE 132   cataract in children 1
C PE 133   diaphragmatic hernia of newborn 1
C PE 134   enterocolitis, necrotizing in infants 1
C PE 135   meconium aspiration 1
C PE 136   meconium ileus 1
C PE 137   hemorrhagic disease of the newborn 2P
C PE 138   hyaline membrane disease in newborn 1
C PE 139   hydrocephalus in newborn and cerebral malformations 1
C PE 140   spina bifida / neural tube defects (including myelomeningocele) 2P
C PE 141   infant, small for gestational age 1
C PE 142   macrosomia in neonates 1
C PE 143   erythema toxicum in newborn 1
C PE 144   milia in infants 1
C PE 145   mongolian spot 1
C PE 146   neonatal meningitis 1
C PE 147   neonatal pneumonia 1
C PE 148   seizures in neonates 1
C PE 149   sepsis in neonates 1
C PE 150   omphalocele 1
C PE 151   perinatal asphyxia 2DE
C PE 152   postmature infant 1
C PE 153   prematurity of infant 1
C PE 154   apnea in infant 2DE
C PE 155   respiratory distress in infants 2DE
C PE 156   rhesus / ABO incompatibility 2DP

... pathologies during pregnancy with consequences on the newborn

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 157   oligohydramnios 1
C PE 158   hydramnios 1

... growth and pubertal disturbances

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 159   failure to thrive in children 2DG
C PE 160   growth disorder, short stature / tall stature 2DG
C PE 161   gynecomastia in puberty 1G
C PE 162   menstrual cycle, dysfunction of in adolescence 1
C PE 163   premature thelarche / pubarche 1
C PE 164   puberty, precocious / delayed 1
C PE 165   Klinefelter syndrome 1
C PE 166   Turner syndrome, gonadal dysgenesis 1
C PE 167   genitalia, ambiguous, mixed gonadal dysgenesis 1
C PE 168   obesity 2DPG
C PE 169   Marfan syndrome 2

... immunological and allergic disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 170   rhino-conjunctivitis, allergic / rhinosinusitis, allergic 2DTPG
C PE 171   allergy to insects / allergy to food 2EPG
C PE 172   purpura, Henoch-Schonlein (subgroup of hypersensitivity vasculitides) 1
C PE 173   hypogammaglobulinemia / agammaglobulinemia 1
C PE 174   immunodeficiency syndromes 1
C PE 175   AIDS in children 1
C PE 176   arthritis, juvenile chronic 1
C PE 177   Kawasaki syndrome (mucocutaneous lymp node syndrome) 1G
C PE 178   lupus erythematosus systemic 2

... infectious diseases

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 179   arthritis, septic / arthritis, reactive in children 1
C PE 180   bacteremia 2D
C PE 181   brain abscess 1
C PE 182   meningococcemia 2EP
C PE 183   orbit, inflammation of / orbital cellulitis 2EG
C PE 184   conjunctivitis 2DTG
C PE 185   erythema infectiosum, fifth disease (Ringelröteln, mégalérythème épidémique) 1G
C PE 186   exanthema subitum (roseola) 1G
C PE 187   impetigo 2DTG
C PE 188   lymphangitis, acute / lymphadenitis, acute 2DTG
C PE 189   otitis media, acute, viral / bacterial 2DTG
C PE 190   otitis media, chronic, with effusion (glue ear) / with central perforation of tympanic membrane 2D
C PE 191   mastoid abscess / purulent otomastoiditis 1E
C PE 192   otitis, external 2DTG
C PE 193   rhinitis, rhinosinusitis, acute 2DTG
C PE 194   rhinitis, rhinosinusitis, chronic 1
C PE 195   candidiasis, mouth / throat (thrush) 2DTG
C PE 196   stomatitis, herpetic 2T
C PE 197   peritonsillar abscess / retropharyngeal abscess 2DEG
C PE 198   scarlet fever 2DTG
C PE 199   viral croup (pseudocroup, laryngitis subglottica) 2DTEG
C PE 200   diphtheria, including diphtheric croup 1EPG
C PE 201   tracheitis, acute / chronic 2TG
C PE 202   bronchiolitis 2DEG
C PE 203   pneumonia, community acquired, in children 2DEPG
C PE 204   whooping cough 2DEPG
C PE 205   poliomyelitis 1PG
C PE 206   rubella 2DPG
C PE 207   varicella / herpes zoster 2DTPG
C PE 208   mononucleosis, infectious 2DTG
C PE 209   measles 2DPG
C PE 210   mumps (epidemic parotitis) 2DPG
C PE 211   tetanus 2DEP
C PE 212   colitis / enterocolitis / gastroenteritis infectious 2DEG
C PE 213   urinary tract infection (cystitis, urethritis) in children 2DTG
C PE 214   orchitis / epididymitis 2
C PE 215   vulvovaginitis in children 2DT
C PE 216   balanitis 2DTG

Further Knowledge

... genetics

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 217   chromosomal abnormalities (21, 13, 18) 1
C PE 218   principles of genetic transmission 1
C PE 219   prenatal diagnostics (indications, methods) 1
C PE 220   genetic counseling 1

... pathologies during pregnancy with consequences on the newborn

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 221   pregnancy complications due to pre-existing maternal disease (diabetes mellitus, hypertension, epilepsy) 2
C PE 222   pregnancy, adverse effects of maternal medication on fetus 1PG
C PE 223   pregnancy and substance abuse, e.g. alcohol, nicotine, heroin and cannabis 1PG
C PE 224   pregnancy, complications due to infectious diseases (toxoplasmosis, other infectious microorganisms, rubella, cytomegaly, herpes simplex = TORCH) 1P
C PE 225   adverse effects of ionizing radiation on fetus 1PG

... general growth and development (including normal variation)

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 226   main parameters of intrauterine growth and intrauterine maturation 1
C PE 227   maturation of lungs and adaptation to extrauterine life 1
C PE 228   fetal circulation and adaptation to extrauterine life 1
C PE 229   maturation of liver functions 1
C PE 230   maturation of skeleton 1
C PE 231   maturation of teeth 1
C PE 232   metabolic and endocrine disorders, screening for in infants (Guthrie) 2
C PE 233   vitamin D supplementation in newborn 1P
C PE 234   APGAR-Score 1
C PE 235   immune system, passive transfer of immunity 1
C PE 236   physiological jaundice in infants 2D
C PE 237   physiology of lactation 2
C PE 238   breast-feeding, techniques and frequent problems 1
C PE 239   formula feeding and alimentation in the first year of life 2
C PE 240   fluid and food requirements as a function of age 2
C PE 241   cardiovascular system (heart rate, blood pressure), maturation of in infants 2
C PE 242   maturation of respiratory system (respiratory rate, type of respiration) 1
C PE 243   gastro-intestinal system (changes in first year of life) 1
C PE 244   maturation of urinary and rectal sphincter function 2G
C PE 245   hematopoiesis (fetal and adult hemoglobin levels, variations of red cell mass) 1
C PE 246   language development 1
C PE 247   intellectual development after language development 1
C PE 248   lung and heart activity, variants of norm in children 2DG
C PE 249   main parameters of growth (weight, length, head circumference) and of maturation 2DG
C PE 250   psychomotor development 2G
C PE 251   pubertal development 2DG
C PE 252   regulation of body temperature in children 1
C PE 253   adolescent, cognitive and social development 1
C PE 254   role of affective bonding as a function of age 1G

... social and preventive pediatrics

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 255   well child care 2PG
C PE 256   abuse and neglect in childhood 2DEG
C PE 257   common accidents in children 2PG
C PE 258   dental care in children 1P
C PE 259   screening for scoliosis in childhood 1G
C PE 260   immunizations recommended by Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (BAG / OFSP) 2PG
C PE 261   mental retardation 1
C PE 262   physical exercise (including in children with chronic diseases) 1
C PE 263   physical, sensory and social handicaps 1
C PE 264   principal causes of death in children and adolescents 1

... psychiatry of childhood and adolescence

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 265   school difficulties 1
C PE 266   sleep-related problems in childhood 1
C PE 267   antisocial behavior in children 1
C PE 268   risk factors associated with suicide in childhood and adolescence 2E

... examination

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 269   physical examination of newborn and infant 1
C PE 270   developmental screening tests (e.g. Denver) 1
C PE 271   gestational age assessment and growth category in newborn 1
C PE 272   investigation of battered children 1G
C PE 273   screening test of visual acuity in infants and small children 1G
C PE 274   screening test of hearing in infants and small children 1G

... procedures

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C PE 275   basic life support in children: assessment, breathing, circulation, defibrillation (Automatic External Defibrillation) until arrival of professional emergency medical personnel (simulator) 1
C PE 276   orotracheal intubation in children 1
C PE 277   neonatal resuscitation 1
C PE 278   peripheral venous access in children 1G
C PE 279   intraosseous infusion 1
C PE 280   blood sampling (capillary, venous, arterial) in infants and newborn 1G
C PE 281   insertion of bladder catheter in male and female (transurethral and suprapubic) 1G
C PE 282   urine collection by urinary bladder puncture 1
C PE 283   application of enema 1G
C PE 284   lumbar puncture 1
C PE 285   bone marrow aspiration 1
C PE 286   puncture of pleural and peritoneal space, aspiration of fluid 1G
C PE 287   paracentesis 1G