General and Developmental Paediatrics (PAED5003)


This unit examines some of the common medical and developmental conditions encountered in paediatric practice. There will be a focus on the approach to the child with a developmental disability and behavioural disorders, as well as latest evidence for diagnosis, investigation, prognosis and management of other common and important medical conditions. Specific modules include developmental disability, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, child protection, enuresis, feeding disorders of infancy and common neurological and renal conditions.

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Online. Students will spend approx 10 hours/week (x 13 weeks)
engaging in case-based learning, incl. online discussion of case
scenarios, self-directed case reviews and literature appraisal. Regular
access to an internet connected computer is vital.


2x 1000 word project (or its equivalent) (50%) and participation in online discussion forum (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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The unit of study is on offer in even numbered years

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.