Learning Objectives -

Learning Objectives 
  • Identifying various types of cancers in children
  • Diagnose common hematological and oncological problems in children
  • Discuss management of common hematological and oncological problems in children by general pediatrician
  • Describe initial management and investigation of complex hematological and oncological problems by general pediatrician
  • Explain how general pediatrician and practitioner can involve in share care of pediatric hematological and oncological problems 
Higlighted Topics
  • Warning signs in Pediatric hematology and Oncology
  • Hypochromic, microcytic anemia; What pediatrician can do?
  • Child with acute severe anemia brought to your clinic; What pediatrician can do?
  • Iron deficiency anemia burden in the UAE and how general pediatrician can manage?
  • Burden of thalassemia in the UAE: What general pediatrician needs to know?
  • Clotting studies in children before surgery: What surgeon can do to avoid delay in surgery?
  • Child with multiple bruises and petichae brought by very anxious parents how can you manage the situation?
  • When to suspect cancer in children, what general pediatrician need to know?
  • Cervical lymphadenopathy; when is it significant?
  • Current outcome in children cancer in Middle East and Asia
  • Long term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors.