Subspecialty of Neonatal & Perinatal Medicine

Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine is a comprehensive science field including care for preconception up to post neonatal period. It is a subset of pediatric medicine, focused on neonatal health provision, maintenance and improvement of service provision in prevention, management, research and educational fields.

 

 

Program Description

Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine is a comprehensive science field including care for preconception up to post neonatal period. It is a subset of pediatric medicine, focused on neonatal health provision, maintenance and improvement of service provision in prevention, management, research and educational fields. 


Duration of the program is 2 years with the aims of training of liable medical experts responsive to health needs and improving neonatal health status in the community.

 

Program Objectives

At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills: 

  • Neonatal Resuscitation, Stabilizing and Transfer 
  • CVP measurement 
  • Invasive Blood Pressure Measurement 
  • Intra tracheal Intubation (Nasal ,Oral )
  • LMA
  • Intra Tracheal Suctioning 
  • Oxygen Therapy Monitoring 
  • Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation (NIMV، NSIMV ،NIPPV،CPAP)
  • Routine Mechanical Ventilation (CMV)
  • High Frequency Mechanical Ventilation 
  • Chest tube insertion 
  • Pneumothorax needle aspiration 
  • Diagnostic Trans illumination 
  • Endo-tracheal Surfactant Injection 
  • Pleural Tap 
  • Blood Sampling (Capillary, Venous, Arterial ) 
  • Catheter Insertion(Umbilical Artery, Peripheral )
  • Breastfeeding technics and milk preservation
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition 
  • Ascites aspiration 
  • Preterm neonate blood transfusion 
  • Glucometry 
  • Brain Sonography 
  • Electrocardiography 
  • Knowing how to use warmer, Incubator, Infusion pump, phototherapy, and monitors

 

Methods of Instruction

During this course, various methods and techniques will be used:

  • Various intra- and intersectoral, hospital, interdisciplinary and inter-university conferences as well as seminars
  • Discussion in small groups, workshops, journal clubs and reading groups as well as Case Presentation
  • Participation in training lower ranks
  • Self-Education, Self-Study
  • Other training methods and techniques according to the requirements and objectives

 

Program Curriculum

For more information, you can download the full program curriclum of Subspecialty of Neonatal & Perinatal Medicine.

 

Tuition Fee

$5000 annually - A scholarship is available for top applicants or for current TUMS pediatric residents and other Iranian medical universities' international residents each year.

 

Duration

2 years

 

Who Can Attend?

Pediatricians: The eligible candidate must have successfully completed an approved pediatric residency program and should be proficient in the English or Persian languages.

 

Contact Person

Dr. Kamran Mirnia, Assistant Professor of Neonatology, Children’s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Email: kmirnia@yahoo.com

Tel.: (+98 21) 6693 5848

Cellphone: (+98) 403 9362

 

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