PAED - Paediatrics

Offered By:
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Below are the courses available from the PAED subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

PAED 500 - Seminar Course in Paediatric Sciences View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-6)

A seminar course designed for study of current topics in Child Health Research, specific to the student's MSc or PhD Program in the Department of Paediatrics. Prerequisite or Corequisites: Normally restricted to graduate students in Paediatrics. Consent of the Department.


PAED 500A - Seminar Course in Paediatric Sciences View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 1-0-6)

A seminar course designed for study of current topics in Child Health Research, specific to the student's MSc or PhD Program in the Department of Paediatrics. Prerequisite or Corequisites: Normally restricted to graduate students in Paediatrics. Consent of the Department.


PAED 500B - Seminar Course in Paediatric Sciences View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 1-0-6)

A seminar course designed for study of current topics in Child Health Research, specific to the student's MSc or PhD Program in the Department of Paediatrics. Prerequisite or Corequisites: Normally restricted to graduate students in Paediatrics. Consent of the Department.


PAED 543 - Children's Health and the Environment View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A seminar designed to address the growing evidence and to recognize the role of early life environmental exposures (biological, physical, chemical and social) as major determinants of child and adult health. Prerequisite or Corequisites: Consent of the Department.


PAED 546 - Paediatrics Student Internship View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(EITHER, 8 WEEKS)

Student internship in paediatrics for students registered in the MD program.


PAED 567 - Reading Course in Paediatric Sciences View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-6)

A reading course designed for in-depth, individual study of a specific topic on paediatric medicine related to the student's MSc or PhD Program in the Department of Paediatrics. Prerequisite or Co-requisites: Normally restricted to graduate students in Paediatrics. Consent of the Department required.


PAED 600 - Critical Discussions of Biomedical and Clinical Research View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-6)

This course follows a discovery learning format to critically evaluate scientific literature in a round table discussion. This course centers on principles of biomedical and clinical research as presented in the health sciences literature related to maternal and child health. Prerequisite or Corequisites: Restricted to graduate students in Paediatrics. Graduate students in other programs will require permission from the course coordinators/instructor.


PAED 601 - Overview of Randomized Controlled Trial Methodology View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

An overview course designed to provide students with an understanding of randomized controlled trial methodology and its application to the design, conduct, and reporting of trials evaluating interventions relevant to outcomes in child health. Instruction will be provided on evidence-based methods, including developing a research question, participant selection, sample size considerations, outcome measurement, data collection and analysis, internal and external validity, ethical considerations, different trial designs, and current guidelines and standards for trial conduct and reporting. Prerequisites: SPH 596 or equivalent and SPH 519 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.


PAED 602 - Randomized Controlled Trial Methodology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

An applied course designed to provide students with an understanding of randomized controlled trial methodology and its application to the design, conduct, and reporting of trials evaluating interventions relevant to outcomes in child health. Instruction will be provided on evidence-based methods; students will apply this knowledge to develop competence in developing their own trial protocol. Topics include developing a research question, participant selection, sample size considerations, outcome measurement, data collection and analysis, internal and external validity, ethical considerations, different trial designs, and current guidelines and standards for trial conduct and reporting. Prerequisites: SPH 596 and SPH 519, or equivalents, or permission of the instructor.


PAED 603 - Overview of Knowledge Translation View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

An overview course designed to provide students with an introduction to and understanding of methods used in the field of knowledge translation and their role in evidence-based medicine in child health. Instruction will be provided on theories, models, and frameworks; change management; implementation planning; stakeholder engagement and capacity-building; and evaluation and reporting. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.


PAED 605 - Practical Epidemiology I: From Idea to Identifying Relevant Study Cohort Data View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

This half-year course provides a practical approach to clinical epidemiology with a focus on the cohort study design. Students will develop a hypothesis (ideally related to their area of study) and identify cohort data to help them answer their hypothesis. Topics include developing a research question, ethical considerations, accessing cohort data, data collection (Redcap). Prerequisites: SPH 519 or equivalent which can be done concurrently in first term, or permission of the instructor.


PAED 606 - Practical Epidemiology II: From Cohort Data to Manuscript View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

This half-year course provides an applied approach to clinical epidemiology with a focus on analyzing cohort data. Students will use the cohort data to take develop a manuscript from idea (ideally related to their area of study) to submission. Topics include: cohort data analysis including power and sample size calculations, and presenting the results (abstracts, posters, manuscripts). Prerequisites: SPH 519 or equivalent and PAED 605 or permission of the instructor.


PAED 610 - Molecular Mechanisms of Inflammation-Driven Diseases View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A course designed for students at year 2 of graduate studies and beyond. This will be an advanced immunology course centered on an understanding of inflammation and disease. The format of the course will be didactic teaching with 2-3 classes dedicated to seminar discussion of a selected research article. The discussion for this course will be focused on discovery science achievements linked to translational medicine. Restricted to graduate students in year 2 and beyond. Prerequisites of MMI 436/MED 536, Biochemistry 410/510, IMIN452/MMI552 or consent of the course co-ordinator. Open to eligible graduate student from other departments.


PAED 691 - Overview of Systematic Review Methodology View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

An overview course covering the principles of systematic reviews of therapeutic interventions relevant to outcomes in child health. Instruction will be provided on evidence-based methods, including the steps involved in conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis, searching the literature, critical appraisal and identification of threats to validity in a systematic review, and statistical analysis. Prerequisites: SPH 596 or equivalent and SPH 519 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.


PAED 692 - Applied Systematic Reviews View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-3S-0)

An applied course covering the principles of systematic reviews of therapeutic interventions relevant to outcomes in child health. Instruction will be provided on evidence-based methods, and students will apply this knowledge to develop their skills in the conduct of a systematic review. Areas covered include the steps involved in conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis, searching the literature, critical appraisal and identification of threats to validity in a systematic review, and statistical analysis. Prerequisite or corequisites: SPH 597 or equivalent and SPH 531 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.