Adolescence medicine


Topics related to the adolescent period of development such as sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancy, contraception, substance abuse, menstrual disorders, acnee, eating disorders.

Alternative labels

topics related to adolescence
medicine focusing on adolescents
young adult medicine
adolescence-focused medicine

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Adolescence medicine is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Nurse responsible for general care: Nurses responsible for general care are in charge of promoting and restoring patients` health by providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families. They also supervise assigned team members.

Optional knowledge

Adolescence medicine is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Nurse assistant: Nurse assistants provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. They perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, move patients or change linens and may transfer or transport patients.




  1. Adolescence medicine – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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