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Essameldin Abdelaziz Mohamed Ahmed Nada

Professor - Prof. of Dermatology,Venereology and Andrology

Faculty of medicine

Address: 8 Abou Bakr ElSedik Dokki Giza

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Dermatology ,STDs and Andrology for post graduate Students( MSc)-Faculty of Medicine

2018-09-26 15:57:31 |

COURSE SPECIFICATION OF DERMATOLOGY, VENEREOLOGY & ANDROLOGY FOR MASTER DEGREE IN DERMATOLOGY, VENEROLOGY AND ANDROLOGY

 

 

ٍSohag  University                                         Faculty of Medicine

 

  1. Program on which the course is given: Master degree of Dermatology, Venereology and Andrology (2nd part).
  2. Major or Minor element of program: Major
  3. Department offering the program: Dermatology, Venereology, and Andrology Department. 
  4. Department offering the course: Dermatology, Venereology, and Andrology Department. 
  5. Academic year / Level: 2nd part.
  6. Date of specification approval: Faculty council No. "250", decree No. "1378" dated 28/12/2013

 

  1. Basic Information

Title:  Dermatology & Venereology, and Andrology Course for Master degree (Second part)

Code: DER 0507-200

Total hours:

Module

Lectures:

Practical:

Tutorial

credit hours:

Dermatology

135 hrs

180 hrs

3 semesters

15

Venereology, and Andrology

90 hrs

120 hrs

3 semesters

10

  1. Professional Information
  2. Overall Aims of Course:

Dermatology module:

By the end of the course and training, the graduates should be able to:

  1. Properly describe a dermatology case using the terminology accepted by                                                                                                              dermatologists in order to be able to communicate with colleagues and consultants in the field.
  2. Diagnose and effectively treat skin diseases prevalent in the community or those of public health importance.
  3. Be able to carry out specialist assessment and management of a patient presenting with a dermatosis in both an inpatient and outpatient hospital setting
  4. Be able to evaluate patients for contact urticaria and type I hypersensitivity and perform prick testing safely.
  5. Be able to diagnose and manage patients with a photosensitive disease.

Venereology & Andrology module:

By the end of the course and training, the student should be able to:

  1. Diagnose and treat STDs prevalent in the community.
  2. Be aware of the changing pattern of STDs during the last three decades, their epidemiology and the factors contributing to increased prevalence.
  3. Knows the causes, diagnosis and treatment of male infertility
  4. Define causes, diagnostic procedures and treatment options of male sexual dysfunction.
  5. Diagnose and treat female sexual dysfunction.
  6. Intended Learning Outcomes of Course (ILOs):

Dermatology module:

  1. Knowledge and Understanding:

By the end of the course, the graduate is expected to gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • Mention the normal structure and function of the human intugmentary system on the macro and micro levels.
  • Mention the normal growth and development of the human intugmentary system.
  • Mention the abnormal structure, function, growth and development of human intugmentary system and natural history of various dermatological diseases.
  • Mention the natural history of Dermatological problems.
  • Enumerate the common diagnostic and laboratory techniques necessary to establish diagnosis of dermatological illnesses.
  • Mention the causation of disease and disease pathogenesis.
  • Enumerate methods of promoting health and preventing illness.
  • Describe the scientific methods of establishing disease causation of dermatological illnesses.
  • Mention the various diagnostic and laboratory techniques necessary to establish diagnosis of various dermatological illnesses.
  • List the various therapeutic methods /alternatives used for various dermatological illnesses.
  • List scientific development in the field of Dermatology.
  • Mention the mutual influence between professional practice and its impacts on the environment.
  • Mention the ethical and legal aspects of professional practice in the field of Dermatology.
  • Mention the principles and fundamentals of quality of professional practice in the field of Dermatology.
  • Mention the basics and ethics of scientific research.
  1. Intellectual Skills:

By the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to:

  • Integrate data acquired through history taking to reach a provisional diagnosis for various Dermatological problems.
  • Select from different diagnostic alternatives the ones that help reaching a final diagnosis for Dermatological problems.
  • Link between knowledge for Professional problems' solving.
  • Conduct research study and/or write a scientific study on a research problem.
  • Assess risk in professional practices in the field of Dermatology.
  • Plan to improve performance in the field of Dermatology.
  • Identify Dermatological problems and find solutions.
  • Analyze researches and issues related to Dermatology.
  1. Professional and Practical Skills:

By the end of the course in department of Dermatology, the graduate is expected to be able to:

  • Master of the basic and modern professional skills in the area of Dermatology.
  • Perform physical examination of patients for dermatological system.
  • Interpret the results of diagnostic procedures.
  • Diagnose common illnesses.
  • Recognize patients with life threatening dermatological conditions and initiate the proper management according to patient's needs.
  • Write a treatment prescription.
  • Write and evaluate clinical reports.
  • Perform basic diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and measures in this practice (skin biopsy, intradermal injections using dermojet, electrocautery, etc)
  1. General and Transferable Skills:

By the end of the course, students are expected to be able to:

  • Communicate effectively by all types of effective communication.
  • Use information technology to serve the development of professional practice
  • Assess himself and identify personal learning needs.
  • Use different sources to obtain information and knowledge.
  • Develop rules and indications for assessing the performance of others.
  • Work in a team, and team's leadership in various professional contexts.
  • Manage time efficiently.
  • Learn himself continuously.

Venereology & Andrology module:

  1. Knowledge and Understanding:

By the end of the course, the graduate is expected to be able to:

  • Mention the normal structure and function of the human reproductive system on the macro and micro levels.
  • Understand the normal growth and development of the human reproductive system.
  • Describe the abnormal structure, function, growth and development of human reproductive system and natural history of various venereal and andrological diseases.
  • Describe the natural history of Venereal and Andrological problems.
  • Enumerate the common diagnostic and laboratory techniques necessary to establish diagnosis of venereal and andrological illnesses.
  • Mention the causation of disease and disease pathogenesis.
  • Enumerate methods of promoting health and preventing illness.
  • Describe the scientific methods of establishing disease causation of venereal and andrological illnesses.
  • Describe the various diagnostic and laboratory techniques necessary to establish diagnosis of various venereal and andrological illnesses.
  • List the various therapeutic methods /alternatives used for various venereal and andrological illnesses.
  • Describe scientific development in the field of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Describe the mutual influence between professional practice and its impacts on the environment.
  • Mention the ethical and legal aspects of professional practice in the field of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Know the principles and fundamentals of quality of professional practice in the field of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Know the basics and ethics of scientific research.
  1. Intellectual Skills:

By the end of the course, the graduate is expected to be able to:

  • Integrate data acquired through history taking to reach a provisional diagnosis for various Venereal and Andrological problems.
  • Select from different diagnostic alternatives the ones that help reaching a final diagnosis for Venereal and Andrological problems.
  • Link between knowledge for Professional problems' solving.
  • Conduct research study and/or write a scientific study on a research problem.
  • Assess risk in professional practices in the field of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Plan to improve performance in the field of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Identify Venereal and Andrological problems and find solutions.
  • Analyze researches and issues related to Venereology and Andrology.
  1. Professional and Practical Skills:

By the end of the course, the graduate is expected to be able to:

  • Describe the basic and modern professional skills in the area of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Perform physical examination of patients for reproductive systems.
  • Interpret the results of diagnostic procedures.
  • Diagnose common illnesses.
  • Write a treatment prescription.
  • Write and evaluate semen reports.
  • Perform basic diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and measures in this practice (semen analysis, intracorporeal injections etc)
  1. General and Transferable Skills:

By the end of the course, students are expected to be able to:

  • Communicate effectively by all types of effective communication.
  • Use information technology to serve the development of professional practice
  • Assess himself/herself and identify personal learning needs.
  • Use different sources to obtain information and knowledge.
  • Develop rules and indications for assessing the performance of others.
  • Work in a team, and team's leadership in various professional contexts.
  • Manage time efficiently.
  • Learn himself continuously.

 

  1. Contents:

Dermatology module:

Topic

No. of hours

Lecture

Practical

Anatomy and functions of skin

5

2

3

Ethical & legal aspects and fundamentals of quality of professional practice in Dermatology

2

2

 

--

Basics and ethics of scientific research in dermatology

2

2

--

 

Diagnosis of skin disease

3

2

1

Pathological diagnosis of skin diseaes

4

2

2

Molecular biology and basic genetics

4

2

2

Cutaneous pyogenic infections

6

4

2

Cutaneous viral infections

7

6

1

Mycology

7

5

2

Parasitic skin diseases

11

6

5

Mycobacterial Infections

12

6

6

Eczema (Dermatitis)

10

7

3

Papulo-Squamous diseases

9

7

2

Connective tissue disorders

15

6

9

Disorders of sebaceous glands

7

4

3

Disorders of sweat glands

8

2

6

Pigmentary disorders

12

6

6

Diseases of Hair and nails

11

6

5

Genodermatosis

7

3

4

Blistering dermatosis

21

8

13

Non-infectious granulomas

7

4

3

Photodermatosis

7

4

3

Cutaneous vascular diseases

7

3

4

Tumors of the skin

25

10

15

Cutaneous lymphomas

8

4

4

Mastocyosis and histocytosis

9

5

4

Cutaneous drug reactions

9

3

6

Skin and systemic diseases

7

2

5

Neonatal dermatology

5

2

3

Pruritis and prurigo

5

3

2

Disorders of keratinization

10

3

7

Dermatological surgery

6

2

4

Topical and systemic therapy

6

2

4

Total

315

135

180

Credit

15

9

6

Venereology & Andrology module:

Topic

No. of hours

Lecture

Practical

Introduction

2

2

-

Ethical & legal aspects of professional practice

2

2

-

Principles of quality of professional practice

2

2

-

Anatomy of genital organs

9

2

7

Physiology of erection and ejaculation

15

8

7

Male sexual dysfunction

27

15

12

Female sexual dysfunction

18

8

10

Semen evaluation

23

7

16

Male infertility

28

18

10

Male urethral discharge

25

10

15

Vaginal infection

15

5

10

Syphilis

15

5

10

Genital ulcers

14

4

10

HIV

9

4

5

Genital dermatosis

12

4

8

Total

210

90

120

Credit

10

6

4

 

  1. Teaching and Learning Methods:

 4.1-lectures

 4.2- Clinical / practical lessons

 4.3- Assignment

 4.4- Attending and participating in scientific conferences, workshops and thesis discussion to acquire the general and transferable skills needed.

  1. Student Assessment Methods:

The assessed ILOs

Method of assessment

- General transferable skills, intellectual skills

 

- Knowledge

- Knowledge

- Knowledge, intellectual skills

- Intellectual skills, General transferable skills,

- Practical skills, intellectual skills

- Knowledge

5.1- Observation of attendance and absenteeism.

5.2-Written Exams:

-Short essay: 40%

-structured questions: 25%

-MCQs: 20%

-Commentary, Problem solving: 15%

5.3-Structured Oral Exams

Assessment Schedule:

           Assessment 1:  Review                       week: 12-16 

           Assessment 2: Review                        week: 72-76 

           Assessment 3:  log book                     week: 80 (Formative exam)

           Assessment 4:  Final written Exam     week: 96-98

           Assessment 5: Oral Exam                   week: 96-98

           Assessment 6: Clinical Exam              week: 96-98

 Weighting of Assessments

40 %

Written   Examination     

60%

Oral Examination

0 %

Other types of assessment

100%

Total

Formative only assessment: simple research assignment, Log book, attendance and absenteeism

  1. List of References:

Dermatology module:

 

6.1- Essential Books (Text Books):

Andrews text book of dermatology,2011

6.2- Recommended Books:

Rook`s text book of dermatology,2010

Lever`s text book of histopathology

6.3- Periodicals and Web Sites:

Journal of American Academy of Dermatology

Clinics in dermatology

International journal of dermatology

British journal of dermatology

www.Sciencedirect.com

www.pubmed.com

www.Freebooks4doctors.com

www.medescape.com

 

Venereology & Andrology module:

6.1-- Essential Books (Text Books)

Text book of Andrology by Dr. Ashraf Fayez,2009

6.2- Recommended Books          

Text book of Erectile dysfunction

6.3- Periodicals and Web Sites:

Journal of urology                              

Fertility and Sterility

British journal of urology                  

Asian Journal of Andrology

www.Sciencedirect.com                 

www.pubmed.com

www.Freebooks4doctors.com         

www.medescape.com

  1. Facilities Required for Teaching and Learning:
  • Adequate infrastructure including: teaching rooms, comfortable desks.
  • Teaching tools including screen, slide Projector, computer and data show.
  • Laboratory microscopes.