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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( MD)-Faculty of Medicine

2018-09-26 15:59:30 |

COURSE SPECIFICATION OF DERMATOLOGY, VENEROLOGY AND ANDROLOGY FOR MEDICAL DOCTORATE DEGREE IN DERMATOLOGY, VENEROLOGY AND ANDROLOGY

 

                      Sohag University                               Faculty of Medicine

 

  1. Major or minor element of program: major
  2. Department offering the program: Dermatology, Venereology, and Andrology Department. 
  3. Department offering the course: Dermatology, Venereology, and Andrology Department.
  4. Academic year / Level: 2nd
  5. Date of specification approval: Faculty council No. "250", decree No. "1378" dated 28/12/2013
  1. Basic Information

Title:  Dermatology & Venereology and Andrology Courses for Doctorate degree (Second part)

Code: DER: 0507-300

Total hours:

 

Module

Lectures

 Practical

Total

Credit hours

Dermatology

240 hrs

420 hrs

660 hrs

30

Venereology & Andrology

195 hrs

300 hrs

495 hrs

23

           

  1. Professional Information
  1. 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.

 

  1. Intended Learning Outcomes of Course (ILOs):

Dermatology module:

  1. Knowledge and Understanding:

 By the end of the course, the graduate should be able to:

  • Mention the recent advances in the normal structure and function of the human intugmentary system on the macro and micro levels.
  • Mention recent advances in the normal growth and development of intugmentary system.
  • Mention the abnormal structure, function, growth and development of human intugmentary system and natural history of various dermatological diseases.
  • Mention recent advances in the natural history of Dermatological problems.
  • Enumerate recent advances in 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 d 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.
  • Mention the principles and fundamentals of quality assurance of professional practice in the field of Dermatology.
  • List the effect of professional practice on the environment and the methods of environmental development and maintenance.
  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.
  • 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.
  • Have the ability to innovate nontraditional solutions to Dermatological problems.
  • Mange Scientific discussion based on scientific evidences and proofs.
  1. Professional and Practical Skills

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

  • Perform physical examination of patients for dermatological system.
  • Evaluate and develop methods and tools existing in the area of Dermatology.
  • Perform advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in this practice with perfection of basic procedures such as (skin biopsy, intradermal injections using dermojet, electrocautery, phototherapy etc……) to serve the Dermatological problems.
  • Train junior staff through continuous medical education programs.
  • Design new methods, tools and ways of professional practice.
  1. General and Transferable Skills:

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

  • Present reports in seminars effectively.
  • Teach others and evaluate their performance.
  • Assess himself and identify his personal learning needs.
  • Use different sources for information and knowledge.
  • Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team and team's leadership.
  • Mange scientific meetings according to the available time.

 

Venereology & Andrology module:

  1. Knowledge and Understanding:

By the end of the course, the graduate should be able to:

  • Mention the recent advances in the normal structure and function of the human reproductive system on the macro and micro levels.
  • Mention recent advances in the normal growth and development of reproductive system.
  • Mention the abnormal structure, function, growth and development of human reproductive systems and natural history of various venereal and andrological diseases.
  • List recent advances in the natural history of Venereal and Andrological problems.
  • Enumerate recent advances in 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.
  • Mention 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.
  • Mention the principles and fundamentals of quality assurance of professional practice in the field of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Mention the effect of professional practice on the environment and the methods of environmental development and maintenance.
  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.
  • 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.
  • Have the ability to innovate nontraditional solutions to Venereal and Andrological problems.
  • Mange Scientific discussion based on scientific evidences and proofs.
  1. Professional and Practical Skills:

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

  • Perform physical examination of patients for reproductive systems.
  • Evaluate and develop methods and tools existing in the area of Venereology and Andrology.
  • Perform advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in this practice with perfection of basic procedures such as (intracorporeal injections, semen analysis etc) to serve the Venereal and Andrological problems.
  • Train junior staff through continuous medical education programs.
  • Design new methods, tools and ways of professional practice.
  1. General and Transferable Skills:

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

  • Present reports in seminars effectively.
  • Teach others and evaluate their performance.
  • Assess himself and identify his personal learning needs.
  • Use different sources for information and knowledge.
  • Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team and team's leadership.
  • Mange scientific meetings according to the available time.
  1. Contents:

Dermatology module:

Topic

No. of hours

Lecture

Practical

Anatomy and functions of skin

20

7

13

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

12

5

 

7

Diagnosis of skin disease

21

7

14

Pathological diagnosis of skin diseases

20

8

12

Molecular biology and basic genetics

20

7

13

Cutaneous pyogenic infections

17

6

11

Cutaneous viral infections

20

8

12

Mycology

22

8

14

Parasitic skin diseases

19

7

12

Mycobacterial Infections

22

8

14

Eczema (Dermatitis)

22

8

14

Papulo-Squamous diseases

22

8

14

Connective tissue disorders

22

8

14

Disorders of sebaceous glands

22

8

14

Disorders of sweat glands

19

7

12

Pigmentary disorders

22

8

14

Diseases of Hair and nails

20

8

12

Genodermatosis

22

8

14

Blistering dermatosis

22

8

14

Non-infectious granulomas

22

8

14

Photodermatosis

22

8

14

Cutaneous vascular diseases

22

8

14

Tumors of the skin

22

8

14

Cutaneous lymphomas

22

8

14

Mastocyosis and histocytosis

22

8

14

Cutaneous drug reactions

20

8

12

Skin and systemic diseases

22

8

14

Neonatal dermatology

20

8

12

Pruritis and prurigo

21

7

14

Disorders of keratinization

21

7

14

Dermatological surgery

20

6

14

Topical and systemic therapy

18

6

12

Total

660

240

420

Credit

30

16

14

Venereology & Andrology module:

Topic

No. of hours

Lecture

Practical

 Introduction

9

9

-

 Principles of quality of professional practice

9

9

-

Anatomy of genital organs

36

13

23

Physiology of erection and ejaculation

37

14

23

Male sexual dysfunction

43

15

28

Female sexual dysfunction

38

15

23

Semen evaluation

37

14

23

Male infertility

46

16

30

Male urethral discharge

40

14

26

Vaginal infection

37

14

23

Syphilis

42

16

26

Genital ulcers

37

14

23

HIV

42

16

26

Genital dermatosis

42

16

26

Total

495

195

300

Credit

23

13

10

  1. Teaching and Learning Methods:

               4.1-lectures

 4.2- Clinical 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

 

5.1- Observation of attendance and absenteeism.

- General transferable skills

5.2- Log book

 

- Knowledge

- Knowledge

- Knowledge, intellectual skills

- Intellectual skills, General transferable skills,

5.3-Written Exam:

-Short essay: 40%

-structured questions: 25%

-MCQs: 20%

-Commentary, Problem solving: 15%

- Knowledge, Intellectual skills, General transferable skills

5.4-Structured Oral Exam

-Practical skills, intellectual skills

General transferable skills

5.5-OSCE

 

-General transferable skills, intellectual skills

5.6 Computer search assignment

     

Assessment Schedule:

       Assessment 1:  Review                                           week: 12-16 

       Assessment 2:  log book                                         week: 80    (Formative)

       Assessment 3:  Final written Exam                        week: 96-98

       Assessment 4:  Written case commentary Exam    week: 96-98

       Assessment 5: Structured Oral Exam                     week: 98-100

       Assessment 6: OSCE                                              week: 98-100

       Assessment 7: Review                                            week: 100-102 

 

Weighting of Assessments:

Written Exam                                                  100 %

(Passing the written exam is a condition for entering the clinical and oral exams)        

OSCE                                                              50 %

Structured Oral Exam                                     50 %                        

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.