Faridpur Medical College

Department of Medicine & Allied Subjects

Department of medicine deals with the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Brief Outlook

Departmental Objectives:

At the end of clinical postings in Medicine, the under graduate medical students will be able to:

  • acquire appropriate knowledge, attitude and skill to become an effective doctor for the society
  • elicit an appropriate clinical history, and physical findings, elucidate the clinical problems based on these and identify the means of solving the problems
  • write requisition form for relevent laboratory tests and perform common bed side lab procedures, justify and interpret them
  • outline the principles of management of various diseases considering the patient’s socio-economic circumstances
  • diagnose and manage medical emergencies
  • recognize& provide competent initial care and refer complicated cases to secondary and tertiary care centres at appropriate time
  • perform clinical procedures
  • possess knowledge to consider the ethical and social implications of his/ her decision
  • demonstrate the art of medicine involving communication, empathy and reassurance with patients
  • develop an interest in care for all patients and evaluate each patient as a person in society
  • have an open attitude to the newer developments in medicine to keep abreast of new knowledge
  • learn how to adapt new ideas in situations where necessary
  • learn to keep the clinical records for future references
  • make them oriented to carry out clinical research in future

List of Competencies to Acquire:

At the end of the course of Medicine the undergraduate medical students will be able to:

  • diagnose and manage various common medical conditions prevalent in the community and give proper counselling to patients and relatives
  • recognize & provide competent initial care and refer complicated cases to secondary and tertiary care centres at appropriate time
  • diagnose and manage medical emergencies commonly encountered in hospital practice
  • demonstrate the awareness of the need to keep abreast to new knowledge and techniques in medicine

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The Teachers

Head of the department

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Associte professors

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Assistant professors

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Lecturers

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The Course Details

Distribution of Teaching - Learning Hours:

Subject

Lecture

(in hours)

Tutorial classes

Integrated teaching

Clinical (bedside teaching), in weeks

Total weeks

Block posting

Formative Exam

Summative exam

2nd phase

3rd phase

4th phase

Total

2nd phase

3rd phase

4th phase

 

4

weeks

Preparatory leave-15 days Exam time -15 days

Preparatory leave-15 days Exam time -30 days

Internal

medicine

26

24

110

160

200

20

hrs.

14

06

12+2(OPD)

34

Psychiatry

20

20

 

03

03

Dermatology

20

20

03

03

Pediatrics

04

20

26

50

25

04

06

10

Physical

Medicine

05

05

02

02

Emergency

02

  

02

Total

30

44

181

255

225

20

hrs.

20

14

20

54

4

weeks

  

Grand

Total

500 hours

58 weeks

75 days

Time for exam, preparatory leave, formative & summative assessment is common for all subjects of the phase

Teaching - Learning Methods, Teaching Aids and Evaluation:

Teaching Methods

Teaching aids

In course evaluation

Large group

Small group

Self learning

Others

Lecture Integrated Teaching

Bed side clinical teaching in ward, emergency room, OPD,

Clinical teaching in CCU/ ICU.

Clinical case presentation. Demonstration of Xray,CT scan,MRI,ECG,Instr uments,Photos,Data etc.

Practice in medical skill centre Practical Demonstration Writing case problem

Practical Skills (Video)

Self-directed learning, assignment, self test/assesmen t

Integrated teaching, With other dept.

Laptop, Computer,

OHP/ Multimedia presentation, Slide Projectors, Video, Slide, Dummy (Manikins), Model, Real patients, attendants, Simulation,

Charts e.g. growth chart, IMCI Chart, Others e.g. ECG machine, X-ray, photographs, Black board, White board, Flow chart, X-rays, ECG Reports, Samples, Audio, Instrument, Photographs Reading materials

o Modules & guidelines on different childhood /adult illnesses

o Study guide

o Books, journals

Item Examination Card final (written),

Term Examination

Term final (written, OSPE,oral+ practical+ clinical)

Final Professional Examination:

Marks distribution:

Total marks – 500 (Summative)

  • Written = 200( MCQ-40+ SAQ -140+marks for formative assessment -20 =200)
  • Oral and Clinical-(Oral 150+Clinical 100= 250)
  • OSPE

Assessment in Medicine:

Components

Marks

Total Marks

WRITTEN EXAMINATION

Paper – I- Internal Medicine

MCQ (Format- 10 multiple true false and 10 single best response) SAQ

Marks from formative assessment

20

70

10

100

Paper – II- Internal medicine with allied subjects & Paediatrics

Psychiatry, Dermatology& Veneral disease, Neurology, Poisoning, Infections, Geriatrics, Genetics and Paediatrics

MCQ SAQ

Marks from formative assessment

 

100

Int.Me.& Allied

Paediatrics

Total

10

35

05

10

35

05

20

70

10

 

Total

200

OSPE

10 stations x 05

50

ORAL & CLINICAL

6 Examiners in 3 boards.

Board- I- 1 examiner from internal Medicine 1 examiner from internal Medicine

Board-II- 1 examiner from Internal Medicine

1 examiner from sub specialities/ allied subjects Board- III- 1 examiner from Paediatrics

1 examiner from Paediatrics

Examiner will be selected according to seniority

During oral examination Xrays, ECG, photographs, lab data etc. are to be included and 50 marks are to be allotted for this purpose

No temp. Chart, slides, specimen in Practical Exam.

Oral

50 Marks for Each Board (10 marks for each board for

Xray, ECG,lab data, photographs etc and 40 marks for each board for structured oral examination)

Clinical

1 Long case =50 Marks (IM) 3 Short cases=30 Marks (IM) 2 Short cases=20 Marks (Paed)

150

(Oral- 40 marks x 3 boards) =120

(Practical-10 marks x 3 boards) =30

100

Grand Total

500

  • There will be separate Answer Script for MCQ. Pass marks 60% in each of written, oral and practical examinations.
  • After aggregating obtained marks of 3 oral boards (comprising of SOE & Practical) students pass or fail will be finalized in oral section.

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Skin and VD

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  • grasp the importance of dermatology and venereology in modern medicine
  • take appropriate history from the patients and perform relevant clinical examination
  • select and interpret relevant investigations
  • diagnose and manage the most common skin and venereal diseases prevalent in Bangladesh
  • deal dermatological and venereological emergencies
  • identify problematic patients that require specialised care and refer them appropriately
  • communicate effectively with patients, relatives and colleagues regarding complications, prognosis and others
  • participate in the related national disease control programs
  • conduct relevant research

List of Competencies:

  • Appropriate history from the patients with the following diseases
  • Proper cutaneous examination of the said patients
  • Perform the relevant investigations and interpret the results
  • Manage and counsel the patient after proper diagnosis of Skin / Venereal Disease
  • Refer the complicated cases to appropriate authority for better management.

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Psychiatry

Course Objectives:

After completion of the course a medical student will be able to:

  • comprehend the concept of mental health care and be aware of the role of the medical doctor in detecting common mental disorder in the community
  • provide appropriate management to patients in the community
  • comprehend the historical concept of psychiatry and its gradual
  • comprehend normal and abnormal human behaviour in terms of personality, memory, intelligence, and
  • classify psychiatric disorders, recognise clinical manifestation of common psychiatric syndrome during clinical assessment and plan their appropriate
  • deal psychiatric emergencies in hospital and

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Paediatrics

The undergraduate medical students need to know these common childhood problems and  how  to  manage these efficiently. This need based revised curriculum will certainly enable them to serve the community.

Departmental Objectives:

To train medical graduates who will be able to manage common childhood problems in  the community. Hence, at the end of the course they will be able to −
  • manage common paediatric and neonatal problems at hospital and the community
  • manage acute neonatal and paediatric emergencies efficiently
  • identify neonatal and paediatric problems that require secondary and tertiary care and refer them appropriately.
  • refer appropriately for rehabilitation where necessary
  • use growth chart in order to assess the growth of a child to differentiate normal from
  • provide emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation to newborns and children
  • select and interpret relevant investigations
  • perform routine therapeutic procedures
  • communicate effectively with the child, parents, relatives and
  • counsel, explain and guide parents and relatives regarding the illness, the management plan, the possible complications and the prognosis
  • participate in the national programmes providing both service and training and preventive activities: IMCI, NNS, EPI and other programmes
  • serve the community during disaster and epidemics
  • update with latest information related to core paediatric problems
  • conduct research
  • perform/discharge medico-legal and ethical responsibilities

List of Competencies to be Acquired:

  • communicate and counsel patients, parents and ***
  • demonstrate empathy and humane approach towards patients, parents and ***
  • exihibit a proper attitude towards colleagues and other ***
  • take relevant history and perform clinical examination to arrive at a working diagnosis***
  • perform the anthropometric measurements in order to assess the growth of a ***
  • use and interpret the growth chart to compare the anthropometric values with the standard ***
  • suggest appropriate investigations keeping in mind their relevance and cost effectiveness***
  • plan and outline a treatment at primary facilities which is need based, cost effective and evidence based***
  • recognize situations which need urgent treatment at secondary and tertiary level hospitals and be able to make a prompt referral with a referral note after giving first aid or emergency treatment at primary health care ***
  • use and interpret the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Chart prepared by WHO***
  • prepare and administer oral rehydration therapy (ORT)***
  • explain mother about appropriate positioning and attachment in breast feeding & effective suckling**

Students must observe the following skills

  • Hand/ forearm washing***
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)***
  • First aid to children and neonates including endotracheal intubation and mouth to mouth **
  • Lumbar puncture***
  • Bone marrow aspiration***
  • Thoracocentesis/ paracentesis*
  • Umbilical catheterization*
  • Exchange transfusion*
  • Blood and blood products transfusion including mobile transfusion***
  • I/V canulation, collection of samples for routine examination (RE)*
  • Use of AMBU bag***
  • Administration of an enema*
  • Phototherapy**
  • Incubator (open and closed) care*
  • Oxygen therapy***
  • Nebulisation***
  • Bedside urine for albumin & sugar***
  • Capillary blood glucose estimation**
  • Preparing balanced diet**
  • Performing intradermal / subcutaneous/ intramuscular/intravenous or per rectal injections in children*
  • Constructing a vaccination schedule for a child*
  • Applying vaccine to children*
  • Mantoux test and interpret the result*
  • Introduction of nasogastric tube*
  • Managing hyperpyrexia or hypothermia and convulsion and other paediatric emergencies*
  • Applying otoscope, tongue depressor during examination of the child*
  • Writing discharge certificate*
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