1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE EMERGENCY MEDICINE
2. COURSE CODE PAE6022
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF Emergency Medicine:

Dr Hanizah Ngadiron

Dr.Mohd Azmani Sahar

Dr. Shahrul Nizam A. Zamzali

Visiting Lecturers (Hospital Ampang):

Dr Shamila Mohamad Ali

4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME  Compulsory Program Course
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Year 6
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT)    Face to face:

L T/BST/P OC/C/OT E Total
7 12 15 6 40

Independent Learning :

L T/BST/P OC/C/OT E Total
7 12 14 10 40

L=Lecture ; T=Tutorial; BST=Bedside Teaching; P=Practical;

OT=Operating Theatre; C=Clinic; OC=On Call; E= Exam

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

40+40=80
7. CREDIT VALUE 80/40= 2. (2 credit )
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY)  Nil
9. OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, the students are expected to :

1.  Understand the principles and services of emergency medicine.

2.  Learn the basics of acute emergencies care assessment.

3.  Know the principles of management of acute emergencies conditions.

4.  Acquire proper attitude and ethics in patient care.

10. LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

1.     perform history taking and physical examination at the expected level of

competency. (LO4, A5)

2.   formulate provisional and differential diagnoses (C5, CTPS4)

3.   suggest management plan and treatment of patients. (LO3)

4.   perform competently required procedures. (LO2, P5)

5.   behave in ethical manner with consideration to Islamic values when dealing with patients, colleagues and other health care professionals. (LO5, LO6)

11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS Basic life support

Basic clinical skills (venepuncture, assembling IV solution with its tubing, positive –pressure ventilation via bag mask ventilation, insertion of oropharyngeal airway and nasopharyngeal probe)

Critical thinking and problem solving

Teamwork

Professional ethics

Lifelong learning

12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

 Ward sessions

Discussion

On-call duties

Practical sessions

Evaluation  (logbook, attendance and attitude, performance in end of posting examination)

Assessment strategy:

Continuous assessment  and end of clinical posting examination.

13. SYNOPSIS Emergency medicine is a field of practice which presents as the ‘first line treatment’ in any hospital before any further definitive treatment takes place. It is based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illnesses and injuries affecting patients of all age groups. This posting teaches the understanding of development of pre-hospital and in- hospital emergency medical system and the skills necessary for this development.

The teaching and learning process takes place during posting in emergency department, tutorials, discussions and on-call duties. Teaching methods include bedside teaching through demonstration and interactive sessions between the lecturers and the students.

During this posting also students is compulsory to attend and pass  Basic Life Support Course conducted.

14. MODE OF DELIVERY Lecture, case presentation,  procedure sessions, on-call duties, bedside teaching
15. Assessment methods and types
Summative  Assessment (100%)
Category Percentage Assessment method
Theory Continuous assessment 20% Logbook-10%

Case write up-10%

Written 30% MCQ/ OBA
End of Posting Examination 50% Clinical Examination. (OSCE)
16. Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic
Themes FACE TO FACE SELF-STUDY TOTAL SLT
Lecture Bedside teaching  SCL Assignment/

SLP /SDL

 Library Search Self-study
 

Input 1: Introduction to emergency medicine

1  2 1 1 5
Input 2: Disaster preparedness and action plan 1 2 1 1 5
Input 3: Triage

 

1 2 1 1 5
Input 4: Cardiac disturbances algorithm (AHA guidelines)

 

1 2 1 1 5
Input 5: Trauma resuscitation 1 1 1 1 1 5
Input 6: One stop crisis centre (OSCC) 1 1 1 3
Input 7: Emergency wound management 1 1 1 3
Clinic / OT / On Call 15 14 29
Assessment & Preparation (Exam) 6 10 16
Total 40 40 80
17. Reference: 1.     Tintinalli JE, Kellen GD. Emergency Medicine, a compherensive study guide.6th Edition, McGraw-Hill.

2.     Shirley Ooi, Peter Manning. 2004. Guide to the Essential in Emergency Medicine

18. OTHER ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  –