|1.||NAME OF COURSE / MODULE||EMERGENCY MEDICINE|
|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:
Independent Learning :
L=Lecture ; T=Tutorial; BST=Bedside Teaching; P=Practical;
OT=Operating Theatre; C=Clinic; OC=On Call; E= Exam
|Total Guided and Independent Learning:
|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
|12.||TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY||Teaching-learning strategy:
Evaluation (logbook, attendance and attitude, performance in end of posting examination)
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||
|16.||Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic||
|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||–|
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