1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE  Anaesthesiology & Critical Care
2. COURSE CODE PAE6032
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF Coordinator

Visiting Lecturers (Hospital Ampang)

Dr. Mohd Sany bin Shoib

Dr. Rosnah bt Abdul Latif

Dr. Kumaran A/L Sinniah
Dr. Sobha A/P G. Kurup

Dr. Normah bt Abdullah

Dr. Raziman bin Abd Razak

4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME Compulsory Programme Course
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Semester 1 & 2/ Year 6
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) Face to face:

L BST CW/S O
9 12 15 3

L=Lecture; BST=Bedside teaching; CW=Clinical work; S=Seminar; O=Others (Exam)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

39+49=88
7. CREDIT VALUE 88/40=2.2 (2 credit)
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) Nil
9. OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, the students are expected to:

1.     Understand the principles of preoperative assessment, intraoperative monitoring and postoperative care.

2.     Understand the basic pharmacology of common anaesthetic agents.

3.     Understand the management of common perioperative complications.

4.     Understand the principles of critical care.

5.     Acquire proper attitude and ethics in patient care.

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

1.     Perform relevant history taking and physical assessment for patients undergoing surgery. (LO4, CS5)

2.     Suggest appropriate mode of anaesthesia for patients undergoing surgery. (LO3, C5, CTPS5)

3.     Outline the holistic management in Critical Care. (LO3, C5, CTPS5)

4.     Perform required procedures with appropriate techniques under supervision. (LO2, P4)

5.     Behave in ethical manner with consideration to Islamic values when dealing with patients, colleagues and other health care professionals. (LO6, A5, EM3)

11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS ·    Improving basic clinical skills (setting IV cannula, assembling IV drip set, preparing drugs, preparing nebulizer solutions, NG tube insertion, urinary catheter insertion, ETT suctioning, ECG leads application)

·    Airway management on mannequin

·         Effective communication

·         Critical thinking and problem solving

·         Teamwork

·         Professional ethics

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

  • Interactive lectures
  • Bedside teachings
  • Clinical work/On call duties
  • Seminar presentations
  • Case summary
  • Hands-on procedures

 

Assessment strategy:

  • Summative assessment
13. SYNOPSIS This 2 –week Anaesthesiology & Critical Care Posting posting teaches about the principles of the perioperative anaesthetic management of patients undergoing both elective and emergency surgery, including fluid and pain management. The students will also be introduced on the principles of managing critically ill patients. They can improve their basic clinical skills and perform or assist some basic anaesthetic procedures.

The teaching and learning process will take place in the Operation Theatre (OT) and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

14. MODE OF DELIVERY Lectures, procedures/ practical sessions (in Operating Theatre, Intensive Care Unit) on-call duties and bedside teaching.
15. Assessment methods and types
Summative  Assessment (100%)
Category Percentage Assessment method
Continuous Assessment 10%

10%

Logbook

Assignments

End of Clinical Posting Examination 20%

10%

50%

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

One Best Answer Question (OBA)

Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

16. Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic
Topics GUIDED INDEPENDENT TOTAL SLT
L BST SCL Assignments SDL SS
PRE-OPERATIVE ASSESSMENT 1 2 2 2 7
MODES OF ANAESTHESIA 1 2 2 5
OVERVIEW OF ANAESTHETIC AGENTS 1 1 2 4
AIRWAY MANAGEMENT 2 2 2 6
PERIOPERATIVE FLUID MANAGEMENT 1 1 1 2 5
INTRA-OPERATIVE ANAESTHETIC MONITORING 1 1 2
PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS AND POST ANAESTHETIC CARE 1 1 2 4
CRITICAL CARE 2 2 3 2 9
Promoting Islamic Environment in OT and ICU (Seminar) 5 7 12
Clinical work/Oncall 10 10 20
Case summary and logbook 5 5
Intro/Exam 1 2 6 9
SubTotal 10 12 17 12 16 21
Total SLT 39 49 88
17. References
  1. Carl L. 2008. Lecture Notes on Clinical Anaesthesia. 3rd Edition
  2. Lee Choon Yee. 2005. Manual of Anaesthesia for Medical Officers. 2nd Edition
  3. Peck, Hill, Williams. 2008. Pharmacology for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. 3rd Edition
  4. World Federation Of Societies of Anaesthesiologists webpage: www.wfsahq.org
18. OTHER ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Nil