1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE  HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN ISLAM
2. COURSE CODE PAH1081
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF Prof Dr Mohd Yunus Abdullah

Prof Dr Mohamed Adel al-Kadi

4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME Faculty compulsory course.

In parallel with USIM’s philosophy of education which is integrated with Islamic teaching.

5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Semester 1 / Year 1
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) Face to face:

L T O
12 2  2

L=lecture ; T=Tutorial;  O=Others (Continuous Assessment & Final Examination)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

16+24=40
7. CREDIT VALUE 40/40= 2  (2 credit )
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) Nil
9. OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, the students are expected to :

1.     know brief history of Islam.

2.     know the way how Islam encourages science and research (Al-tadabbur).

3.     recognize contributions of Muslim scholars and scientists into human civilization.

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

1.  describe the history of Islamic medicine. (LO1, C2)

2.  explain the role of Muslim scientists, scholars and practitioners in the

development of modern medicine. (LO4, P2, A3)

3.  recognise the contributions made by Muslim scientists, scholars and

practitioners. (LO7)

11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
  • Critical thinking
  • Lifelong learning
12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

  • Interactive lecture
  • Discussion

Assessment strategy:

  • Summative assessment
13. SYNOPSIS This course presents the history of Islamic medicine and its sources from the time of Rasulullah (s.a.w). The contribution of Islamic scholars and doctors in areas like medicine, surgery, opthamology, cardiology, dermatology and etc will be mentioned. Names like Ibnu Sina, Khawarizmi, Ibnu Haitham, Ibnu Nafis, Ibnu Qaf, Al-Zahrawi, Al-Razi and others will be highlighted.
14. MODE OF DELIVERY
  • Interactive lecture in Arabic
  • Discussion
15. Assessment methods and types
Summative  Assessment (100%)
Category Percentage Assessment method
End Semester Examination 100% Written
16. Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic
Topics FACE TO FACE SELF-STUDY TOTAL SLT
Lecture Tutorial  Recitation Practical Library search Self-study
Input 1: Introduction

Introduction of course, its importance and famous books.

1 1 2
Input 2.

History, its sources and the importance of studying history of medicine specifically.

1 2 3
Input 3.

History of medicine before Islam and   during early Islamic period.

1 2 3
Input 4:

Famous Muslim doctors during Prophet period and during Al-Khulafa`

Al-Rashedin period.

1 1 2
Input 5: Methodology of Muslim doctors in medicine in history and development of the industry. 1 2 3
Input 6:  Translation activities and development of medicine during Al-Khilafah Al- Abbasiyyah. 1 1 2
Input 7:

Professionalism of Muslim doctors and development of  medical research during the Golden era.

1 2 3
Input 8:

Contribution of scholars to Medicine and books.

Ibn Zuhr

Ibn Sina

Ibn An-Nafis and Ibn Al-Haytham

Al Razi

Al Zahrawi

5 7 12
Assessment and preparation 2 8 10
Total 12 2 2 26  40
17 References
Al-Huwari, Ahmad Ibrahim. 2005 Min Tarikh al-Tibb al-Islami. El-Haram : Ein

For Human and Social Sciences.

Ibnu Qayyum,  2001. al-Tibb al-Nabawi. Beirut : al-Risalah.
Ibnu Sina. 1999. Qanun fi al-Tibb. Beirut : Dar al-Kutub al-‘Alamiyah