1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE SURGERY
2. COURSE CODE PAS401A
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF
  • Prof Dato Dr Mahmud Mohd Nor
  • Dr Nor Aishah Mohd Arif
  • Dr Akbar
  • Dr  Arief Hamid
  • Dr Rosliza Ghazali
  • Dr Affirul Chairil Ariffin
  • Dr Ruhi
  • Pn Normee Sabudin
4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME  Compulsory Program Course
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Year 4
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) Face to face:

L T/S CP/C/

BST

O
11 8 182 4

L=lecture ; T=Tutorial; CP=Case Presentation; S=Seminar; C=Clinic/ BST=Bedside Teaching; ; O=Others (Exam)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

205+191=396
7. CREDIT VALUE 396 /40=10    (10 credits) , 10 weeks
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) Nil
9. OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, the students are expected to :

  1. Acquire basic skills in surgical examination.
  2. Diagnose common surgical conditions and  diseases.
  3. Outline principles of management of common surgical  conditions anddiseases.
  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. (LO4, A4)
  2. Formulate provisional and differential diagnoses (C5, CTPS4)
  3. Outline the management plans of surgical patients. (LO3)
  4. Perform required procedures under supervision.(LO2, P4)
  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
  • Effective communication
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Professional ethics
  • Lifelong learning
  • Leadership
12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

 Discussion

Discovery learning

Problem-based learning

 Assessment strategy:

Formative and summative assessment

13. SYNOPSIS The course introduces students to basic clinical methods and acquiring communication skills in history taking, physical examination, making sound surgical diagnosis and inculcation of right attitude and ethics in medical care. Basically in year 4, the emphasis is on acquiring clinical skills and also understanding the pathophysiology of surgical diseases. The teaching and learning process takes place during postings in wards, operating theatre, clinic attachments, student seminars, interdepartment conferences and on-call duties. Teaching methods also include bedside teaching through demonstration by the teachers and case presentation by students.
14. MODE OF DELIVERY  Lecture, bedside teaching, seminar presentation, case discussion, clinic attachment, operation theatre and  on-call sessions.
15. Assessment methods and types
Summative  Assessment (100%)
Category Percentage Assessment method
Continuous Assessment 40% Logbook
End of Clinical Posting

Examination

60%

100%

 Theory (MCQ, PMP)

Clinical Examination

16. Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic
Topics FACE TO FACE SELF-STUDY TOTAL SLT
Lecture Tutorial/

Seminar

 BST/CP/C/

OT/OC

Assignment/ SLP /SDL Library search Self-study
Introduction to surgery 1
History taking in surgery 1
Examination of various system in surgery 3
Input 1:  Intestinal 1 2 3
Input 2:  Surgical infections and use of antibiotics in surgery

 

1 2 3
Input 3 :    Neck swellings and salivary gland tumours

 

1 2 3
Input 4:  Diseases of the breast

 

1 2 3
Input 5:   Vascular diseases

 

1 2 3
Input 6 : Diseases of rectum and anus

 

1 2 3
Input 7 :  Diseases of thyroid/parathyroid

 

1 2 3
Input 8: Perioperative management

 

1 2 3
Input 9 :  Jaundice

 

2 4 6
Input 10:: Dysphagia 2 4 6
Input 11 :  Haematuria

 

2 4 6
Input 12: Upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleed and  diseases of stomach and duodenum:

 

2 4 6
Bedside Teaching/ Case Presentation/ Clinic / Ward work / Ward round 182 175
End of Clinical Posting , Theory & Clinical Examination 4 12 16
Total 5 8 186 12   225 436
17 References 1.   Alfred. Cuscheri. 2003. Clinical  Surgery.  Blackwell Science Ltd.

2.   Russel, RSG, Williams, Norman s and Bulstrode, Christopher JK. 2013. Bailey & Love’s Short Practice of Surgery 26E. Arnold.

3.   Browse, Norman S. 2005. Browse’s Introduction to the Symptoms and Signs of Surgical Diseases. Hodder Education.

4.  Burkitt, H George, Qiuck, Clive RG, Reed, Joana B. 2007. Essential Surgery: Problems, Diagnosis and Management. Churchill Livingstone

5.   Farquharson, M and Moran, Brendan. 2005. Farquharson’s Textbook of Operative  General Surgery.  Hodder Arnold.

 

Mapping of the course/module to the Programme Learning Outcomes

Topic Contact hours (week) Course  Learning Outcome PLO KI Teaching & Learning Activities Assessment Tasks
Input 1:  Intestinal obstruction

Input 2:  Surgical infections and use of antibiotics in surgery

Input 3 :    Neck swellings and salivary gland tumours

Input 4:  Diseases of the breast

Input 5:   Vascular diseases

Input 6 : Diseases of rectum and anus

Input 7 :  Diseases of thyroid and parathyroid

Input 8:   Perioperative management

Input 9:  Jaundice

Input 10:  Dysphagia

Input 11:  Haematuria

Input 12:  Upper GIT bleeding

9

weeks

1.     perform history taking and physical examination. (LO4, A4)

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

3.     outline the management plans of surgical patients. (LO3)

4.     perform required procedures under supervision.(LO2, P4)

5.   behave in ethical manner with

consideration to Islamic values

when dealing  with patients,

colleagues and other health

care professionals. (LO5, LO6).

LO4

 

LO3

 

LO3

 

LO2

 

LO3

 

LO6

CS

 

CTPS4

 

CTPS4

 

CTPS4

 

EM

Ward work

Bedside teaching

 

Ward work

Bedside teaching

Case presentation

Interactive Lecture

Seminar

 

Interactive Lecture

Seminar

Tutorial

 

Wardwork

 

Case presentation

Seminars

Bedside teaching

Ward rounds

 

On Call

 

Formative assessment

Clinical Examination

 

Case presentation

Case write ups

Written examinations

Clinical examinations

Logbook
Clinical examinations