DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
(Information Provided by Ms. Norhayati S.M Ariff@Hamid)
Introductory Medicine : SPK 3921 (Year 3)
The course encompasses good history taking and systematic examination of the central and peripheral nervous system, the respiratory system, the gastrointestinal system, the urinary system, the cardiovascular system, the endocrine system and the joints. Basic ward procedures such as performing venepuncture, setting up a drip and recording ECGs are also covered.
Health Care of the Elderly : SPK 3923 (Year 3)
This course encompasses aging demography, assessment of elderly patients, principles of geriatric medicine, psychological problems in the elderly, falls, immobility and rehabilitation, death and dying. It also covers ethics and professionalism in managing the elderly as well as the importance of healthy ageing
Senior Medicine : SPK 4922 (Year 5)
The course encompasses finer aspects of history taking and physical examination, rational approach on investigation and management of clinical problems, therapeutic aspects of medical practice and therapeutic procedures in the wards.
Accident and Emergency : SPK 4913 (Year 5)
This course encompasses the principles of prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and emergency aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age group. It emphasizes the importance of good communication and good teamwork with other clinical units for the continuity of patient management. Furthermore, it exposes the students to the other roles of emergency department which include pre-hospital care and disaster management.
Updated:: 10/11/2016 [nusrah]
Dean's General Office
Level 3, Administration Building,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Daruh Ehsan.