Courses Catalogue

General Pathology

COURSE CODE: PAD 2106
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Clinical Medicine and Community Health, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Allied Health Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

During this course students will be given theoretical and practical knowledge. For practical knowledge, the students will be sent to the health centre, where they will spend two weeks learn how in-charges run the of various aspects of the health centre.

Course Justification
Clinical officers are the natural mangers/Incharges of lower health centres. It is therefore necessary that they acquire knowledge; attitude and skills to enable them perform this noble responsibility. 

Cource Aim
The aim of this unit is to equip the student with knowledge and skills required for the effective management of health care systems.

Leaning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the graduate shall be able to:
a)      Describe the basic concepts, theories, functions and principles of management.
b)      Describe the organization and management of health services.
c)      Describe the health management information system.
d)     Apply practical approaches to improvement of health care
e)      Explain the organizational structure of health services in Uganda