Courses Catalogue

Medicine Ii

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Clinical Medicine and Community Health, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Allied Health Sciences
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

i) Common symptoms of the Uro-genital system (6 Hours)
a)      Glomerulonephritis
b)      Nephrotic syndrome
c)      Pyelonephritis
d)     Renal tumours
e)      Renal failure
f)       Cystitis

ii) Conditions due to endocrine system /metabolic dysfunction (8 Hours)
a)      Diabete mellitus
b)      Thyrotoscosis
c)      Gigantism/acromegaly
d)     Dwarfism
e)      Gout
f)       Cushing‟s syndrome
g)      Addison‟s disease
h)      Hypothyroidism

iii) Conditions of the central nervous systems (10 Hours)
a)      Meningitis
b)      Cerebral malaria
c)      Encephalitis
d)     Meningism
e)      Epilepsy
f)       Coma
g)      Migraine
h)      Stroke
i)        Paraplegia

iv) Respiratory disease (8 Hours)
a)      Bronchitis
b)      Pneumonia – Lobar, Bronchopneumonia
c)      Pleural effusion  and empyema
d)     Bronchial asthma
e)      Pulmonary Tuberculosis
f)       Bronchiectasis
g)      Atelectasis
h)      Pneumothorax  and emphysema

v) Diseases of bones and joint (4 Hours)
a)      Rheumatic arthritis
b)      Osteoarthritis
c)      Infective -Tuberculosis
d)     Arthritis - Pyogenic.

vi) Poisoning (4 Hours)
a)      Food poisoning
b)      Organophosphate Poisoning
c)      Drug Poising
d)     Alcoholic Poisoning
e)      Snake bites
f)       Scorpion bites
g)      Insect Bites
h)      Congenital abnormal 

II) Tutorials (20 Hours)
a)      General examination
b)      Central nervous system examination
c)      The motor system
d)     The sensory system
e)      Cardiovascular examination
f)       Respiratory examination
g)      Musculoskeletal system examination

III) Clinical/Practical (120 Hours)
This will be a supervised clinical/practical rotation in medical outpatient/medical ward in which students will record all their activities in a log book.

Teaching/Learning methods
a)      Classroom discussions
b)      Lectures
c)      Demonstrations /return demonstrations 
d)     Case study and Case follow up
e)      Supervised practice
f)       Clerking and case presentation

Teaching/Learning methods
a)      Films
b)      Stethoscope
c)      Sphygmomanometer