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Table 1: Detailed topics of community medicine for third year medical students

Terms and main subjects

Topics

Hrs
First Term: Medical  Statistics  Introduction to medical  statistics 1
Summarization and presentation of data 2
Measurement of central location 1
Measurement of variability 1
Introduction to sampling 2
The normal distribution and its characteristics 1
The confidence interval and limit 1
Tests of significance:  ►the Z test                                  ►the t test                                  ►the X2 test 3
The concept of community diagnosis as an application of statistics in measuring population health 3
Sub-total 15
Second Term:Public health nutrition
Definition of relevant terms 1
Nutrient metabolism and   requirements 3
Nutrition and infection 1
Nutrition of specific groups of population 2
Nutritional surveys and assessment of nutritional status of population 2
Selected nutritional diseases 3
Diet therapy and nutritional rehabilitation 3
Sub-total 15
Grand-total  

30

Practical: This consists of class-based desk exercise sessions, two hours each. The classes are run as one session per week for the 15 weeks during the first term. Students are divided into groups of 15-25 students each> Each group is assigned a tutor from the department faculty. Recently the tutors are rotating on groups to interchange expertise and experience and to reduce interpersonal variation in assessing the students

No practical classes are organized during the second term but a demonstration exercise may be arranged.

Student assessment

The minimum requirement of a student to be transferred to fourth year is to achieve at least 50% of the total 100 marks assigned for the course.

The marks  are distributed as follows:

  1. First term 10 marks based on daily continuous assessment using approved check list plus written short examinations (quizzes)
  2. Mid year written examination: 20 marks
  3. Second term 10 marks based on one written examination near the end of the term.
  4. Final examinations 60 marks. The final examination consists of two parts; a comprehensive written examination using variety of questions (MCQ, matching, short answer questions, problems requiring mathematical calculations..etc)

Students who fail to attain the 50% cut-off mark are required to re-sit in September for a comprehensive examinations similar to the final one (written and oral). Failing in the re-sit examination entails the student to repeat the academic year.

 

Reference Books

1. Medical statistics by Bradford Hill

2. Medical statistics by Daniel

3. Students are encouraged to use the library and internet to further  acquire     knowledge from available resources.

 Table 2: Fourth year; Community Medicine(90 theory and 120 practical)

Term Topic Number of hours
First term General epidemiology

10

Epidemiology and control of communicable diseases

30

Second term Epidemiology and control of non-communicable diseases

10

Maternal an d child health

15

Health care administration

5

Primary health care

5

Environmental health

5

Occupational health

5

Introduction to medical sociology

5

Total

95

The practical in the first term consists of epidemiological desk exercises. These are quantitative practical classes handling specific epidemiological issues covering demographic, vital and health topics. Fourth year students are divided into subgroups of 15-25 students each. The groups are supervised by faculty members in rotation. Exercises are designed to further develop the knowledge and skills in  

Second term: practical (60 hours)

These are based on field projects which cover real health and health related problems through household surveys and institutional-based studies in which students use the theoretical knowledge in designing, conducting, analysing and presenting of their results.

Note: Optional practical may include visits to certain health related industries and institutions.

 

  Assessment

Fourth year students are critically assessed throughout the academic year with various methods

First term; continuous assessment based on discussions, desk exercises, short written examinations (quizzes) and presentations. The weight of the first term is 10% of the total 100 marks for the whole year.

Mid-year written examination with one paper containing at least four types of questions (short answer, MCQ, problems, matching, statement completion etc). The weight for this examination is 20%.

Second term is based on a small-group project works planned, conducted and presented by students under faculty supervision. The weight for the project is 10% and students are marked on the basis of their individual contribution and group performance in the whole project.

         Final examination (60%) consisting of written part (50%) similar to the mid-year examination but covers all topics taught during the academic year. This is supplemented by an oral interview (10% of the marks)of each student individually by a committee of 2-3 faculty members using card system of questions.

A student is required to obtain at least 50% of the assigned marks to pass the year, otherwise a re-sit examination is required in September. Failing in the re-sit examination entails the student to repeat the academic year.

 Reference  books for fourth year

1. Epidemiology by Gordis.

2. Preventive medicine by macxy Rosenau.

  1. 3.  Control of communicable diseases by Benensen.

4. Short textbook of preventive medicine by lucas and Gilles.

5. Introduction to community medicine: PART ONE: Basic Concepts and Methods in Epidemiology and Demography for Medical Students By Omran S Habib.

 

 Medical Ethics for 4th year medical students

This course is designed to make the medical student familiar with principles of ethics that should be adhered to during medical practice. Areas covered include priniciples of medical ethics and expected professional behaviours in various situations. Also the course expose the students to situations where critical decision making and decision taking are rather difficult. The course is taught by faculty from various departments but the scientific and administrative management are affiliated to the Department of Community Medicine. Table 10 describes the main topics covered

Table 3: Syllabus of medical ethics

TOPICS

Hrs

Ethics in general and medical ethics as a subset 1
Principles of medical ethics: Theoretical background and   justification of  teaching ethics 2
Ethics in International declarations 1
Doctors and community relationship 1
Ethical consideration in preventive medicine 1
Medical ethics in historical perspectives 2
Ethics and research 1
Doctor  and patient relationship 1
Doctor  and colleagues relationship 1
Ethics in surgical practice 1
Ethics in Gynaecology and obstetrics 1
Ethics in Paediatrics 1
Ethics in Psychiatric practice 1
Ethical consideration in human reproduction 1
Accountability in practicing medicine 5
Special problems: Dying patients, surgical separation of twins, Abortion, Refusal of necessary treatment 4
Optional topics 5
Total 30

Occasionally, active participation of students through group work (workshops) is practiced.

 

Student assessment

The course is acompulsory one. A student is required to attain at least 50% of the total 100 marks assigned to the subject. Student are assessed  as follows:

First term 10 marks for a written test

Mid-year 20 marks for a written test

Second term 10 marks for a written test

Final written examination with a weight of 60 marks.

Students who fail to attain a minimum 50% are required to re-sit for examination in September. Failing in this examination entails the student to repeat the academic year.

Reference Books

Medical Ethics by Hamdan TA and others. Basrah. Al-Nakheel Press 2009 (In Arabic).

 Foundations of medicine for 1st year medical students

 This course was introduced in 2003 and intended to introduce the medical student to basic concepts and terms in the medical literature. The course consists of 12 lectures in the first term and 14 lectures in the second term and taught jointly by the staff of the Departments of Medicine and Community of Medicine. The detailed syllabus is given in Table 11.

Table 4: Syllabus of foundations of medicine for 1st year medical students.

Subjects

Hrs.

History of medicine-3 lectures
Pre-Islamic era

1

Islamic era

1

Contemporary history of health services inIraq-The current health care system inIraq

1

The concept of health and disease 5 lectures

Definition of health, disease, public health, infection, infectious disease, communicable disease, incubation period, carrier, chemoprophylaxis and chemotherapy

2

Ecology of health

1

Measuring population health
Prevention and levels of prevention

1

Natural history of disease

1

Health care and medical care
Man and environment 4 lectures
Definition of terms: environment, environmental health, scope of environmental health

1

Water and related diseases

1

Air pollution and health

1

Environment of work

1

Occupational risk associated with the job of doctors
Medical Terminology

14

Student assessment

This is based on mid-year (40%) and final (60%)written examinations

Reference Books

No specific book is nominated for Foundations of Medicine

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Diploma in Community Medicine

Table 5: subjects and credit hours for the Diploma Degree in Community Medicine

Subject

Credit(Units) Theoretical Practical
General epidemiology

3

15

30

Medical statistics

2

10

30

Epidemiology & control of   communicable diseases

3

20

40

Health care administrationPrimary health care: Concepts,Programmes, MCH services

4

30

60

Other miscellaneous  subjects; Bleeding in pregnancy, Special paediatric problems, Drugs during pregnancy and lactation

10

Total

13

6

6.5

Scientific report

6

The scientific report usually covers a significant local health problem. Topics are mainly chosen from the research plan of the Ministry of Health in accordance with the lines of research activities of the department of community medicine.

 

 

 

 

Master in Community Medicine

Table 6 Subjects and credit hours for first academic year (Master in Community Medicine

Subject

Units

Theory

Practical

FIRST TERM: General epidemiology

4

15

60

Medical statistics

4

15

60

Demography

1

10

15

Sociology and communication Sciences

3

30

45

SECOND TERM: Health care: Concepts & Method of health care, Administration and Primary health care

3

30

45

Applied programmes

2

30

30

Environmental & Occupational Health

1

15

15

Epidemiology & control of communicable. Diseases

3

25

30

Epidemiology & Control of non- communicable. Diseases

1

10

15

Total

22

180

315

Second academic year Ten credit hours (units) are assigned to the second academic year during which the candidate is required to  prepare a thesis on  a relevant topic. Health problems that involve fieldwork are preferable as topics for research work.

Doctorate of Philosophy in Community Medicine

   Table 7: Subjects and credit hours for the first year academic year( PhD Community Medicine)

Subject

Theory

Practical

Units

FIRST TERM: General epidemiology

20

60

3

Medical statistics

20

60

3

Sociology and communication sciences

20

60

3

Demography

15

25

1

SECOND TERM: Primary health care & health care administration

30

30

3

Health care: applied disciplines

30

30

3

Epidemiology & control of communicable diseases         25          30       3
Epidemiology & Control of non-communicable diseases

10

15

1

Environmental & Occupational Health

20

20

2

Other topics (optional on need)
Total

205

360

22

The optional topics for PhD course include microbiology, immunity, marine medicine, Pharmacoepidemiology, Dermatoepidemiology…etc.

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