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Curriculum of Master Degree in Emergency Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University
Students should fulfill a total of 40 Credit Hours: 1. Obligatory subjects: 32 Credit Hours. 2. Thesis: 6 Credit Hours. 3. 2 Elective Subjects: 1 Credit Hour each. Obligatory Courses:
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Clinical Pathology & Medical Microbiology for Emergency Medicine Pharmacology for Emergency Medicine Forensic & Toxicology for Emergency Medicine Anatomy for emergency medicine Physiology for emergency General Approach & Disaster Management Anaesthesia & ICU
Medicine: Cardiac Emergencies
Medicine: Pulmonary Emergencies
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Neuropsychiatry Emergencies Endocrinal and Metabolic, Renal and Haemotology Trauma ATLS Eye & Ear Emergencies Obstetric & Gynaecologic Emergencies Paediatric Emergencies Surgical emergencies Radiology for emergencies Tropical emergencies
Faculty of Medicine.2 _____________________________________________________________________ Elective courses of Diploma Degree of Emergency Medicine Code 05070739 05110805 05160832 05070740 05070737 Subject Biostatistics & Computer Medical Ethics Molecular Biology Research Methodology Basic principles of quality control Others Credit hours 1 1 1 1 1 1 . Alexandria University. Emergency Medicine Department 10.
metabolic& CNS disorders in emergencies 4. Coagulation & bleeding disorders. Lower respiratory tract infection 2 Code 050608100 Course Prerequisites Pharmacology for Emergency Medicine This course includes 1.Clinical pharmacology of endocrine.CSF examination 6Anemia 7.Electrolyte&acid base balance 4.5) Lectures Practical 1 0 Course Clinical Pathology & Medical Microbiology for Emergency Medicine Prerequisites Clinical Pathology: This course includes introduction to 1.Introduction of clinical pharmacology 2.. Violation of human rights. Emergency Medicine Department 10. Drug poisoning . Medical Microbiology: This course includes introduction to 1.3 _____________________________________________________________________ COURSE DESCRIPTION 1 Code 050508100 Credit hours (0.Liver function test 2. Alexandria University. Toxicology: Management of acute poisoning. disinfection & anti sepsis 6. Medico legal aspects of emergency medicine.Clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular disorders in emergencies 3.Kidney function test 3. Credit hours (2) Lectures Practical 2 _ 3 Code 051108100 Credit hours (2) Lectures Clinical 2 _ Course Forensic & Toxicology for Emergency Medicine Prerequisites This course includes introduction to: Forensic medicine: Writing medical report for injuries. septicemia 5.Infections 6.clinical pharmacology in high risk patients 7. Skin & soft tissue infection 4.Antimicrobial chemotherapy. Drugs commonly used at emergency room 8. Sterilization.Faculty of Medicine.Acute abdomen markers 5. Bacteremia. Environmental toxicology.Hospital infection control 2. 3.Clinical pharmacology of respiratory disorders in emergencies 5.Management&understanding enteral and parentral nutrition& hypotensive states .
mapping of vessels& nerves. Emergency Medicine Department 10. The patient you dislike.Body temperature regulation 12. Credit hours (2) Lectures Clinical 1 1 . Liaising with the ambulance crew. Medico legal aspects-avoiding trouble. Major incidents. At the roadside.Water balance 8. surface anatomy of the heart& its valves) 4. Medico legal aspects-the law. Liaising with GPS.Shock 4.Ventilation&perfusion relationship 11. Breaking bad news.Electrolyte balance 9.Acid base balance 10. cubital fossa. The head. Credit hours (1) Lectures Practical 1 0 6 Code 05100701 Course Prerequisites General Approach to Emergency & Disaster management This course entails: Note keeping. Disaster management plan.Pulmonary circulation 5.Physiology of pancreas 14.lower limbs(including superficial veins. The patient with a label. Alexandria University. The neck 3. Radiological requests. popliteal fossa. mapping of vessels& nerves. layers of the foot) Credit hours (1) Lectures Practical 1 _ 5 Code 052008100 Course Prerequisites Physiology for Emergency Medicine This course includes introduction to 1. wrist region& hand) 6.Hypothalamic pituitary axis 13.Tissue fluid formation& edema 7.Coronary&cerebral circulation 6. Referring and handing over. What to carry in your car.Haemostasis 2.thorax (including surface anatomy of lung& pleura. Discharging the elderly patient. femoral triangle.abdomen&pelvis(including peritoneal cavity.4 _____________________________________________________________________ 4 Code 051408100 Course Prerequisites Anatomy for Emergency Medicine This course includes introduction to anatomy of: 1. 2.upper limbs(including superficial veins. ankle region. Violence.Regulation of arterial blood pressure 3.Physiology of renal system. Inappropriate attenders.Faculty of Medicine. How to cope. surface anatomy of abdominal& pelvic organs) 5.
Pneumonia. Pulmonary aspiration. Myocardial infarction ( ECG changes. Difficult intubation.5) Lectures Clinical 1 1 Course Neuropsychiatric Emergencies Prerequisites . Electrical. Code 05100704 Credit hours (1) Lectures Clinical 0.5 10 Code 05100705 Credit hours (1. . Hypertensive crisis.5 0. Non cardiogenic. Analgesia in specific situations. 8 Code 05100703 Course Prerequisites Medicine: 050608100 Cardiovascular 052008100 Emergencies This course includes introduction to cardiovascular emergencies entailing the following: Chest pain. ACLS algorithm. General anaesthesia in A & E. Aortic dissection.5 1. Radiation accidents. ECG interpretation. Angina. Emergency Medicine Department 10. Treatment). Broad complex tachycardia. Pulmonary oedema: cardiogenic. Analgesia & anaesthesia: Pain relief.5 _____________________________________________________________________ 7 Code 05100702 Credit hours (2) Course Prerequisites Lectures Clinical Anaesthesia & ICU 050608100 052008100 0. Toxicity. Post resuscitation care.Sedation.Faculty of Medicine.5 This course includes introduction to Life threatening emergencies: anaphylaxis. Credit hours (2) Lectures Clinical 1 1 9 Course Prerequisites Medicine: 050608100 Pulmonary 052008100 Emergencies This course includes introduction to pulmonary emergencies entailing the following: Haemoptysis. Pulmonary embolism.Heart block. Pericarditis. Local anaesthesia. General principles. Nerve block. Specific intervention. Central venous access. Hyperventilation. Environmental emergencies: drowning. DVT. Treatment). Cardiac arrest. Analgesics. BLS. Bradycardia (Diagnosis. Acute asthma. Alexandria University. Pleural effusion. The dyspnoeic patient. COPD. Narrow complex tachycardia. Diving emergencies. Spontaneous pneumpthorax.
Colorectal surgery. Alexandria University. Complications of psychiatric drugs. Thyrotoxic crises. Investigations. Addisonian crises. Blood transfusion. Electrolyte disturbances. 11 Course Prerequisites Medicine: Endocrinology & Metabolism Nephrology Hematology This course includes introduction to the following: Endocrinology & metabolism: Hypoglycaemia. TIA. Urinary tract infection. Urosurgery. Nephrology: Renal colic. Facial nerve palsy. Earache. Soft tissue neck problems. Subarachnoid heg. ATLS. Salivary gland problems. Epilepsy & status epilepticus. Patients on anticoagulants. Sore throat. Patient with acute and chronic renal failure.5 This course includes the following in: . Hyperglycaemic crises.6 _____________________________________________________________________ This course includes introduction to neuropsychiatric emergencies entailing the following: History taking. ENT: ENT foreign bodies. Depression. The unconscious patient. Mania.5 1. Sudden visual loss. Code 05100708 . Maxillofacial injuries. Penetrating and blunt abdominal trauma. Crush syndrome. Epistaxis. Violent & abusive patient. Schizophrenia. Corneal trauma.Faculty of Medicine. Mental state examination. Special fields: Neurosurgery. GIT surgery. Cardiothoracic surgery. Alcohol abuse. Collapse & syncope. Migraine. Headache. Drug & substance abuse. Code 05100707 13 Credit hours (1) Course Prerequisites Lectures Clinical Eye & Ear Emergencies 1 This course includes introduction to emergencies in the following fields: Ophthalmology: Eye problems in A & E. Deliberate self harm. Nasal fracture. Instrument tie. Tetanus & antibiotic prophylaxis. Trauma scoring. Ophthalmological trauma. Acute generalized weakness. Soft tissue injuries. Stroke. The red eye. Orthopaedic surgery. Other causes of headache. Haematology: Bleeding disorders. Delirium & dementia. Code 05100706 Credit hours (2) Lectures Clinical 1 1 12 Credit hours (3) Course Prerequisites Lectures Clinical Trauma ATLS 1. Interview. Vascular surgery. Contact lens problems. Emergency Medicine Department 10. Major trauma: treatment principles. Sickle cell disease.
Medical complications of pregnancy. Child abuse. . Trauma in pregnancy. Major paediatric trauma. Infantile skin problems. Paediatric poisoning. 16 Credit hours (2) Course Prerequisites Lectures Clinical Surgical 05100711 051408100 Emergencies 1 1 This course includes introduction to emergencies in the following fields: Approach to abdominal pain. Contraceptive problems. Gynaecological pain. Emergency Medicine Department 10. Cardiac arrest in pregnancy. Post partum problems. Abdominal pain in children. Acute appendicitis Acute Pancreatitis Biliary tract problems peptic ulcer disease intestinal obstruction Mesentric infarction Acute limb ischemia Cutaneous abscesses Code 17 Code 053107100 Credit hours (1) Course Prerequisites Lectures Clinical Radiology for emergency 1 This course entails imaging features of different emergencies of various systems as :cardiac. causes of acute abdomen. Abdominal pain in pregnancy. Difficulties in normal delivery.chest. Spontaneous abortion. Genital injury and assault. Alexandria University. Inguinal and scrotal swellings. CNS Problems. Credit hours (2) Lectures Clinical 0. Obstetrics: The pregnant patient. Paediatric BLS.5 15 Code 05100710 Credit hours (2) Course Prerequisites Lectures Clinical Pediatric Emergencies 1. Urologic problems.musculoskeletal. Emergency normal delivery. Paediatric ENT and respiratory problems.5 1. Vaginal bleeding. Paediatric ALS. Considerations in paediatric trauma.urological & abdominal(GIT. Ectopic pregnancy.7 _____________________________________________________________________ 14 Code 05100709 Course Prerequisites Obstetric & Gynecology Emergency This course includes introduction to emergencies in the following fields: Gynaecology: Vaginal discharge.Faculty of Medicine. Pediatrics Orthopedic problems.GUT.OBS&GYN) as well as indication &further lines of imaging assessment of various emergencies.5 This course includes introduction to emergencies in the field of paediatrics: Resuscitation of the newborn. Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy.5 1.
STDs. Childhood infectious diseases. Meningitis. Gastroenteritis & food poisoning. Glandular fever. Gas gangrene.Faculty of Medicine. . Staphylococcal infections. HIV. Poliomyelitis & rabies. Typhoid & paratyphoid.5 This course includes introduction to tropical emergencies entailing the following: Incubation periods.8 _____________________________________________________________________ 18 Code 05100801 Credit hours (2) Course Prerequisites Lectures Clinical Tropical Emergencies 0. Malaria.5 1. Lyme disease. Hepatitis & leptospirosis. Botulism. Emergency Medicine Department 10. Notifiable infectious diseases. Viral hgic. Infestations including schistosomiasis. TB. Fever. Herpes virus infection. Alexandria University. Streptococcal infections. Tetanus.
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