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L1 introduction to primary health care course

introduction to primary health care course

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L1 introduction to primary health care course

  1. 1. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE
  2. 2. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE • What is PHC course about? • What are the topics that will bee taught? • How will the topics be taught? • How students are assessed? • The main references
  3. 3. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE • This course introduces students to the healthcare system with emphasis on the elements of primary health care. • The course examines the role and function of the physician in the delivery of primary health care to adults and families from diverse backgrounds. • It will help in preparing you as a community- oriented physician capable of anticipating and responding to community health needs within the primary health care (PHC) setting according to guidelines of the Ministry of Health (MOH).
  4. 4. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE • I: Introduction and basis of PHC –Introduction to PHC –Concept of health and disease –Good characteristics & functions of a Family Physician –Determinants of Health (Socioeconomic), environmental, behaviors and others) –Health Professional and health team –Principles and elements of Primary health care –PHC System in the World –Health system in KSA
  5. 5. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE • I: Introduction and basis of PHC (cont.) –Clinical Data in PHC –Medical Administration in PHC –Structure of Primary health care –Basic principles of community participation –Basic environmental Sanitation –Referral system –Disease screening –Quality system in PHC –Family health Record management in PHC –Concepts and principles of health promotion –Concepts and principles of health education
  6. 6. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE • II: Maternal and child health (MCH): –Maternal child care ( MCH) –Immunization and vaccination
  7. 7. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE –Immunization and vaccination • III: special health care programs: –School health services –Nutrition in health and disease –Overweight/obesity and health –Substance abuse and substance abuse prevention –Smoking session –Essential Drugs in PHC –Emergency in PHC –Safety and injury problems –Communicable diseases –Diabetes mellitus (D.M)
  8. 8. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE • III: special health care programs (cont.): – URTI – Gastroenteritis – Peptic ulcer – Hypertension in PHC – Hyperlipidemia Disorders – Anemia Disorder – Thyroid Disorder – Common musculoskeletal problem in PHC – Basic of rehabilitations in PHC – Endemic disease control – Minor psychiatric Disorders in PHC – Management of family conflict and stress – Care of geriatric in PHC
  9. 9. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE • 3 lectures per week for 15 weeks • Midterm exam will be in the 8th week Time SUNDAY MONDAY TEUSDAY WEDNESDAY THURASDAY A B A B A B A B A B 8:00- 9:00 am L1IMS L2 CS L3 RM CS- Simulation 50 + 1 IMS-CBT 50 + 2 IMS-CBS 50 + 1 BCS- Simulation 50 + 5 9:00- 10:00am L1 PHC L3 PHC 10:00- 11:00am L1 CS L2 RM L1 BCS IMS-CBT 50 + 2 CS- Simulation 50 + 1 BCS- Simulation 50 + 5 IMS-CBS 50 + 1 11:00- 12:00am L2 PHC 12:00 1:00pm L1 RM Zohr Prayer 1:00- 2:00pm Sem RM 100 + 2 PHC Sem/Field visit IMS-SL/HOSP VISITS BCS-DSL/HOSP VISITS Hospital Visit/HOSP VISITS 2:00- 3:00pm
  10. 10. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE Assessment task Week Due % of Total Assessment Midterm Exam 8th week 20 Topic based seminars (TBS) 1st – 16th week 10 Quiz 1st – 16th week 10 Portfolio (reports of visits) 1st – 16th week 10 Final Written Exam 16th week 50
  11. 11. EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE WRITTEN AND COMPILED BY COURSE COMMTTEE

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