MMED Dermatology

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES AND PHILOSOPHY

  1. Discuss Essential principles and techniques of history taking and examination of the skin, visible mucous membranes, genito-urinary tract, the eye and neighbouring structures
  2. Impart skills on the basic investigation of venous and lymphatic systems including physical examination
  3. Build Skills on palpation of peripheral nerves with sensory and voluntary muscle function test
  4. Build competencies on Genetic counselling on the pattern of inheritance and recurrence risk
  5. Build skills on Staining procedures and cultures for microbes (e.g. fungi, bacteria)
  6. Build competencies on Diagnostic skin procedures, such as microscopic analysis of biological specimens (e.g. fungal and ectoparasitic scrapings, Tzank preparations, dark-field illumination, ancho-snips, slit skin smears for AFBs)
  7. Build skills in  providing local and regional anaesthesia and dermatological surgeries

EXIT LEVELS AVAILABLE WITH RESPECT TO UQF DESCRIPTION

Master degree in Dermato-Venereology (M.MED- Dermato-Venereology) with UQF 9

There will be only one final exit in this programme. Candidate will exit at UQF 9 and will be awarded MMed Dermato-Venereology degree, after passing all prescribed courses. The MMed will be conferred to candidates who meet all the KCMU-Co of the Tumaini University Makumira requirements in not more than 5 years after their admission to Mmed Dermato-Venereology programme.

3.5 PROGRAMME EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES AND ITS ASSOCIATED TEACHING/LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

At the end of the programme the candidate will be able to 

  1. Provide patient care that is effective and suitable for the promotion of health, prevention of maladies, and treatment of disease according to the available resources.
  2. Demonstrate sufficient knowledge in dermato-venereology to be able to apply that knowledge to patient care and mentor junior doctors.
  3. Use his or her interpersonal and organizational skills to manage a clinical team.
  4. Conduct research and disseminate results effectively with the aim to improve patient care practices.
  5. Demonstrate behaviors that show maturity in ethical practices, professional development, respect to vulnerable groups, and a responsible attitude towards work and their patients.