Master of Clinical Tropical Medicine
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Course Requirements
 
Credits (Lec.-Lab.-Field Practice)
 
TMID 525 Food- and Water-borne Diseases (I) and Soil-transmitted Helminthiases
3 (2-2-5)
Prerequisite: None
 
Food and water-borne gastrointestinal diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, protozoa and soil-transmitted helminthes; life-cycle; pathogenesis; pathology; clinical manifestations; diagnosis; treatment; prevention and control
TMID 526 Food- and Water-borne Diseases (II) (Tissue Parasites)
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 

Food- and water-borne extra-gastrointestinal parasitic diseases; pathogens; intermediate hosts; life-cycle; pathogenesis; pathology; clinical manifestation; diagnosis; treatment; prevention and control

TMID 527 Mosquito-borne Diseases
3 (2-2-5)
Prerequisite: None
 
Mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue infection, Japanese encephalitis and lymphatic filariasis; epidemiology; pathogens; mosquito vectors; life cycle, pathogenesis; pathology; clinical manifestations; management; prevention and control
TMCD 504 Clinical Apprenticeship
6 (3-6-9)
Prerequisite: None
 
Ward round and clerkship daily under supervision of ward staff including a guide to holistic approach and monitoring in-patients with tropical diseases and bedside teaching of history taking; physical examination; diagnosis and differential diagnoses; laboratory interpretation and planning of proper management
TMCD 535 Seminar in Clinical Tropical Medicine
3 (2-2-5)
Prerequisite: None
 
Literature search; review and summarize findings on interesting topics in tropical diseases; interpret; analyze; and criticize scientific articles logically; medical reviews; principles and methodology of conducting a literature search; statistics in medical research; critical appraisal of the literature; principles of writing and presenting literature reviews of medical papers
TMCD 509 Medical Problems in the Tropics
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 
Common problems and diseases in tropical region nutritional deficiency disorders; liver diseases; infectious diseases; tropical cutaneous diseases; cancer; endocrine disorders; treatment of diseases; prevention and vaccination
TMCD 526 Tropical Medicine Apprenticeship
6 (3-6-9)
Prerequisite: None
 
History taking; differential diagnosis; laboratory test interpretations;  plan of treatment, and clinical progression of inpatient and outpatient with tropical diseases
TMCD 527 Clinical Case Teaching
3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
 
   Presentation of common medical problems in tropical medicine with interesting diseases leading to intensive case oriented discussion on how to get proper information from history taking, physical examination and laboratory results and interpret all valuable data will be done under guidance of lecturer. Brief review of the selected diseases will also be added
TMCD 503 Introduction to Clinical Research
1 (1-0-2)
Prerequisite: None
 
Basic research methodology and application in medical study, including protocol writing; clinical trials; diagnosis tests; etiologic study; good clinical practice; designing case-record forms; sampling and allocation; ethical issues and consent form; conduct of the study; data management; publication and presentation
TMID 510 Statistics for Clinical Research
3 (2-2-5)
Prerequisite: None
 
Statistical methods and their application in clinical research consisting of basic concepts; statistical methodology with practical examples from clinical research; statistical methods for assessing both descriptive statistics and inferential statistics for assessing role of chance or error from sampling; correlation, linear regression; survival analysis and sample size estimation; practical uses in data entry and analysis of various types of variables using appropriate statistical software packages as well as interpretation of the results and data presentation
TMID 528 Non-mosquito Vector-borne Diseases  and Zoonoses
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 
Non-mosquito vector-borne diseases and zoonoses with details of pathogens, vectors, life cycles, clinical manifestations, management, prevention and control of diseases.
TMID 543 Travel Medicine  I
1 (1-0-2)
Prerequisite: None
 
Common problems and diseases in travelers, pre-travelling and post-travelling screening, counseling, prevention and management
TMCD 521 Literature Review
2 (0-4-2)
Prerequisite: None
 
Demonstration of how to review related scientific literature for setting topic review in company with assignment of related research topics with up-to-date information or state of the art in management of common or interesting tropical diseases to every student for practice
TMCD 522 Clinical Practices in Tropical Medicine
3 (2-2-5)
Prerequisite: None
 
Common tropical diseases in adult patients with update guideline on patient management, in the interesting diseases, for example: malaria, typhoid fever, scrub typhus leptospirosis and tuberculosis
TMCD 523 Clinical Laboratory Methods for Research
1 (1-0-2)
Prerequisite: None
 
Principle and procedures on sample tests and laboratory analyses in tropical diseases, including microbiological laboratory investigations, immunodiagnostics, molecular biology and tissue culture
TMCD 524 Interesting Case Report
1 (0-2-1)
Prerequisite: None
 
Presentation of selected interesting tropical cases by assigned students and discussion on case oriented medical problems; holistic approach and management under supervision of a designated advisor 
TMCD 532 Travel Medicine II
2 (2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
 
Pre-travel counseling, travel-related diseases prevention, travelers’ malaria, travelers’ diarrhoea, water purification for travelers, international health control, underwater hazard, vaccination care of returned travelers
TMCD 530 Tropical Infectious Diseases Case Study
1 (0-2-1)
Prerequisite: None
 

Observation on the patients admitted to the hospital(s) in the endemic areas of selected tropical diseases in order to gain direct experience of how to diagnose tropical infectious diseases using proper laboratory investigation clinical manifestation and discussion on the treatment and care for these patients. Introduction to primary health care and referral system for care of tropical infections diseases included

TMCD 531 Tropical Clinical Pathology
1 (1-0-2)
Prerequisite: None
 

Application of clinical pathology clinical haematology/blood banking; clinical microbiology  to tropical medicine to ensure the accuracy and optimal utilization of laboratory testing; including interpretation and make a differential diagnosis of common diseases or problems in tropical area

TMCD 534 Practical Statistic for Clinical Research
1 (0-2-1)
Prerequisite: None
 
Practical uses in data entry and analysis of various types of variables using appropriate statistical software packages. Statistical analysis for assessing both descriptive statistics and inferential statistics for assessing role of chance or error from sampling.  Correlation, linear regression, survival analysis as well as interpretation of the results and data presentation
TMCD 533 Special Clinics in Tropical Medicine
1 (1-0-2)
Prerequisite: None
 

Clinical practice in infectious diseases clinic; clinical practice in viral hepatitis clinic; clinical practice in travel clinic; clinical practice in skin diseases clinic; clinical practice in endocrinology clinic and imaging interpretation in tropical diseases

TMCD 698 Thesis

12 (0-36-0)

Prerequisite: None
 

Research proposal’s design for problem solving and quality development, which reflects new discovery, research process, compilation, proposed dissertation, research ethics, dissertation for academic publishing, ethic in academic publishing

TMCD 697 Thematic paper
6 (0-18-0)
Prerequisite: None
 
Learning process of doing research study including preparation of proposal, data collection and analysis, writing research related literature review with research defense to release thematic paper
   
   
   
 
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