Master of Clinical Tropical Medicine
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Course Requirements
 
Students require to perform clinical research on tropical diseases or common diseases of public health importance in Thailand or Southeast Asian countries, for example, malaria, HIV/AIDS, parasitic diseases and dengue hemorrhagic fever.
  Required Courses
(1) Plan A(2): 22 credits
   
Credits (Lec.-Lab.-Field Practice)  
  Food-and Water-borne Diseases (I) and Soil-transmitted Helminthiases
3 (2-2-5)
  Food-and Water-borne Diseases (II) (Tissue Parasites)
2 (2-0-4)
Mosquito-borne Diseases
3 (2-2-5)
  Seminar  in Clinical Tropical Medicine
3 (2-2-5)
  Medical Problems in the Tropics
2 (2-0-4)
Tropical Medicine Apprenticeship
6 (3-6-9)
Clinical Case Teaching
3 (3-0-6)
 
 
(2) Plan B: 22 credits
   
Credits (Lec.-Lab.-Field Practice)  
  Food-and Water-borne Diseases (I) and Soil-transmitted Helminthiases
3 (2-2-5)
Food-and Water-borne Diseases (II) (Tissue Parasites)
2 (2-0-4)
Mosquito-borne Diseases
3 (2-2-5)
  Introduction to Clinical Research
3 (2-2-5)
  Clinical Apprenticeship
6 (3-6-9)
  Seminar  in Clinical Tropical Medicine
3 (2-2-5)
  Medical Problems in the Tropics
2 (2-0-4)
Clinical Case Teaching
3 (3-0-6)
 
 
  Elective Courses
- Plan A(2): not less than 2 credits
- Plan B: not less than 8 credits
   
Credits (Lec.-Lab.-Field Practice)  
  Statistics for Clinical Research                         
3 (2-2-5)
  Non-mosquito Vector-borne Diseases and Zoonoses
2 (2-0-4)
  Travel Medicine I 
1 (1-0-2)
  Introduction to Clinical Research
1 (1-0-2)
  Literature Review
2 (0-4-2)
  Clinical Practices in Tropical Medicine
3 (2-2-5)
  Clinical Laboratory Methods for Research
1 (1-0-2)
  Interesting Case Report
1 (0-2-1)
  Travel Medicine II
2 (2-0-4)
  Tropical Infectious Diseases Case Study
1 (0-2-1)
  Tropical Clinical Pathology
1 (1-0-2)
  Special Clinics in Tropical Medicine
1 (0-0-2)
  Practical Statistic for clinical Research
1 (0-2-1)
 
  Thesis (Plan A(2))
Thesis
12 (0-32-0)
 
  Independent study (Plan B)
Thematic paper
6 (0-18-0)
 
  The thesis consuming 45 hours per semester is equal to 1 credit hour.
     
  Research Projects of the Program
   
Students must emphasize on clinical research concerning with tropical infectious diseases and public health problems such as malaria, dengue hemorrhagic fever, opportunistic infections in HIV.
     
  Independent Study Projects of the Program
   
This subject provides students to perform a clinical research on tropical diseases. The process includes design and planning of a project, writing up a proposal, collection and analysis of data, interpretation, discussion and conclusion of results, writing up a thematic paper.
       
 
Last updated: March 29, 2013          
 
 
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