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The pediatrics curriculum emphasizes on the unique spectrum of children growth (infancy to adolescence), reviews children's normal growth and developmental events and nutritional requirements in different ages, and emphasizes the most common diseases affecting children of different ages. More emphasis is on the role of the primary preventive measures, health education and family consultation, and mental and social aspects of the health and diseas

  Program Description (Introduction)

The pediatrics curriculum emphasizes on the unique spectrum of children growth (infancy to adolescence), reviews children's normal growth and developmental events and nutritional requirements in different ages, and emphasizes the most common diseases affecting children of different ages.

More emphasis is on the role of the primary preventive measures, health education and family consultation, and mental and social aspects of the health and disease. The curriculum further highlights the importance of working as a manager or a member of the healthcare team in harmony with other sectors of the society for health promotion in children, families, and the society.

Program Definition and Duration:

This program deals with the pre-natal to the early adulthood (18 years old). Services of this program involve a broad range of activities in the area of the supply, maintenance, and promotion of health, including the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, and rehabilitation in that period of life.

The program duration: 4 years

Admission Requirements

·         Holding an MD degree

·         Having passed the National Entrance Exam

Expected Competencies at the End of the Program General Competencies*

Specific Competencies and Skills

At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills:

·           Insertion of all types of catheter

·           Blood sampling from arteries, veins, umbilical vein, and heels of infants

·            Perform a variety of intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intravenous, and intraosseous injections

·            Perform bone marrow aspiration, lumbar puncture, suprapubic aspiration, and aspiration of pleural effusion, ascites, and articular fluid

·            Perform CPR (Basic and Advanced Life Supports)

·            Perform electrocardiography

·            Preparation of smears and staining with Gram and Giemsa stains

·            Perform urinalysis

·            Perform urinary catheterization

·            Bone marrow and liver Biopsy

·            blood transfusions (Whole or partial blood)


·           Surfactants injection through tracheal tubes

·           Perform peritoneal dialysis

·           Circumcision

·           Using Ventilator

·           Chest tube Insertion

·           Vaccination

·           PPD

Educational Strategies, Methods and Techniques*

Student Assessment (Methods and Types)

Assessment methods

·         Mini-CEX (mini clinical examination exercises)

·         Direct observation of procedural skills (DOPS)

·         Multi source feedback (MSF) or 360-degree assessment

·         Role playing

·         Examining the medical records:

·         Case presentation

·         Role modeling

·         Reporting the residents' performance directly

·         Reviewing the log book continuously and critically

·         Objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) and its various types

·         Multiple choice question (MCQ)

Periods of assessment:

·         Formative, summative

·         Student portfolio

Text Box: 3The overall structure of the course:

Residency 
year

Place of training

Content

Duration

lmonth before official Beginningof the Program

Workshops

Orientation Sessions

Introduction to Rules & Regulations Communication

Clinical Judgment

Decision Making

Research Method

Evidence Based Medicine

ICD-1 0

Health Policy

Water —Electrolyte ,Blood Gas Interpretation National Children Health Status

1 month

First Year

1st

6 months

Pediatrics general ward

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

lmonth

Pediatric infectious diseases

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

2months

Emergency ward and clinics

Participation in Emergency Department Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

2months

Maternity ward

Presence in Operation /Labor Room during Child Birth

1 month

2nd

6 months

NICU ward

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

lmonth

Emergency ward

Participation in Emergency Department Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

1 month

Clinic

Participation in Out- patient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

lmonth

Neonatal/Nephrology Ward

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

2 months

Society

Family Counseling ,Growth & Development ,Healthy Baby Care, Community Health Needs Assessment, Evaluation of Infectious Diseases Prevalence and Prevention Methods

1 month

During

The Training Program

Adolescent Ward

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

1 month

Workshop

Nutrition /Growth & Development

2days

Second Year

Infectious disease, Hematology, Pulmonary diseases, Allergy & Asthma, immunology ,Neurology Wards

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

5 months

PICU

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

1 month

Surgery Ward(Anesthesiology)

Participation in Inpatient Visit under Chief

1 month

 

 

Resident Supervision

 

Society

Family Counseling ,Growth & Development ,Healthy Baby Care, Community Health Needs Assessment, Evaluation of Infectious Diseases Prevalence and Prevention Methods

1 month

Imaging & Lab

Under-supervision Evaluation & Interpretation of Radiologic Images

1 month

Neonatal Ward

Inpatient Neonates Visits

1 month

Emergency ward and clinics

Out- patient — emergency patient visits (CPR,BLS)

month

Society

 

1 month

Third Year

General Pediatrics Ward

Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

1 month

Subspecialty wards

Inpatient Visit under Chief Resident Supervision

8 months

NICU ward

Neonatal Visit Under Chief Resident Supervision

1 month

PICU ward

Children Visit Under Chief Resident Supervision

1 month

Health & Society

Children Health Monitoring ,

Participation in Children Health Promotion

1 month

Fourth Year

PICU

Patient Visits and Super vision on colleagues

1 month

NICU

Patient Visits and Super vision on colleagues

lmonth

General Pediatrics Ward

Out-Patient /In-Patient Visits and Super vision on colleagues

2months

Emergency Ward

Patients visit and supervision on Colleagues

lmonth

Subspecialty wards

Patients visit and supervision on Colleagues

5 months

Optional Ward

Depending on Ward Policies

lmonth

Health & Society

Children Health Monitoring ,

Participation in Children Health Promotion

lmonth

 


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Specialty
School / Faculty: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neurosurgery
Major (Name Of Program): Pediatrics
This program contact information:
Telephone: 00988634173461
Fax: 00988634173461
Mobile:
Email Address:
Address: A'lam-Al-Hoda Street, Shahid Shiroodi Street, Arak, Markazi Province, Iran Zip Code: 3819693345
Contact Person Name: Office of International Affairs
Program Detail:
Length of Training: ---
Language Requirement:

Applicants from Persian (Farsi) Speaking countries (They shall both speak and write in Persian) who have applied for graduate Degree-based programs may be exempted, based on the decision of the department, from submitting any certificates regarding their English Language Proficiency. Nevertheless, they are required to hand in their English language certificate which meets SUMS’ minimal language proficiency requirements, within one year from commencing their studies at ARAKMU.

 

 

Admission Requirement:

 ·         Holding an MD degree

·         Having passed the National Entrance Exam

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