General Medicine Department

Brief :

        College of Medicine – Al-Iraqia University strives to achieve standards of the Iraqi guiding guide by developing its curriculum with continuous review by the Curriculum Development Committee, as well as following modern methods in student assessment and feedback by the examination committee that followed the method of electronic correction, which allows accurate statistical analysis of the level of exam questions as well as Infrastructure development despite very limited capabilities, Paying attention to the teaching hospital through frequent meetings with its management and accrediting the supporting hospitals to provide wider opportunities for students to be exposed to various medical conditions, preparing them to keep pace with their work after graduation. The journey is still long, and it is completed only with the support of the university and ministry for a young college like ours.

           It is considered one of the main branches in College of Alternative Medicine, in addition to the subject of biotechnology and molecular biology. The branch teaches students of medicine and dentistry at our university.

    Branch objectives:

          Teaching the student bacterial, viral and fungal causes, parasites, ritual, natural and natural. Studying the immune system, its components, related diseases, cancerous diseases and others, and training the student on the latest information related to the study. Seeking to develop students’ skills and abilities in research and knowledge through seminars and conducting field research and encouraging them to participate in local, Arab and international conferences and symposia to refine his personality as a successful doctor and continuity with scientific progress. As well as the development of teaching staff by benefiting and communicating with advanced medical colleges in Arab world and the world to learn about the latest methods and techniques used in teaching, research and scientific developments in a manner that qualifies them to provide their students with advanced information.

         Branch Objectives:

        To provide the student in College of Medicine with a base for the latest medical information on medicines. Enable him to give an appropriate prescription without side effects and overlapping interactions. Study one drug in detail from each drug group and compare it with other drugs in the same group. Providing students with scientific skills, training and good qualification in field of medical sciences. Activating scientific research movement through participation with the staff and with other scientific institutions.

         Anatomy branch is one of the basic sciences in College of Medicine. It includes anatomy, tissues, embryos, and biology, with curricula vocabulary that introduces student to the human body, anatomically locally, with all its organs, and natural tissue of each organ, with the stages of human development, embryonic, cell biology, and an introduction to genetic engineering.

    The branch includes general surgery and various surgical specialties (orthopedics and fractures, neurosurgery, urology, cardiovascular surgery, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, eye surgery, pediatric surgery, diagnostic radiology and anesthesia).

    Branch objectives:

          Getting to know the basics of surgery. Familiarity with the basics of surgical sterilization, infection of wounds and hospitals in all respects, and how to reach diagnosis and treatment. Introducing the student to the diseases of ulcers, fistulas and pathological channels, and introducing him to the basics of oncology that affect the human body, leading to benign and malignant skin tumors. Knowing the methods of clinical and laboratory diagnosis and radiological diagnosis of its various types. keeping student familiar with cases of injuries and, dealing with emergency cases and how to deal with them to save lives of the injured

           The branch included various specialties of internal medicine (blood diseases, heart diseases, respiratory system, digestive system and liver, kidney diseases, rheumatism, immune diseases, infectious diseases, endocrinology) in addition to other specialties: dermatology, venereal diseases, infertility, neurological diseases, and psychiatric diseases.

    Branch objectives: Familiarize the student with integrated medical care for patients. Teaching him communication skills. Conducting research related to local and community problems. Introducing the student to the common diseases in the country and knowing the methods of clinical, laboratory and radiological diagnosis of all kinds. Holding seminars for all disciplines. education for the community and spreading health awareness among them.

            Physiology is concerned with the study of physiology (studied in first and second stages) and medical physics (first stage). It is considered a main link between basic medical sciences and clinical sciences. Physiology is concerned with describing the mechanism of work of various body systems and the accompanying sequence of physiological events, and therefore it is an essential science in preparing the future doctor.

    Branch objectives: Teaching medical skills by conducting various laboratory blood tests, training on reading the complete blood picture and other blood tests, knowing the normal values ​​of blood tests, distinguishing between abnormal values ​​and knowing the general pathological causes of them. Training in the use of respiratory examination devices, knowing normal values ​​and distinguishing between abnormal values. Knowing its general pathological causes. Physical basis for functioning of the body’s organs and medical devices used in the field of medicine.

    Teaching student the medical skills to measure the vital activities of the body, such as pulse rate, breathing, temperature and pressure, knowing the normal values, distinguishing between abnormal values ​​and knowing the general pathological causes of them. Learn the skills of conducting clinical and applied examinations of the central and peripheral nervous system and the cerebellum, and practice using special tools to examine these nerves and distinguish between normal and abnormal functions and their pathogens.

           The Department of Biochemistry started in 2011 with the establishment of college. it teaches medicinal chemistry and clinical biochemistry to medical and dental students.

    Objectives: Introduce student to the study of chemical composition of human body and the changes that occur in this composition in the natural and pathological conditions. Conducting some laboratory experiments on some natural compounds of the body with conducting other simple experiments to detect some pathological conditions. Linking laboratory results in biochemistry field with disease diagnosis.

    Branch goals: To enable the student to know the diseases and complications that occur during pregnancy in all its stages, leading to childbirth. Familiarity with formation of the fetus. Introducing the student to the physiological changes of female during pregnancy and up to childbirth.

    Make the student aware of the accidental diseases that affect the female during pregnancy. Training the student to gain skills in communicating with the patient, gaining the ability to ideally deal with the patient and building confidence with her. Taking the medical history and the complete clinical examination of the patient, submitting them and discussing them with the medical team.

    Gynecological diseases: diagnosis, treatment and prevention methods, and modern methods of treating them.

    The pediatrics branch will be updated in March 2014. With a cadre of two teaching staff: Prof. Dr. Yusra Abdel-Rahman Mahmoud (chairman), and the teacher, Dr. Houm Suhail Mal Allah (rapporteur). The policy of the branch is based on teaching Pediatrics from fourth stage (theoretically and clinically), fifth year (theoretically), and then sixth year, where the student will be exposed to different cases. in pediatric diseases.

     Vision: Supporting children’s health and improving medical and health care for them.

    Message: To develop students’ cognitive and clinical skills through giving lectures, training and follow-up.

    Goals: Identify common health problems in children and know their diagnosis and treatment. Recognize emergency situations in children. Develop communication skills with patients and health staff. The curriculum included 3 main parts: The first part is implemented in the fourth grade and includes 30 hours of theoretical and 120 hours of clinical training. The second part is implemented in the fifth grade and includes 30 theoretical hours. The third part is implemented in the sixth grade and includes 300 hours of clinical training in children’s hospitals in addition to the daily follow-up of students.

    The student’s assessment is based on theoretical exams and the adoption of multiple-choice questions that motivate the student to analyze and elicit, and clinical exams that depend on the OSCE and Osler systems, in addition to the adoption of the student’s daily assessment through the log book.

    The community medicine branch has a mission that aims to establish the correct scientific foundations and principles, apply them in modern and developed ways to enhance the health of individual and society by achieving goals set for the branch and included in educational curricula approved for the college, which are:

    -Contribute to the graduation of an efficient doctor has the ability to deal with the basic needs of society in the field of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

    -Building, encouraging and supporting medical research at the branch, college and health system levels.

    -Contribute to applied research for everything related to community health.

    -Preparing the basic requirements for researchers at level of college students or civil society organizations.

    The community medicine branch has a mission that aims to establish the correct scientific foundations and principles, apply them in modern and developed ways to enhance the health of individual and society by achieving goals set for the branch and included in educational curricula approved for the college, which are:

    -Contribute to the graduation of an efficient doctor has the ability to deal with the basic needs of society in the field of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

    -Building, encouraging and supporting medical research at the branch, college and health system levels.

    -Contribute to applied research for everything related to community health.

    -Preparing the basic requirements for researchers at level of college students or civil society organizations.

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