INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MEDICINE
The students are shown the relationship between the basic subjects and the clinical conditions or diseases that they will meet in the clinics.
The subject provides a series of didactic lectures and discussions on the normal function of the person/individual. It includes the stages of normal development and normal specific function.
This subject discusses on the abnormal function of a person like signs and symptoms of psychiatric illnesses, psycho-pharmacology and psychotherapy.
CLINICAL MEDICINE 3A
The lecture hours include per week 2 hours of Communicable Diseases and 1 hour each for the following subspecialties: Gastroenterology, Hematology, Immunology and Rheumatology, Respiratory and Cardiology.
CLINICAL MEDICINE 3B
The lectures include 1 hour each of the following subspecially: Renal, Endocrinology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Resperatory and Cardiology. In the clinical ward, the section is divide into 8-10 groups. Each member of this group takes the case history and perform the physical examination of a patient. One instructor goes around to supervise this group while in the ward. The following meeting, the group discusses with the proctor covering the pathogenesis, symptomatology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Audio-visual demonstration are given.
PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS 2A AND 2B
Once a week lectures, demonstrations and discussion of the salient points in physical examination are given together with the most important symptoms encountered in everyday medical practice. Audio-visual demonstrations are given.
In the Physical Diagnosis demo, students are divided into 3 group is under one preceptor. While in PD ward, students are divided into 8-10 groups and under the supervision of a ward proctor. Normal physical signs are explained and demonstrated to students and later given practical points in order to obtain an accurate patient history and there after be able to recognize abnormalities in physical examination.
The subject provides a series of didactic lectures on an integrated approach to Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Nervous System. It aims to provide the basic framework of knowledge in clinical problem solving.
This subject consists of didactic lectures, discussions, and clinical demonstrations of neurological diseases. The class avails itself of clinical materials in the FEU-NRMF Medical Center.
DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY 2 & 3
These subjects consist of lectures, recitation and demonstrations of the more common diseases of the skin found in the Philippines. The subjects are augmented by showing of colored transparencies and film on special dermatological conditions. The fundamentals of five venereal diseases are imparted to the student in preparation for their clinical clerkship in clinical venereology.
This subject consists of didactic lectures, discussion and clinical demonstrations of psychiatric cases. Clinical work- up and presentation of cases are part of the course.
This subject deals with the comprehensive evaluation and management of disabilities and impairment arising from the neuro-muscular, cardiovascular, pulmonary and musculoskeletal conditions and disorders.
The course deals with diagnostic x-ray. In the beginning of the course students are familiarized with a working knowledge of principles of x-ray generation and x-ray protection. The rest of the course is divided according to the different system, such as skeletal, cardiorespiratory, gastrointestinal and genitor-urinary. The subject matter is discussed from the standpoint of roentgen anatomy, roentgen pathology, roentgen diagnosis and with film illustration of the more common pathological entities that are encountered in the general practice of medicine.
The first part consists of didactic lectures covering dying declarations, live birth, sign of birth, death, cases of sudden death from violence, post-mortem examinations, wounds and injuries, unnatural offenses, criminal abortion, infanticide, impotence and sterility.
The second part which is Medical Jurisprudence includes a discussion of the professional duties and rights of physicians and their responsibility before the law and in the administration of justice. It also includes a history of medicine and an exposition of the ethical and business aspects of medicine.
(DEPT OF PATHOLOGY AND MEDICINE)
The subject consist of discussion of interesting and problematic cases, worked up in the hospital and autopsied. Emphasis stressed on the clinical and laboratory diagnosis, differential diagnosis, pathogenesis, physiology and biochemistry of the disease that caused the death of the patient. The third year medical students actually participate in the discussions.
CLINICAL ROTATION IN MEDICINE
The fourth year clinical clerks work seven hours daily from Monday to Saturday an four hours on Sunday and holidays for two months. At the FEU-NRMF Medical Center, four weeks are devoted in the different wards, one week at the OPD and 1 week at the ICU. Two weeks are spent in San Lazaro Hospital. Two weeks in the National Center for Mental Diseases and 2 weeks at either Rizal Medical Center or United Doctors Medical Center.
Students are divided into small groups and assigned to various services on rotation every fifteen days. They rotate on 24 hours duty each, depending on the total number of full time clerks assigned in the Department.
The method of instruction is:
1. Actual ward work and care of patients with the supervision of the residents and
2. Bedside conferences and daily rounds.
3. Demonstrations and case discussions.
4. Use of audio-visual aids.
5. Attendance to patient at OPD under the supervision of residents and consultants.
Carlomagno C. Micu Jr M.D., F.P.C.P.
FIRST ROW: (L-R)
Drs. Ma. Grace Ang, Janet Mercado, Elisa Simon, Josefina Pecache, Delia Yang, Raquel dela Cerna, Edna Gonzales, Felicitas Ilagan, Rosario Baes
SECOND ROW: (L-R)
Drs. Melissa Irma Abara, Jovie Joy Manuel, Judy Sevilla, Marjorie Ramos, Mary Jennifer Dimayuga, Armando Sta. Ana, Asuncion Tan, Ma. Nerissa Suñga, Eleanor Luna, Hiyasmin Acero, Abigail Diaz, Erma Garcia
THIRD ROW: (L-R)
Drs. Virgilio Lo, Rommel Bayot, Fernando Sta. Maria, Vic Fileto T. Chua, Edgardo Fajardo, Enrico Tuy, Fernando Ayuyao, Carlomagno Micu, Wilson Lim, Paul Salandanan, Jerome Santos, Ross Allan Mendoza, Hermogenes Saludes