This course will discuss topics in Law Ethics And Professionalism at the bachelor level.
Bioethics is the philosophical study of the controversies brought about by advances in biology and medicine. On the other hand, medical ethics is primarily a field of applied ethics, the study of moral values and judgments as they apply to medicine. When moral values are in conflict, the result may be an ethical dilemma or crisis. This course is designed to study the ethics with an integrated multi-cultural approach. The course will provide opportunity to acquire practical skills of dealing with daily practice ethical dilemmas. It will also provide experience to develop ethical frameworks which can incorporate different cultures in the cosmopolitan society we live and the era of globalization.
This interesting course is designed to introduce students to basic socio-psychological concepts and is intended to enhance one's understanding of social and behavioral science and of oneself and others in terms of concepts developed by different social and psychological theorists. Students enrolled in the course are familiarized with the basic concepts of; how behavior is motivated, how people perceive, learn, and think, how individuals differ from one another, how personality develops from infancy to maturity and is expressed by behavior, and how interpersonal factors affect human relationships in the home, on the job, and in the community. Across each of the general unit areas, the course takes a contextual perspective, considering the influences of social, psychological, biological, developmental and cultural environmental community factors.
The clerkship is designed to last 4 weeks, during which time practical and theoretical aspects of the common psychiatric disorders will be covered. In the first three week of the programme, there will be tutorials and seminars on different Psychiatric illnesses. There will also be clerking patients sessions (Usually in the morning) in Al Ain Hospital Psychiatric ward, where you are required to assess patients in detail followed by presentation of the cases to the assigned tutor. Attendance of the clerking patients sessions will be marked in your log-book and you are expected to assess a minimum of 10 patients. In the final week, there will be a clinical examination and a written (MCQ) examination. In the final week, students will be expected to submit one long case and two short cases. This clerkship course will help student to recognize commonly encountered mental health problems, and, be able to know when to manage a problem yourself and when to make a referral.