Neurology & Psychiatry

NEPS 502- Neurology & Psychiatry (9 Cr)

This 8 weeks module introduces students to learning opportunities in clinical situations that help applying knowledge learned in phase I and understanding common and important illnesses, conditions and disorders, in addition to pathophysiology and pharmacology in neurology and psychiatry. Students are allowed to discuss issues related to headache, coma, cranial nerve disorders, epilepsy, extrapyramidal disorders, CNS infections, vascular diseases, demyelinating disorders & ataxia, motor neuron disease & myopathy, peripheral neuropathy & sciatica, paraplegia & spinal cord disorders, and muscular & neuromuscular disorders. In addition, students will study mood disorders, depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia. Students are also exposed to clinical experience in taking focused history and examination skills at a good standard, with the ability to competently diagnose and appropriately manage cases.

Prerequisites: PEDT403 Pediatrics 1, INTM404 Medicine1, OBGY401 Obstetrics and Gynecology, SURG402 Surgery 1.