MBBS Dermatology And STD Syllabus

SYLLABUS FOR MBBS STUDENTS –DERMATOLOGY AND STD

AIM: Skin and sexually transmitted diseases are quite prevalent in the community and constitute a large number amongst the patients attending Outpatient Departments in clinics and hospitals. Most skin diseases & STDs can be easily diagnosed and managed with adequate amount of training at the MBBS level. The aim of the training is to train the students to diagnose and manage common skin and sexually transmitted diseases.

OBJECTIVES: The objective of the syllabus and curriculum is to give adequate knowledge and skills to the MBBS graduate.

Knowledge

          At the end of training the student should be able to-

  1. Diagnose and manage common skin diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy
  2. To diagnose and manage common dermatological emergencies
  3. To familarise them with common laboratory diagnostic methods.
  4. To train them for preventive measures at individual and community levels against communicable diseases including STDs and leprosy.
  5. To develop a compassionate attitude towards patients and their attendants.

Skills

  1. History taking in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.
  2. Clinical examination and description of cutaneous findings in a systematic manner.
  3. Systemic examination in relation to dermatological and venereological diseases.
  4. To develop skills for obtaining samples and performing common laboratory tests in clinical side room.
  5. Prescription writing in dermatology and managing skin and STDs.
  6. Perform minor surgical procedures.
  7. To learn special therapeutic modalities. 

COURSE CONTENT

S. No Topic Must/Nice/Good to know
1. Structure & Function of the Skin. Terminology of skin lesions

 

Must know
2. Common Parasitic infections

Scabies, Pediculosis

Others

 

Must know

Nice to know

3. Common Fungal infections

Dermatophytosis, Tinea versicolor,

Candida

 

Must know

Nice to know

4. Common Viral infections

Herpes simplex, molluscum contagiosum, Herpes zoster, Warts

 

Must know

5. Common bacterial infections

Impetigo, Ecthyma, Folliculitis

Cutaneous Tuberculosis

Erythrasma

 

Must know

Nice to know

Good to know

6. Papulosquamous Disorders

Psoriasis, Erythroderma

Lichen planus

Pityriasis rosea

 

Must know

Nice to know

Good to know

7. Eczema

Ichthyosis

 

Must know

Nice to know

8. Urticaria & Angioedema

 

Must know
9. Pruritus

 

Nice to know
10. Bullous Disorders

Pemphigus,

Pemphigoid,

Dermiatitis Herpetiformis

 

Must know

Nice to know

Good to know

11. Connective Tissue Disease

Lupus Erythematosus,

Scleroderma,

Dermatomyositis

 

Must know

Nice to know

Good to know

12. Disorders Related to Weather(Miliaria, Sunburn , Chilblains) Must know
13. Miscellaneous Dermatoses

Acne Vulgaris,

Vitiligo,  Corns, Callosities,

Alopecia, Chloasma/Melasma

 

Must know

Nice to know

Good to know

14. Adverse Drug Eruptions,  Erythema Multiforme, SJS, TEN Must know
15. Syphilis Nice to know
16. Gonorrhoea &

Non Specific Urethritis

Nice to know

Must know

17. Chancroid, Granuloma Inguinale,  LGV

 

Good to know
18. Viral STDs (Herpes genitalis, Condylomata acuminate)

 

Must know
19. HIV infection-Cutaneous manifestations and their management

 

Good to know
20. Syndromic Management of STDs

 

Must know
21. Leprosy –Aetiopathogenesis, Clinical Features and Diagnosis Must know
22. Leprosy – Reactions in leprosy

 

Good to know
23. Leprosy –Complications and treatment

 

Nice to know
Admission 2017