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-
- Diagnose and manage common skin diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy
- To diagnose and manage common dermatological emergencies
- To familarise them with common laboratory diagnostic methods.
- To train them for preventive measures at individual and community levels against communicable diseases including STDs and leprosy.
- To develop a compassionate attitude towards patients and their attendants.
- History taking in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.
- Clinical examination and description of cutaneous findings in a systematic manner.
- Systemic examination in relation to dermatological and venereological diseases.
- To develop skills for obtaining samples and performing common laboratory tests in clinical side room.
- Prescription writing in dermatology and managing skin and STDs.
- Perform minor surgical procedures.
- To learn special therapeutic modalities.
|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|