a.13- Know meaning of substance use disorders and types, diagnostic criteria, risk factor of substance dependence and broad line of its management.
a.14- Enumeration of psychiatric disorders in children, mention definition, diagnostic criteria, epidemiology and etiology, of Mental Retardation and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders.
a.15- Know some psychiatric emergences (suicide, Aggression, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and panic attacks and know how to manage these conditions).
a.16- Mention, indications and side effect of different groups of psychotropic medications, psychotherapy and Electro-convulsive Therapy.
a.17- Engage in lifelong learning program and updated regularly.
b. Professional clinical skills :
Medical student should be able to :
b.1- Obtain accurate psychiatric history and elicit different symptoms and signs of psychiatric disorder.
b.2- Perform both complete and an organ system examination and mental state examination.
b.3- Perform simple bed-side psychometric test (MMSE, quick evaluation of IQ of the patient). Brief test of anxiety and depression .
b.4- Select and interpret the results of commonly used test for evaluation of intelligence, anxiety, depression and dementia.
b.5- Integrate above history, mental state examination, physical laboratory and psychometric findings in to a meaning diagnostic formulation.
b.6- Recognize patients with immediately life threatening psychiatric condition.
c- Intellectual skills :
Medical student should be able to :
c.1- Reason deductively in solving clinical psychiatric problems (recognize, define and prioritize problems; analyze, interpret, objectively evaluate and prioritize information).
c.2- Integrate the results of history, physical and laboratory test findings into a meaningful diagnostic formulation.(define problem and formulate differential diagnosis)
c.3- Identify and locate, when possible, the crucial pieces of missing clinical information, and determine when it is appropriate to act on incomplete information.
c.4- Construct appropriate management strategies (both diagnostic and therapeutic) for patients with common psychiatric conditions, both acute and chronic and those requiring short- and long-term rehabilitation.
c.5- Recognize and outline an initial course of management for patients with serious psychiatric conditions requiring critical care.
c.6- Identify factors that place individuals at risk for psychiatric disorders , to detect patients at risk for these disorder.
c.7- Retrieve, analyze, and synthesize relevant and current data and literature, using information technologies and library resources, in order to help solve a clinical problem (EBM).
c.8- Propose clinical decisions utilizing methods which integrate the best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values (EBM).
d- General and transferable skills:
Medical student should be able to:
d.1- Communicate effectively with patients, their families and the community through verbal, written and other non-verbal means of communication, respecting the differences in beliefs and backgrounds among patients and students.
d.2- Establish professional relationships with patients, their families (when appropriate) and community that are characterized by understanding, trust, respect, empathy and confidentiality.
d.3- Deliver information to the patient and family (as appropriate) in a human manner, and in such a way that it is easily understood, encourages discussion and promotes the patient’s participation in decision-making.
d.4- Gather information, and develop and interpret a treatment plan, while considering the influence of factors such as the patient’s age, gender, ethnicity, cultural and spiritual values, socioeconomic background, ethical conditions, and communication challenges.
d.5- Demonstrate the importance of cooperation and communication among health professionals so as to maximize the benefits to patient care and outcomes, and minimize the risk of errors.
d.6- Develop a care plan for a patient he/she has assessed, including investigation, treatment and continuing care, in collaboration with the members of the interdisciplinary team.
d.7- Respect, be willing to work through systems, collaborate with other members of the health care team, and accept appropriate responsibility for the health of populations.
d.8- Participate in community activities directed at improving health, utilizing the best evidence, effective teamwork and communication skills.
d.9- Describe the importance of the individual physician/patient relationship, and develop it appropriately, as a means to identify and implement individual health and disease management strategies on an individual basis.
d.10- Demonstrate altruism, honesty and integrity and respect in all interactions with patients, families, colleagues, and others with whom physicians must interact in their professional lives.
d.11- Demonstrate compassionate treatment of patients and respect for their privacy and dignity and beliefs.
d.13- Recognize and accept the limitations in his/her knowledge and clinical skills, and demonstrate a commitment to continuously improve his/her knowledge, ability and skills and leadership, always striving for excellence.