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Remarks of the School
School of  Medicine is one of the schools of Amoud University. It is situated in Borama District, Awdal Region. It was established on Academic year 2000-2001.

The School is headed by a Dean who acts as the chief officer responsible to the university president, the executive council for the plans and programs of the School and for its day-to-day operations. The Dean is assisted in his duties by an Administrative Assistant and associate dean.

Objectives of the School

  1. To produce highly trained doctors  and nurses who will play a great role in the delivery of health care. In order to achieve this objective the School will:
  2. Provide these trainees with the knowledge, skill and attitudes to become competent physicians.
  3. Promote health knowledge through research in all areas related to health care including Basic science, clinical science studies, cultural and behavioral aspects of medical methods for delivering health care and medical education.
  4. Aim at promoting exemplary, primary, secondary and tertiary health care and related community services.
  5. Undertake continuing medical education to maintain and improve the competence of the practicing professional and serve as a medical recourse center (MRC) for health professionals and
  6. Organizations involved in health care.
  7. Participate in the Development and improvement of the quality of health services in the country

Strategy

  1. Most subjects are taught with a variety of methods including lectures, projected materials with lecturers notes presented to the students, practical work and seminars.
  2. Problem based learning
  3. Self directed learning
  4. Group dynamics
  5. Team work
  6. Early practical training at all levels of health services (individuals, families and communities)
  7. Staff training and development

Criteria for admission

Applicant to this School must have:

  1. Completed Secondary Education
  2. Passed the general requirement courses of the freshman year with at least a GPA of 3.5

Student  Evaluation

A. Student Assessment
1. Continuous Evaluation
2. Credit Hours
3. Utilization of numerous tools of Evaluation.
B. Curriculum Evaluation
1. End of courses student feedback
2. Courses coordinators reports
3. Yearly Review

Graduation Requirements
The credit hour per semester forms the basis of awarding a Bachelor degree at the faculty. In order to be eligible for the  degree, the student must successfully earn a minimum of 280 hours. The duration for completing theses hours is six years, which are divided into the following manner.
Basic science study: two years
Pre-clinical study: Two years
Clinical study: Two years

This is followed by an internship of one year in the affiliated hospitals.
Calendar year    Beginning    Beginning    Ending
1st Semester    15th Sept    30th Jan    30th Jan
Mid-Vocation    1st Feb    28th Feb    28th Feb
2nd Semester    1st March    15th July    15th July
Summer Vocation    16th July    14 Sept    14 Sept

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Website: www.amoudmed.org

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Yearly/ Semester Distribution of Courses

Year I
Semester I

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  ARA 111 Freshman Arabic  3
2.  MATH 111  Pre-calculus  3
3.  BIO 111  Gen. Biology  3
4.  ENG 112  Writing I  3
5.  ENG 121  Reading I  3

Year I
Semester II

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  ISL 121  Islamic Studies  3
2.  ENG 121  Reading II  3
3.  MATH 121  Calculus I  3
4.  CHEM. 121  Gen. Chemistry  3
5.  Phys 111  General Physics  3

 

Year II
Semester I

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Cyt 202 Cytology   4
2.  Embry 203  Embryology  4
3.  Chem 150  General Chemistry  3
4.  Gene 252  Human Genetics  3
5.  Biostat 151  Biostatistics  3
6.  CMMD 255  Community Medicine I  3
7. Eng 152 English 3

 

Year II
Semester II

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Physic 204  Physics 3
2.  Hysto 251  Histology  4
3.  Anat 301  Human Anatomy I  4
4.  CMMD 265  Community Medicine II  3
5.  MiBi 356  Microbiology I  3
6.  Chem 210  Organic Chemistry  3

 

Year III
Semester I

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Anat 302 Human Anatomy II  4
2.  Anat 303  Human Anatomy III  4
3.  Physl 304  Human Physiology I  4
4.  MiBi 357  Microbiology II  3
5.  CMMD 257  Community Medicine III  3
6.  Immnu 359  Immunology  3

 

Year III
Semester II

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Bioch 305  Biochemistry 4
2.  Paras 306  Parasitology  3
3.  Cl.Meth 330  Clinical Methodology  4
4.  Path 401  General Pathology  4
5.  Physl 310  Human Physiology  4
6.  CMMD 258  Community Medicine (R.Methodology) IV  3

 

Year IV
Semester I

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Path 402  General pathology 4
2.  Rad 451  Radiology   4
3.  Phar 461  General pharmacology  4
4.  Paras 307  Parasitology   3
5.  CMMD 259  community medicine V  3
6.  Anat 301  Topographic anatomy  4

 

Year IV
Semester II

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Resp 501 Respiratory Diseases   4
2.  Gastro 530  Gastroenterology                     4
3.  Infec 550  Infection diseases  4
4.  Uro    560  Urology                                    4
5.  CMMD 260  Community medicine XI  3
6.  Phar 462  Clinical pharmacology  4

 

Year V
Semester I

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Trop 531 Tropical diseases  4
2.  Card 532  Cardiology    4
3.  Endoc 551  Endocrinology   4
4.  Surg    571  surgical pathology  4
5.  CMMD 261  Community medicine V  3

 

Year V
Semester II

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Obs 581  Obstetrics     4
2.  Pedia 504  Pediatrics    4
3.  Sur 572  General Surgery 1  4
4.  CMMD 262  Community medicine VI  3
5.  Hema 454  Hematology    4
6.  Derm 554  Dermatology  4
7. Fore.med 590 Forensic medicine 4

 

Year VI
Semester I

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Gyn 582  Gynecology  4
2.  Pedia 505  Pediatrics      4
3.  Neur 601  Neurology    4
4.  Surg 573  General Surgery III  4
5.  Psyc 557  Psychiatry  4
6.  Fore.M 591  Forensic Medicine I 4

 

Year VI
Semester II

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hour

1.  Opth 556 Ophthalmology II   4
2.  ORL 552  Otorhinolaryngoiatria     4
3.  STOM 538  Odontostomology     4
4.  Anst 553  Anesthesiology  4
5.  Toxi 650  Toxicology  4
6.  Orth & traumatology 632  Orthopedics  3
7. Emer.Med 651 Emergency Medicine 4