Internal Medicine Specialist Program

Overview | Learning Outcome | Curriculum | Modules

PROGRAM SPECIFICATION
Program title Internal Medicine Specialist
Awarding institution Medical Faculty, Hasanuddin University
Postal address Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan Km. 10, Tamalanrea, Makassar

Indonesia – 90245

Email and website dept.ipdfkuh@unhas.ac.id

med.unhas.ac.id/interna/

Details of the accreditation

by a professional or statutory body

Accredited with grade A (Excellent) by Indonesian Accreditation Agency for Higher Education in Health.

Decree No: 0257/LAM-PTKes/Akr/spe/V/2017.

(This status is valid until May 27th 2022)

Title awarded Internal Medicine Specialist (Internist)
Learning Outcomes Graduate Profile

Graduates of a specialist in internal medicine study program, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, have masters knowledge and inseparable skills as a care provider, researcher, educator and as a manager in the place where the graduate is assigned.

Person in charge and Internist in Health Care Provider

Competences :

·  Supervising all process in internal medicine services both inpatient and outpatient.

·  Analyzing internal medicine patient’s problems.

·  Choosing the additional examination in internal medicine patients.

·  Providing pharmacology and non pharmacology therapeutic.

·  Able to summarize history taking, physical examination, laboratorium test, and procedures that suit internal medicine specialist to establish the diagnosis based on evidence-based medicine;

·  Able to diagnose and give clinical management in metabolic endocrine and diabetic, nephrology and hypertension, pulmonology, tropical infection, rheumatology, hematology and medical oncology, cardiology, gastroenterohepatology, geriatric, immunology and allergy, and psychosomatic, based on patient’s problem, needs and its authority.

 

Knowledge :

Master of basic theories and concepts of Internal Medicine (Metabolic endocrine and diabetic, nephrology and hypertension, pulmonology, tropical infection, rheumatology, hematology and medical oncology, cardiology, gastroenterohepatology, geriatric, immunology and allergy, and psychosomatic)

Educator (Internal medicine field in college and health academy)

Competences :

·  Applying the theories and concepts of Internal Medicine which is an important scientific foundation in Internal Medicine

·  Designing, implementing, and guiding the implementation of Internal Medicine research for the development of science

·  Apply the knowledge of Internal Medicine and doing community service

·  Able to educate within the scope of health education

Knowledge :

Able to master teaching theory and effective communication

Researcher (researchers at university research institutes, government research institutes (outside universities) and private (industry)

Competences :

·  Designing, implementing, and developing internal medicine research

·  Producing research outputs that are useful for health services in the field of Internal Medicine and society.

Knowledge :

Knowing research ethics, scientific methods, and research techniques. Publication of research results

Manager (Managers or leaders in health institutions, hospitals, clinics or independent practices)

Competences :

·  Able to lead agencies within the scope of health

·  Able to perform complete management of internal medicine field

·  Able to collaborate with other specialists area

Knowledge :

·  Mastering patient referral techniques that require sub-specialist management

·  Mastering the managerial concepts of health institutions

·  Mastering knowledge of medical legislation and related fields and professional ethics of doctors

·  Mastering the concept of institutional management in the Health field

Learning Outcomes (LO)

Graduate learning outcomes are prepared referring to the legal basis for the preparation of learning outcomes (LO), namely Presidential Regulation Number 8 of 2012 concerning the Indonesian National Qualifications Framework (KKNI) which is a framework for ranking competency qualifications that can juxtapose, equalize, and integrate between the fields of education and education. in the field of job training and work experience in order to recognize work competence in accordance with the structure of work in various sectors. Based on these regulations, the Internal Medicine Study Program is included in the qualification level 8. In addition to the aforementioned regulations, the determination of LO also refers to the Regulation of the Minister of Research and Technology No. 44 of 2015 concerning National Higher Education Standards. The following is the composition of the CPL of Internal Medicine Study Program Hasanuddin University Medical Faculty:

1.     Attitude

Be devoted to God Almighty, religious, civilized, uphold human values, ethical, independent, and contribute to improving the quality of community life in the fields of medicine and health.

2.     Knowledge

·  Mastering basic medical sciences (anatomy, physiology, molecular biology, immunology ) to determine patient systemic structure and function

·  Master the basic concepts of disease regarding etiology, pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical signs, history and physical examination as well as steps in determining the diagnosis of internal medicine (Tropical Infection, Gastrohepatology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Kidney Hypertension, Rheumatology, Allergy Immunology, Geriatrics, Hematology Oncology , Endocrine Metabolic and Diabetes and Psychosomatic)

·  Mastering the concept of handling patients based on clinical reasons (clinical Mreasoning) and Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)

·  Mastering the concept of types, working mechanisms, drug preparations and methods of prescribing and side effects of drugs in the field of internal medicine

·  Mastering referral techniques for patients requiring subspecial care

·  Mastering research methods and their application to aspects of medical science in the field of internal medicine

·  Mastering the principles of disease prevention and health promotion in the field of internal medicine

·  Able to master teaching theory and effective communication

·  Mastering the managerial concepts of health institutions

·  Mastering knowledge of medical legislation and related fields and professional ethics of doctors

3.     Skills

·  Able to develop logical, critical, systematic, and creative thinking through scientific research or design creation, to compile scientific conceptions and results of their studies based on scientific principles, procedures and ethics in the form of a thesis published in an accredited scientific journal.

·  Able to compile ideas, thoughts and scientific arguments responsibly and based on academic ethics, and communicate through the media to the academic community and the wider community.

·  Able to manage, develop and maintain networks with colleagues, peers within the wider research institution and community.

4.     Competences

·  Able to summarize the interpretation of the history, physical examination, laboratory tests, and procedures in accordance with the specialization of internal medicine to make a diagnosis, by referring to evidence-based medicine;

·  Able to carry out diagnosis and clinical management in the fields of Endocrine Metabolic and Diabetes, Kidney Hypertension, Pulmonology, Tropical Infections, Rheumatology, Medical Oncology Hematology, Cardiology, Gastroenterohepatology, Geriatrics, Immunology and Psychosomatic Allergy according to problems, patient needs and authority.

·  Able to conduct clinical diagnosis and management in the field of kidney hypertension according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority

·  Able to perform clinical procedures in the field of pulmonology according to the problem, patient’s needs and authority

·  Able to carry out clinical diagnosis and management in the field of tropical infections, especially HIV according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority

·  Able to carry out clinical diagnosis and management in the field of rheumatology according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority

·  Able to perform diagnosis and clinical management in the field of Hematology Oncology according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority

·  Able to carry out clinical diagnosis and management in the field of cardiology according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority

·  Able to carry out clinical diagnosis and management in the field of Gastrohepatology according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority.

·  Able to perform clinical diagnosis and management in the field of Geriatrics according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority

·  Able to carry out clinical diagnosis and management in the field of Allergy Immunology according to the problem, patient needs and authority

·  Able to carry out clinical diagnosis and management in the Psychosomatic field according to the patient’s problem, needs and authority

·  Able to perform clinical diagnosis and management in the field of internal medicine emergencies; according to the problem, patient needs and authority

·  Able to manage independently and or lead a team in solving internal disease health problems in individuals, families, or communities in a comprehensive manner through inter, multi, and transdisciplinary approaches in the context of secondary / tertiary health services;

·  Able to utilize the latest medical science and technology in order to improve practical clinical skills in the field of internal medicine

·  Able to manage human resources and health service facilities in the field of diseases in an effective and efficient manner in secondary and tertiary health services;

·  Able to conduct and manage research through the study and development of medical science and technology in the field of internal diseases, the results of which can be applied to society and science and deserve to be published at the national or international level.

Admission requirements Based on the entrance examination selection and require following below :

·      2 years government service

·      Not above  35 years old

·      Emergency Training certificate

·      Basic Emergency in Internal Medicine

·      Letter of recommendation

·      Doesn’t suffer active chronic hepatitis

Document requires :

·      Bachelor diploma (stamped)

·      Transcripts

·      Curiculum vitae

·      For government services, a legalized

·      last employee decree

·      Certificate of completion of internship from the hospital from the Indonesian Doctors Internship Committee

·      Certificate of Post internship clinical experience of at least 6 (six) months or 1 year and 6 months for doctors who graduated before the internship program

·      Certificate of active work signed by the direct supervisor for those who are actively working

·      Attach a Lam-PT KES/ BAN PT accreditation certicate for the bachelor sertificate

·      Recommendation from Indonesian doctor association in

the last workplace

·      Structural officials/ direct supervisors

·      Peets/ other specialist from the study program of interest

·       4 x 6 color photograph

·      Registration Fee Rp. 600.000,-

·      Statement letter that is not currently attending other formal education (stamped)

·      Permit to continue education from husband/wife/parents (stamped)

Annual student intake 10-20 students
Programme structure and

content

Based on National Standard of Indonesian Internal Medicine Board , the programme uses a credit system called SKS, which is regulated as follows:

·       1 SKS of teaching covers 50 minutes contact hours + 60 minutes assignment/tutorial + 60 minute of self-study

·       1 SKS of bed side teaching  covers 170 minutes of practical session

·       1 SKS of seminar covers 170 minutes of seminar session

The duration of one semester  is generally 24 weeks per semester. In comparison to ECTS credit system, wherein 1 credit point may consist of 25-30 workload, it is considered that 1 SKS of national credit system is equal to 1.7 credit point (CP) of ECTS system. Therefore, the ECTS awarded for each subject is calculated using this conversion system.

Teaching, learning, and

assessment strategies

Strategy for teaching, learning and assessment processes in the Internal Medicine Specialist program lasts 8 semesters in which the teaching methods used consist of Lectures, Small Group Discussions, Role-Play & Simulation, Discovery Learning (DL), Self-Directed Learning (SDL), Cooperative Learning (CL) , Collaborative Learning (CbL), Contextual Instruction (CI), Project Based Learning (PjBL), Problem Based Learning and Inquiry (PBL) and Evidence Based Learning (EBL).

The activities in performing the learning process methods are lectures, responses and tutorials, seminars, field practice (bed side teaching / filling patient medical records), research, and community service.

Strategies for assessment of the learning process sased on the agreement of Internal medicine department collegium in hasanuddin university, the recommended assessment method in the Internal Medicine specialist education program use the MCQ test method, for knowledge assessment and mini-CEX, CBD, DOPS and OSCE for general and specific skills assessment

Standard period of study

and credit points gained

8 Semesters

150 Credit Point equals to 238 ECTS

Modes of study Full Time
Programme starting date within the academic year and first time the  programme has been/will beoffered Programme Starting Date twice in a yaers

March, August

History

Internal Medicine Specialist  study programme in Hasanuddin University was firstly established in Internal department under Faculty of Medicine in December 4th, 1983

Additional Course Rules Permission for Academic Leave are based on the Decree by Rector of Hasanuddin University (number 7/UN4.1/2019), clause 12.

Academic leave of 1 semester is only given to students a maximum of one time during the study period. Applications for leave as required need to obtain approval from the academic advisor through head of the study program and the Dean, are submitted in writing to the Academic Administration Bureau no later than one week before the initial lecture according to the schedule on the academic calendar. Academic leave period is not included in the calculation of the leave period and is not subject to tuition fees.

Course Cancellation and Replacement Policy are based on the Decree by Rector of Hasanuddin University (number 7/UN4.1/2019), clause 11.

Resignation from the course that is being followed can be done in a force majeure condition, where it gets approval from the academic advisor through the head of the study program and the Dean and it is submitted in writing to the Academic Administration Bureau.

Resignation from all courses in the current on going semester, the semester is not counted in the study period.

Resignation from a course in the current on going semester can only be submitted once during the study period (8 semesters).

·       Course Retaking

·       Student may retake course on the next semester

·       Student Community Service

·       Conducted at least once a year, by arrange fundraising and providing assistance to orphanages

 

Drop-Out Rules Drop-out rules are based on the Decree by Rector of Hasanuddin University (number 7/UN4.1/2019), clause 27.

Students are declared to drop out of study:

·  Resigned on his/her own.

·  Earn an E grade in one of the courses

·  Discharge for committing a criminal act

·  Violation of ethics and legal rules based on the Regulation by the Academic Senate of Hasanuddin

Special Requirement Student does not have color blindness and/or disability that

identified during medical examination on registration stage.

Subject Benchmark University of Indonesia
Graduate Profiles As an academic institution, we routinely conduct tracer studies to keep our alumni tracked. Based on that data, we try to map and establish our graduate profiles. There are four graduate profiles that direct and envision our curricula leading to capacity increment of our students and alumni in the future.

·      Care Provider as internist

·      Educator

·      Researcher

·      Manager

Job Opportunity There are many job opportunities that can be applied by the graduate as a Internal Medicine Specialist.

Approximately  40% of our graduates work in private sector and 60% in government sector. The graduates are involved in progression of many hospitals in government hospitals and also

private hospitals or clinics.

Teaching and Learning

Facilities

1.     Teaching Hospital with satellite teaching hospital.

2.     Library (Offline library, e-library (http://digilib.unhas.ac.id.), and e- journal (http://journal.unhas.ac.id)

3.     Class-room facilities

4.     OSCE room

5.     Internet access

6.     Learning instruments : Mannequins, USG, ECG, Spirometry, BIA.

Academic Staff (Faculty Members) ·       The number of lecturers in the programme is forty-two.

·       The academic position of those lecturers is five professors, thirteen associate professor, and fourteen assistant professors.

·       The programme also appoints some lecturers from other study programmes having relevant academic background i.e. five professors, eight associate professors, and nine assistant professors.

Date on which the program

specification was revised

November 19, 2019
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