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  • Learning out comes:

    By the end of this module, a learner will be able to:

    • Understand the principles and basics of Family Medicine
    • Demonstrate the understanding of person centred and holistic care through empathic and effective communication skills
    • To act as advocate for the patient and appropriately refer as and when needed.
    • To collaborate with patients in management decisions.
    • Construct a diagnosis based on focused examination skills
    • Interpret common laboratory investigations such as complete blood count, liver function tests, renal function tests, urinalysis, HbA1C
  • Learning Outcomes:

    • Diagnose and manage common chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, Ischaemic heart diseases, CCF, hepatitis etc
    • Understand the diagnostic criteria and management guidelines of prevalent chronic conditions especially non-communicable diseases.
    • Evaluate own role and limitations in interdisciplinary team work to manage chronic diseases
    • To safely manage these common conditions seen in the community setting in a holistic manner
    • To be aware of the allied health services and provisions for these conditions in the community
    • To be aware of limitations and personal competence when dealing with these conditions and refer appropriately when needed
    • To advocate for individual and community health.
    • To prescribe cost effectively and avoid un-necessary prescribing
    • To promote health and well-being by applying health promotion and disease prevention strategies appropriately
  • Learning Outcomes:

    • To identify common red-flags in mental illness, MSK, Common dermatological conditions, respiratory, including renal and GI problem
    • To be able to deal with common emergencies and provide appropriate initial management
    • Differentiate and manage depression and anxiety in primary care
    • Diagnose psychotic symptoms and signs of self-harm and refer promptly
    • To safely manage these common conditions seen in the community setting in a holistic manner
    • To be aware of the allied health services and provisions for these conditions in the community
    • To be aware of limitations and personal competence when dealing with these conditions
    • To be aware of area specific illness
    • To prescribe cost effectively and avoid un-necessary prescribing
    • To work on increasing community and patient awareness by promoting awareness about self-limiting illness.
  • Learning Outcomes:

    • To manage common complaints, patient presents with in primary care.
    • To manage conditions that may present early and in an undifferentiated way.
    • To provided holistic and patient centre care to elderly population.
    • To adopt evidence based clinical information management: selectively gather and interpret information from history-taking, physical examination, and investigations and apply it to an appropriate management plan in collaboration with the patient.
    • To use effectively and efficiently diagnostic and therapeutic interventions as needed.
    • To refer to other health professionals and specialists as needed.
    • To promote health and well-being by applying health promotion and disease prevention strategies appropriately.
    • To be mindful of patient’s capacity and consent
  • Learning Outcomes:

    • To demonstrate professionalism in dealing with patients presenting with gender specific problems.
    • To respect patient privacy and autonomy.
    • To demonstrate compassion and respect to others.
    • To demonstrate sensitivity to diverse population with no limitation to gender, age, culture, religion, and disability.
    • To refer to other health professionals and specialists as needed.
    • To promote health and well-being by applying health promotion and disease prevention strategies appropriately.
    • To treat patients in a non-judgmental way be mindful of patient confidentiality
  • Learning Outcomes:

    • To be able to offer pre-conception advice and care for the mother.
    • To be able to Diagnose and manage common antenatal and postnatal problems.
    • To be able to do baby/child health checks and aware of common conditions presenting in early childhood
    • Demonstrate and apply knowledge and skills of maternal and child immunization.
    • To refer to other health professionals and specialists as needed.
    • To promote health and well-being by applying health promotion and disease prevention strategies appropriately
    • To be aware of area specific needs in terms of vaccinations and local disease burden.
  • Master in Health Research Batch 07 Sesson 01

  • Overview

    This module aims to develop an understanding of basic concepts in epidemiology and health statistics.Students will learn about data sources, study design and their associated strengths and weaknesses; be able to calculate and interpret basic epidemiological and demographic measures; and to critically appraise the relevant literature. Students will gain knowledge and skills for processing and statistical analysis of health research data and the use of research generated evidence in medical practice and decision-making. The students are expected to develop an understanding of selecting and applying appropriate statistical methods for different research designs and of critically appraising the evidence and translating.

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  • Overview:

    It expands on the basic introduction to statistical methods provided in the Introduction to Health Statistics module. This module aims to develop knowledge and skills for processing and statistical analysis of health research data using different statistical soft wares. The students are expected to develop an understanding of selecting and applying appropriate statistical methods for different research designs and of critically appraising the evidence and translating.

  • Overview

    It expands on the basic introduction to statistical methods provided in the Introduction to Health Statistics module. If your research project has a substantial quantitative component to it and you would like to acquire essential skills to enable you to explore your data this is the course for you.

  • Overview:

    Health policy, clinical and public health practice should be informed by the available evidence. Systematic reviews or evidence syntheses are comprehensive, rigorous and critical summaries of the available research evidence on a specific topic. Relevant studies are systematically identified, their data extracted and synthesized in narrative form and, where appropriate, statistically or thematically pooled, taking care to minimize error and bias. This module provides students with appropriate knowledge and training required for finding, interpreting and conducting systematic reviews

  • MHR 6th Contact Session of 5th Batch

  • Mhr 4th Contact Session of 6th Batch

  • Modes of Scientific Communication, Understanding Language for Medical Writings, Identifying grant opportunities, identifying a target journal, Types of Medical Writing, structuring your menuscript, basic skills in medical writing, how to write effective grant applications, how to write Title, Abstract, background, Introduction, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Bibliography, Scientific Publishing, Open Access and online publishing, Introduction to Metanalysis & Systematic Reviews Role of Authors in Medical Writing, Types of Authors, Authorship Criteria Medical Journals in Pakistan, Type of Journals Writing & Organizing Thesis Writing References Presentation skills and Presentations in Scientific Meetings, intellectual property: how to protect your research project

  • Introduction to Epidemiology: Basic Principles, Core Concepts, History of Epidemiology, Measures of Disease Frequency, Study Designs, Sampling Techniques, Confounding, Bias, Sceeing, Surveillance,

    Introduction to Biostatistics: Definitions, Core Concepts, Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, Data Collection & Compilation, Hypothesis Testing & P values, Confidence Levels, Cause & Effect Relationshp, Parametric & non Parametric Tests, Correlation & Regression, ANOVA, Sample Size Calculations, Hands on Exercises on SPSS and STATA

  • Master in Health Research 04, Session 01

     Research Methodology & Proposal Development

  • Health Economics: Defining Healthcare & Health Indicators, relationship between economic factors & health indicators, Measures of Diseases & quality of life in health economics, the economics of healthcare provision, economic evaluation of healthcare, Clinical & health related measures; preference & utility, Policy Applicaitons.

    Clinical Audit: The concepts of Clinical Audit, Difference between research & audit, role of audit within clinical governance, selecting topics suitable for audit, settings standards & criteria for different type of audit, setting indicators for clinical audit, audit cycle

    Review of healthcare financing in Pakistan

    Donor management with organizational policy,

    International policy

  • Managing Research Project, Grant Application & Identifying Funding Sources for Research, Developinng Workplan, Developing Action Plan, Monitoring & Evaluation, Developing Budget & Time flow Chart, IT & Software skills for project management, Research Governance, Priority Setting for Health Research, Intellectual Propery rights and Patents, Academia Industry Linkages, Research Supervision, Research Team Management, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution,

  • Modes of Scientific Communication, Understanding Language for Medical Writings, Identifying grant opportunities, identifying a target journal, Types of Medical Writing, structuring your menuscript, basic skills in medical writing, how to write effective grant applications, how to write Title, Abstract, background, Introduction, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Bibliography, Scientific Publishing, Open Access and online publishing, Introduction to Metanalysis & Systematic Reviews Role of Authors in Medical Writing, Types of Authors, Authorship Criteria Medical Journals in Pakistan, Type of Journals Writing & Organizing Thesis Writing References Presentation skills and Presentations in Scientific Meetings, intellectual property: how to protect your research project

  • Qualitative Research: Introduction to Qualitative Research, Data gathering (common methods: sampling, surveys, interviews, FGDs, consensus panels),  Less common methods: observations, text documents

    Making sense of your data

    Data arrangement & analytic techniques,

    Qualitative methods in health services research,

    Quality & rigor in qualitative research

    Bioethics: Introduction to principles of bioethics, informed consent, confidentiality, ethical dilemmas, ethical issues considered in research on human subjects, ethical issues in animal research, identification of ethical issues in published research, ethical issues in your own research projects with possible solutions,

    Evidence Based Medicine: Concept and application, resources and their limitations, systematic reviews & metanalysis for RCTs, global databases for systematic reviews & metanalysis,

  • Introduction to Epidemiology: Basic Principles, Core Concepts, History of Epidemiology, Measures of Disease Frequency, Study Designs, Sampling Techniques, Confounding, Bias, Sceeing, Surveillance,

    Introduction to Biostatistics: Definitions, Core Concepts, Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, Data Collection & Compilation, Hypothesis Testing & P values, Confidence Levels, Cause & Effect Relationshp, Parametric & non Parametric Tests, Correlation & Regression, ANOVA, Sample Size Calculations, Hands on Exercises on SPSS and STATA

  • This module aims to provide knowledge and skills for applying quantitative research methods for generating knowledge and evidence. The student are expected to develop an understanding of fundamental concepts of health research, types of health research, current issues of health research in developing countries,   health research process, methodology and proposals development, identification of variables and different study designs and their application for addressing a specific research question.

  • Health Economics: Defining Healthcare & Health Indicators, relationship between economic factors & health indicators, Measures of Diseases & quality of life in health economics, the economics of healthcare provision, economic evaluation of healthcare, Clinical & health related measures; preference & utility, Policy Applicaitons.

    Clinical Audit: The concepts of Clinical Audit, Difference between research & audit, role of audit within clinical governance, selecting topics suitable for audit, settings standards & criteria for different type of audit, setting indicators for clinical audit, audit cycle

    Review of healthcare financing in Pakistan

    Donor management with organizational policy,

    International policy

  • Modes of Scientific Communication, Understanding Language for Medical Writings, Identifying grant opportunities, identifying a target journal, Types of Medical Writing, structuring your menuscript, basic skills in medical writing, how to write effective grant applications, how to write Title, Abstract, background, Introduction, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Bibliography,

    Scientific Publishing, Open Access and online publishing,

    Introduction to Metanalysis & Systematic Reviews

    Role of Authors in Medical Writing, Types of Authors, Authorship Criteria

    Medical Journals in Pakistan, Type of Journals

    Writing & Organizing Thesis

    Writing References

    Presentation skills and Presentations in Scientific Meetings

  • Managing Research Project, Grant Application & Identifying Funding Sources for Research, Developinng Workplan, Developing Action Plan, Monitoring & Evaluation, Developing Budget & Time flow Chart, IT & Software skills for porjecct management, Research Governance, Priority Setting for Health Research, Intellectual Propery rights and Patents, Academia Industry Linkages, Research Supervision, Research Team Management, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution,

  • Qualitative Research Method MHR Batch 2nd

  • This is Biostatistics course for MHR Batch 2

  • Quantitative Research & Basic Epidemiology MHR Batch 2nd

  • This module aims to provide knowledge and skills for applying quantitative research methods for generating knowledge and evidence. The student are expected to develop a clear understanding of types of data, distributions and statistical tests and different study designs and their application for addressing a specific research question.

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  • Aims

    This module aims to provide students with knowledge of commonly used
    techniques and methods in qualitative research studies. This will cover data types and qualitative research data collection techniques and their use in health research.

  • Aims

    This module aims to develop knowledge and skills for processing and statistical analysis of health research data and the use of research generated evidence in medical practice and decision-making. The students are expected to develop an understanding of selecting and applying appropriate statistical methods for different research designs and of critically appraising the evidence and translating.

  • Aim

    This module will aim to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to understand the requirements of scientific writing for medical journals, policy documents and conferences. The students will develop skills to communicate clearly and logically the results of research.

     

  • This module will enable students to understand the role of economics in healthcare
    provision and decision-making and provide skills to interpret and undertake economic
    evaluations of health care interventions in context of developing countries.


  • This module will help students to develop an understanding of the principles and practice of health research management and governance and skills to plan, implement, monitor and oversee the implementation of health research projects.This is MHR 01 course

  • Objectives                                                                  

    The Thesis represents the culminating experience required for the Programme and may take the form of a research thesis, an evaluation study, or an intervention study. Each student is required to formally present the research experience and research findings in a viva voce or thesis defense.

     

    As a requirement of the Programme all students are required to develop a research protocol, collect and analyze data and write a thesis. This provides the students an opportunity to gain first-hand experience of conducting a complete research study. Thesis committees supervise the students’ research projects. Each thesis committee comprises of a thesis supervisor and at least one other faculty member from within the Programme or within the University. In order to conduct their MHR thesis research, students are encouraged to seek funds by applying to the University or to national and international funding agencies.

    Grading:  Written Thesis and Thesis Defense (Pass/Fail)



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MHR 1st Contact session of 7th Batch and MS Epi & Biostatistics 1st Batch 1st Contact Session
by Rehmatullah Khan - Monday, 22 October 2018, 05:58 PM
 

MHR 1st Contact session of 7th Batch and MS Epi & Biostatistics y6t5h Batch Session 01 is scheduled on October 19-28,2018

 
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Family Medicine 2nd Contact Session of 1st Batch
by Rehmatullah Khan - Thursday, 18 October 2018, 10:04 AM
 

Diploma in Family Medicine 2nd  contact session of 1st batch is scheduled on November 5-10,2018

 
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Mid term exam
by Rehmatullah Khan - Tuesday, 8 January 2013, 10:44 AM
 

Dear all,

you are informed that mid term exam of 1st Batch (2012-2013) MHR means old students of MHR is scheduled to be held on Jan 11, 2013 at 2pm in KMU IBMS.

 
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Gregory Pappas Lecture
by Rehmatullah Khan - Tuesday, 8 January 2013, 10:40 AM
 

Dear all, you all are informed through moodle that tomorrow i.e on Jan 09, 2013, Gregory pappas will deliver online lecture for old and new batch on National Health survey of Pakistan at 9am.

 
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4rth contact session of MHR 1st batch
by Rehmatullah Khan - Friday, 7 December 2012, 04:58 AM
 

it is to inform all of you that the 4th  Contact Session of MHR 1st Batch is scheduled to be held on Jan 02, 2013 and will end on Jan 12, 2013,  at IBMS, KMU.

 

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