Introduction to Clinical Medicine
|Numbering Code||P-PUB01 8H008 LB87||Year/Term||2021 ・ Second semester|
|Number of Credits||2||Course Type||Lecture|
|Target Year||Professional degree students||Target Student|
|Language||Japanese and English||Day/Period||Wed.4|
KOSUGI SHINJI (Graduate School of Medicine Professor)
WATANABE HIROKI (Part-time Lecturer)
CHIBA TSUTOMU (Part-time Lecturer)
|Outline and Purpose of the Course||
Hiroki Watanabe(Director, Watanabe Memorial Choumei Research Laboratory)
Tsutomu Chiba(President, Kansai Electric Power Hospital)
This course will offer introductory level of modern clinical medicine, in order to facilitate collaboration between healthcare specialists (i.e. medical doctors, nurses, or other professionals working on healthcare, public health, or social welfare) and students without previous experience in health care field. Lectures will cover disorders of major organ systems, focused on their etiology, treatment, prevention, as well as their societal impact, to help understand recent and historical public health issues, such as population, environment, or aging society.
・To understand the roles and the problems of the clinical medicine and health care in Japan from the societal perspective.
・Can discuss the current situation and future perspectives of modern medical science and healthcare.
|Schedule and Contents||
Course Schedule (subject to change)
#1 October 6 Human, society and diseases
#2 October 13 History of the treatment for urinary bladder stones
#3 October 20 Medicine, education, medical care
#4 October 27 Introduction to toxicology and narcotic drugs / Individualism and groupism -The basic mentality of Japanese people- (Optional by audience’s choice)
#5 November 10 New era for preventive oncology
#6 November 17 Overview of renal and urological disorders
#7 November 24 Oncology and cancer
#8 December 1 Genetic diseases
#9 December 8 Infectious disease
#10 December 15 Immunology and related diseases
#11 December 22 Digestive diseases (1)
#12 January 5 Digestive diseases (2)
#13 January 12 Nutrition and diseases
#14 January 19 Water balance and electrolyte control and related diseases
#15 January 26 Group presentation and wrap-up
#1 through #6 and #15: Professor Watanabe, #7 through #15: Professor Chiba
|Evaluation Methods and Policy||Attitude & Attendance 50%，Report 50%|
|Course Requirements||Second Semester, Required for students without medical background|
|Study outside of Class (preparation and review)||Preparation in advance and review after lecture|
Necessary course materials will be distributed in class.
Suggested readings (not mandatory) :
・河田光博、武田英二編．臨床医学入門 人体の構造と機能及び疾病の成り立ち 第2版 (栄養科学シリーズ NEXT)．講談社サイエンティフィク，2009.
・Harrison’s Internal Medicine 19th edition, McGraw Hill Education
・Goldman-Cecil, Medicine, 25th edition, Elsevier
[Regarding studies out of class (preparation and review)]