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Dermatovenerology

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:8.00
Study Course Accepted:28.07.2020
Study Course Information
Course Code:DVK_001LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:1.00ECTS:1.50
Branch of Science:Medicine; Dermatology and VenereologyTarget Audience:Rehabilitation
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Elga Sidhoma
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Dermatology and Venereology
The Head of Structural Unit:Elga Sidhoma
Contacts:Rīga, Baznīcas iela 18, dvk@rsu.lv, +371 26194765
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (count)4Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures8
Classes (count)2Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes8
Total Contact Hours16
Part-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (count)4Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures8
Classes (count)2Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes8
Total Contact Hours16
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Biology, anatomy, histology, physiology, pathophysiology, biochemistry, microbiology, propedeutics, pharmacology and internal diseases.
Objective:
To develop a theoretical understanding of the indications and contraindications of physiotherapeutic methods in cases of various skin and sexually transmitted diseases, taking into account their epidemiology, etiology, knowing the clinics of diseases, principles of diagnosis and treatment. In practice, by analyzing the course of patients' illness and medical documents, to acquire skills in planning physiotherapeutic options.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Insight into the history of Dermatovenerology. Skin as the organ. Functions of skin. Therapeutic principles of skin diseases. Classification and etiopathogenesis of skin diseases. Mycosis – diagnostics and principles of treatment. Pyodermas. Parasitic dermatoses.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Papulosquamous dermatoses, allergic skin diseases, principles of diagnostics and treatment. Diagnostic and treatment technologies in dermatovenereology.Lectures1.00auditorium
3Connective tissue disorders. Professional skin diseases. Toxicodermias, urticaria. Dermatosurgery.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Sexually transmitted diseases. Syphilis. Gonorrhea. HIV.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Most common skin diseases, aetiology, diagnostics and differential diagnostics. Physiotherapeutic manipulations for patients with skin diseases. Parasitic skin diseases, pyodermas, mycoses and viral diseases. Bullous dermatoses.Classes1.00clinical base
6Dermatitis and allergic skin diseases: allergic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, eczema. UV rays therapy. Chronic dermatoses – psoriasis, Lichen ruber planus, connective tissue diseases, complications, therapy.Classes1.00clinical base
Topic Layout (Part-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Insight into the history of Dermatovenerology. Skin as the organ. Functions of skin. Therapeutic principles of skin diseases. Classification and etiopathogenesis of skin diseases. Mycosis – diagnostics and principles of treatment. Pyodermas. Parasitic dermatoses.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Papulosquamous dermatoses, allergic skin diseases, principles of diagnostics and treatment. Diagnostic and treatment technologies in dermatovenereology.Lectures1.00auditorium
3Connective tissue disorders. Professional skin diseases. Toxicodermias, urticaria. Dermatosurgery.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Sexually transmitted diseases. Syphilis. Gonorrhea. HIV.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Most common skin diseases, aetiology, diagnostics and differential diagnostics. Physiotherapeutic manipulations for patients with skin diseases. Parasitic skin diseases, pyodermas, mycoses and viral diseases. Bullous dermatoses.Classes1.00clinical base
6Dermatitis and allergic skin diseases: allergic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, eczema. UV rays therapy. Chronic dermatoses – psoriasis, Lichen ruber planus, connective tissue diseases, complications, therapy.Classes1.00clinical base
Assessment
Unaided Work:
Preliminary preparation of the topic to be discussed in the practical class, report on the selected/chosen topic.
Assessment Criteria:
Independent work: report, assessment criteria – compliance of the content of the report with the selected topic, student’s individual contribution, level of student’s knowledge evaluated by the lecturer when discussing the independent work with the student, work design. Examination: activity during practical classes (20%), assessment of the independent work (80%).
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Oral)
Final Examination (Part-Time):Exam (Oral)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Students will be able to recognize skin and sexually transmitted diseases and will characterize the peculiarities of their course in different age groups; will describe principles of diagnostics and differential diagnostics of skin and sexually transmitted diseases and develop skills in patient care; will record and describe up-to-date methods of medical examination and treatment in dermatology and venereology.
Skills:Students will be able to assess condition of the patient’s skin, recognize symptoms of skin and venereal diseases; analyze and correctly interpret obtained medical data and findings of examinations establishing necessity and possibility to apply physical therapy.
Competencies:Cooperate with physicians, colleagues, patients and their family members on professional level; interpret findings of examinations and apply them in treatment; respect wishes of a patient and comply with the law.
Bibliography
No.Reference
Required Reading
1Kang S., Amagai M., Bruckner A.L., Enk A.H., Margolis D.J., McMichael A.J., Orringer J.S. Fitzpatrick's Dermatology: 2-Volume Set, 9th Ed. McGraw-Hill Education / Medical, 2019, 1866 p.
2Wolff K., Johnson R.A., Saavedra A.P., Roh E.K. Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8th Ed. McGraw-Hill Education / Medical, 2017, 976 p.
3Bolognia J.L., Schaffer J.V., Cerroni L. Dermatology: 2-Volume Set, 4th Ed. Elsevier, 2018, 2880 p.
4Habif T.P. Clinical Dermatology, 6th Ed. Elsevier, 2015, 1064 p.
5Shimizu H. Shimizu's Dermatology, 2nd Ed. Wiley Blackwell, 2017, 664 p.
Additional Reading
1Alikhan A., Hocker T.L.H. Review of Dermatology, 1st Ed. Elsevier, 2018, 518 p.
2James W., Berger T., Elston D., Neuhaus I. Andrews' Diseases of the Skin 12th Ed. Saunders, Elsevier, 2015, 968 p.
3Jain S. Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review. Springer, 2012, 357 p.
4du Vivier A. Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, 4th Ed. Saunders, 2013, 740 p.
5Habif T., Dinulos J., Chapman M.S., Zug K. Skin Disease Diagnosis and Treatment, 4th Ed. Elsevier, 2017, 688 p.
6Webster G.F., Rawlings A.V. Acne and its Therapy. Informa Healthcare, 2007
7Reitamo S., Luger T.A., Steinhoff M. Textbook of Atopic Dermatitis. Informa Healthcare, 2008, 269 p.
8Krutmann J., Honingsmann H., Elmets C.A., Bergstresser P.R. Dermatological Phototherapy and Photodiagnostic Methods, 2nd Ed. Springer, 2009, 447 p.
9Katsambas A.D., Lotti T.M., Dessinioti C., D'Erme A.M. European Handbook of Dermatological Treatments, 3rd Ed. Springer, 2015, 1579 p.
10Markowitz O. A Practical Guide to Dermoscopy, 7th Ed. Wolters Kluwer, 2017, 292 p.
11Rubins A. Dermatoveneroloģija. Latvijas Dermatovenerologu asociācija un Latvijas Dermatoveneroloģijas fonds, 2020, 592 lpp.
12Vasariņš P., Miltiņš A. Klīniskā dermatoveneroloģija. Zvaigzne ABC, 1999, 476 lpp.
13Branta D., Froļenko J., Gūtmane R., Rožkalns V. Dermatoloģija un veneroloģija, I un II daļa. Zvaigzne, 1975, 232 lpp.
14Gūtmane R. Dermatoloģijas bilžu ābece. Rīga: (B. i.), 2002, 109 lpp.
15Karls R. Ādas veidojumu ābece. Rīga: Lietišķās informācijas dienests, 2010
16Mikažāns I. Klīniskie sindromi dermatoloģijā. Terras Media, 1998, 187 lpp.
17Hartmane I. Psoriāze. Rīga: (B. i.), 2004
18Ančupāne I., Hartmane I., Kolontaja I., Mikažāns I. Atopiskais dermatīts. LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2005, 30 lpp.
19Hartmane I. Pūšļu dermatozes. SIA Medicīnas apgāds, 2009, 143 lpp.
20Vīksna L. u.c. Infekcijas slimības. Medicīnas apgāds, 2011, 588 lpp.
21Hartmane I. u.c. Diagnostiskās un ārstēšanas tehnoloģijas dermatoloģijā. Metodiskie ieteikumi. RSU tipogrāfija, 2005
22Hartmane I. u.c. Sifilisa ārstēšana un profilakse. Metodiskie ieteikumi. SIA Nacionālais apgāds, 2004
23Psoriāzes klīniskās vadlīnijas. Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2012, 109 lpp.
24Vidēji smagas un smagas gaitas psoriāzes klīniskās vadlīnijas. Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2016, 54 lpp.
Other Information Sources
1https://www-amboss-com.db.rsu.lv/row/campus/2018/rsu-activate
2http://site.ebrary.com/lib/rsub
3https://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com
4https://www.clinicalkey.com
5http://search.ebscohost.com/
6http://www.medscape.com