Medicine Block: (Med. 501: CRH, 18)

 

The Medicine Block involves a 16 weeks period spent in the clinical units and associated outpatient services of the King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh. The emphasis is on learning through involvement in patient care and clinical activities of the units to which the students are attached.

The specific attachments provide the opportunities for practical experience and to develop clinical reasoning skills in a number of different areas. The Medicine Block is a part of a continuum of clinical experience building on knowledge gained in Years 1 & 2 and extending through Years 3 and 4 to Internship. There will be integration between inpatient & outpatient, Medical, organ imaging, other diagnostic services and other disciplines.  Furthermore, it includes the process of conducting different themes, timetables, assessment, and different forms used in the Medicine Specialty block. The students by the end of their rotation should have successfully fulfilled the block's objectives.

Medicine Specialty block book will give an overview of Medicine Specialty objectives and the different themes which are:

  • Basic Clinical Sciences (PBL cases and Lectures)
  • Patients Doctor Theme (including different Clinical attachments)
  • Community Doctor Theme
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Evidence Based Medicine.
     
Block Schedule:      .Block Books
The Medicine Block will be split into Medicine I and Medicine II and will run simultaneously   
  • Batch 7A - Medicine I     
  • Batch 7B – Medicine II   
  • Batch 7A – Medicine II   
  • Batch 7B – Medicine I    

Medicine Block Administration:

Dr. Khalid Al Khatlan Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Thari Al Anazi, Co-Director (Medicine I), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Mohammed Al Qahtani, Co-Director (Medicine II), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Administrative Assistant: Lualhati Razon

Ext: 11032 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.