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Medicine, MD

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

University of Nicosia

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About Medicine, MD - at University of Nicosia

This programme of study provides students with the opportunity to receive high quality education in Medicine. The general program objectives are:

  • To train students in the practice of scientific evidence-based medicine.
  • To encourage students to practise medicine holistically , encompassing ethical, legal, psychological and social considerations.
  • To produce highly competent and caring physicians.
  • To foster the development of lifelong commitments to scholarship and service toward patients.
  • To promote health and wellness through disease prevention and research.
  • To contribute toward the establishment of Cyprus as a regional centre of excellence in medical education.
  • Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this programme , students should be able to:

  • Apply an understanding of normal and abnormal human structure, function and behaviour to the diagnosis, management and prevention of health problems.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the factors which influence the health of the population and the respective roles of the promotion of health, the prevention of illness and the treatment of disease.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the contribution of genetic, legal, social, environmental, political, economic, historical and behavioural factors to health, illness and disease within a global context.
  • Elicit and interpret clinical symptoms and signs by interviewing and examining patients systematically and with sensitivity, and use this information to order investigations, make differential diagnoses and form management plans.
  • Keep accurate clinical records based on their own observations and communicate their findings to others clearly and concisely.
  • Recognise and manage life-threatening conditions and provide immediate care of medical emergencies, including First Aid and resuscitation.
  • Prescribe drugs safely.
  • Develop an understanding of the work of other health care professionals, and demonstrate a willingness and ability to work inter-professionally and to learn from other professional groups.
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a team, accepting and providing leadership as appropriate.
  • Analyse and critically appraise clinical data and published work to determine their validity and usefulness.
  • Practise ethical behaviour in meeting the needs of patients and families; concern for confidentiality and respect for individual autonomy, enabling patients and their families to make informed decisions in relation to their medical care.
  • Possess an on-going commitment to the advancement of knowledge within a community of medical scholars and to life-long learning to maintain high professional standards.
  • Possess skills in the recording, organisation and management of information including the use of appropriate information technology.
  • Understand the therapeutic nature of the patient-doctor relationship and the impact on that relationship of the individual characteristics of both patient and doctor.
  • Entry requirements for this course

    Contact University of Nicosia to find course entry requirements.

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