FAMILY MEDICINE TRAINING


RESIDENTS ON FAMILY MEDICINE TRAINING

1 Dr. Umar Bolori (Family Medicine) 2012
1 Dr. Saleh Abba Kaza (Family Medicine) 2013
2 Dr. Bilkisu Mala Yarema (Family Medicine) 2013
LECTURES SCHEDULES:

Preparation for Primary, Part I and II Examinations of the National Post-graduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African Post-graduate College of Physicians.


LECTURES:

A. Neuroanatomy

  • 1. Structure of Nervous System

  • 2. Peripheral and Central Nervous System

3. The Cortex
4. The Association Areas of the Brain
5. Movement Motor Areas
6. Limbic System
7. Reticular Activating System
8. Ventricular System
9. Cerebro-vascular System
10. Cerebellum
11. Histology of Cortex
12. Histology of Cerebellum


B. Neurophysiology
1. Structural Significance of the Nervous Tissue
2. Properties of Nerve Fibre: Nerve Transmission
3. Metabolism of Neurons
4. The Motor Unit
5. Chemical Transmission: Neurotransmitters
6. Reflex Action
7. Afferent Neurons System
8. Muscle Tonus: Posture Cerebellum
9. The Cortex: Excitomotor areas: Pyramidal System
10. Voluntary Movement Including Speech
11. Basal Canglia Thalamus: Thalamic Syndrome
12. Sensory Cortex
13. Prefrontal lobes: Leucotomy
14. Limbic System: The Emotions
15. Physiology of Pain
16. Autonomic Nervous System
17. Electroencephalogram and Sleep

C. Neurochemistry
1. Neurotransmitters of the A.N.S. and C.N.S.
2. Biogenic Amines: Catechllamines
3. Biogenic Amines: Idolamine
4. Acetycholine
5. Gamma Amino Butyric Acid
6. Monoamine oxides inhibition
7. Inborn Errors of Metabolism
8. Endocrine Correlates of Behaviour

D. Behavioural Sciences
1. Introduction
2. History of Medical Psychology
3. Instinct and Ethology
4. Emotion

  • a) Anatomy

  • b) Psysiology

  • c) Brain Metabolism

  • d) Psychophysiology

  • e) Endocrin

5. Perception
6. Thinking
7. Learning
8. Remembering and Forgetting
9. Intelligence
10. Intelligence Development
11. Personality
12. Development of Personality
13. Assessment of Personality
14. Social Process: Social Influence on Behaviour
15. Culture
16. Social Structure
17. Social Groups
18. Leadership
19. Attitudes and Beliefs

E.

Psychopharmacology
General Principles
1. Animal Human Pharmacology
2. Clinical Pharmacology Investigations
3. Recent Progress in Psychopharmacology
4. Autonomic Drugs

  • Adrenergic

  • Adrenergic Blocking Agents

  • Cholinergic

  • Cholinergic Blocking Agents

5.

Autocoid

  • Antihistamines

  • Serotonin

6.

Substances affecting Consciousness
– Arousal
Specific Psychological Action
Barbiturate
Amphetamines
Phenothiazine
Rauwolfias, Butyrophenones and Thixanthenes
Tricyclic Antidepressants and M.A.O.I.
Benzodiazepines
Propanediols
Applied Psychopharmacology

GENERAL PSYCHIATRY – THEORY AND PRACTICAL
To start at the time of entry into course and last 24 months

1. Introduction to Psychiatry
i) History of Psychiatry
ii) Development of Modern Clinical Psychiatry
Psychiatry in Nigeria Today
Schools of Psychiatry
Etiology of Mental Illness
Introduction to Dynamic Psychiatry
Innate Needs in Behaviour
Theory of the Unconscious Psychoanalytical Theory
Ego Defence Mechanism
Personality Development Theories
Psychoanalytical
Neofreudian
Piogetian
Disorders of Perception and Sense Distortions
General Symptomatology
Disorders of Perception and Sense Distortions
Thought Disorder
Memory Disorder
Disorders of Consciousness
Disorders of Affect
Disorders of Intelligence
Motor Behaviour and its Disorders
Speech and Writing
General Review of Signs and Symptoms
Differential Diagnosis in Psychiatry
Classification of Mental Disorders
Clinical Entities
General Adult Psychiatry
Transient Situational Disturbances
Personality Disorders
Character Disorders
Antisocial Disorders
Psychophysiological Disorders
(Psychosomatic-Somatisation)
The Neuroses (Psychoneuroses)
Anxiety State
Neurotic Depression
Hysterical Reaction
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
The Psychoses
Manic-Depressive Illness
Schizophrehenia and Paranoid States
Personality Disorder
Sexual Deviation
Alcohol Drug Dependence
Organic Brain Syndrome
Mental Retardation (Subnormality)
Child Psychiatry: Psychiatric Disorder in Children
Adolescent Psychiatry
College Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry

Treatments in Psychiatry
i) Psychotherapy: Psychoanalysis
Brief Psychotherapy
Psychoanalytical
Group
Insight Therapy
Action Therapy and others
Behaviour Therapy
Psychiatric Social Work and Case Study
Psychiatric Nursing
Psychopharmacology and the Hazards
Electroconvulsive Therapy and other Somatic Therapies
Psychiatric Emergences
Emergency Room Psychiatry
Community Psychiatry
General Practice Psychiatric
Special Areas in Psychiatry
Doctor-Patient Relationship
Psychiatric Interview
Examination
Mental State
Special Purpose Examination
Psychiatric Consultation
Psychological Testing
Genetics and Psychiatry
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Mental (Neuropsychiatric) Hospital Psychiatry
Statistics in Psychiatry
Suicidal Behaviour
Psychiatry and the Law
Principles of Psychiatric Research
Preventive Psychiatry
Administration in Psychiatry