DIPONEGORO COURSE ON TROPICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Focused on Leprosy and Tuberculosis

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course of infectious diseases is hosted by Faculty of Medicine Diponegoro University (UNDIP), aims to introduce medical students from outside Indonesia, especially those from developed sub-tropical countries, to the health issues and management of tropical infections in Indonesia. In the year 2020, Leprosy and Tuberculosis will be the topics of the course.
Indonesia offers the best place to study various kinds of tropical infection cases, especially Tuberculosis and Leprosy, because the two diseases still pose high number of patients infected. The course will be held by a collaboration between Department of Internal Medicine (Division of Infectious Disease), Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Department of Nursing, and the Internation Affairs Section Faculty of Medicine Universitas Diponegoro. Due to the current pandemic status in all over the world, the course will be offered online.

Course Period: October 2 – 30, 2020 (4 weeks)
Type: Self-paced with some Scheduled Course
Credit: 2 credits
Certificate: Yes
Course Language: English
Platform: MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses)

Registration Extended until October 15th, 2020

 

 

 

COURSE COMMITMENT
Course participants must dedicate their time at least 4.5 hours per day (5 days/week, total 20 days in 1 month) to follow and study course materials provided. Although it is self-paced, we expect the participants to finish the course materials at the end of the course period, and there will be scheduled lectures with interactive session provided where the participants can ask questions and interact with the teachers.

REQUIREMENTS
This course is designed for undergraduate medical students. However, postgraduate medical science, nursing, biological/life sciences, nutrition, public health students, or any other health sciences students are also welcome to join.
Please submit the following documents before joining the course:

  1. Application Form
  2. Scanned Passport
  3. Scanned Student Card

COURSE FEE
This course is FREE.

COURSE TOPICS
Introduction to the Course
Introduction to Leprosy in Indonesia
Characteristic, Spectrum, Pathogenesis and Screening-Diagnosis of Leprosy
Medical Rehabilitation in Leprosy
Psychosocial impact and Psychoeducation for Succesful Treatment in Leprosy
Introduction to Tuberculosis in Indonesia
Natural History and Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis
Diagnostic Approach of Tuberculosis
Management Pulmonary, extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis and Comorbidities
Key Issues of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Strategy for Control and Elimination of Tuberculosis
Association of macro- and micro-nutrients with infectious diseases
Nutritional/food supplementation for infectious diseases
Interactive Session

CERTIFICATE
A certificate which mentioned the credits being earned in this course will be provided at the end of the course, when participants have complete joining course materials and pre/post-tests.

CONTACT
For further information, please contact:
Office of International Affairs, Faculty of Medicine Diponegoro University.
Mrs. Ririn Maisaroh
Email: int.office@fk.undip.ac.id
Phone: +62-24-769-28010