YLL-NUS Phase V Medical Students
National Skin Centre (NSC) will host the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSOM) Final Year Medical Students during their Dermatology Clinical posting. A total of 8 rotational batches of YLLSOM final year medical students will be attached to NSC during each academic year. Each rotational batch consists of about 40 students. The attachment duration for each batch is 2 weeks.
By the end of the dermatology posting, the student will be able to:
* Understand key factors and descriptors in evaluating a patient with a dermatological problem
* Describe the morphology of skin lesions and recognize the various clinical patterns of skin eruptions in patients.
* Diagnose common skin diseases identified in the list of core curriculum and understand the management of these conditions. In particular, students should be able to recognize dermatological emergencies and be familiar with the management of the conditions in this category and be able to recognize common malignant skin tumours.
* Be familiar with common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures used in dermatology, such as cryotherapy, intralesional steroid injections, shave and punch skin biopsies, fungal microscopy and culture, microscopy for parasites such as scabies / lice.
* Be familiar with common medications (topicals and systemic agents) used for the treatment of common skin diseases such as acne, eczema, psoriasis and superficial fungal infections.
* Understand key factors and descriptors in evaluating a patient with a suspected sexually transmitted infection.
* Be familiar with management of common sexually transmitted infections such as herpes simplex viral infection, syphilis, gonorrhoea, non-gonococcal urethritis, candidiasis.
* 11 Didactic Lectures
* 4 Team-based learning Activities
* 1 STI Attachment
* 1 Ward Round
* 1 Session of Wound and Patch Test Hands On
* 1 Phototherapy Attachment
* 1 Clinical Lab Attachment
NSC Contact Details
Undergraduate Program Coordinators
Mr Ang Chin Tiong
Mr Muhammad Faizal
MA Executive Asst