Medical Profession Study Program, Faculty of Medicine, Trisakti University
The Medical Profession Study Program is a form educational activity for the medical profession that is academic professional in nature and based on science and medical professionalism that constitutes one complete and solid unit. This study program consists of clinical learning experience (clinical clerkship) and field-based learning (clerkship in community medicine) in the framework of actual health care services, especially medical service in the Teaching Hospital and in the community. In the Teaching Hospital, the clinical learning experience is acquired by performing academic and professional activities in the form of an apprenticeship. The students learn and at the same time work under the direction and guidance of lecturers or senior hospital doctors.
The curricular content of the Medical Profession Study Program is presented in the form of skills obtained through the academic activities of the learning process that is conducted in the Principal Teaching Hospital, the Network Hospitals, and Public Health Centers that is regulated through rotation in all departments, with the emphasis on achieving competency in compliance with the Indonesian Medical Competency Standards of 2012, issued by the Indonesian Medical Council.
The students’ study load in the Medical Profession Study Program is presented as a pre-determined package and to earn the title of medical doctor (“dokter”), all students must be able to complete the clinical clerkship of 14 departments or 38 credit hours. The academic activity of the Medical Profession Study Program is spread over 14 departments, consisting of 5 major departments (Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Public Health), each lasting 10 (ten) weeks equivalent to 4 credit hours and 9 minor departments (Radiology, ENT, Dermato-Venereology, Neurology, Anesthesiology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Forensic and Medicolegal Medicine, Occupational Medicine) each lasting 5 (five) weeks and equivalent to 2 credit hours.
The learning method (clinical clerkship) in the Medical Profession Study Program comprises active and intensive interaction between the students on one hand and the patients and the community on the other hand, under the guidance of the counseling physicians and other medical professionals, that is well-coordinated and well-managed in a highly ordered and disciplined framework in order to achieve the educational goals. The students are required to work while learning in every Department /Functional Medical Staff of the Teaching Hospital and to follow for a certain period of time a clerkship cycle that is regulated by the Faculty of Medicine. In each associated Department/Functional Medical Staff, the students are required to work in rotation in the Outpatient and Inpatient Care Installations, Intensive Care Installation, Emergency Care Installation, Minor Surgery Installation, Central Surgical Installation or Delivery Room, and has access to the other supporting installations. Further particulars in connection with the Medical Profession Study Program may be accessed at its website (pspdfkusakti.blogspot.com)
Academic/scientific activities in the Medical Profession Study Program comprise:
- Interactive lecture:
An interactive lecture is the provision of material by the resource persons, both by clinical educational doctors and by guest lecturers, with active student participation.