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Rheumatology

You will apply the acquired knowledge for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of rheumatological diseases that the patients may present.
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Description

In the medical subspecialty in Rheumatology, you will train to meet the highest expectations in biopsychosocial health for the prevention and diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of rheumatological diseases.

Duration: 2 years.

 

Venue:

  • IMSS UMAE No. 25.
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20110386 dated January 4, 2010.

Objective

The subspecialty in Rheumatology places special emphasis on the human side of Medicine, with a major focus on teaching and research.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • You will solve the clinical problems of pathologies pertaining to Geriatrics in different clinical scenarios.
  • You will demonstrate through your actions the principles of ethics and professionalism of your specialty.
  • You will support the tutoring of lower-ranking peers and patients.
  • You will develop research that will allow you to make decisions regarding the care of your patients.

Graduate profile

You will be a medical professional who is competent at carrying out actions for the preventative medical care, diagnosis, therapeutics, and rehabilitation of rheumatological diseases, as well as the skills and abilities to treat disorders and diseases of the locomotor system. Additionally, this specialty places special emphasis on the human side of Medicine, with a major focus on teaching and research.

Admission profile

You will need to have completed 2 years of the specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following knowledge:

  • Scientific foundations of medicine and en particular de Internal Medicine.
  • Broad knowledge of scientific methodology and the epidemiological method.
  • Fluent and accurate use of oral and written Spanish.
  • Understanding and translating English.

You will need to have completed 2 years of the specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following skills:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in Pediatrics.
  • Teamwork.
  • Systematized retrieval of medical information.
  • Basic ability to use the Internet.
  • Basic use of Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Use of statistics packages.

You will need to have completed 2 years of the specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following attitudes:

  • Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
  • Discipline, order, and punctuality.
  • Have honesty and respect of others as values.
  • Have study habits and participate in continuing education activities.
  • Have an enterprising spirit.
  • Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.
  • Demonstrate an attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
  • Promote a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.

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Curriculum

Consult the courses that you will take in the Subspecialty in Rheumatology.

First year
Code Course CRS Year

RM5000

Basic Sciences in Rheumatology and Immunology I

2

RM5001

Inflammatory Arthropathies

2

RM5002

Connective Tissue Diseases

2

RM5003  Non-inflammatory Arthropathies and Metabolic Diseases 2
RM5004 Clinical Training in Rheumatology I 35
Second year
Code Course CRS Year

RM5200

Non-articular Pain Syndromes

2

RM5201

Autoimmune Diseases and New Therapies

2

RM5202

Research and Statistics

8

RM5203 Clinical Training in Rheumatology II 35
Third year
Code Course CRS Year

RM5400

Infectious Arthritis

2

RM5401

Bone Diseases

2

RM5402

Generalized Disorders with Rheumatic Disease

2

RM5403 Overview of Immunodeficiency 2
RM5404 Clinical Training en Rheumatology 33
Fourth year
Code Course CRS Year

RM5600

Immunity in transplantation

2

RM5601

Thesis Seminar

6

RM5602

Medical Education

6

RM5603 Bioethics 2
RM5604 Clinical Training in Rheumatology IV 33

Faculty

Departments:
Especialidades Médicas
Departments:
Ciencias Clínicas
Departments:
Odontología
Departments:
Ciencias Básicas
Departments:
Nutrición
Departments:
Psicología
Departments:
Especialidades Médicas

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