Diploma Course in Dermatology and Dermatosurgery

Diploma Course in Dermatology and Dermatosurgery

  1.        The Institute of Dermatology has established  in 1972 and conducted a one month course training in dermatology since 1976 by cooperation of  WHO that was the first one of International training in Thailand and South East Asia.   In  1984, this course expanded to ten month by the project  of “ The Diploma Course in Dermatology”  under  the Third Country Training Program (TCTP) as the proposal supported by the Royal Thai Government, through Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) and the Government of Japan, through the  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). This Diploma course has been continuously 25 years. Until 2008 , there were 25 batch,647 graduated doctors from countries .
    In 2009 (26th batch) , the Diploma Course in Dermatology was considered to develop to one year academic training and redesign by adding more subjects and clinical experience in general dermatosurgery, laser surgery, cosmetic surgical techniques and also renamed to  "Diploma Course in Dermatology and Dermatosurgery" The other new agency coming for support and enhance this course are Juntendo University International Center (JUIC) and  Japanese Dermatological Association (JDA).   Up to  2016, there are 33 batch, 881 graduated doctors from 34 countries.  Now is 34 th batch of  Diploma participants and  next 2018 is 35th batch.
  2. Objective
  3.         1. To provide knowledge in basic sciences, clinical dermatology and advanced technology in diagnostic approaches and managements of skin disease.
  4.         2. To develop broad clinical experience in dermatology and general dermatosurgery, laser surgery, and cosmetic surgical techniques.
  5. Duration of Training   One (1) year training program started yearly on May to the following   
    April calendar year.
    1. Tuition fees                THB 300,000.-  and  THB 3,500  for damage guarantee
    2. Available capacity:         30 persons
    3. Applicant’s Qualification
    4.        
    5.            1. Doctor of Medicine graduation with complete Medical License.
    6.            2. Below fifty (50) years of age.
    7.            3. Have 3 years of working experience after graduated MD/MBBS.
    8.            4.Good command of spoken and written English.
    9.            5. Good health in physical and mentality. No medical problem that can involve the training
    10.            6. Pregnancy is definitely disqualified to the course condition.  
    11. Scholarship nomination:  Only foreigner doctors  who worked for government can apply for scholarships as follows;
    12.            1)   Japanese Dermatological Association (JDA) sponsor  tuition fees (300,000 THB/each)  to  3 foreign doctors from  Third  countries. (2010-2014) The applications send  directly to the Institute of Dermatology, Thailand.  
    13.            2)   Juntendo University International Center (JUIC) )  sponsor  tuition fees (300,000 THB/each)  to  2 foreign doctors from  Third  countries. (2010-2014)  The applications send  directly to the Institute of Dermatology, Thailand.
      •          > The applicants who have passed the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) would be given priority in the screening of the JUIC and JDA scholarship.
      •          > Juntendo University is ready to accept the excellent graduates of DCD/DCDD into our Master course and/or Ph.D. course. The applicants are requested to have passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). The excellent persons, top 1/3 of DCD/DCDD graduates, with level N3 and more (level N1 or N2) of JLPT might be given the scholarship from JUIC (Juntendo University International Center) USD10,000-USD12,000 per year. JLPT could be taken in any parts of the world not only in USA, European and/or Asia Pacific countries but also in African and Middle Eastern countries. Juntendo University has the dormitories at a very affordable price in Tokyo. It will cost the room charge JPY30,000 per month and own utilities.
    14. Course Curriculum : The course is divided to two (2) semesters and conducted in English.
    15.        The class started at  9-12 am and 1-4 pm  on Monday to Friday.  Morning session is about Clinical O.P.D , IPD, Subspecialty and laboratory. Afternoon is lectures session that delivered by Medical teacher and Japanese Expert who are the expertise in clinical dermatology and clinical research .  The participants are divided in to small groups for any activities such as OPD groups, Journal club, Interesting case , etc.
    16. Course Contents :
    17.     I.  Lecture  
    18.           1.1 Basic sciences & General Dermatology :  Principle of dermatology, Basic Structure and Function of  the skin, Cutaneous Microbiology,  Disease of the skin,  Pediatric /Geriatric dermatology, Dermatoses of Pregnancy, Skin sign in systemic disease,  Molecular biology, Bioengineering, Topical therapy & Medicine use in Dermatology, etc.
    19.           1.2 Subspecialty: Contact and Occupational Dermatology , Immunology, Photobiology,   Dermatopathology,  Mycology
    20.           1.3 Dermatosurgery
                      1) Surgery: Introduction to Dermatosurgery, Basic Principle to Dermatosurgery, Electrosurgery, Cryosurgery, Chemical Peeling, Surgical Treatment of Vitiligo, Surgical Treatment of Skin Cancer.
    21.                 2) Laser:  Basic Principle of Laser in Dermatology, Vascular Specific Laser, Pigment Specific Laser, Hair Removal Laser, Ablative and Non Ablative Skin Remodeling Laser, Radiofrequency, Fractional Skin Resurfacing Laser, Botulinum Toxin in Cosmetic Dermatology, Filler, Microdermabrasion, and Ligh-based Therapy of Acne Vulgaris.
                       3) Anti-aging: Introduction to Anti-aging Therapy, Roles of Micronutrient in Anti-aging Therapy, Roles of Hormone Treatment in Anti-aging, and Fundamental of Stem Cell Therapy.
    22. II. Clinical Practice  Clinical demonstration, O.P.D., I.P.D., Rotation to visit and practice at  Subspecialty , special clinic,  laboratory in Dermatology.   Hospital visit at other Medical schools
    23. III.  Coursework assignments : Country report, Journal club,  Interesting case, and Topic Review
    24. IV. Field trips
    25.          >  Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital Chiangmai University in Chiang mai Province, northern of Thailand.
    26.          >  Tropical Dermatology Hospital in Trang Province, southern of Thailand.
    27. Measurement and evaluation  Each term has final examination that consist of Paper exam, Clinical Case exam,  laboratory & subspecialty exam. The total score include all exam, clinical practice and assignment.  At the end of the course, there are 2 times of oral exam, by IOD staff and by Japanese professor.
    28. Criterion of measurement       To successfully complete the course, participants must have
    29.         Attending time            ≥ 80 %      Include 2 times of field trips
              Total score                   ≥ 60 % 
              Oral examination         ≥ 60 %
    30. Degree  Obtained                      Diploma
    31. How to apply
    32. Period of time
               Application                           All year
              Notification and payment      Jan-Feb
              Course starting                      May
    33. Download Application     from training.inderm.go.th
    34. Documents Required
    35.         
    36.          1. Application Form   (use Microsoft Word or Type only)
    37.          2. Health Certificate
    38.          3. Copy of your Identification Card or passport
    39.          4. Copy of Medical License
    40.          5. Copy of Academic Medical Degree & Transcript
    41.          6. At least 2 of Recommendation Letters. One should from your current supervisor.
    42.          7. Government doctors, please attach approval letter from the Organizer in chief. (letter of permission)
    43.          8. Foreigner doctors who apply for JDA scholarships , attach approval letter (or letter of permission)  from the Organizer in chief. 
    44. Note :  All enclosed documents, please address “certified true copy”. Applications  which have not been fully completed and forms not accompanied by the documentation stipulated  as above, will not be considered.
    45. Send application  by mail or by Airmail to The Institute of Dermatology
               Technology Training Division ,
               420/7 Rajavithi Road, Bangkok 10400  Thailand
               Tel: 669 5205 1308, 669 5372 8294
               E-mail: training.inderm@gmail.com
    46. The selection process    Consider  from general information and qualification.
    47. Tuition fees payment    Pay by  bank transfer  to Krung Thai Bank                  
      Pay by cash  or  bank  transfer to Krung Thai Bank       
      Account Name            :   Institute of  Dermatology
      Swift code                 :   KRTHTHBK
      Account number         :   980-5-74798-0 Office Address 
                                          : 420/8 Raj-vithu Road, Thungpha thai, Rajthevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    48.           > Participants must be responsible for fees; transaction fees, fees charge and oversea’s bank fees.
    49.           > Please send the transfer slip with your full name to confirm your payment by:
    50.                        E-mail:             training.inderm@gmail.com
    •           > The due date time of payment in informed by letter of acceptance.
    •           > If the payment of tuition fees are not on time, IOD has the right to selected the next reserved.
    • Condition
    •         1) Tuition fee payment must be on-time that inform in accepted & confirmation letter
              2) Tuition fee and transaction fee are non-refundable.
    •         3) Damage guarantee  will refund at the end of the course, depend on any damage. 
    •         4) Participants must follow the program and abide by the roles of the Institute of Dermatology if any serious problem,  Institute may consider to terminate your training
    •          5) Participants must be responsible for their own living allowance, accommodations, health & accident insurance, visa extension and other expenses which may occur during the training course.
    •          6) For JDA sponsors,  who cannot pass the exam and do not obtain the Diploma, should refund the tuition fees.
    •          7) Spouse, member of family or companion  are not allowed to participate in any activities.
    •          8) Institute of Dermatology do not certify any participant’s companion for doing visa or extend visa.
    •          9) Pregnancy is definitely disqualified to the course condition.
 
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Institute of Dermatology 420/7 Rajvithi Road, Ratchathewi District, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel +669 5205 1308, +669 5372 8294   E-mail : training.inderm@gmail.com