Professor Than Than Htay
MB,B.S (Ygn)
Dip.Med.Sc (Medical Rehabilitation)
M.Med.Sc,Dr.Med.Sc ( Rehabilitation Medicine)

History of Our Department

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was estabilished from 1970, starting with the Out-patient department (only), at North Okkalapa General Hospital. At that time, U Sein Aung was appointed as Senior Physiotherapist with the help of one junior physiotherapist,U Than Win. In 2003, Dr. Than Than Htay was apppointed as Consultant Physiatrist. Since from then, new out-patient department and in-patient department was upgraded at 2009 in Thida new building.

Dr. Than Than Htay was promoted as Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at North Okkalapa General Hospital in 2011. Professor Than Than Htay is taking the dual charge of Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at North Okkalapa General Hospital and Professor/ Head of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of University of Medicine 2 when MMed.Sc (Rehabilitation Medicine) course was started in 2012 Academic year with three assistant lecturers, and part time teaching staffs from the respective hospitals.

Consultant Dr. Moe Moe Win is taking part in teaching programme since 2013 until now. Dr. Thein Htay has been promoted as Lecturer at this department in 2014.

  1. Undergraduate Courses

 

Final Part I MBBS

1-2 Lectures are given in morning sessions.

 

  1. Postgraduate Courses

       M.Med.Sc (Rehabilitation Medicine)

Two years postgraduate course was started at University of Medicine 2 in 2013 to produce highly qualified teachers, researchers and competent clinicians in the field of rehabilitation medicine and to fulfill the needs of society and country. Three years course was upgraded from two years course since 2014, including Basic Science. A dissertation is to be submitted at the end of the training.

 

7. Other teaching courses

M.Med.Sc (Paediatric and Internal Medicine)

 

Aims and objectives of training programme

           Aims

  • To produce competent Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine specialist (Physiatrist) who can lead the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team in all rehabilitation setting.

 

           Objectives

At the end of this course of instruction, the candidates:

  • Should have acquired a sound knowledge in prevention and rehabilitation of all medical disorders concerned with movement, function, communication, and locomotion, disability prevention and rehabilitation.
  • Should be able to obtain technical skills in Rehabilitation of disorders and conditions.
  • Should have proper attitude for effective rehabilitation services as an integral part of the comprehensive health care delivery system.
  • Should be able to observe, analyze, plan, conduct and report a scientific research work.
  • Should be able to improve oneself by continuing education.

 

8.Teaching & learning methods

  • Didactic Lectures
  • Supervised Case Taking and Examinations
  • Topic Discussions- group discussion and debates
  • Journal reading
  • Seminar and Tutorials
  • Grand Round
  • Combined clinic
  • Block Posting to Specialty Department
  • Case Presentation
  • Demonstration and role play
  • CBR training- out-reach programs, mobile trip, workshops
  • Research Work

 

 

9. Assessment and evaluation

          First Year Final Assessment

First year final assessment will be held at the end of academic year. There           will be multiple choice questions. There will be four sections A, B, C and D in the           paper. Each section will have 15items each. Each item has 5digits. The question will be single or multiple response, but not carried over for two hours.

 

          Second Year Assessment

Final assessment will be held at the end of academic year.

There will be (4) compartments. Written Theory Paper (Multiple short questions, paper 1 and 2). Each paper will have six short questions. Clinical Assessment will be done for one long case (60) minutes and at least two short cases (10) minutes each. Viva voce includes Clinical problems, X-ray reading, modalities, aids and appliances, and photo quiz.

 

Third Year Assessment

Third year final assessment will be held at the end of academic year.

There will be (4) compartments. Written Theory Paper (Multiple short questions,paper 1 and 2). Each paper will        have six short questions. Clinical Assessment will be done for one long case (60) minutes and at least two short cases (10) minutes each.  Viva includes Clinical problems, X-ray reading, modalities, aids and appliances, photo quizDissertation will be submitted four months prior  to the final examination.

 

          Pass marks

The candidate must pass at least 60 % in all compartments.

60 marks in all compartment           – Clearly pass

Credit – 75 marks in all compartment with good accreditation score

 

If a candidate fails in regular final assessment, then he/she must appear for the nearest supplementary examination to be held in six months times and shall be examined both compartments.

The candidate shall be stuck out from the courses if he also fails the second supplementary examination which is to be held within six months.