Medicine &Allied Subjects
18 Apr

Medicine &Allied Subjects

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Medicine &Allied Subjects

Departmental Objectives:

At the end of clinical postings in Medicine, the under graduate medical students will be able to:

  • Acquire appropriate knowledge, attitude and skill to become an effective doctor for the society
  • Elicit an appropriate clinical history, and physical findings, identify the clinical problems based on these and identify the means of solving the problems
  • Plan relevant investigations considering socioeconomic perspective
  • Outline the principles of management of various diseases considering the patient’s socioeconomic circumstances
  • Diagnose and manage medical and pediatric emergencies
  • Diagnose and manage common psychiatric disorders
  • Recognize& provide competent initial care and refer complicated cases to secondary and tertiary care centers at appropriate time
  • Perform common clinical procedures
  • Possess knowledge to consider the ethical and social implications of his/ her decision
  • Demonstrate the art of medicine involving communication, empathy and reassurance with patients
  • Develop an interest in care for all patients and evaluate each patient as a person in society
  • Have an open attitude to the newer developments in medicine to keep abreast of new knowledge
  • Learn how to adapt new ideas in situations where necessary
  • Learn to keep the clinical records for future references
  • Make them oriented to carry out clinical research in future


 List of competencies to acquire

At the end of the course of Medicine the undergraduate medical students will be able to:

 1. Gather a history and perform a physical examination

 2. Prioritize a differential diagnosis following a clinical encounter

 3. Recommend and interpret common diagnosis and screening tests

4. Enter and discuss orders and prescriptions

 5. Document a clinical encounter in patient record

6. Provide an oral presentation of clinical encounter

7. Form clinical questions and retrieve evidence to advance patient care

 8. Give or receive a patient handover to transition care responsibility

9. Collaborate as a member of an inter-professional team

10. Recognize a patient requiring urgent or emergent care and initiative evaluation and management

11. Obtain informed consent for test and/or procedures

12. Perform general procedures of a physician

13. Understand preventive perspective of disease

14. Identify system failures and contribute to a culture of safety and improvement