UNDERGRADUATE

Undergraduate Work
  • Curriculum is based on a more vertically and horizontally integrated model with more clinical input from inception.
  • students in the first, second and third years apart from the fourth and final years particularly promoting
    • Problem based learning
    • Self learning
    • Community oriented learning
  • formative and summative assessments
Teaching / Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Use of technology in education ; IT
  • Actively promote an environment with opportunities for self learning, self direction and self discipline.
  • The motivation amongst students is maintained by appropriate assessment at the end of appointment and course
Teaching / Learning Activity
Year 1
Y1S1
  • Blood & Circulation/Respiration & Gas exchange module
  • Lecture – Basic Life support
  • Practice sessions – 03 sessions
Year 2
Y2S1
  • Nervous control, Behaviour & Special senses module
  • Seminar – Physiological, clinical and psychosocial aspects of pain
Y2S2
  • Integrated Applied Medicine 1 – Student seminars and integrated discussion
IAM Module
Objectives 
Time Table 

Year 3
Introductory programme for the clinical
  • Lecture- Emergency Life support
  • Practical session - Emergency Life support
  • Skills training
Year 4
Lecture Topics
  • Introduction to Anaesthesia
  • Drugs used in General Anaesthesia & Regional Anaesthesia
  • Medical disorders & Anaesthesia I
  • Medical disorders & Anaesthesia II
  • Preoperative patient assessment & preparation
  • Regional Anaesthesia
  • Post operative care & complications
  • Monitoring techniques I
  • Monitoring techniques II
  • Respiratory failure & Management
  • Shock
  • Fluid and electrolyte balance
  • Intra Venous fluids & Parenteral Nutrition
  • Assessment of blood loss and blood transfusion
  • Oxygen Therapy
Y4S2 Integrated Applied Medicine 2 – Student seminars and integrated discussion

Assessments
Year 1
Summative assessment
Practical question on BLS –Y1S1 OSPE B Practical Exam

Year 2
(integrated module)– Summative assessment
MCQ, OSCHE

Year 3
Formal assessment of History taking

Year 4
NONE

Year 5 - Lecture Topics
  • Trauma I
  • Trauma II
  • Management of Head injuries
  • Emergency Management I
  • Emergency Management II
  • Respiratory function tests ABG
  • Acid base abnormalities
  • Cardiac Support and Inotropes
  • Respiratory support including mechanical ventilation
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Sepsis
  • Fluid management in different conditions
  • Management of Pain
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Transport of Critically ill
  • Ethics in Critical Care & Anaesthesia
  • Management of unconscious patient
  • Anaesthesia Questions
  • Critical Care Questions
Year 5 - Clinical Appointment
  • The students are allocated to small groups (3-4 in each) and rotated to various assignments within hospital with clear objectives of learning.
  • The clinical placements
    • THP- Intensive Care, Operating Theatre Emergency Treatment Uni
    • THK - Operating Theatres Cardio Thoracic Unit, NeuroSurgical Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Dialysis Unit

A comprehensive student log book is provided to ensure they undergo thorough training on clear objectives of both anaesthesiology & Critical Care. Each group is exposed to formal teaching course in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. In the afternoon activities include small group discussions, teaching/learning with simulation at Skills Lab and Ward teaching.

Year 5
1 month of clinical practice - 260 hrs.
5 week days 7.30am-12noon & 2.00pm-8.00pm ; 10.5x5x4 = 210 hrs
Saturday- 7.30am-12noon ; 4.5 x 4 = 18
Sunday- ( Casualty Day) 2.00pm-10.00pm 8 x 4 = 32
Total hours 260
Compulsory 80% attendance

Contents of Log Book
  • Attendance
  • Daily Schedule
  • Objectives of the Assignment
  • Essential knowledge : Anaesthesiology
  • Essential knowledge: Critical Care
  • Essential Clinical Skills: Critical Care
  • Topics to be covered as small group discussions
  • OSCE and the pass marks
Skills to be achieved during the clinical appointment
  • CPR
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • NG Tube insertion
  • Venesection
  • IV Cannulation
  • Transfusion
  • Blood gas analysis
  • CVP measurement
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Airway management in recovery
  • Ambu ventilation
  • Setting up ventilator
  • Urinary catheterization
  • IV drug administration
  • Priming IV lines without air bubbles
  • Taking a 12 lead ECG
  • Setting up an infusion pump
Teaching methodology
  • Lectures
  • Student seminars
  • Clinical training program
    • Skills training – during clinical appointment
    • Simulation mannequin skills lab
    • Direct observation of procedural skills
    • Case based discussions in the theatre & ICU-  on a schedule
    • Bedside Teaching
    • Practise viva sessions  within the student group
    • Practise of setting of question method within the student group
    • Short student presentations
    • Interactive sessions
  • Student centered teaching
    • Pre-op Assessments and critical care admissions
    • Case Presentations
Formative assessment – OSCE
  • Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCHE). 3 mi
  • Five questions until 1017 changed to 10 from 2018
  • Blue print
    • Emergency
    • Calculation
    • Identification of equipment
    • Data interpretation
    • Clinical decision
  • Obtained 50% pass mark at the end of appointment
Summative assessments
Year 5 final MBBS
  • MCQ – 4 (MCQ,SBA)
  • Theory ; SAQ – 1
  • Viva (10 min )
  • OSCE 1-2 (1 Min each )
Marking scheme
  • MCQ- Common MCQ All island
  • SAQ
    • Setting question based on the department decision on rotation
    • Double marking by the owner of the question and nominee by the Head (Combination of internal and external examiner )
    • Marks 50/100
  • Viva – 10/10
    • Two examiners
    • Marks 10/10
  • OSCE – 1 Each
Scrutiny and Result
  • Scrutiny
    • At departmental level (Anaesthesia and CC followed by dept of surgery )
    • At Faculty level
  • Results
    • Pre results board at Dept. of Surgery
    • Results board FOM
Examiners
  • Internal
  • External
  • Approved at the department and faculty level
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