Community Medicine

COURSE OFFERED

Study of Community Medicine will start in 1st year of 1st phase with 5 hours of Integrated teaching on Behavioural Science and Health Communication. In 2nd phase the comprehensive course course will continue for 1 year with 110 hours of lectures, 160 hours of tutorials and 30 days of COME (Community Based Medical Education). The course will be evaluated by 2nd Professional Examination.

DEPARTMENTAL OBJECTIVES

General objective:

To produce medical graduates to meet community health needs and demands of the country.

Specific objectives:

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

> provide comprehensive health care to the people
> deliver primary health care and essential services package
> conduct epidemiological studies on common health problems
> provide health care with appropriate attitudes
> work as a member of health team
> co-ordinate with national and international health organizations and national health programmes