HKE Society's Dr. Maalakaraddy Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Kalaburagi

Affiliated to
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences,
Karnataka, Bengaluru

Recognized by
Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi

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              Department of Materia Medica

 

Introduction: Materia Medica is nothing but Medical Material which is generally applied and concerned with their respective systems.

Homoeopathic Materia Medica is concerned with Homoeopathic system and is differently constructed as compared with other systems of Medicines.

It is constructed by providing the drug agents and Healthy Human beings of the different age groups and both the sexes.

The Homoeopathic Materia Medical consists of a schematic arrangement of symptoms produced by each drug on healthy human beings. Each drug should be studied synthetically, analytically comparatively and this alone would enable a Homoeopathic student to study each drug individually and on a whole and help him to be a good Homoeopathic prescriber.

Objectives:

Constructions of the Materia Medica and Enumeration of the method of action of drugs.

Demonstration of the ability to apply Materia Medica practically

Demonstration of the ability to develop the drug picture and the knowledge of relative importance of individual drug.

Comparing and contrasting the drugs and understanding their different and minute shades in relation with other drugs though they look similar.

Materia Medica in clinical practice with philosophically based and fixed loss of the Homoeopathic system.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES UNDER DEPARTMENT:

Ist BHMS duration of 1 ½ year academic programme like Teaching, Seminars, Tutorials, Tests and Internal Assessment, attendance percentage and parent meet.
IInd BHMS duration of 1 ½ year academic programme like Teaching, Seminars, Tutorials, Tests and Internal Assessment, attendance percentage and parent meet.
IIIrd BHMS duration of 1 ½ year academic programme like Teaching, Seminars, Tutorials, Tests and Internal Assessment, attendance percentage and parent meet.
IVth BHMS duration of 1 ½ year academic programme like Teaching, Seminars, Tutorials, Tests and Internal Assessment, attendance percentage and parent meet.

DETAILS OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES:

Materia Medica   Ist BHMS to IVth BHMS:

 
Ist BHMS Theory Marks 100 Practical Marks Nil Viva Marks 50
IInd BHMS Theory Marks 100 Practical Marks 50 Viva Marks 50
IIIrd BHMS Theory Marks 100 Practical Marks 50 Viva Marks 50
IVth BHMS Theory Marks 200 Practical Marks 100l Viva Marks 100

TEACHING HOURS:

 
Ist BHMS Total Hours 75 Theory 50 Hrs Practical 25 Hrs
IInd BHMS Total Hours 150 Theory 75 Hrs Practical 75 Hrs
IIIrd BHMS Total Hours 175 Theory 100 Hrs Practical 75 Hrs
IVth BHMS Total Hours 175 Theory 100 Hrs Practical 75 Hrs

 DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMMES:

 
Ist BHMS 1 ½ Years Teaching Programme Tutorial   Seminar Internal Ass
IInd BHMS 1 Year   Teaching Programme Tutorial Seminar Internal Ass& Case Discussion
IIIrd BHMS 1 ½ Years Teaching Programme Tutorial Seminar Internal Ass& Case Discussion
IVth BHMS 1 ½ Years Teaching Programme Tutorial Seminar Internal Ass& Case Discussion

 POST GRADUATION:

 
PART - I 1 ½ Years Teaching Programme Seminar Internal Ass & Case Discussion
PART - II 1 ½ Years Teaching Programme Seminar Internal Ass & Case Discussion

SEMINARS: Should be arranged   Once in   15 days with Audio visual aids periodically on the assigned topics by the students. Department is conducting Inter Departmental Seminars.

TEACHING PROGRAMME:

The Teaching Programme both Theory and Practical classes prepared monthly and yearly and displayed on the notice board for the students references.

Tutorials: Once in 15 days arranged. Tutorial shall be arranged in smaller group.

Tests: once in a month

Internal Assessment: Department conducting Ist to Final year Three Internal Assessment Examinations as per guidelines of RGUHS, students must secure 50% of the Total Marks.

Attendance: 80% of attendance is compulsory for qualifying the Final Examinations.

Parent Meet: Once in a year.

Infrastructure:

1. Charts - 45  2. Specimans - 36

Museum: Well developed Museum with 15 modules.

Department Library : well developed with latest recommended books of Theory & Practical are available. Total Books are available in the Department are 107 UG & PG.

Demonstration Room: Demonstration Room is available

HOD & Staff Room: Rooms for Prof. & HOD’s available.

Computers:  Computer is available with Internet facility & LCD Projector.

Name of Guides in the Subject For P.G. Students:

 
1 Dr. Mahadev Pasar
2 Dr. Sharada Malage
3 Dr. Sunanda S

Faculty Details :

 
Sl.No Photo Name of the Faculty Qualification Designation Teaching Experience
1 Dr. Mahadev Pasar MD (Hom ) Professor & HOD 26 Years 7 months
2 Dr.Rajeshwari K, Prof..JPG Dr Rajeshwari K
 MD (Hom )
Professor 35 Years 7 months
3 Dr.Sharada Malage MD (Hom ) Professor 19 Years 6 months
4 Dr.Sunanda M S MD (Hom ) Assoc. Prof 19 Years 6 months
5 Dr.Surekha H MD (Hom ) Assoc. Prof 18 Years 7 months
6 Dr.Nivedita K MD (Hom ) Assoc. Prof 12 Years 5 months