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 Paediatrics

The purpose of MD (Homoeopathy) - Pediatrics course is to train the basic Homoeopathic graduate in the field of Pediatrics to adapt the principles of Homoeopathy while treating sick children, preventing sickness in children and ensuring a healthy child among children in the society and to produce excellent, professional thinkers, researchers and teachers in Homoeopathy with special emphasis in the field of Medicine.
THE HOMOEOPATHIC PEDIATRICIAN SHALL HAVE:
  • The knowledge to assess the health status of the children coming under his/her care with background of principles of Pediatrics and philosophy of Homoeopathy.
  • The knowledge to provide therapeutic assistance to sick children under his/her care, counsel the parents regarding prevention of sickness and generate awareness in the society for healthy living style for children.
  • The knowledge to co-ordinate with and guide the nursing staff in a hospital for arranging appropriate nursing procedure whenever a child under Homoeopathic therapy is hospitalized.
  • The knowledge to ask for and interpret relevant diagnostic tests and provides necessary therapeutic or other assistance on the basis of results of such procedures.
  • The confidence to assess and manage children in a state of medical crisis by using ancillary measures till such time as hospitalization in Critical Care Unit may be found.
AIMS:

A Post Graduate in Paediatrics shall be able to –

  • Recognize the health care needs of the children in the society in the spirit of Homeopathic principles.
  • Obtain competencies in the field of providing health care to children, so as to achieve a restoration of health.
  • Understand the importance of the preventive health care to maintain child health of the society.
  • Adapt a scientific temper and unbiased approach to augment' self knowledge to improve the quality of treatment throughout the professional life.
  • Develop an open and accommodating attitude to adapt the latest bio-medical discoveries for the improved quality of therapy
  • Develop holistic attitude to correlate the results of bio-medical research with the potential in homoeopathic medicines to project a comprehensive homoeopathic practice.
OBJECTIVES:

At the end of postgraduate training in MD (Homoeopathy) - Pediatrics, the student shall be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of pediatrics in the context of health care needs of the community and its adaptability in the practice of homoeopathy.
  • Practice pediatrics ethically and in step with the principles of primary health care and the philosophy of homoeopathy.
  • Demonstrate sufficient understanding of basic sciences relevant to pediatrics.
  • Identify social, economic, environmental, biological, emotional and miasmatic therapeutic, rehabilitative, preventive and promotive measures /strategies.
  • Plan and advise measures for the prevention and rehabilitation of children suffering from disease and disability.
  • Demonstrate skills in documentation of individual case details as well as morbidity and mortality data relevant to the assigned situation.
  • Demonstrate empathy and human approach towards children and their family and exhibit interpersonal behavior in accordance with the societal norms and expectations.
  • Play the assigned role in the implementation of national health programmes, effectively and responsibly.
  • Organize and supervise the chosen hospital or the field situation
  • Develop skill as a self- directed learner recognizes continuing educational needs; select and use appropriate learning resources.
  • Demonstrate competence in basic concepts of research methodology and epidemiology with a special reference to qualitative research, and be able to critically analyze relevant published research literature.
  • Develop skills in using educational methods and techniques as applicable to the teaching of homoeopathic students, homoeopathic general practitioners and paramedical health workers
  • Functions as an effective leader of a health team engaged in health care, research or training.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES UNDER DEPARTMENT: FOR MD

TEACHING PROGRAMME (PG):

1

Total no. of   theoretical teaching hours

Part 1 – 450 Hrs, Part 2 – 450 Hrs

2

Total no. of hours for clinical OPD for each PG Student.

Part 1 – 600 Hrs, Part 2 – 600 Hrs

Total no. of hours for clinical IPD for each PG Student.

8 Hrs per day per PG on rotation

3

Clinical Discussion

5 Hrs per Week

4

Maintenance of Log Book

Maintained

5

Seminars

3 Hrs per Week (PG), 1 Hrs Per Week (UG)

6

Journal club meetings

1 Hr per Week

7

Clinical Presentation by PG Student.

2 Hrs per Week

8

No. of Project work allotted to each PG Student.

1 Project work allotted to each PG student

9

Documentation

Maintained

10

Research Facilities for P.G. Course.

Provided

IV. Infrastructure details:

 

Department Room

8.91 Sqmt

HOD Room

P.G. Teaching Faculty Room

13.37 Sqmt

Departmental Library

Museum-cum-Demonstration Room

53.88 Sqmt

Discussion Room for PG Students

V. Fecilities:

 

S. No.

Particulars

Quantity

1

Charts

31

2

Equipments/Instruments

54

3

Specimens

10

4

Books & Journals

91

5

Models

09

6

Computer with Internet

01

7

LCD Projector

01

VI. List of Guides in the Subject for P.G.Students:

 
1 Dr. P. Sampathrao

VI. Faculty Details:

 
Sl.No Photo Name of the Faculty Qualification Designation Teaching Experience
1   Dr.P.Sampathrao M.D (Hom.)

Principal

Professor & HOD

37 Years 2 months
 2   Dr.Sagar  M.D (Hom.) Asst. Professor 04 Years 10 Months