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 Practice of Medicine

Brief introduction about department:

The Practice of Medicine combines both science as the evidence base and art in the application of medical knowledge in combination with intuition and clinical judgment to determine the treatment plan for each patient.

Mission of the department:

To equip the students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to care for those who are suffering from various diseases.

Objectives regarding Knowledge:

1. To acquire the knowledge of normal and altered structure and function of the body and its organon system

2. To acquire the knowledge of molecular, cellular and biochemical mechanisms that maintain the body’s homeostasis in order to comprehend the disease.

Objectives regarding Skills:

1. Able to obtain a complete and accurate medical history from the patient.

2. Able to perform physical examination in an appropriate manner; to perform diagnostic  Procedure; to obtain, interprets and manages information from laboratory and imaging Studies.

3. Able to communicate effectively and sensitively with the patients and their families.

Objectives regarding attitude:

1. To be compassionate and empathic in caring for patients

2. “To act with integrity honestly, respect for patients privacy and respect for the dignity of patients

M.D. (HOM)  PRACTICE OF MEDICINE
(SPECIALITY SUBJECT)
Purpose:

The Purpose of this course is to train the basic Homoeopathy graduate in the field of general medicine and to treat the sick depending upon the principles and philosophy of Homoeopathy and to produce excellent professional thinkers’ researchers & teachers in homoeopathic special emphasis in the field of Medicine.

This takes candidate on the journey that he has covered earlier in the under graduate course but from a very different clinical perspective. This will be facilitated since the candidate is simultaneously doing has resident training and is seeing the phenomena of health being transformed into diseases in his clinical studies. Having thus revisited the basic sciences, the candidate is now prepared to undertake the journey deeper into the healing science and art attempting to come into more intimate contact with the principles that Hahnemann identifies and critical for the success of the “Operation Cure”

A Post Graduate in the subject in the Practice of Medicine Shall:

• Be an excellent, professional thinker, research and teacher in Homoeopathy with special emphasis in the field of Medicine
• Have the efficiency to assess and manage the patients who are sick, and in case of severe illness of Crisis manages it till such time as hospitalization in critical care unit it may be found.
• Have high degree of proficiency both in theoretical practical aspects of “Practice of Medicine” and related disciplines backed by scientific knowledge and philosophy of Homoeopathy
• Have the Knowledge regarding issues pertaining to the field of preventive Medicine and the Epidemiology underlying the communicable and infectious disease with special relevance to India.

Objectives:

At the end of Post Graduate Training in M.D.in Practice of Medicine, the PG’s scholar shall be able to-

The Student Shall be deal with

1) Structural basis of health and disease (Anatomical organization of man and its degeneration into structure pathology)

2) Functional basis of health and disease. (Physiological organization of man and its degeneration into path physiology)

3) Psychological basis of health and disease and the abnormal psychological processes which initiate abnormal mental and psycho physiological functioning.

4) The scientific and full use of the extended senses of Clinical Investigation to unravel the hidden, often nascent stage in the evolution of the disease.

5) Final integration of all of the above with the basic tenets of Homoeopathic philosophy through the assessment of ‘Susceptibility’ (Stuart Close) and the modem interpretation of the concept of Miasms (Dhawale)
Further be able to apply the knowledge at the beside and be able to perform the following

6) Evolving an approach to the Definition of the Clinical Problem

7) Understand the crucial role of documentation in the scientific understanding of the clinical state

8) Process a sound understanding of the Bio-Psycho-Social concept of Aetiopathogenesis and evolution disease phenomena

9) Evolve clinico-pathological corrections to grasp the essence of the disease phenomena and intergratin terms of the structural, functional and formal correlations.

10) Learn the basics of classifications of disease and integrating these principles with the Hahnemann approach.

11) Master the methods of Physical examination as well as deriving the meaning of different investigations complete the process of diagnosis

12) Integrate all of the above in erecting a Hahnemann Totality

13) Process this totality through the appropriate Reportorial/Non-reportorial approach

14) Apply the Knowledge gained above in terms of evolving suitable Materia Medica portraits

15) Understand the clinical approach to the assessment of susceptibility and its influence in decision- make remedy reaction assessment and posology

16) Diagnose the state of suspended animation and understand the use of various drug and other forces revert this state.

17) Understand this Scope & Limitation of the current state of knowledge of Homoeopathy with the demo clinical Medicine especially the hyper acute aspects

18) Understand the mode of action, side effects and mode of gradual withdrawal of common and emergency drugs used in modern medicine

19) Work as a productive member of the interdisciplinary team consisting of other doctors, nurses and root functionaries providing care to the sick in any setting of Health care system.

20) Learn to organize and conduct a teaching programme on general medicine for the undergraduate or postgraduate

21) Organize Medical care in the community and at the secondary level of health system and play the role in the national programmes aimed at the health of the affected community groups.

22) Learn to reflect upon, conceive, organize, conduct & su conclude original research in the field of application of homeopathy to general medicine & hence explore areas unexplored so far.

23) Finally, is the need for the physician to take on the role of the unprejudiced observer while carrying out all the above actions

 I. Brief introduction about department:

    The Practice of Medicine combines both science as the evidence base and art in the application of medical knowledge in combination with intuition and clinical judgment to determine the treatment plan for each patient.

Mission of the department:

To equip the students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to care for those who are suffering from various diseases.

Objectives regarding Knowledge:

  1.   To acquire the knowledge of normal and altered structure and function of the body and its organon system
  2.    To acquire the knowledge of molecular, cellular and biochemical mechanisms that maintain the body’s homeostasis in order to comprehend the disease

Objectives regarding Skills:

1. Able to obtain a complete and accurate medical history from the patient.

2. Able to perform physical examination in an appropriate manner; to perform diagnostic Procedure; to obtain, interprets and manages information from laboratory and imaging Studies.

3. Able to communicate effectively and sensitively with the patients and their families.

 Objectives regarding attitude:

 1. To be compassionate and empathic in caring for patients

 2. “To act with integrity honestly, respect for patients privacy and respect for the dignity Of patients

II. Academic programmes under department: for  BHMS

    The academic activities of department include teaching of undergraduate students and patient care. The syllabus is divided into three portions which are taught in III and IV BHMS. The activities include lectures, seminars, tutorials and bedside teaching which are well planned and conducted round the year. For effective teaching various teaching and learning methods and media are used. Students in the clinical terms derive experience from different wards (Medicine, Pediatrics, Radiology and Dermatology) of its own and attached hospitals like Government general hospital & Basaveshwar teaching & general hospital. The Clinical classes are not only conducted by Homoeopathic faculty but also by the honorary staff from M.R.Medical College. Evaluation of students is done by conducting regular part completion tests and internal assessment examinations.

The department is well staffed with dedicated staff members who are recognized teachers of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science’s Karnataka Bangalore.

III. Details of academic programmes:            

TEACHING PROGRAMME (UG):

 

Total No. theoretical Teaching hours

III BHMS 80 Hrs

IV BHMS 180 Hrs

Total No. Teaching hours for Practical/Clinical

III BHMS 75 Hrs

IV BHMS 300 Hrs

Advanced Teaching Programme Prepared

Yes

Teaching Diary Maintenance

Yes

Practical records of students

Yes

Seminars held on Practice of Medicine

Yes

Tutorial Classes Provision with No. of Students in each Batch

Yes, 15- 20

Facility for demonstration at Bedside in college hospital

Yes

Facility for demonstration at Bedside in superspeciality hospital

Yes

Bedside training on applied Homoeopathic Materia Medica

Yes

Time Table

Yes

Publication by the members of Staff during the last 3 years

Yes, Homoeopathic Management & Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus- Dr.Ashok Patil

Interaction with other departments

Yes

Yearly & monthly teaching programmes are done in advance and displayed on notice board. Seminars and tutorials are conducted fortnightly. Part completion tests are conducted once in a month. The clinical postings start from II BHMS and continue in III & final BHMS. The details of clinical postings are as follows:

III BHMS –        Medicine - One month

IVBHMS –          Medicine - Three months

                        Pediatrics –One month

                        Radiology - One Month

                        Dermatology- One Month

 Three internal assessment examinations are conducted in final BHMS. 

Academic programmes under department:  for PG

TEACHING PROGRAMME (PG)

 

Total No. theoretical Teaching hours

Part – I 400 Hrs

Part – II 700 Hrs

Total No. hours for Clinical OPD for each PG Student

Part – I 750 Hrs

Part – II 900 Hrs

Total No. hours for Clinical IPD for each PG Student

Part – I 1700 Hrs

Part – II 1700 Hrs

Clinical Discussion

5 Hrs per week

Maintenance of Log Book

Maintained

Seminars

3 Hrs per week

Journal Club Meetings

1 Hr per week

Clinical presentation by PG students

1 Hr per week

No. of Project Work allotted to each PG student

1 project work is allotted to each PG student

Documentation

Maintained

Research Facilities for PG Course

Provided

 Charts, equipments, specimens, Models, Library Books & Computing Facility:

 

Total No. of Charts

56

No. of Equipment for Identification

17

Total No. of Specimens

10

Models

09

No. of Books in Departmental Library

211 Books,9 Journals

Additional Items

Computer with Internet Facility

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

 
1 Dr. Sucheta Kanta
2 Dr. Nayeem Unnisa
3 Dr Rajendra Patil
4 Dr Channabasavareddy

  Faculty Detalis:

 
Sl.No. Photo Name of the Faculty Qualification Designation Teaching Experience
1

Dr.Sucheta Kanta

M.D.(Hom) Professor & H O D 19 Years 6 months
2

Dr.Nayeem Unnisa

M.D.(Hom) Associate Professor 17 Years 7 months
3

Dr.Rajendra Patil

M.D.(Hom) Associate Professor 13 Years 2 months
4

Dr.Channabasavareddy

M.D.(Hom) Associate Professor 07 Years 11 months
5

Dr Bhagyashree Kanni

M.D.(Hom) Asst. Professor  Appinted on 22.02.2020
6

Dr.Suresh Masimade

(Guest Faculty)

MD(Radiology) Asso. Professor 21 Years 10 months
7

Dr. Shoukat Ali

(Guest Faculty)

MD(Gen.Med) Associate Professor 23 Years 4 months