Internship

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Students, who pass the final year examination will have to undergo compulsory rotating internship for a period of 12 months in the hospital in accordance with the rules and regulation of Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi. At the completion of the internship and on the recommendation of the Principal, University will issue the Degree to the student. Any student who has not attended the internship properly or who has not satisfied the head of institution with his work will not be given completion certificate and subsequently will not get degree certificate as well as registration.

All Internees will have to attend the medical camps as and when asked for. The participation in medical camp is compulsory, failing which their internship period may be extended for six months more.
Internees are given adequate stipend during their internship.

 

REGISTRATION

MEDICAL COUNCIL REGISTRATION

After successful completion of internship each candidate shall apply for permanent registration to Council of Homoeopathic Medicine , W. B. and Central Council of Homoeopathy and after verifying the claim they will be awarded the. Permanent registration.

Only after getting permanent registration they become registered Homoeo Medical Practitioner and are eligible to practice Homoeopathic medicine. Permanent registration is also necessary for applying for various posts under state/ union Government as well as applying for MD (Hom) course.

INTERNSHIP TRAINING

 

  Each candidate shall be required to undergo compulsory rotating internship of one year, after passing the final BHMS Examinations, to the satisfaction of the Principal of the Homoeopathic College. Thereafter only, the candidate shall be eligible for the award of Degree of Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (B.H.M.S.) by the University.
    Internship training shall be undertaken at Burdwan Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital and some internees are taken in Arambagh Sub-division Hospital while others are trained in Durgapur Sub-divisional Hospital.
    To enable the State Board/Council of Homoeopathy to grant provisional registration of minimum of one year to each candidate to undertake the internship, the W.B. University of Health Sciences shall issue a provisional passed certificate on passing the final BHMS examination to each successful candidate. Provided that in the event of shortage or unsatisfactory work, the period of compulsory internship and the provisional registration shall be accordingly extended by the State Board/Council.
    Full registration shall only be given by the Council of Homoeopathic Medicine, W.B. to such candidates who produce certificate of completion or compulsory rotating internship of not less than one year duration from the Principal of College where one has been a bonafide student which shall also declare that the candidate is eligible for it.
    The internee students shall not prescribe the treatment including medicines, and, each of them shall work under the direct supervision of Head of Department concerned and/or a Resident Medical Officer. No intern student shall issue any medicolegal document under his/her signatures.
    Each candidate shall complete the internship training at the maximum within a period of 24 months after passing the final year examination.
  The internship training shall be regulated by the Principal in consultation with concerned Heads of Departments and R.M.O. as under- 
    Each internee student shall be asked to maintain a record of work which is to be constantly monitored by the Head of concerned Department and/or Resident Medical Officer under whom the internee is posted. The scrutiny of record shall be done in an objective way to update the Knowledge, skill and aptitude of internee.
    The stress during the internship training shall be on case taking, evaluation of symptoms, nosological and miasmatic diagnostic analysis, repertorisation and management of sick people based on principles of Homoeopathy. Weekly seminars shall be conducted wherein interns in rotation be given a chance to present their cases for discussion, and, concerned teachers/R.M.O. shall assess performance of each of interns.
    Rotation of intern-students shall be as under:
    Practice of Medicine - 8 Months wherein internee will be rotated in each Psychology, Respiratory, Gastro-intestinal. Endocrinology, Skin and V.D., Loco-motor, Cardiology, Paediatrics sections.
    Surgery-1 Month.
    Obstetrics & Gynaecology - 2 months (1 month each (including Reproductive & child health care))
    Community medicine (including PHC/CHC) - 1 month in Burdwan Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital.
    Each internee shall be exposed to clinicopathology work to acquire skill in taking samples and doing routine blood - examination, blood smear for parasites, sputum examination, urine and stool examination. Students shall be trained to correlate laboratory findings with diagnosis and management of sick people.
    Each internee shall be given opportunities to learn the diagnostic techniques like x-rays, Ultrasonography, E.C.G., Spirometer and other forthcoming techniques and co-relate their findings with diagnosis and management of cases.
    Each internee student shall be given adequate knowledge about issuing of medico-legal certificates including medical and fitness certificates, death certificates, birth certificates, court producers and all of such legislation's be discussed which were taught in curriculum of Forensic Medicine.
    Each internee shall maintain records of 40 acute and 25 chronic cases complete in all manner including follow up in Practice of Medicine, record of 5 antenatal check-up and 3 delivery cases attended by him/her in Department of Obstetrics and 3 cases of Gynaecology; records of 5 surgical cases assisted by him (and demonstrational knowledge of dressings) in Surgery department, and records of knowledge gained in Primary Health Centres, Community health Centres, various health programmes.
    It shall be compulsory for each Intern-Student to prove at least one drug during the Period of internship.
    Each internee shall be given a liberty to choose an elective assignment on any subject, and complete out-put shall be furnished in writing by the internee in respect of elective assignment to the principal of the College within internship duration.
    Each internee shall be given a liberty to choose an elective assignment on any subject, and complete out-put shall be furnished in writing by the internee in respect of elective assignment to the principal of the College within internship duration.
    Each intern shall be posted on duty in such a manner that each of them attend at least 15 days in O.P.D. and 15 days in I.P.D. at least in each month (except for duty in Community Medicine) and attend the other parts of duty including self-preparation in Library.
    Each intern-student shall be made to learn importance of maintaining statistics and records. Intern-student shall also be familiarized with research-methodology.
  Each internee shall have not less than 80% of attendance during the internship training.
    Each internee shall be on duty of at least 6 hrs. per day during the compulsory internship training.