Practice of Medicine

DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICE OF MEDICINE

Medicine is an ever changing science. Clinical medicine is an important subject for BHMS. It incorporates the knowledge student have acquired with preclinical subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology etc in the diagnosis of diseases. So far homoeopathy has been publicized to be symptom oriented modality of treatment but with the introduction of modern medical subjects in the curriculum subjects are now empowered with modern concepts of disease investigation, prevention and treatment plan of a disease.

This has led to better understanding of medicine and diagnosis based management of disease by homoeopathy. It has created comprehension about prognosis of various disorders, the holistic concept of homoeopathy has been strengthened.
The scientific clarity of management and importance of ‘Evidence based Medicine' is promoted for the modern homoeopathy graduates. The homoeopaths are now interested in research oriented activities with a vision. In developing countries like ours, ‘Pocket friendly’ homoeopathy and its individualistic approach towards the promotion of physique, psyche and soul is definitely popularizing the system in common masses.

The department is well equipped with reference books, equipments, and informational charts, to impart proper education. The Practice of medicine in Homeopathy is practice of Homoeopathic Medicine, which incorporates the study of disease and individualization, which forms the corner stone of Homoeopathic practice. In addition to class room teaching seminars, inpatient and out patient teaching is also imparted to students from II BHMS onwards. Internees are posted for a month in the dept. Teaching is also given on ECG, X-ray, Ultra Sound Scan and accessory aids like Oxygen theraphy, Nebulaisation etc. Teaching provide facilities for imparting practical and clinical skills to make the students self reliant and confident to understand the clinical problem, diagnose the disease with great amount of accuracy, prescribe a rational medicine. Students are made to understand the scope and limitation of the system. .
 

METHODOLOGY

Apart from the traditional class room teaching, the staff employs modern audiovisual aids as an important tool for training the students.
In practical's, the Doctor – patient relationship is encouraged as it is an important aspect of treatment outcome.
Routine bedside teaching in hospital wards.
Exposure in various peripheral OPDs.
Case taking & presentation are the crucial aspect of medical training programme. This leads to better understanding of human behaviour and teachers the upcoming homoeopaths how to establish a rapport with their patients.
Exposure to other modalities of treatment is also undertaken. Ex – Acupuncture
 

Assessment examinations are taken as per the norms of W.B. University of health Sciences

ACTIVITY

The active participation of students is sought for arranging various activities
Seminars
Tutorials
Group discussions
Case Presentation
Lectures by eminent medicos of the field are organized to ventilate the latest developments in the subject.
For all round personality development various activities ex – lectures on Yoga, Meditation, relaxation techniques etc are organized by the medicine department.

TEACHING AIDS

Clinical instruments
Audiovisual aids
Audio Cassettes on G.P. Clinics
ECG Cassettes
X – Ray Films of various anomalies
Charts on topics and system
Transparencies