Department of Plastic Surgery
Dept. data last updated on :30/07/2022
MCH (3 Years duration)
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Program Educational Objectives (PEO)
At the end of the MCh Plastic Surgery, the student should be able to: Recognize the key importance of medical problems in the context of the health priority of the country; Practice the specialty of plastic surgery in keeping with the principles of professional ethics; Identify social, economic, environmental, biological and emotional determinants of adult Plastic Surgery and know the therapeutic, rehabilitative, preventive and promotion measures to provide holistic care to all patients; Take detailed history, perform full physical examination and make a clinical diagnosis; Perform and interpret relevant investigations (Imaging and Laboratory); Perform and interpret important diagnostic procedures; Diagnose illnesses in adults based on the analysis of history, physical examination and investigative work up; Plan and deliver comprehensive treatment for illness in adults using principles of rational drug therapy; Plan and advise measures for the prevention of diseases; Planrehabilitation of adults suffering from chronic illness, and those with special needs; Manage emergencies efficiently; Demonstrate skills in documentation of case details, and of morbidity and mortality data relevant to the assigned situation; Demonstrate empathy and humane approach towards patients and their families and respect their sensibilities; Demonstrate communication skills of a high order in explaining management and prognosis, providing counseling and giving health education messages to patients, families and communities. Develop skills as a self-directed learner, recognize continuing educational needs; use appropriate learning resources, and critically analyze relevant published literature in order to practice evidence-based medicine; Demonstrate competence in basic concepts of research methodology and epidemiology; Facilitate learning of medical/nursing students, practicing surgeons , para-medical health workers and other providers as a teachertrainer; Play the assigned role in the implementation of national health programs, effectively and responsibly; Organize and supervise the desired managerial and leadership skills; Function as a productive member of a team engaged in health care, research and education.
Program Outcomes (PO)
The goal of M.Ch. course is to produce a competent surgeon who: Recognizes the health needs of patients and carries out duties in keeping with principles of National Health Policy and professional ethics. He should acquire skills in communicating with the patients, family and the community; Is aware of the contemporary advances and developments in medical sciences. Acquires a spirit of scientific enquiry and is oriented to principles of research methodology; and Has acquired skills in educating medical and paramedical professionals.