Weeks after its determination to introduce a brand new pandemic administration module for undergraduate medical college students, the board of governors (BoG) of the Medical Council of India (MCI) on Thursday launched the official doc for faculties to implement the identical, beginning August 2020.
“This pandemic administration module is designed to make sure that the MBBS scholar acquires competencies in dealing with not solely the sickness but additionally the social, authorized and different points arising from such illness outbreaks,” states the foreward of the module. “The emergence of Covid-19 and its fast unfold throughout the globe has additional underlined the necessity to develop these abilities in our graduates. One of many fascinating outcomes of the competency derived schooling program is to allow medical graduates to have the ability to perceive, examine, deal with, and stop new and rising ailments,” added the foreward.
The module was put collectively by a staff of consultants and the educational cell of the MCI. The group of consultants included names of former director and Dean of KEM Hospital, Dr Avinash Supe together with senior docs from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, Sri Ramachandra Medical School and Analysis Institute in Chennai in addition to officers from the Medical Council of India.
As per the small print talked about within the newly launched module, it has been organized in a phase-based method and is predicted to be coated by an interdisciplinary staff beneath the supervision of the Institute stage curriculum committee. The course not solely covers illness/epidemic administration, intensive care, analysis, and management but additionally features a module in communication with media throughout a pandemic.
“It’s anticipated that this longitudinal module extending from the muse course to the ultimate yr graduate program will assist in making certain the creation of a medical graduate who will function a health care provider, chief, and a healer throughout a pandemic,” highlights a press release launched by MCI.
Dad and mom and college students really feel this module will higher put together the longer term generations of docs for such conditions sooner or later.
“The preliminary part of a pandemic is when it may be managed finest and being ready for such a pandemic is the need of the present occasions. Hopefully, this new module will assist mould better-prepared docs and well being consultants sooner or later,” stated Brijesh Sutaria, mum or dad of an MBBS scholar.