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Introduction Objective Syllabus

M.D. Microbiology

At the end of the MD programme in Community Medicine the student will
The aim of this course is to train the students of Medicine in the field of Medical Diagnostic Microbiology. Knowledge and practical skills shall be acquired by the candidates in the sub-specialties of Bacteriology including Mycobacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Immunology, and Serology & Mycology so as to be able to deal with diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases in the community. They will be trained in basic research methodology including molecular biology so that they are able to conduct fundamental and applied research. They will also be trained in teaching methods so that they can take up teaching assignments.
Goal The goal of the postgraduate medical education shall be to produce a competent specialist and Medical teacher:
• Who shall recognize the health needs of the community and carry out professional obligations ethically in keeping with the objectives of the national health policy
• Who shall have mastered most of the competencies, pertaining to Medical diagnostic Microbiology that are required to be practiced at the secondary and the tertiary levels of the health care delivery system;
• Who shall be aware of the contemporary advances and developments in the field of medical and diagnostic Microbiology.
• Who shall have acquired the spirit of scientific inquiry and is oriented to the principles of research methodology and epidemiology
• Who shall have acquired the basic skills of teaching of the medical and paramedical professionals.