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Curriculum Committee

Prof LD Thulasiram
Dean
Prof Napoleon
Vice Principal
Prof.K.Shantaraman
Coordinator-FACER
Prof MR Vairamuthuraju
Professor & Head
Department of General Medicine
Prof K.Rajendran
Department of General Surgery
Dr.C.Krishnamurthy
Professor & Head
Department of Pediatrics
Dr.C.Revathy
Professor & Head
Department of Microbiology
Prof.A.Selvamurugan
Professor & Head
Department of Forensic Medicine
Dr.B.Sujatha
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Dr.M.Saradha
Professor & Head
Department of Biochemistry

Teaching Program

  • Pre-Clinical Subjects : (Phase-1-First and Second Semester)

Anatomy                                              650 Hrs.

Physiology                                           480 Hrs.

Biochemistry                                      240 Hrs.

Community Medicine                    60 Hrs.

  • Para-Clinical Subjects: (Phase-II-5th– to 7th Semester)

Pathology                                              300 Hrs.

Pharmacology                                     300 Hrs.

Microbiology                                       250 Hrs.

Community Medicine                     200 Hrs. (including 8 weeks postings of 3hrs each)

Forensic Medicine                            100 Hrs.

Teaching of para-clinical subjects shall be 4 hrs per day in 3rd Semester and 3Hrs per day in 4th and 5th Semesters

  • Clinical Subjects

Theory lectures, demonstrations and Seminars etc.in addition to clinical postings as under. The clinical lectures to be held from 4th Semester onwards

General Medicine                               300 Hours

General Surgery                                  300 Hours

Paediatrics                                            100 Hours

Orthopedics                                          100 Hours

T.B. and Chest                                      20 Hours

Ophthalmology                                    100 Hours

Psychiatry                                              20 Hours

ENT                                                          70 Hours

Skin and STD                                       30 Hours

Radiology                                               20 Hours

Community Medicine                      50 Hours

Dentistry                                                10 Hours

Anaesthesia                                           20 Hours

Obstetrics & Gynecology                 300 Hours

Note: This period of training is minimum suggested.  Adjustments where required depending on availability of time will be made with permissions of the Graduate Curriculum Committee of the FACER.   This period of training does not include university examination period.   Extra time available be devoted to other Sub-specialities. During semesters 3 to 9 following clinical postings for each student, of 3hrs. duration is suggested for various departments after introductory course in Clinical Methods in Medicine and surgery of 2 weeks each for the whole class.

GRADUATE CLINICAL TRAINING PROGRAM
CLERKSHIP POST IN WEEKS
3S
4S
5S
6S
7S
8S
9S
Total
GENERAL MEDICINE
6
-
2
-
4
6
6
24
PEDIATRICS
-
2
-
2
2
4
-
10
CHEST MEDICINE
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
2
SKIN & STD
2
-
2
-
2
-
-
6
PSYCHIATRY
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
4
RADIOLOGY
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
2
GENERALSURGERY
6
-
4
-
2
6
6
24
ANAESTHESIOLOGY
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
2
ORTHOPAEDICS
-
-
2
4
-
-
4
10
OPHTHALMOLOGY
-
4
-
4
2
-
-
10
ENT
-
2
-
4
2
-
-
8
OBS & GYN INC FAMILY WELFARE
2
4
4
-
4
6
6
26
COMMUNITY MEDICINE
4
4
-
4
-
-
-
12
CASUALTY
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
2
DENTISTRY
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
2
TOTAL WEEKS
20
20
20
22
18
22
22
144
GRADUATE MEDICAL PROGRAM - SYLLABUS
I MBBS - http://www.tnmgrmu.ac.in/syllabus/mbbs/mbbs12011.pdf
II MBBS - http://www.tnmgrmu.ac.in/syllabus/mbbs/mbbs205061.2.pdf
II MBBS Pathology—http://www.tnmgrmu.ac.in/syllabus/mbbs/mbbs2pathology2010.pdf
III MBBS - http://www.tnmgrmu.ac.in/syllabus/mbbs305061.1.pdf

Internship

DEFINITION: Internship is a phase of training wherein a graduate is expected to conduct actual practice of medical and health care and acquire skills under supervision so that he/she may become capable of functioning independently.

SPECIFICE OBJECTIVES: At the end of the internship training, the student shall be able to: 

  • diagnose clinical common disease conditions encountered in practice and make timely decision for referral to higher level;
  • use discreetly the essential drugs, infusions, blood or its substitutes and laboratory services.
  • Manage all type of emergencies-medical, surgical obstetric, neonatal and paediatric, by rendering first level care;
  • Demonstrate skills in monitoring of the National Health Programme and schemes, oriented to provide preventive and promotive health care services to the community;
  • Develop leadership qualities to function effectively as a leader of the health team organised to deliver the health and family welfare service in existing socio-ecomic, political and cultural  environment;
  • Render services to chronically sick and disabled (both physical and mental) and to communicate effectively with patient and the community.

INTERNSHIP – TIME DISTRIBUTION: Time allocation to each discipline is approximate and shall be guided more specifically 4by the actual experience obtained. Thus a student serving in a district or taluk hospital emergency room may well accumulate skill in surgery, orthopaedics, medicine, obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics during even a single night on duty. Responsible authorities from the medical college shall adjust the intern experience to maximize intern’s opportunities to practice skills in patient care in rough approximation of the time allocation suggested.

 Community Medicine 3 months
Medicine 2 months
Surgery including Orthopaedics 2 months
Obst./Gynae. Including Family 2 months
Welfare Planning 15 days
Paediatric 15 days
Ophthalmology 15 days
Otorhinolaryngology 15 days
Casualty 1 Month

Elective Postings: Elective posting will include Two of the following for 15 days in each subject.

  • Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
  • Psychiatry
  • Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
  • Anesthesia
  • Radio-diagnosis
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
  • Blood Bank and Transfusion Department.

ASSESSMENT OF INTERNSHIP:

The intern shall maintain a record of work which is to be verified and certified by the medical officer under whom he works. Apart from scrutiny of the record of work, assessment and evaluation of training shall be undertaken by an objective approach using situation tests in knowledge, skills and attitude during and at the end of the training. Based on the record of work and date of evaluation, the Dean shall issue certificate of satisfactory completion of training, following which the University shall award the MBBS degree or declare him eligible for it. Satisfactory completion shall be determined on the basis of the following CRITERIA:-

  1. Proficiency of knowledge required for each case
  2. The competency in skills expected to manage each case:
  • Competency of performing as an Individual
  • Competency of having assisted in procedures
  • Competency of having observed.
  1. Responsibility, punctuality, work up of case, involvement in treatment, follow-up reports.
  2. Capacity to work in a team, Behaviour with colleagues, nursing staff and relationship with paramedicals.
  3. Initiative, participation in discussions, research aptitude.

SCORING SYSTEM

SCORE 0:   POOR
SCORE 1:   FAIR
SCORE 2:   BELOW AVERAGE
SCORE 3:   AVERAGE
SCORE 4:   ABOVE AVERAGE
SCORE 5:   EXCELLENT

A Score of less than 3 in any ONE of above CRITERIA will represent unsatisfactory completion of internship.

SKILL ACQUIRED DURING INTERNSHIP

I.Clinical Evaluation:

  • To be able to take a proper and detailed history.
  • To perform a complete and thorough physical examination and elicit clinical signs.
  • To be able to properly use the stethoscope, Blood Pressure, Apparatus Auroscope, Thermometer, Nasal Speculum, Tongue Depressor, Weighing Scales, Vaginal Speculum etc.:
  • To be able to perform internal examination-Per Rectum (PR), Per Vaginum (PV) etc.
  • To arrive at a proper provisional clinical diagnosis.
  1. Bed side Diagnostic Tests:
  • To do and interpret Haemoglobin(HB), Total Count (TC), Erythrocytic Sedimentation Rate (ESR), Blood smear for parasites, Urine examiantion /albumin /sugar /ketones /microscopic.:
  • Stool exam for ova and cysts;
  • Gram, staining and Siehl-Nielsen staining for AFB;
  • To do skin smear for lepra bacilli
  • To do and examine a wet film vaginal smear for Trichomonas
  • To do a skin scraping and Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) stain for fungus infections;
  • To perform and read Montoux Test.

III. Ability to Carry Out Procedures. 

  • To conduct CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and First aid in newborns, children and adults.
  • To give Subcutaneous (SC) /Intramuscular (IM) /Intravenous (IV) injections and start Intravenous (IV) infusions.
  • To pass a Nasogastric tube and give gastric leavage.
  • To administer oxygen-by masic/eatheter
  • To administer enema
  • To pass a ruinary catheter- male and female
  • To insert flatus tube
  • To do pleural tap, Ascitic tap & lumbar puncture
  • Insert intercostal tube to relieve tension pneumothorax
  • To control external Haemorrhage.
  1. Anaesthetic Procedure           
  • Administer local anaesthesia and nerve block
  • Be able to secure airway potency, administer Oxygen by Ambu bag.
  1. Surgical Procedures 
  • To apply splints, bandages and Plaster of Paris (POP) slabs;
  • To do incision and drainage of abscesses;
  • To perform the management and suturing of superficial wounds;
  • To carry on minor surgical procedures, e.g. excision of small cysts and nodules, circumcision, reduction of paraphimosis, debridement of wounds etc.
  • To perform vasectomy;
  • To manage anal fissures and give injection for piles.

VI Mechanical Procedures 

  • To perform thorough anternatal examination and identify high risk pregnancies.
  • To conduct a normal delivery;
  • To apply low forceps and perform and suture episiotomies;
  • To insert and remove IUD’s and to perform tubectomy

VII Paediatrics

  • To assess new borns and recognise abnormalities and I.U. retardation
  • To perform Immunization;
  • To teach infant feeding to mothers;
  • To monitor growth by the use of ‘road to health chart’ and to recognize development retardation;
  • To assess dehydration and prepare and administer Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT)
  • To recognize ARI clinically;

VIII ENT Procedures: 

  • To be able to remove foreign bodies;
  • To perform nasal packing for epistaxis;
  • To perform trachesotomy

IX Ophthalmic Procedures:

  • To invert eye-lids;
  • To give Subconjunctival injection;
  • To perform appellation of eye-lashes;
  • To measure the refractive error and advise Correction glasses;
  • To perform nasolacrimal duct syringing for potency
  1. Dental Procedures: 

To perform dental extraction

XI Community Healthy: 

  • To be able to supervise and motivate, community and para-professionals for corporate efforts for the health care;
  • To be able to carry on managerial responsibilities, e.g.Magangement of stores, indenting and stock keeping and accounting
  • Planning and management of health camps;
  • Implementation of national health programmes;
  • To effect proper sanitation measures in the community, e.g.disposal of infected garbage, chlorination of drinking water;
  • To identify and institute and institute control measures for epidemics including its proper data collecting and reporting.

XII Forensic Medicine Including Toxicology 

  • To be able to carry on proper medicolegal examination and documentation of injury and age reports.
  • To be able to conduct examination for sexual offences and intoxication;
  • To be able to preserve relevant ancillary material for medico legal examination;
  • To be able to identify important post-mortem findings in common un-natural deaths.

XII Management of Emergency

  • To manage acute anaphylactic shock;
  • To manage peripheral vascular failure and shock;
  • To manage acute pulmonary oedema and LVF;
  • Emergency management of drowning, poisoning  and seizures
  • Emergency management of bronchial asthma and status asthmaticus;
  • Emergency management of hyperpyrexia;
  • Emergency management of comatose patients regarding airways, positioning prevention of aspiration and injuries
  • Assess and administer emergency management of burns

Academic Achievement Awards

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

The Academic Achievement Awards has been instituted by action of the FAÇADE – Faculty Administrative Committee for Administration, Development and Ethics (College Council) : The AAA will constitute recognition of the academic work of the graduate medical students in the various subjects in the university examinations. The awards will be presented annually at the Foundation Day of the Institute. The recipient for the awards shall satisfied the following criteria:

  1. The Recipient shall have the highest mark in the batch for the particular subject in the MBBS University Examinations as per the official certification of the University.
  2. The Recipient shall have a total mark greater or equal to 75% of the total eligible marks awarded for the subject.
  3. The Recipient shall have passed all subjects in the graduate medical curriculum for the previous years of the course in the first attempt.
  4. The Recipient shall have no disciplinary action pending against his name within the institute or the constituent departments.
  5. If more than one student is eligible for the award by satisfying equally the criteria as in clauses 1-4, the student who has undertaken short term research in the concerned subject shall stand selected.
  6. If more than one student is eligible for the award by satisfying equally the criteria as in clauses 1-5, the student who has the higher grand total marks for that phase of the MBBS Course shall stand selected.
  7. If more than one student is eligible for the award by satisfying equally the criteria as in clauses 1-6, the student who has the higher grand total marks for all phases of the MBBS course up till that level of the course shall stand selected.
  8. All such selections of the awards shall be proposed by a recommendation of the faculty board for the particular subject constituting one or more of the professors of the same department. The recommendations shall be verified by the FACER and recommended to the FAÇADE (College Council). The FAÇADE (College Council) shall accord the final permissions for the award.

 
Year
Subject
2011201220132014
ANATOMYNagendran KArchana. R
Muthu Vidhu Bala. K
Caroline VHeather Daniel S
PHYSIOLOGYChris Mary AntonyMuthuselvi. MMary PriyadharshiniSriviruthi B
BIOCHEMISTRYHasha Thankam SomsonArchana. RCaroline VSriviruthi B
PHARMACOLOGYMahalakshmi RChithra .KHarini RAishwarya R
PATHOLOGYDhanapalan.RSrimeenakshi Devi .RAzhagu Sowmya KParvathy S Nath
MICROBIOLOGYMahalakshmi RGracy Paul . L
Arya. R
Harini RHari Subacini P
FORENSIC MEDICINESharmila MPoornima . JHarini RRoopa Dharshini B
Mary Priyadharshini
Subbulakshmi G
COMMUNITY MEDICINEMoulidharan RAnupriya . GArya RGayathri Devi S
Archana R
OPHTHALMOLOGYJayashri KKMahalakshmi. R
Dhanapalan. P
Anupriya. G
Ariharan KMuthu Vidhu Bala K
OTO-RHINO-LARYNGOLOGYJayashri KKMahalakshmi. RArya R
Vishnu Priya. S
Joyner Abraham
Harini R
GENERAL MEDICINEBaghavathy Priyadharshini CSubha Muthulakshmi. R
Vimala. M
Vigneswari RHarini R
GENERAL SURGERYKaleeswari MVimala. MKarthiga DArya R
PAEDIATRIC MEDICINEBaghavathy Priyadharshini CSarath HaridasAmudhavalli KNagendran K
OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGYBaghavathy Priyadharshini CDivya Alamelu . NAnupriya GVishnu Priya S

Best Outgoing Awards

BEST OUTGOING MEDICAL GRADUATE AWARD

The Best Outgoing Medical Graduate Award has been instituted by action of the FAÇADE – Faculty Administrative Committee for Administration, Development and Ethics (College Council) : The BMGA will constitute recognition of the academic work of the graduate medical students in the all subjects in the university examinations. The awards will be presented annually at the Foundation Day of the Institute. The recipient for the awards shall satisfied the following criteria:

  1. The Recipient shall have the highest grand total mark counting the marks obtained by the individual in all the FOURTEEN subjects evaluated during the MBBS University Examinations as per the official certification of the University.
  2. The Recipient shall have a total mark greater or equal to 75% of the total eligible marks awarded for the subject in at least 3 subjects during the course.
  3. The Recipient shall have passed all subjects in the graduate medical curriculum for all the previous years of the course in the first attempt.
  4. The Recipient shall have no disciplinary action pending against his name within the institute or the constituent departments.
  5. If more than one student is eligible for the award by satisfying equally the criteria as in clauses 1-4, the student who has undertaken short term research in any two subjects shall stand selected.
  6. If more than one student is eligible for the award by satisfying equally the criteria as in clauses 1-5, the student who has the higher grand total marks for Final  phase of the MBBS Course (General Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics & Obs Gyn) shall stand selected.
  7. If more than one student is eligible for the award by satisfying equally the criteria as in clauses 1-6, the student who has the higher number of distinctions in the MBBS course shall stand selected.
  8. All such selections of the awards shall be proposed by a recommendation of the faculty board for the particular subject constituting one or more of the professors of the same department. The recommendations shall be verified by the FACER and recommended to the FAÇADE (College Council). The FAÇADE (College Council) shall accord the final permissions for the award.

YearName of RecepientYearName of RecepientYearName of RecepientYearName of RecepientYearName of Recepient
1972M.R.THIAGARAJAN1981 SUYAMBURAJAN1991P.HEMA2001S. THIRULOGACHANDER2011 C.BAGHAVATHY PRIYADHARSHINI
1973S.SUBBIAH1982S.THILLAI THIRUVADI VALLAL1992M.SUJATHA2002No Final Exam - Change of Curriculum2012JAYASHRI KK
1974K.MOHANA1983THANGA VINAYAGAM1993 S.DHINAKAR2003G.SHANMUGASUNDAR2013ANU PRIYA G
1975S.DHANARAJ1984 ELIZABETH ESTHER NANCY1994HARJOTH SINGH2004N. GOMATHY2014ARYA R
1976A.RAMASAMY1985M.B.BHAVADHARANI1995S. RAMYA2005SUNIL KUMAR GUPTA2015
1977S.SRIDHAR1986V.SHANTHI1996S.BALA SHANKARA GOMATHY2006G. NINOO GEORGE2016
1978A.R.RAGHURAM1987S.SRIDEVI1997M.JEEVA SANKAR2007 P.SUBASHINI2017
1979E.BANUMATHY1988 S.SARAVANAN1998M.RAGHAVAN2008P.V.SANJAY2018
1980ABDUL GAFFAR1989P.SUBRAMANIAM1999S.GIRIJA2009S.SRIRAM2019
1990S.SANKAR2000V. SATHISH KUMAR2010 K.RAMALAKSHMI2020

Medal Awards

MEDAL AWARD

The Medal Awards have been instituted by action of the FAÇADE – Faculty Administrative Committee for Administration, Development and Ethics (College Council) : The MA will constitute recognition of the academic work of the graduate medical students in the various subjects in special examinations titled “Medal Exams”. The awards will be presented annually at the Foundation Day of the Institute. The recipient for the awards shall satisfied the following criteria:

  • The Recipient shall have the highest total mark in the “Medal Exam” conducted by the concerned department during the course of any year as per the official action of the FACER.
  • The Medal Examinations will be conducted for the Departments of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry in the months of October to December every year.
  • The Medal Examinations will be conducted for the other Departments except Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry in the months of June to August every year.
  • The Medal Exam pattern shall be based on the following norms:
    • The Medal Exam shall have a Written Session and an Objective Structured Practical / Clinical Examination Session.
    • The Written Examination Session shall be for 3 hours. The question pattern shall have two sections – Section A with 10 short notes worth 5 marks each and Section B with 50 MCQs’ worth 1 marks each if correct, -0.5 mark if wrong and 0marks if unattended.
    • The questions shall be set by a board of question setters constituted 2 months prior to the examinations from a corpus of professors in another medical college. This shall be done confidentially by the Head of the concerned department. The answer sheets shall be corrected by the board of professors of the concerned department.
    • Only Students who score more than 75% Percentage of the Written Exam shall be allowed to the Clinical / Practical Session.
    • The Clinical / Practical session shall be OSPE/OSCE type test conducted by a board of examiners selected from among the corpus of professors of the department by lots.
    • The examiners are bound by duty to inform the head of the department of any relative who is appearing for the exams concerned. He shall not sit for the concerned exams as examiner. If he/she is the only professor of the department, then a Professor for another institute may be requested to officiate with due administrative permissions.
    • The whole process of the examinations – both written and OSPE/OSCE shall be completed in 2months and the results submitted to the FACER under sealed cover.
  • The FACER shall recommend the recipient after ascertaining the following conditions.
    • The Recipient shall have passed all subjects in the graduate medical curriculum for all the previous years of the course in the first attempt.
    • The Recipient shall have no disciplinary action pending against his name within the institute or the constituent departments.
  • All such selections of the awards shall be proposed by a recommendation of the faculty board for the particular subject constituting one or more of the professors of the same department. The recommendations shall be verified by the FACER and recommended to the FAÇADE (College Council). The FAÇADE (College Council) shall accord the final permissions for the award.
  • The Department shall institute Medals by sponsorships / endowments following the official procedures and permissions. The Departments may take the advice of the office on institution of endowments. The Departments are advised against indiscriminate constitution of medals.
  • In Observance of our quality policy, the number of medals for any subject shall be limited to ONE.