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Introduction Objective Syllabus


Objectives of the Course
The following objectives are laid out to achieve the goals of the course. These objectives are to be achieved by the time the candidate completes the course. The objectives may be considered under the subheadings
1. Knowledge (Cognitive domain): Knowledge and information about the subject, Recall of and Analysis of available information to be used for the treatment of patients.
2. Skills (Psycho motor domain): The correct skills to be developed by working in a dry lab as well as surgeries on animals (Minimal access Surgery). He/She should develop surgical skills by assisting seniors as well as being assisted by seniors
3. Human values: Ethics involved in surgical practice At the end of the training, the candidate must be able to: Knowledge:
• Describe etiology, pathophysiology, principles of diagnosis and management of common surgical problems including emergencies, in adults and children.
• The candidate should be conversant with Homeostatic mechanism and Fluid Electrolyte balance and replacement therapy including blood transfusion, plasma expanders and treatment of various types of shock.
• Nutrition: Assessment, Management of parenteral and enteral nutrition.
• Disorders of coagulation pertaining to surgeries, DVT, Thrombophilia.
• Describe common malignancies (in the country) and their management
• Recognize conditions that may be outside the area of his specialty / competence and appropriate referral to specialist
• Advise regarding the operative or non-operative management of the case and to carry out this management effectively.
• Update him by self-study and by attending courses, conferences and seminars relevant to surgery.
• Teach and guide his team, colleagues and other students.
• Undertake audit, use information technology tools and carry out research, both basic and clinical, with the aim of publishing his work and presenting his work at various scientific forums.
• Take a proper clinical history, examine the patient, and perform essential diagnostic procedures and order relevant tests and interpret them to come to a reasonable diagnosis about the surgical condition.
• Perform minor operative procedures and common general surgical operations independently and the major procedures with help from a senior surgeon. • Provide basic and advanced life saving support services (BLS & ALS) in emergency situations
• Manage acute abdominal emergencies and poly trauma.
• Undertake thorough wound management, including burn wounds.
• Undertake complete patient monitoring including the preoperative and post operative care of the patient.
• Use of antibiotics in Surgery, Surgical infections’ & use of Prophylactic antibiotics. Human values, Ethical practice and Communication abilities
• Adopt ethical principles in all aspects of his surgical practice. Professional honesty and integrity are to be fostered. Surgical care is to be delivered irrespective of the social status, caste, creed or religion of the patient.
• Develop communication skills, in particular the skill to explain various options available in management and to obtain a true informed consent from the patient and attendants.
• Provide leadership and get the best out of his team in a congenial working atmosphere.
• Apply high moral and ethical standards while carrying out human or animal research.
• Be humble and accept the limitations in his knowledge and skill and to ask for help from colleagues when needed.
• Respect patient's rights and privileges including patient's right to information and right to seek a second opinion.