AIIMS Community Medicine Syllabus Part III

AIIMS Community Medicine Syllabus – Part III

 

2.   MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH

Objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to:

  1. 1.    State the magnitude of the problems of maternal and child health in India.
  2. 2.    Advise a mother on the importance of breast feeding and weaning at appropriate time and addition of weaning foods.
  3. 3.    Identify and manage high risk mothers and children.
  4. 4.    Define an eligible couple. Calculate eligible couple protection rate.
  5. 5.    Describe the various family planning methods. Describe the indications, contraindications, side effects and complications of the methods.
  6. 6.    Advise a couple on spacing and terminal methods.
  7. 7.    Describe salient features of National Population Policy 2001-02.

Contents

  • Magnitude of the problem
  • Maternal morbidity and mortality, under five morbidity mortality.
  • Breast feeding/Weaning
  • High risk mothers and children
  • Family Planning Methods: Spacing and Terminal Methods and emergency contraception
  • Practical exercise: observe:

–           insertion of IUD

–           MTP

–          tubal ligation

–          vasectomy

  1. 8.    REHABILITATION

Objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to:

  1. Define and describe the different types of rehabilitation.
  2. Define and describe the different types of impairment, disability and handicap.
  3. Make a community assessment of post polio residual paralysis.
  4. Advise rehabilitation at individual and community levels.

Contents

  • Need for Rehabilitation. Types of rehabilitation. Types of impairment, disability, handicap
  • Assessment of Postpolio Residual Paralysis
  • Rehabilitation at individual level
  • Community based rehabilitation

–           Practical exercise: Post Polio residual paralysis assessment. Presentation.

  1. 9.    EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND NON- COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of common communicable diseases.
  2. Describe the epidemiology of common non-communicable diseases.
  3. Describe the steps involved in investigating an epidemic.
  4. Plan and investigate an epidemic of a communicable disease in a hospital/ community setting, and institute control measures.
  5. Describe the immunization schedule and side effects of the immunizing agents.
  6. Immunize a child.
  7. Describe the cold chain and the importance of maintaining the cold chain.

Contents

  • Malaria
  • STDs / HIV/AIDS
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Leprosy
  • Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Measles, Mumps & Rubella
  • Chicken, A.R.I.
  • Diarrhoeal Diseases
  • Infective Hepatitis
  • Kala azar
  • Arbo viral diseases
  • Filaria
  • Plague
  • Intestinal infestations
  • Investigation of an Epidemic
  • Immunity
  • Immunization schedule
  • Cold chain
  • Immunization for international travel
  • Surveillance for diseases
  • Nutritional Disorders
  • RHD /CHD / Hypertension
  • Cancers
  • Blindness
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Obesity
  1. 10.   IMPORTANT NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMMES

Objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to:

  1. Describe the national health programmes for the control of communicable diseases.

–           RCH

–          Immunization

–          Family Welfare

–          Iodine Deficiency Disorders

–          ARI

–          Tuberculosis

–          Diarrhoeal diseases

–          Malaria

  1. Describe the national health programmmes for control non-communicable diseases.
  2. Describe the role of the health services in these programmes.
  3. Evaluate an important health programme.

Contents

  • Health Programmes on:
  • RCH (including ARI, Diarrhoeal Diseases)
  • Immunization
  • Family Welfare
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Nutrition, ICDS
  • Tuberculosis
  • Malaria, Filaria, Kala Azar
  • Evaluation of a health programme
  • HIV/ AIDS & STDs
  • Leprosy
  • RHD/ CHD/ Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  1. 11.  OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to:

  1. Describe the common industrial and occupational diseases.
    1. Describe the feasible methods of control of occupational diseases.
    2. Describe the important features of the Workman Compensation Act and provision of health services and health insurance to industrial workers.

 

Contents

–          Working environment, health hazards of industrial and agricultural workers

–          Common occupational lung diseases

–          Common occupational skin diseases and cancers

–          Industrial Toxic Substances

–          Principles of prevention of Occupational diseases

–          Legal status in relation to Workman Compensation Act

–          Employees’ State Insurance Act

–          Practical exercise – visit to a factory

  1. 12.  HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Objectives

At the end of the course, the student should be able to

  1. Describe the organization of health services at all levels and the School Health Programme.
  2. Describe the concepts, components, principles of primary health care.
  3. Describe natural and man made disasters and disaster management.
  4. Functions of various categories of workers at PHC.

Contents

–          Planning and organizational set up of health services in India

–          Primary Health Care

–          Health Team at District Hospital, Community Health Primary Health Centre

–          School Health

–          Management of health resources

–          Voluntary and international agencies in health care

–          Natural and manmade disasters and disaster management

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