Faridpur Medical College

Department of Community Medicine

In the department of community medicine is a branch of medicine dealing with healthcare issues affecting communities as a whole.

Department of Anatomy

Brief Outlook

Departmental Objectives:

General objective:

To produce medical graduates to meet community health needs and demands of the country.

Specific objectives:

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

  • provide comprehensive health care to the people
  • deliver primary health care and essential services package
  • conduct epidemiological studies on common health problems
  • organise health education sessions in the community / OPD
  • provide health care with appropriate attitudes
  • work as a member of health team
  • co-ordinate with national and international health organizations and national health programmes

List of Competencies to Acquire:

  1. Identify health needs and problems of the community and prioritise
  2. Take measures to meet health needs and problems
  3. Provide comprehensive health care to the community
  4. Organize health education sessons at the level of community
  5. Collect and compile sociodemographic data from the community
  6. To manage mass casuality incident
  7. Conduct community based research work and  write report

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The Teachers

Head of the department

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Associte professors

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Assistant professors

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Lecturers

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The Course Details

Distribution of Teaching - Learning Hours:

Lecture

Tutorial

Practical

Integrated Teaching

Total

Formative Exam

Summative exam

Preparatory leave

Exam time

Preparatory leave

Exam time

110 hrs

160

hours

COME (community based medical education):30 days (10 days day visit + 10 days RFST+ 10 days study tour)

5 hrs

275 hrs

+

30 days

15 days

15

days

15 days

20 days

(Time for exam. preparatory leave and formative and summative assessment is common for all subjects of the phase )

Teaching - Learning Methods, Teaching Aids and Evaluation:

Teaching Methods

Teaching aids

In course evaluation

Large

group

Small group

Self

learning

Others

Lectur e Video show

Demonstration Tutorial: Classroom exercise Question answering session

Brain-storming and discussion

Role play Problem solving exercise

Assignme nt,

Self study

RFST,

Day visit, Study tour

Multimedia, OHP, Slide projector Chalk board, Flip chart, Handout / Charts, Reading materials, Paper cutting /Film strip, Textbook Questionnaire, Video film or slide tape.

· Item Examination

· Card final

· Term Examination

· Term final (written, oral+ practical)

2nd Professional Examination:

Marks distribution of Assessment of Community Medicine:

Total marks – 300

  • Written =100 (MCQ-20, SAQ-70+ formative assessment marks 10)
  • Structured oral examination= 100
  • Practical (Conventional Practical / OSPE, RFST including Survey Report, Study Tour Report and Report on Day Visit)=100

Assessment in Community Medicine:

Components

Marks

Total Marks

WRITTEN EXAMINATION

MCQ (10-20 QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED) SAQ (12 QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED) FORMATIVE

20

70

10

100

PRACTICAL EXAMINATION

  

CONVENTIONAL PRACTICAL / OSPE

(3 PROCEDURAL AND 7 QUESTION STATIONS)

50

100

RFST, SURVEY REPORT ANDSTUDY TOUR REPORT

30

 

REPORT ON DAY VISIT

20

 

ORAL EXAMINATION (Structured) 2 Boards of 2 examiners

 

100

Grand Total

300

  • There will be separate Answer Script for MCQ
  • Pass marks 60 % in each of theoretical, oral and practical

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RFST

  • RFST Course for Fourth Year Students is an integral part of the curriculum of Community Medicine.
  • Head of the Department of Community Medicine will implement the program as a co-
  • Teachers of Community Medicine assisted by UNHFPO will perform the responsibility for successful implementation of the
  • Health Educator of Community Medicine will organize field level activities of the
  • All categories of personnel involved in this program will be given remuneration as per WHO rules regulation approved by MOHandFW

Objectives of RFST:

After completion of the Residential Field Site Training Program as future health care providers students will be able to:

  • become accustomed with the environment and lifestyle of peoples of rural
  • identify health needs and problems of the community people and prioretise them
  • conduct survey based on health needs and problems of the community
  • be acquainted with health care delivery system at PHC level in
  • develop intersectoral

RFST Implementation Schedule:

 

Day 1

Introduction to UHC and briefing on primary level health care activities and Upazila Health Profile

Indoor patients care

Day 2 and Day 3

Community health survey

Day 4

MCH and FP Services

· Health Education in MCH

· Family Planning and

· Immunisation

Day 5

Attending the OPDs and Investigation facilities at upazilla level

Attending the emergency department

Day 6

Visit to health related sector working at upazilla level

Day 7

Visit to a local NGO

Day 8

Visit to Community Clinic and USC

Day 9

Visit to FWC and Sattelite clinic

Day 10

Evaluation of the programme and presentation

Comments by students, teachers and local health authorities

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Day Visit

Objectives of Day Visits:

The students will be acquainted with the

  • organogram of the Organization
  • objectives of the Organization
  • goal and target of the Organization
  • strategy settings by the Organization to fulfil the objectives
  • existing resources available of the Organization
  • activities of the Organization to reach the target and goal
  • achievement of the Orgainization
  • constrains of the Orgainization

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Study Tour

Objectives of Study Tour:

To observe different natural and health related organizations of the country for acquiring knowledge and developing skills in assessing health needs and demands of the population.

Sites of Study Tour:

  • Cox’s bazar / Kuakata
  • Martin’s Island
  • Seaport health: Chittagong / Mongla
  • Chandraghona paper mill
  • Sylhet: Tea Garden / Jaflong
  • Health Organizations in Capital City
  • Mental Hospital, Pabna
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