Goals

  • The goal of MS course in Surgery is to produce a competent surgeon who: has acquired the competence pertaining to surgery that is required to be practised in the community and at all levels of health care system has acquired the skills to manage the patients of trauma effectively.
  • Has acquired skill in effectively communicating with patient and his attendants.
  • Is aware of the latest developments in the field of surgery.
  • Is oriented to principles of research methodology.
  • has acquired skills in educating medical and paramedical professionals.

Objectives

At the end of the MS course in surgery, the student should be able to:

  • Practice the specialty of surgery in keeping with the principles of professional ethics.
  • recognize and identify the various surgical problems.
  • institute diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative and preventive measures to provide holistic care to the patient.
  • take detailed history, perform full physical examination and make clinical ¬†diagnosis perform relevant investigative and therapeutic procedures.
  • interpret important imaging and laboratory results.
  • independently perform basic surgical procedures.
  • manage surgical trauma emergency efficiently.
  • Demonstrate empathy and human approach towards patients and their families.
  • demonstrate communication skills of a high order in explaining management and prognosis, providing counselling and giving health education to patients, families and communities, develop skills as a self-directed learner, recognize continuing educational needs.
  • use appropriate learning resources, and critically analyze relevant published literature in order to practice evidence-based surgery.
  • facilitate learning of medical/nursing students, practicing physicians, para-medical health workers and other providers as a teacher/trainer.
  • organize and supervise the desired managerial and leadership skills.