Medical Education Unit

Background

The Medical Education Unit has been the pioneer in the field of training medical teachers and was established to promote training of health care professionals in educational science and technology and to apply systematic educational planning to medical education. The faculties in the department are trained at St John Medical College, Bangalore which is the nodal centre. The Department has been conducting the Medical education technology training since its inception. The department is committed by conducting faculty development programs such as MCI Revised Basic Course Workshop (RBCW) in Medical Education Technologies, MCI Attitude Ethics and Communication Module (AETCOM) and Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP).

In addition to the above, the department of medical education conducts annual programmes such as Training Course on teaching technology for Dental faculties and Senior Residents. It also conducts Interns Orientation Programme on Quality Care, Postgraduate Orientation Programme on synopsis and dissertation writing, Research Methodology workshop and Foundation Course for first year MBBS students. Induction program for the fresh appointees will be conducted regarding teaching technologies. The skills lab in the Department of Medical Education provides hand-on training for the faculty, students and residents in simulation-based education for developing clinical and decision-making skills. The department undertakes specific roles in planning and guiding the curriculum committee in curriculum development. The overall responsibility of implementing and monitoring the curriculum is by the medical education unit. It also provides support to DNB postgraduates of District hospital.

Vision

To make the Medical Education Unit as one of the Nodal Centre for Health Profession Education.

Mission

To promote excellence in faculty development for quality medical education and professionalism.

Objectives

  1. To serve as a central department to monitor the teaching, learning and assessment processes of the Institute.
  2. Recommend policies and provide educational solutions to ensure standard of teaching learning, assessment and evaluation and student support services.
  3. Support periodic review of curriculum.
  4. Provide teaching assistance in imparting educational science for students of medical and Dental sciences.
  5. Conduct professional development programmes.
  6. Support research in medical education.
  7. Document/maintain database to facilitate accreditation process.

Functions

Educational & Training Programmes in Medical Education

  1. Foundation Course for first year MBBS
  2. Interns Orientation Program on Quality Care for MBBS (twice a year)
  3. First Year Postgraduate Orientation programme on Research, Ethics, Communication & Quality Care for MD/MS
  4. Research Methodology workshop for postgraduates
  5. Third year Postgraduate (Scientific Writing)
  6. Training in Medical Education Technologies for faculties (once a year)
  7. Short faculty development workshops
  8. Curriculum Development Programmes

Contact

  • Office email: ssmcmeu@gmail.com
  • Members Of Medical Education Unit:

    Chairperson:
    Dr AG Srinivasa Murthy, Principal
    Convener:
    Dr Manjunath GN, Professor and Head of Pharmacology

    SL. NO. NAME DESIGNATION
    1 Dr G.N. Prabhakara Professor of Surgery, PG Registrar
    2 Dr Dhananjaya BS Professor and HOD of ObG
    3 Dr Jyothi Swarup Professor and HOD of ENT
    4 Dr Chandru Prof and HOD of Forensic medicine
    5 Dr Geetha JP Professor of Pathology
    6 Dr Kumar GV Professor of Pediatrics
    7 Dr Niharika Shetty Professor of Ophthalmology
    8 Dr Venkatesh P Associate professor of Com medicine
    9 Dr Deepali A Associate Professor of Physiology
    10 Dr Shashiraj HK Associate professor of Physiology
    11 Dr Swetha R Associate Professor of Com medicine
    12 Dr Lakshmi D Assistant professor of Biochemistry
    13 Mr. Riyaz Ahmed Statistician

    arrow-mark Foundation course 2020(9th Jan to 31st Jan 2021)

     

    Day 1 (09/01/2021)

    Day 2 (11/01/2021)

    Day 3 (12/01/2021)

    6.30 – 7.30 AM

     

    Yoga class

    9.00-11.30

    Inauguration
    Students with parents

    Group dynamics
    Orientation to foundation course and roles of IMG
    (Lecture and activity based learning)
    Dr Venkatesh P

    What society expects from doctor?
    Group discussion based on interview
    Moderator : Dr Vinay (Medicine)

    12.00- 12.30

    FC 1.5 Orientation to college & mentorship program - Dr . Prabhakara G N

    FC 1.2 Understanding Roles  of an IMG
    ( Group Discussion)
    Moderator: Dr. Chandana

     FC 1.7 Overview of MBBS program
    (PPT based lecture)
    Dr. Lakshmiprabha

    12.30-1.00

    FC 1.4 Rules & regulations of campus
     Dr. Nandini

    1.00-2.00

    LUNCH

    Lunch

    Lunch

    2.00- 3.30

    Parent- teachers interaction

    Expectations of patients and society from a doctor –
    Dr Kumar G V
    (Lecture along with interview with a patient )

    FC1.5 Visit to departments
    FC 1.5  Introduction to  Departments and staff
    Faculty incharge –
    Dr Ramesh (Anatomy)
    Dr Arifuddin M K (Physiology)
    Dr Shiva Kumar (Biochemistry)

    4.30 – 6.30 PM

     

     

    SPORTS
    Boys – Volley ball
    Girls – Throw ball

     

     

    Day 4 (13/01/2021)

    Day 5 (15/01/2021)

    Day 6 (16/01/2021)

    6.30 – 7.30 AM

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    9.15-10.15

    FC 1.10 History of medicine & alternate health system
    (Interactive lecture class)
    Dr. Swetha R

    FC 4.13 Introduction to different types of Learning skills
    (Interactive lecture) – Dr Vinuthashankar (External faculty from SDUMC Kolar)

    FC 5.1 Communication skills ( Interactive lecture)
    Dr. Akshatha

    10.15- 11.15

    FC 1.8,1.9 Health care delivery system and Family practice
    (Interactive lecture class)
    Dr. Usharani

    FC 4.14 Self- directed Learning                   
    (Group activity with interactive session)
    Dr. Geetha

    Student – Doctor model
    Role-play
    Dr. Niharika

    11.30- 12.30

    FC 1.2 Role of doctor in society and its impact
    (Interactive lecture class & group discussion)
    Dr. Jyothiswaroop

    FC 4.15 Colloborative learning
    (Participatory activity)
    Dr. Venkatesh P

    FC 1.6 Career pathways and opportunities for personal growth
    (Interactive lecture)
    Dr Manjunath GN

    2.00- 3.30

    FC 1.3 Expectation of students from society, institution, faculty, course
    (Group discussion)  

    Moderator – Dr Nataraj

    FC 4.12 Group discussion on Experience on communication with patients (Experiential learning) Hospital visit.
    Moderator –
    Dr Dwarkanath

    Computer education
    (Demonstration)
    Dr Achuth Prasad
    SSIT

     

    4.30 – 6.30 PM

    SPORTS
    Boys – Volley ball
    Girls – Throw ball

    SPORTS
    Boys – Cricket
    Girls – Volley ball

    SPORTS
    Boys – Cricket
    Girls – Volley ball

    7.30 – 8.30 PM

     

     

    Cultural activities

     

     

    Day 7 (18/01/2021)

    Day-8 (19/01/2021)

    Day 9 (20/01/2021)

    6.30 – 7.30 AM

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    9.15-10.15

    FC 4.10 Orientation to professional function as a part of health care team.
    (Interactive lecture)
    Dr Balakrishna Shetty (Vice Chancellor)

    FC 4.1 Medical ethics on MCI regulations
    (Interactive lecture)

     Dr. Bhargavi

     FC 2.3, 2.5Bio-safety concept- Hand washing technique     
    (DOAP session)
    Faculty from department of Microbiology

    10.15- 11.15

    FC 4.9 Time management
    (Activity based learning)
    Dr. Lakshmi

    FC 4.1 Professionalism and  Ethics. Consequences of unethical and unprofessional behavior
    (Interactive group discussion)
    Dr. Chandru

    FC 2.6 Bio-safety- Needle stick injuries &management
    (Interactive lecture)
    Faculty from department of Microbiology

    11.30- 12.30

    FC 4.7 Stress management
    (Interactive Lecture)
    Dr. Manjunath GN

    FC 4.2 Interpersonal relationship with respect to Integrity, honesty and respect (Group discussion based on case scenarios)
    Moderators:
    Dr Siddaramanna
    Dr Dileep

    2.00- 3.30

    Computer education
    (Demonstration)
    Faculty from engineering college

    Kannada classes
    (Interactive session)
    Dr Swamy & team

    Kannada classes
    (Interactive session)
    Dr Swamy & team

    4.30 – 6.30 PM

    SPORTS
    Boys – Cricket
    Girls – Volley ball

    SPORTS
    Boys – Football
    Girls – Cricket

    SPORTS
    Boys – Football
    Girls – Cricket

     

     

    Day 10 (21/01/2021)

    Day 11 (22/01/2021)

    Day 12 (23/01/2021)

    6.30 – 7.30 AM

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    9.00-10.00

    FC 2.7 Biomedical waste management (Orientation)
    (Interactive lecture)
    Faculty from department of Microbiology

    FC 2.8 Immunization requirements of healthcare  professionals
    (Interactive lecture)
    Dr Prashanth

    FC 4.5Approach to Disability
    (Interactive lecture)
    Dr. Manjunath

    10.00- 11.00

    FC 2.7 Activity on Biomedical waste management

    Faculty from department of Microbiology

    FC4.6 Understanding and respect of cultural diversities.
    (Interactive group discussion)
    Faculty from Vimochana (NGO)

    FC 2.9 Orientation to importance of documentation and medical records
    (PPT based lecture)
    Dr. Niharika

    11.15- 1.00

    Gender sensitization
    (Interactive group discussion)
    Faculty from Vimochana (NGO)

    2.00- 3.30

    Kannada classes
    (Interactive session)
    Dr Swamy & team

    Introduction to Biomedical research
    (Interactive lecture)
    Dr Suhas
    Dr Pavan

    Visit to MRD
    Faculty incharge –
    Dr Ramesh (Anatomy)
    Dr Arifuddin M K (Physiology)
    Dr Shiva Kumar (Biochemistry)

    4.30 – 6.30 PM

    SPORTS
    Boys – Football
    Girls – Cricket

    SPORTS
    Boys – Football
    Girls – Cricket

    Sports
    Boys – Recreation games
    Girls – Recreation games

    7.30 – 8.30 PM

     

     

    Cultural activities

     

     

    Day13 (25/01/2021)

    Day 14 (27/01/2021)

    Day 15 (28/01/2021)

    6.30 – 7.30 AM

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    9.00 – 1.00

    FC 2.2 FIRST AID

    (Skill demonstration and performance)

    DrChethan (Medicine)
    Dr Anil (Surgery)

     

    FC 2.1 Basic Life Support- workshop
    (Skill demonstration and performance)
    Dept of Anesthesia
    Batch 1

    Visit to RHTC/UHTC  FC 3.2,3.6 Student patient interaction by house visit & discussion
    Faculty from CM
    Batch 2

    Visit to PHC
    FC 3.1,3.3,3.4,3.5
    Faculty from CM
    Batch 3

    FC 2.1 Basic Life Support- workshop
    (Skill demonstration and performance)
    Dept of Anesthesia
    Batch 2

    Visit to RHTC/UHTC – FC 3.2,3.6 Student patient interaction by house visit & discussion
    Faculty from CM
    Batch 3

    Visit to PHC
    FC 3.1,3.3,3.4,3.5
    Batch 1
    Faculty from CM

    2.00- 3.30

    FC 1.5 Orientation and Visit to library
    Dr Chaitra

    Literature search –
    Dr Savitha
    (Activity based learning)

    Orientation to Sports in campus & NCC
    Dr Chandrashekhar /Shashikumar (Physical director)
    Dr Jayaprakash

    4.30 – 6.30 PM

    Sports
    Boys – Recreation games
    Girls – Recreation games

    Boys & Girls – sports competition

    Boys & Girls – sports competition

     

     

     

    Day16 (29/01/2021)

    Day17  (30/01/2021)

    6.30 – 7.30 AM

    YOGA CLASS

    YOGA CLASS

    9.00 – 1.00

    FC 2.1 Basic Life Support- workshop
    (Skill demonstration and performance)
    Dept of Anesthesia
    Batch 3

    Visit to RHTC/UHTC FC 3.2,3.6 Student patient interaction by house visit & discussion
    Faculty from CM
    Batch 1

    Visit to PHC
    FC 3.1,3.3,3.4,3.5
    Batch 2
    Faculty from CM

     

     

     

    Freshers day and white coat ceremony

     

    Cultural program

    2.00- 3.30

    Poster presentation
    Theme – Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

    4.30 – 6.30 PM

    Boys & Girls – sports competition

    Boys & Girls – sports competition

    arrow-mark Workshop on “DISSERTATION WRITING FOR POST GRADUATES” on 23rd of January 2021

    “DISSERTATION WRITING FOR POST GRADUATES”

    Medical education unit is organizing a Workshop on “DISSERTATION WRITING FOR POST GRADUATES” on 23rd of January 2021 in the MEU hall from 9.30am.

    We request all the second year PGs to attend compulsory and make necessary use of this.

    Resource Persons

    1. Dr. Sarala N , Professor Pharmacology and Director Academics SDUAHER, Kolar, Karnataka
    2. Dr. Praveen Kumar B.A  Professor, Community Medicine,PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kuppam, AP

    Dr Manjunath GN
    MEU coordinator

    arrow-mark Workshop on “Small Group Teaching in CBME Curriculum” on 22nd of January 2021

    “Small Group Teaching in CBME Curriculum”

    Medical education unit is organizing a Workshop on “Small Group Teaching in CBME Curriculum” as a Faculty development program by Dr Asha Kiran Professor and Head of Biochemistry, Sapthagiri institute of medical sciences, Bangalore as a resource person on 22nd of January 2021 in the MEU from 10.00am.
    Total number of participants is limited to 30 only

    Dr Manjunath GN
    MEU Coordinator

    Sri Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC) was started in the year 1988 by Sri Siddhartha Educational Society (SSES). The Medical College and hospital is located in the outskirts of Tumkur city..


    Contact Us

    • Sri Siddhartha Medical College and Research Centre,
      B.H. Road, Agalkote,
      Tumkur, Karnataka, India.
      ph : +91 -816- 2278867
      info@ssmctumkur.org