The Diploma in Community Medical Services & Essential Drugs is an 18 Months Diploma Course. The Diploma in Community Medical Services & Essential Drugs (DCMSED) is a two-year diploma course offered by the Department of Medicine. The course covers a wide range of topics such as medical ethics community health epidemiology primary health care and pharmacology. The Course is designed to provide comprehensive training to medical officers in the field of community medicine with special emphasis on essential drugs. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to find employment as medical officers or assistant medical officers in various settings such as primary health care centers community health care centers, and government hospitals.
Phase I: Theory - This comprises lectures seminars tutorials and case presentations.
Phase II: Clinical - This comprises posting in various departments like OPD IPD Casualty Emergency Family Planning etc. as per the rotation schedule. There is also a rural posting for six weeks during this phase.
Scope of CMS & ED
The scope of CMS & ED is quite vast and interesting. It covers a wide range of topics related to content management. The topics include but are not limited to:
The scope of CMS & ED in India is vast and varied. With a large population and a wide variety of cultures and religions, there is a huge demand for medical services. As per the WHO policy, the doctor-patient ratio is 1:1000, while in India it is 1:10189. In addition, 80% of the Indian medical professionals serve our urban population. It shows our semi-urban and rural areas need more medical professionals.
CURRICULUM of CMS & ED
Semester = Ist
The course intends to provide basic input to the students about the basics of human anatomy & physiology with pathology, community health & hygiene with the science of drugs and its administration.
The students will acquire a brief knowledge about Community medical services & Essential drugs:
Knowledge of the normal structures & functions of the body
Knowledge of basic abnormalities/diseases of the human body
Knowledge of basics of Drug making & actions with roles & responsibilities of being a medical professional in rural areas.
Semester = 2nd
Students are provided with knowledge & skills on mental health, health education & communication, clinical emergencies, pediatrics, medicine & surgery, clinical emergencies, health planning &management, basic research methods, Community medicine & medical ethics.
The student will acquire skills in Basic patient care.
Identify health problems.
Administration of basic medication.
Giving health education to the rural communities.
Quality control in rural health care.
Application of ethical legal practices in their profession.
3rd (Internship 6 Months)
Hands-on the application in different hospitals and first aid treatment centers with Video lectures on Drug pictures of 142 Essential Drugs.
The student will be able to :
Practice, enhance & strengthen their skills.
Collect, analyze, interpret data & write a project report.
Direct patient handling
Medical Waste Management
Basic NABH Training
Students are required to provide a Certificate of Practice (COP), along with the project report
Eligibility creteria for CMS & ED 10+2 (Any stream)
Detail study of Essential drugs.
SYLLABUS FOR COMMUNITY MEDICAL SERVICE & ESSENTIAL DRUGS
(C.M.S. & E.D.) COURSE (IN ALLOPATHIC SYSTEM)
Anatomy & Physiology
Organs and System
Joints of the SKELETON
The Muscular System
The Physiology of Muscle
Central Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
Organs of Special Senses
Skin and Regulation of Body Temperature
Introduction of Microbiology
Community Health and Hygiene
Concept of health disease and prevention
Nutrition and a balanced diet
Communicable & Non Communicable disease
Health Education & Personal hygiene
Occupational Health & Hazard
General Pharmacology & Definition
Pharmacy-source of drug,
Form of drugs.
Route of administration
Various types of drugs –classification,
Dose definition, minimum and maximum dose, calculating of dose
Injection –definition, the purpose of injection common dangers of injection,
Different routes of Infusion.
methods of transmission diseases
Definition of toxicology, General Principal of clinical toxicology
Classification of poisons General treatment of poisoning
Criminal Courts in India
Indian Legal System
Procedures in Court
Rape, Indecent assaults, Battery
Medical Examination & Consent
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Obstetrics - a) Antenatal Care b) Safe Delivery c) Postnatal Care
Gynecology - Common Diseases
Family Welfare - Family Planning Methods [Temporary & Permanent]
Sterility: Investigations of Sterility, Failure of Sterility & what is Sterility?
Reproductive & Child Health [RCH]
National Family Welfare Programme
Complications of Pregnancy
Complications of Labor
Practice of Medicine
Communicable diseases: Prevention, Control, and Treatments
Nutritional Deficiency diseases
Mental diseases & Introduction to Psychology
Primary Health Care
Sterility & Infertility
Temporary & Permanent Contraception
Common Viral & Bacterial Infection
Primary Health Care
First Aid & Referral.
Diploma in Community Medical Services & Essential Drugs (Diploma CMS & ED)