Diploma in Family MedicineMEDVARSITY ONLINE LIMITED
To have the knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive and continuing care for patients in all age groups. To consider illness in psychological and social terms and not just in physical ones. To acknowledge clinical uncertainty and to ensure safe and effective management decisions for patients. To understand the principles of continuity of care, of the gatekeeper function and of appropriate, timely referral. To possess adequate knowledge of computers and their application in clinical practice.
Suitable for: MBBS Graduates
Requirements: MBBS degree with MCI registration
Primary health care: features; organization; global perspective.
Dimensions of continuity of care, and the family doctor as gatekeeper.
Problem oriented patient records.
Co-ordination of care and making effective referrals. Illness and disease: case studies.
Dealing with uncertainty.
Principles of health promotion activity.
The doctor's role in prevention of smoking; sexually transmitted disease; any other relevant health problem(s).
Use of medical literature; computer skills.
Principles of Quality Assurance and practice audit.