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COMMUNITY MEDICINE

  About the Department

GOAL

The undergraduate course in community medicine aims at preparing students to function in community as primary level physicians in accordance with the institutional goals.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

At the end of the course the student shall be able to

SKILL

At the end of the course, the student shall be able to make use of

Integration

Develop capabilities of synthesis between cause of illness in the environment or community and individual health and respond with leadership qualities to institute remedial measures for this.

  Facilities

Specialized equipment available in the department

Sr. No. Name of the items
1 Barometer (Mercury based instruments to be replaced with other alternatives)
2 Filter, Pasteur Chamberland, complete set
3 Filter, Berkefeld
4 Hydrometer, spirit
5 Hydrometer, Milk
6 Hydrometer, wet and dry bulb
7 Incubator Electric (can be procured from Microbiology)
8 Museum jars
9 Models, Charts, Diagrams, Specimen
10 Balance Analytical 200 gm
11 Balance for weighing food stuff (Capacity 2 Kg)
12 Centrifuge Clinical
13 Weighing Machine, Adult
14 Baby weighing machine
15 Salter's Baby weighing machine
16 Harpender Calipers (for skin fold thickness)
17 Height measuring stand
18 Refrigerator 9 cu. ft
19 Ice Lined Refrigerator (I.L.R.)(at Health Center)
20 Dissecting microscope
21 Microscope oil immersion
22 TV and DVD Player
23 Autoclave(Can be shared with Pathology/ Microbiology departments)
24 Computer with printer scanner and photocopier and internet facility
25 Vehicles for transport of students / interns/ faculty/paramedical staff to the RHTC & UHC
26 Multimedia Projector with Screen
27 Public Address system (2 portable for field based activities and one each RHTC & UHC)
28 Chloroscope
29 Horrock's Apparatus
30 MUAC tapes
31 Haemoglobinometer
32 BP Apparatus (Digital)
33 Stethoscope
34 Kata Thermometer
35 Globe Thermometer
36 Anemometer
37 Sound level meter
38 Soil testing kit
39 Water sampling bottle from any depth
40 Needle Shredder
41 Vaccine carrier
42 Craft water testing kit
43 Protective devices for occupational safety
44 Ear muffs
45 Ear Plugs
46 Safety helmet
47 Goggles
48 Safety boots
49 Swine flu kit
50 Gloves
51 Triple layer surgical mask
52 High efficiency mask
53 Long sleeved cuffed gown
54 Protective eye wear
55 Cap
56 Disposable delivery kit
57 Treatment kits as per national health programs
58 Iodine testing lit
59 Glucometer
60 Slide set for entomology
61 Mosquito catching kit
62 Clinical Thermometer
63 Sling Psychrometer
64 Solar radiation thermometer
65 First Aid kit
66 Spirometer
67 Audiometry
68 Otoscope
69 Ophthalmoscope
70 Laptop
71 Portable x-Ray (Maybe shared with other departments )
72 ECG (Maybe shared with other departments

Specialized Intensive care services provided by the Dept.

Specialty clinics being run by the department

Sr. No. Name of Health Centre
UHC, Gangapur Road, Nashik
1 Skin & VD Clinic
2 OBGY & Pediatric Clinic
3 Ophthalmology
RHTC Girnare, Nashik
1 Ophthalmology
2 OBGY & Pediatric Clinic

Specialized services provided by the department

Special Services

Services provided by the Department

Library Facilities

Departmental Research Lab

Departmental Museum

  Publication

Publications from the department during last 3 years

Sr .No. Name of Authors Citation Year of Publication
1 Dr. Rakesh Patil,
Dr. Nagaonkar SN,
Dr. Shah NB,
Dr. Bhat TS,
Dr. Balaji Almale,
Dr. Shriram Gosavi, Dr. Amit Gujrathi.
Study of perception and help seeking behaviour in parents of the children suffering from psychiatric disorder: a community based cross-sectional study:- The Journal of Medical Research (JMR) ,2(1):8-12, International 2016
2 Dr. Rakesh Patil,
Dr. Balaji Almale,
Dr. Mrunal Patil,
Dr. Amit Gujrathi,
Dr. Supriya Dhakne,
Dr. Anuradha Patil
Dr. Shriram Gosavi,
Attitudes and perceptions of medical undergraduates towards mobile learning (M-learning). Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research (JCDR), 10(10):JC06-JC10, International 2016
3 Dr.Balaji Almale,
Dr.Seema S Bansode-Gokhe,
Dr.Sudam Suryawanshi,
Dr.Ashok Vankudre,
Dr.Vrushali Pawar,
Dr. Rupali Patil.
Health profile of Mumbai police personnel: A cross sectional study:- Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine, 2(2):87-90, National 2015
4 Dr.Shriram Gosavi,
Dr.Balaji Almale,
Dr.Amit Gujarathi,
Dr.Ashok Vankundre
Dr.Supriya Dhakane,
Dr.Rakesh Patil,
Dr.Mahesh Mahale,
Dr. Pratima Borade,
Dr.Sunita Pawar
Awareness and practices about menstrual hygiene and its impact among migrant adolescent girls of Dera: a community based cross-sectional study from Nashik (Maharashtra).:- International Journal of Scientific Reports,1(2):123-126, International 2015
5 Dr.Gosavi S.V.
Dr.Patil M.
Dr.Almale B.
Dr.Dugad S.
A step towards multidrug resistant tuberculosis : Hospital Based study from Nashik, India:- SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung diseases and HIV/AIDS, Vol.-12, Issue - 2 November,InterNational 2015
6 Dr.Supriya Dhakne-Palwe
Dr.Amit Gujrathi,
Dr.Balaji Almale
National Aids Control Program : An overview:- Journal of Maharashtra, Asso.of Physicians & Surgerons, Vol.(1), Issue 3 Page 33-44 State 2015
7 Dr.Supriya Dhakne-Palwe
Dr.Amit Gujarathi,
Dr.Balaji Almale
Item Analysis Of MCQ's And Correlation Between Difficulty Index, Discrimination Index And Distracter Efficiency In A Formative Examination In Community Medicine:- Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics ,Vol.5, Issue-3, National 2015
8 Dr.Amit P.Gujarathi
Dr.Supriya Dhakne-Palwe,
Dr.Rakesh N.Patil,
Dr.Pratima Borade-Gedam,
Dr.Mahale S.Mahale,
Dr.Shriram V.Gosavi,
Dr. Ashok J.Vankudre,
Dr.Balaji Almale
Dr.Sunita Pawar
Preparation Of Blueprints For Formative Theory Assessment Of Undergraduate Medical Students In Community Medicine:- MVPJMS, Vol.2, Issue - National 2015
9 Dr.Prtima Borade (Gedam),
Dr. Balaji Almale
National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Program :- Journal of Maharashtra Association of Physicians Vol.2, Issue - I 43 to 48, State 2015
10 Dr. Rakesh Patil,
Dr. A. Gujrathi,
Dr. S. Gosavi,
Dr. S. Ayyar,
Dr. Balaji. Almale.
National Malaria Control Programme: Overview and update:- Journal of Maharashtra Association of Physicians, Vol 1(4): 25-33. State 2015
11 Dr.S.S.Thakare,
Dr.S.S.Dhakne,
S.B.Thakare,
Dr.S.N.Ughade
Hygiene practices & sexual activity associated with UTI in rural pregnant famale of Nagpur, India :- Indian Journal of Medical Micorobiology, Vol-33 No-1 177-78, National 2015
12 Dr.Balaji Almale,
Dr.Ashok J.Vankudre
Dr.Seema S.Bansode-Gadakh
Dr.Vrushali Pawar
An Epidemiological Study of Occupational Stress Factors in Mumbai Police Personnel:- Indian Journal of Occupational and Environment, 18:109-12, National.(PubMed) 2014
13 Dr.Ashok J.Vankudre,
Dr.Mahesh Mahale,
Dr.Balaji Almale
RNTCP (Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme) : An Overview, Journal of Maharashtra Association of Physicians ,Volume -1, Issue -1, Page 33-44, State 2014
14 Dr.Sachin Mumbare
Dr.Shriram Gosavi,
Dr.Balaji Almale,
Dr.Aruna Patil
Dr.Supriya Dhakne
Dr.Aniruddha Kadu
Trends in average living children at the time of terminal contraception : A time series analysis over 27 years using ARIMA p,d,q) Non seasonal model:- Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Vol.39, Issue 4, Page No. 223-226, National, (PubMed) 2014
15 Dr.Preeti Bajaj,
Dr.Mrunal Patil,
Dr.Balaji Almale
Microteaching in Medical Education:- MVPJMS,(MVP Journal of Medical Sciences,1 ,Page No.84-86,National 2014
16 Dr.Gujrathi A.P,
Dr.Dhakane S.S,
Dr.Almale B.D
Dr.Mahale M.S,
Dr.Vankudre A.J,
Dr.Gosavi S.
Impact of Community based Diabetic patient education on life style and self care practices among type 2 diabetes patients in urban slums of Mumbai:- IJIMS Vol 1(6) : 279-287 ,International 2014
17 Dr.P.Fotedar,
Dr.S.S.Rairikar
Dr.Vankudre Ashok J,
Dr.S.V.Mahajan
Descriptive study of the haematological parameters with special reference to the total leucocyte and platelet count in cases of malaria in all age group:- MVPJMS,(MVP Journal of Medical Sciences), :Vol(1) Page 36-42, National 2014
18 Dr.Chavan S.V.
Dr.Mahajan S.V.
Dr.Vankudre Ashok J,
Descriptive study on patients of papulosquamous lesion at tertiary care institute:- MVPJMS, (MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol-1, Issue-1, Page 30-36, National 2014
19 Dr.Ashok J.Vankudre Serum Electrolyte Levels (Sodium and Potassium) in Cerebrovascular Accidents at a Tertiary Care Hospital - A Case Control Study):- MVP Journal of Medical Sciences (MVPJMS) ,Volume - 2, Issue -1, Page No 1-3 National 2014
20 Dr.Mahajan N,
Dr.Gujrathi A.P.
Dr.Kasbe A,
Dr.Supriya Dhakne-Palwe
Does utilization pattern of antenatal care and early neonatal practices improved by closed supervision and support intervention among prim gravid in the tribal area? Community based intervention study:- IJIMS, :Vol 1(7) : 7-14, International 2014