- Clinician who understands and provides preventive, promotive, curative, Palliative and holistic care with Compassion
- Leader and member of the health care team and system with capabilities to collect, analyze, synthesize and communicate health data appropriately.
- Communicator with patients, families, colleagues and community.
- Lifelong learner committed to continuous improvement of skills and knowledge
- Professional, who is committed to excellence, is respective and accountable to patients, community and profession.
- Comprehensive nature and development of different aspects of normal human behaviour like learning, memory, motivation, personality and intelligence;
- Recognize differences between normal and abnormal behaviour;
- Classify psychiatric disorders;
- Recognize clinical manifestations of the following common syndromes and plan their appropriate management of organic psychosis, functional psychosis, schizophrenia, affective disorders, neurotic disorders, personality disorders, psychophysiological disorders, drug and alcohol dependence, psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence;
- Describe rational use of different modes of therapy in psychiatric disorders.
- Recognize the key importance of child health in the context of the health priority of country
- Practice the specialty of Pediatrics in keeping with the principles of professional ethics
- Identify social, economic, environmental, biological and emotional determinants of child and adolescent health, and institute diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, preventive and promotive measures to provide holistic care to children
- Recognize the importance of growth and development as the foundation of Paediatrics and help each child realize her/his optimal potential in this regard
- Take detailed history; perform full physical examination including neuro- development and behavioral assessment and anthropometric measurements in the child and make clinical diagnosis
- Perform relevant investigative and therapeutic procedures for the pediatrics patient
- Interpret important imaging and laboratory results
- Diagnose illness based on the analysis of history, physical examination and investigations
- Plan and deliver comprehensive treatment for illness using principles of rational drug therapy
- Plan and advice measures for the prevention of childhood disease and disability
- Plan rehabilitation of children with chronic illness and handicap and those with special needs
- Manage childhood emergencies efficiently
- Provide comprehensive care to normal, ‘at risk’ and sick neonates
- Demonstrate skills in documentation of case details, and of morbidity and mortality data relevant to the assigned
- Recognize the emotional and behavioral characteristics of children, and keep these fundamental attributes in focus while dealing with
- Demonstrate empathy and humane approach towards patients and their families and keep their sensibilities in high
- Demonstrate communication skills of a high order in explaining management and prognosis, providing counseling and giving health education messages to patients, families and communities
- Develop skills as a self-directed learner. Recognize continuing educational needs; use appropriate learning resources and critically analyze published literature in order to practice evidence-based
- Demonstrate competence in basic concepts of research methodology and epidemiology.
- Facilitate learning of medical/nursing students, practicing physicians, paramedical health workers and other providers as a teacher-trainer.
- Implement National Health Programs, effectively and
- Organize and supervise the desired managerial and leadership
- Function as a productive member of a team engaged in health car, research and education.
- Recognize mental conditions, characterized by self absorption, reduced ability to respond, abnormal functioning in social interaction with or without repetitive behavior, poor communication (autism) and collaborate with Psychiatrists/Child Psychologists for the treatment of such
The objectives of Post Graduate Course in pediatrics are to produce a competent Pediatrician who :
- Recognizes the health needs of infants, children and adolescents and carries out professional obligations in keeping with principles of the National Health Policy and professional ethics.
- Has acquired the competencies pertaining to Pediatrics that are required to be practiced in the community and at all levels of health system
- Has acquired skills in effectively communicating with the child, family and the community.
- Is aware of contemporary advances and developments in medical sciences as related to child health.
- Is oriented to principles of research methodology.
- Has acquired skills in educating medical and paramedical professionals.
- Is able to recognize mental conditions and collaborate with Psychiatrists/Child Psychologists for the treatment of such patients.