Department of Community Medicine
Teaching Students in various courses – MBBS, MSc & BSc Nursing, B-Pharm, D-Pharm, Ophthalmic assistants and lab Technicians are routinely done. Methods include Seminars, Group discussions, Demonstrations, Practical work, visits to public health Institutions, and Community oriented training. Epidemiological and statistical methods are given impetus. University examination is in the Seventh semester for MBBS Course Interns training stresses on primary and secondary level care in rural and urban settings.
Rural Field Practice- MCH UNIT CHERUPPA under administrative control of the medical college is the field practice area for all students and interns. ROME CHC at Thiruvangoor, and CHC Melady are also utilized for training.
Urban Field Practice – UHC under medical college provides services for a population of 50000. Other urban Training Centres are UHC Mankavu and UHC Paniankara .
Post graduate Course (MD)
Duration ( 3 Years) Intake of 4 students/Year –
Seminars, Journal clubs, attendance at CMEs ,participation in National health programmes, Community health , thesis work & research activities are carried out. Around 33 students have completed their MD Program since 1980.
Charitable Endowment Prizes :
1) Dr Vasanthi Menon Memorial Prize
2)Koman Nair Memorial Prize
3)Dr Sushila Karunakaran Memorial Prize
Awarded to the MBBS student ofCalicutMedicalCollege,securing highest marks in Community Medicine Examination of Calicut University.
CME Programmes are conducted every year.
|2000||Disease Surveillance Program|
|2001||Geriatric care / Rabies control|
|2002||Rational use of vaccines in current practice|
|2003||Hospital Waste Management|
|2004||Road safety –World Health day ThemeResearch Methodology|
|2005||Ethical Dimensions in Biomedical Research/ Diarrhoeal Diseases|
|2006||World TB Day /Avian Influenza|
|2007||Vaccine UpdateChikungunya update|
|2008||Adverse events following Immunization|
|2009||Intradermal Rabies vaccinationWorkshop on Child Survival and Maternal Health -UNICEF-IPHA|
|2010||IDRV/ERIG Training Programmes for district staff|
|2011||ICTC team training –KSACSFacts for Life – UNICEF,GOI|
|2012||Japanese Encephalitis –PEID cellDisease Surveillance –PEID cell|