The goal of MS course in Surgery is to produce a competent surgeon who:
- has acquired the competence pertaining to surgery that is required to be practiced in the community and at all levels of health care system.
- Has acquired the skills to manage the patients of trauma effectively.
- Has acquired skill in effectively communicating with patient and his attendants.
- Has the desired surgical skills to independently operate on elective and emergency cases.
- Is aware of the latest developments in the field of surgery.
- Is oriented to principles of research methodology.
- Has acquired skills in educating medical and paramedical professionals.
At the end of the MS course in surgery, the student should be able to:
- practice the specialty of surgery in keeping with the principles of professional ethics.
- Recognize and identify the various surgical problems.
- Institute diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative and preventive measures to provide holistic care to the patient.
- Take detailed history, perform full physical examination and make clinical diagnosis.
- Perform relevant investigative and therapeutic procedures.
- Interpret important imaging and laboratory results.
- Independently perform basic surgical procedures.
- Manage surgical trauma emergency efficiently.
- Demonstrate empathy and human approach towards patients and their families.
- Demonstrate communication skills of a high order in explaining management and prognosis, providing counselling and giving health education to patients, families
- Develop skills as a self-directed learner, recognize continuing educational needs.
- Use appropriate learning resources, and critically analyze relevant published literature in order to practice evidence-based surgery.
- Facilitate learning of medical/nursing students, practicing physicians, paramedical health workers and other providers as a teacher/trainer.
- Organize and supervise the desired managerial and leadership skills