Department of Community Medicine & Primary Health Care

OBJECTIVES

The broad objective of the programme in the Department of Community Medicine is to prepare students in the field of Community Medicine through the acquisition of knowledge and skills for the identification and solution of health problems in the community leading to improved health in the communities.

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Department of Medicine

OBJECTIVES:

The objective of the postings in Medicine is to equip the students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him/her:

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the programme in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the student should have acquired enough knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him:

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Department of Paediatrics

The postings in Paediatrics commence after completion of the specialty postings in Clinical Medicine and Surgery.  The postings last 16 weeks but with an additional period of revision lasting 4 weeks and leading to the Final MBBS Examination in Paediatrics.

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Department of Pharmacology And Therapeutics

OBJECTIVES

Broadly, at the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to utilize the knowledge acquired to prescribe drugs/remedies for disease states. The student is provided with the basic knowledge of drug action and an extension of this knowledge to drug therapy.

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Department of Pathological Sciences

I.      MORBID ANATOMY AND HISTOPATHOLOGY UNIT

OBJECTIVES

The general objectives of the course in Pathology is to provide students with an adequate knowledge of the pathologic basis for the abnormal function in disease. Specifically, at the end of the course, the student should have acquired enough knowledge, attitude and skills to enable him/her to:

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Department of Surgery

OBJECTIVES

Generally, the postings in Surgery are aimed at providing the students with an understanding of the scientific basis of the principles and practice of Surgery and acquainting them with the presentation and management of the common range of surgical problems/diseases, with particular reference to the tropics and Nigeria.  At the end of the positing in Surgery, the student should have acquired enough knowledge, skills and attitudes, to enable him:

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