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Government Medical College & Hospital, Akola

शासकीय वैद्यकीय महाविद्यालय व रुग्णालय, अकोला
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Pre-Clinical Departments

Department of Orthopedics

Introduction

Department of Ophthalmology was incorporated in Government Medical College in 2002 as one of the final year (minor) subject with aim of providing quality education to undergraduate and patients care. The departments has staff as required by Medical Council of India i.e. one Professor, one Associate Professor, two Assistant Professors, one senior resident and three Junior Residents.

The department has well equipped OPD with recent instrumentation. The instruments for patient care are Slit-lamp biomicroscope, Auto refractometer, Non-contact tonometer and indirect ophthalmoscope. There is also separate Refraction unit with staff which looks after correction of refractive errors, which is the most common eye problem. On and average daily around 150-200 patients attend Eye OPD for various eye disease. The patients are examined and treated accordingly. Department also issues Disability certificate to the needy on regular basis. The department caters patients not only from Akola districts but also from neighbouring district like Washim and Buldana.

The Ophthalmic ward has capacity of 30 beds with separate male and female wing. Ophthalmic Operation theatre is equipped with recent instrumentation and maintains strict sterility norms. Around 8-10 Cataract surgeries are performed daily. Specialised instruments like B-scan ultrasound, Nd:YAG laser, Specular microscope are also present in department for patient care. Department is committed to ensure accessible, high quality and ethical care for all needy patients.

Mission
  • To impart sound practical and theoretical medical education based on strong scientific evidence to students.
  • To extend equitable and efficient Eye care to underserved populations in the developing area.
  • Treat every patient with empathy and respect.
  • Provide special attention to the vulnerable group of patients: elderly, children and people with disabilities or illness.
  • Encourage clinical research and continually seek better, more efficient ways to achieve quality education and patient care goals.
  • Adhere to high professional standards by a commitment to ethics, confidentiality, trust, respect and transparency.
So ultimate mission is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all general surgical patients.
Vision
  1. As a teaching institute we like to train students both undergraduates and postgraduates who are competent, skillful, ethical, knowledgeable on whom a society can rely.
  2. It is utmost important to create confidence in society about the survival of their patient by giving quality and advanced care.
  3. As modern care becomes more and more sophisticated and advanced it also becomes beyond the reach of a common man so it's our vision to create more reliable Medical care system by providing a caring and supportive environment for patients, patient's families and subordinates. Its our vision to Provide services that are respectful, convenient, easily usable and culturally competent.
  4. In long run it necessitates to conduct assessments and evaluation programmes that routinely involve end user of services and in turn modify programmes appropriately to improve the quality of service.
Functions & objectives.
  1. A medical student after graduation may have different avenues of his/her professional career and may work either as a first contact physician in a private, semi private or public sector or may take up further specialization in Orthopedics or other specialties.
  2. He may have to work in different settings such as rural, semi-urban or urban which may have deficient or compromised facilities.
  3. At the end of the teaching/training the undergraduate will be able to:
  4. a) Diagnose and manage common health problems of the individual and the community appropriate to his/her position as a member of the health team at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
  5. b) Be competent to practice curative, preventive, promotive and rehabilitative medicine and understand the concept of primary health care.
  6. c) Understand the importance and implementation of the National Health Programmes in the context of national priorities.
  7. d) Understand the socio-psychological, cultural, economic and environmental factors affecting health and develop human attitude required for professional responsibilities.
  8. e) Develop the ability for continued self-learning with a scientific attitude of mind.

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1 Dr. Amit Jadhav Asso. Professor

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