About the Programme
The MBBS programme at Sharda University aims at imparting quality education and training to students to help them in contributing to the growth of the health and medicine sector. The curriculum is designed to cultivate a culture of teamwork, scientific enquiry and lifelong learning for the students and the pedagogy used includes distinct teaching/learning methods that cater to different learning characteristics of a culturally diverse group of students like lectures, small group teaching, computer workshops, laboratory classes and problem-based learning.
Teaching is complemented by case-based learning and early exposure to patient care in a variety of health community settings. Students have access to teaching with a strong scientific emphasis throughout the programme which helps them to develop skills in research techniques and methodology and gain the ability to apply evidence-based medicinal practices in their career. The programme is regulated by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and spans for four and a half years divided into semesters, followed by a compulsory internship for a year.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)
An Indian Medical Graduate should:
- PEO1: recognize `health for all' as a national goal and health right of all citizens and by undergoing training for medical profession fulfill his/her social obligations towards realization of this go
- PEO2:learn every aspect of National policies on health and devote himself/herself to its practical implementation
- PEO3  : achieve competence in practice of holistic medicine, encompassing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of common diseases
- PEO4: develop scientific temper, acquire educational experience for proficiency in profession and promote healthy living.
- PEO5: become exemplary citizen by observation of medical ethics and fulfilling social and professional obligations, so as to respond to national aspirations
Program Outcomes (PO’s)
- PO1: be competent in diagnosis and management of common health problems of the individual and the community, commensurate with his/her position as a member of the health team at the primary, secondary or tertiary levels, using his/her clinical skills based on history, physical examination and relevant investigations.
- PO2: be competent to practice preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative medicine in respect to the commonly encountered health problems.
- PO3: be able to appreciate the socio-psychological, cultural, economic and environmental factors affecting health and develop humane attitude towards the patients in discharging one's professional responsibilities
- PO4: be familiar with the basic factors which are essential for the implementation of the National Health Programmes including practical aspects of the following: (i) Family Welfare and Material and Child Health(MCH) (ii) Sanitation and water supply (iii) Prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases (iv) Immunization (v) Health Education (vi) IPHS standard of health at various level of service delivery, medical waste disposal. (vii) Organizational institutional arrangements.
- PO5: acquire basic management skills in the area of human resources, materials and resource management related to health care delivery, General and hospital management, principal inventory skills and counseling.
- PO6: be able to work as a leading partner in health care teams and be competent to work in a variety of health care settings acquire proficiency in communication skillsand attitudes required for professional life such as personal integrity, sense of responsibility and dependability and ability to relate to or show concern for other individuals.
Program specific outcomes/competencies
PSO1. Clinical Evaluation:
(a) To be able to take a proper and detailed history. (b) To perform a complete and thorough physical examination and elicit clinical signs. (c) To be able to properly use the stethoscope, Blood Pressure, Apparatus Auroscope, Thermometer, Nasal Speculum, Tongue Depressor, Weighing Scales, Vaginal Speculum etc.: (d) To be able to perform internal examination-Per Rectum (PR), Per Vaginum (PV) etc. (e) To arrive at a proper provisional clinical diagnosis.
PSO2. Bed side Diagnostic Tests:
(a) To do and interpret Haemoglobin(HB), Total Count (TC), Erythrocytic Sedimentation Rate (ESR), Blood smear for parasites, Urine examiantion /albumin /sugar /ketones /microscopic.: (b) Stool exam for ova and cysts (c) Gram, staining and Siehl-Nielsen staining for AFB (d) To do skin smear for lepra bacilli (e) To do and examine a wet film vaginal smear for Trichomonas (f) To do a skin scraping and Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) stain for fungus infections (g) To perform and read Montoux Test.
PSO3. Ability to Carry Out Procedures.
- To conduct CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and First aid in newborns, children and adults and  to manage medical and surgical emergencies (b) To give Subcutaneous (SC) /Intramuscular (IM) /Intravenous (IV) injections and start Intravenous (IV) infusions. (c) To pass a Nasogastric tube and give gastric leavage. (d) To administer oxygen-by masic/eatheter (e) To administer enema (f) To pass a ruinary catheter- male and female (g) To insert flatus tube (h) To do pleural tap, Ascitic tap & lumbar puncture (i) Insert intercostal tube to relieve tension pneumothorax (j) To control external Haemorrhage
PSO4. Surgical  and anaesthetic Procedures
(a) To apply splints, bandages and Plaster of Paris (POP) slabs (b) To do incision and drainage of abscesses (c) To perform the management and suturing of superficial wounds (d) To carry on minor surgical procedures, e.g. excision of small cysts and nodules, circumcision, reduction of paraphimosis, debridement of wounds etc. (e) To perform vasectomy (f) To manage anal fissures and give injection for piles. (g) Administer local anaesthesia and nerve block (h) Be able to secure airway potency, administer Oxygen by Ambu bag.
PSO5 Mechanical Procedures
(a) To perform thorough antenatal examination and identify high risk pregnancies. (b) To conduct a normal delivery (c) To apply low forceps and perform and suture episiotomies (d) To insert and remove IUD’s and to perform tubectomy
(a) To assess new- borns and recognize abnormalities and I.U. retardation (b) To perform Immunization (c) To teach infant feeding to mothers (d) To monitor growth by the use of ‘road to health chart’ and to recognize development retardation (e) To assess dehydration and prepare and administer Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) (f) To recognize ARI clinically
PSO7 ENT Procedures:
(a) To be able to remove foreign bodies (b) To perform nasal packing for epistaxis (c) To perform trachesotomy
PSO8 Ophthalmic Procedures:
(a) To invert eye-lids (b) To give Subconjunctival injection (c) To perform appellation of eye-lashes (d) To measure the refractive error and advise correctional glasses (e) To perform nasolacrimal duct syringing for potency
PSO9 Community Health:
(a) To be able to supervise and motivate, community and para-professionals for corporate efforts for the health care (b) To be able to carry on managerial responsibilities, e.g.Management of stores, indenting and stock keeping and accounting (c) Planning and management of health camps (d) Implementation of national health programmes (e) To effect proper sanitation measures in the community, e.g.disposal of infected garbage, chlorination of drinking water (f) To identify and institute and institute control measures for epidemics including its proper data collecting and reporting.
PSO10: Forensic Medicine Including Toxicology
(a) To be able to carry on proper medicolegal examination and documentation of injury and age reports. (b) To be able to conduct examination for sexual offences and intoxication (c) To be able to preserve relevant ancillary material for medico legal examination (d) To be able to identify important post-mortem findings in common unnatural deaths.