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Role of Forensic Medicine in Under Graduate Curriculum by Dr. M. Narayana Reddy Professor & Head Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Osmania Medical College/ Osmania General Hospital
Law – Medicine Relationship Forensic Medicine Legal Medicine or Medicine Legale Medical Jurisprudence
The subject of Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology deals with
The Medico Legal aspects of Identity Persons found Dead Presumption of Survivorship Wounds Sexual Offences Impotence and Sterility Pregnancy & Delivery
The Medico Legal aspects of Abortion & Infanticide Legitimacy Mental Alienation Feigned Diseases Disqualifying Diseases Poisoning
Advances in Medical Technology > New Legal Issues Brain Death and Organ Donation Preconception Sex Determination > Selection of Sex of Zygote to be conceived Prenatal Sex Determination leading to Abortion In Vitro Fertilization & Embryo Transfer
Seven Skills that Medical Students should master by the end of Health Law and Ethics Education (Medical Jurisprudence) are:
Seven Skills The Ability to Identify the Legal and Moral Aspects of Medical Practice. The Ability to Obtain a Valid Informed Consent or a Valid Refusal of Treatment. Knowledge of How to Proceed if a Patient is only Partially Competent or Incompetent to Consent to Treatment.
Seven Skills Knowledge of How to Proceed if a Patient Refuses Treatment. The Ability to Decide when it is Legally and Morally Justified to Withhold Information from a Patient.
Seven Skills The Ability to Decide when it is Morally Justified to Breach the Confidentiality. Knowledge of the Legal and Moral Aspects of Care of Patients with a Poor Prognosis, including Patients who are Terminally Ill.
Is Forensic Medicine a Pre-clinical or Para-Clinical Subject?
Notification No. MCI-34 (41)/93 – Med.(N), dated 20 th September, 1993, Published in the Gazette of India, Extra., Pt. III, Sec. 4, dated 29 th September, 1993.
MCI – The Establishment of New Medical Colleges, Opening of Higher Courses of Study and Increase of Admission Capacity in Medical Colleges Regulations, 1993
Annexure I: List of Higher Course in Medical Subjects The Specialities for P.G. Courses divided into Four groups: Group A: Gen. Medicine & Gen. Surgery Group B: Specialties (37): Sl.No. 12. F.M. Group C: Super-Specialities Group D:Basic Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Pathology & Bio-Physics
Faculty of Forensic Medicine as per the MCI Regulations,1998 (1989) Professor Reader/Associate Professor Assistant Professor/Lecturer Tutor/Demonstrator/Resident/Registrar/ Casualty Medical Officer/Resident Pathologist
Curriculum of Kathmandu University – Nepal (1996) Semesters: Subjects taught 1,2,3&4: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology & Microbiology 6 & 7: Forensic Medicine, ENT, & Ophth. 5 to 9: Gen.Med.& allied subjects, Gen. Surgery allied subjects & Obstetrics &Gynaecology 1,2,5,6&7: Community Medicine
MCI Recommendations on Graduate Medical Education Adopted by the MCI in April 1977
Scheme of Exams: Phase II: Para-clinical subjects Subject TheoryOral Practica l Internal Assess Total Path.& Micro. 160405040300 Pharma.80152530150 F.M.80152530150 S.P.M.80152530150
MCI Recommendations on Graduate Medical Education Adopted by the MCI in March 1981
Scheme of Exams: Phase II: Para-clinical subjects Subject TheoryOral Practica l Internal Assess Total Path.802025 150 Micro.802025 150 Pharma.80152530150 F.M.80152530150
Medical Council of India REGULATIONS ON GRADUATE MEDICAL EDCATION,1997
Scheme of Exams: Phase II: Para-clinical subjects Subject TheoryOral Practica l Internal Assess Total Path.80152530150 Micro.80152530150 Pharma.80152530150 F.M.40103020100
Medical Council of India REGULATIONS ON GRADUATE MEDICAL EDCATION,1997 Teaching Schedule
Chapter I: General Considerations & Teaching Approach 7. Training Period and Time Distribution (5) Didactic Lectures should not exceed One Third of the Time Schedule; Two Third Schedule include Practicals or/and Group Discussions.
Minimum Number of Teaching Hours available - 3 rd to 9 th Semester PhaseSemestersEffective duration of teaching in weeks No. of Hours of Teaching available II3,4&5581392 III6,7,8&9842016
Hours of Teaching allotted – II & III Semesters PhaseTeaching Hours available No of hours allotted Surplus Teaching Hours II1392139002 III20161200816
SURVEY COMMITTEE REPORT ON MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICES IN INDIA 1964
Medico-legal Survey Committee The Central Medico-legal Advisory Committee at its Second Session held at Delhi, during March 1957 appointed a Survey Committee consisting of: 1. Dr. K.V. Venkatraman - Chairman. 2. Dr. K.C. Jacob. 3. Dr. H.S. Mehta. 4. Dr. N. Ghatak. 5. Lt. Col. S.D.S. Greval. 6. Shri A.R. Jayavant. Dr. I. Bhooshana Rao - Secretary.
Reconstitution of the survey Committee on 24th March 1961 1.Dr. Bhooshan Rao-Convener. 2.Dr. H.S. Mehta. 3.Dr. N. Ghatak. 4. Dr. K.C. Jacob. 5. Dr. H.S. Mahal. 6.Dr. A R. Natarajan. 7.Shri D.B. Kulkarni.
Teaching of Forensic Medicine Medical Colleges: 80 Separate Dept. of FM: 13 Separate Chair of Prof. – with qualification (MCI): 10 Part time Prof./Lecturer Civil Surgeon – with or without P.G. Qualification