The broad goal of the teaching of students in ophthalmology is to provide such knowledge and skills to the students that shall enable him to practice as a clinical and as a primary eye care physician and also to function effectively as a community health leader to assist in the implementation of National Programme for the prevention of blindness and rehabilitation of the visually .
PROF & HOD - Dr. Mrs. Patil Vidya Y.
PG Degree - University: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Marathwada University
Institution:Government Medical College, Aurangabad.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The aim of teaching of students in ophthalmology is to provide such knowledge and skills to the student that shall enable him / her to practice as a clinical and as a primary eye care physician. To function effectively as a community health leader to assist in the implementation of National Programme for the prevention of blindness and rehabilitation of the visually impaired.
A candidate upon successfully qualifying in the M.S. (Ophthalmology) examinations should be able to:
a) Offer to the community, the current quality of ‘standard of care’ in ophthalmic diagnosis well as therapeutics, medical or surgical, in most of the common and easily managed situations at the level of health service.
b) Periodically self assess his or her performance and keep abreast with ongoing advances in the field and apply the same in his/her practice.
c) Be aware of his or her own limitations to the application of the specialty in situations which warrant referral to more qualified centers or individuals
d) Apply research and epidemiological methods during his/her practice. The candidate shall be able to present or publish work done by him/her.
e) Contribute as an individual / groups towards the fulfillment of national objectives with regard to prevention of blindness.
f) Effectively communicate with patients or relatives so as to educate them sufficiently and give them the full benefit of informed consent to treatment and ensure compliance. and be able to deal with them effectively. He should also be made aware of Mobile Ophthalmic Unit and its working and components.
6. He should be familiar with the current developments in Ophthalmic Sciences.
7. He should be able to plan educational programmes in ophthalmology in association with his senior colleagues and be familiar with the modern methods of teaching and evaluation.
8. He should be able to identify a problem for research, of a nature involving epidemiological studies or combination thereof, clearly state his objective, p-lan a rational approach to its solution and execute it and critically evaluate his data in the light of existing knowledge.
9. He should know that conclusions should be reached by logical deduction and he should be able to assess evidence both as to its reliability and its relevance.
Name of the Equipment
1.Carl Zeiss Microscope with CCTV attachment
3.Posterior Segment Vitrectomy Unit with Light Source with Air Injector
4.Double Frequency Nd YAG Laser
5.Nd YAG Laser
Equipment available :
•Flourescein angiography equipment:
1.A - Scan:
2.B - Scan:
•90 D and 78 lenses:
•Contact Lens set:
•Synoptophore and other instruments related to Orthoptic work up and squint clinic.
Community ophthalmology participation
•School Health Check up camps are organized.
•Eye check up camps held in every Taluka of Nashik district round the year.
•Multidiagnostic camps organized in rural areas of Nashik District.
•Camps are organised in Urban Health Training Centre.