MCI Introduces a Foundational course on Ethics, Sports for first year MBBS students

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The Medical Council of India (MCI) has started a foundation course that will teach students the necessary skills, and attitude required for medical training. According to MCI, the course will have a special effect on professional and ethical behaviour.

The has provided each college or medical institute with a booklet including the guidelines and outcomes intended from the course and each institute is advised to create their own foundation course keeping in mind the local needs.

The MCI also asked institutes to share their ‘best practices’ and feedback for the further evolution of the programme structure.

“Medical students come from different backgrounds and require a bridge that will smooth their transition from school to a professional course,” said MCI in a circular adding, “The (MBBS) is demanding and requires the learner to respond to the challenges of continued learning and improvement.”

The course is divided into five parts —

  • Orientation,
  • Skills module,
  • Enhancement skills,
  • Sport and extracurricular activities and professionalism and ethics.

Maximum teaching courses will be dedicated to professional development including ethics.

Enhancement of a language course and computer skills will get 40 hours of teaching each.

The course will constitute a total of 175 teaching hours.

The orientation course will be completed as a single block in the first week.

The skill enhancement courses among others will be available throughout the one-month long course.

Sports will be for a mandatory four hours per week and extra-curricular activities two hours per week.

The foundation course will be organised by co-ordinator appointed by the dean of the college and will be under the supervision of heads of preclinical department, as per the directions of MCI.

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