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Syllabus

Syllabus

P.G. Institute of Homoeopathy.

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF HOMOEOPATHY
(PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA: EXTRAORDINARY DATE 17TH NOVEMBER, 1989)
 
(AMENDMENTS PUBLISHED IN GAZETE OF INDIA EXTRAOORDINARY, ON 22ND FEBRUARY, 1993 & 5TH NOVEMBER, 2001 RESPCTIVELY.)
 
      In exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (i), (j) and (k) of Section 33 and sub-section (i) of Section 20 of Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 (59 of 1973), the Central Council of Homoeopathy, with the previous sanction of the Central Government, hereby makes the following regulations namely
    1. Sort Title and Commencernment
     (1) These regulation may be called the Homoeopathy (Post Graduate Degree Course) M.D. (Hom.) Regulations, 1989.
     (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
   2. Definitions: In these Regulation, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) “Act” means the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 (59 of 1973);
(b) “Course” means a course of study in the subjects referred to in sub-regulation 93 of Regulation 3;
(c) “M.D". (Hom.)' means a post-graduate degree in Homoeopathy (Doctor of Medicine in Homoeopathy) as prescribed in (these regulations)
(d) Homeopathic college means a Homoepathic Medical College or an institute to a University and recognised by the Central Council for Post Graduate course;
(e) "Inspector" means a Medical Inspector apponted under sub-section(1) of Section 17 of the Act,
(f) "Post Graduation in Homoeopathy" means a Post Graduate qualification in Homoeopathy recognised as per the provisions of the Act.
(g) "Visitor" means visitor appointed under sub-section (1)of Section 18 of the Act.
(h) President means the President of Central Council;
(i) "Schedule" means the Schedule annexed to the said Act.
(j) "Syllabus" and "Curriculum" means the syllabus and curriculum for study as prescribed by the Central Council under these regulations.
(k) "Teaching experience" means teaching experience in the subject concerned in a Homoeopathic college and includes teaching experience in the subject of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and  Gynecology gained in the medical college, recognised by the Medical Council of India.
     
PART –II
COURSES OF STUDY
   3.Subjects of specialization for Post Graduation in Homoeopathy :-
     (1) The specialities of Post Graduate Degree Course in Homoeopathy shall be in the subjects as mentioned in clause (b) of sub-regulation (3).
 (2) The course shall be of three year’s duration, including one year of house-job, during which the candidate shall be a resident in the campus and shall be given training as per the provisions of sub-regulation (2) of regulation 10.
 (3) The course shall comprise of the following , namely:-
  (a) General Subjects
  (i). The Man in Health (holistic concept);
(ii). The Man in Disease (holistic concept); and
(iii). History of Medicine, Scientific Methodology, including Research Methodology and Statistics.
 (b) Special Subjects
  (i). Organon of Medicine with Homoeopathic Philosophy;
(ii). Homoeopathic Materia Medica including applied aspects;
(iii). Repertory;
(iv). Practice of Medicine;
(v). Peadiatrics; and
(vi). Psychiatry
 
A candidate for M.D. (Hom.) shall opt one of the subjects as his speciality at the time of admission and the degree shall be awarded in that speciality.
 
PART-III
ADMISSION TO COURSE
  4.(1) No candidate shall be admitted to M.D.(Hom) course unless he possesses the degree of;
        (i). Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery or equivalent qualification in Homoeopathy included in the Second Schedule to the Act, after undergoing a course of study of not less than five years and six months duration including one year compulsory internship. or
 (ii). Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (Graded Degree) or equivalent qualification in Homoeopathy included in the Second Schedule to the Act, after undergoing a course of study of not less than two years' duration.
  (2) The University or the authority prescribed by the Central Government or the State Government, as the case may be, shall select candidate on merit          for post graduate course preference shall be given to candidates who have worked in rural areas for two years in respect of one seat in each          subject as per merit.
 
PART –IV
SYLLABUS
  5. Syllabus for post graduate degree M.D. (Hom.); The following shall be the syllabus for general and special in M.D. (Hom.) course, namely:
     A. GENERAL SUBJECTS
(i) The man in Health (Holistic concept):
      Structural, Functional and Psychological Organization of man and his adaptation to the environment, in health and includes an integrated study of Anatomy, physiology, Bio-Chemistry, Biophysics, psychology for practical application of the knowledge in clinical medicine.
              (ii)  The man in Disease (Holistic Concept):
     Psychological organization of the sick and his deficient adaptation to his environment and includes the study of pathology (Psychological, functional and structural deviations from the state of Health), a probe into the evolutionary phenomenon of disease, paying attention to the cause effect relationship (viz., the effects of extrinsic (micro-organisms, parasites, viruses and other stimuli) and intrinsic (susceptibility based on miasmas) factors along with their current interpretations and the abnormal expressions of the sick pervading his whole being).
(iii). Histry of Medicine, Scientific Methodology includeing Research methodology and Statistics:-
  (a). Histry of Medicine-evolution with special emphasis on Hahnemann's contribution to Medicine in General.
(b). Basic concept of Logic, Phylosophy and Scientific Methodology includeing Research Methodology and Bio-Statistics.
     B. SPECIAL SUBJECTS
              (I).Organon of medicine with homoeopathic philosophy:
(i).  Hahnemannian concepts of homoeopathy (Principle and Practice)
A deep understanding of the subject is essential for making a critical and analytical appreciation and evaluation of it. This attempt has to be made by resources and reference to all relevant writings of Hahnemann on the subject.
(ii). Homoeopathic Philosophy
A study of the interpretations and views of the stalwarts in homoeopathy like kent, stuart, close, H.A. Robert, J.H. Allen, Dunham and Richard Hughes on hahnemannian concepts and fundamentals of Homoeopathy is essential. It also aims at making a comparative study of various philosophies with a view to bring out relative merit of the individual contribution to the hahnemannian concept of homoeopathy.
(iii). Practice of homoeopathy in medicine
(iv). Practice of homoeopathy in surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology.
            (II). Homoeopathic material medica including applied aspects:
      (i).Basic Materia medica :                  
(1) Source of material medica, drug proving and collection of symptoms, classification of symptoms, construction of material medica, type of meteria mediaca.
(2) Science and philosophy of materia medica.
(3) Study of Materia Medica.
(4) Scope and limitation of Materia Medica.
(5) Sources of drugs, family or group characteristics and drug relationship.
                            (ii). Comparative Materia Medica:
                                    Comparative study of symptoms, drug pictures and threapeutic indications of all drugs.
                           (iii). Practice of Homoeopathy in Medicine.
(iv). Practice of Homoeopathy in surger, obsterics and gynaecology.
                (III). Repertory:
       (i). Case Taking:     
(1) Dynamics and methods.
(2) Case analysis.
      (3) Anamnesis
(4) Evaluation of symptoms.
(ii). Repertories and repertorisation:     
     (1) Source and origin of the repertory.
      (2) Different types of repertories.
(3) Merits and demerits.
(4) Methods of repertorisation.
               (IV). Homoeopathy Pharmacy:
                          (i).Source, identification, collection, preparation, potentisation, presevation, prescriprion, dispensing of  Homoeopathic Drugs;
                         (ii).Standardizaion of drugs and vehicles through analytical methods and techniques. Biological, mechenical, chemical, toxocological                                properties and characteristics. Laboratory of drug study. Medical and non-medical uses  of drugs;
                         (iii).Homoeopathic Drug proving, spheres of action and affinities;
                         (iv).Potency, posology, duration of action;
                         (v). Experimental Pharmacology;
                         (vi).Drug Laws and legislation relating of Homoeopathic Pharmacy:-
                                A basic idea about the drugs and Cosmetic Act, 1940 (23 of 1940); The Prevention of illicit traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic                              Substances Act, 1988, (46 of 1988); The Drugs (Control) Act, 1950, (25 of 1050); The Drugs of Magic remedies (Objectionable                              Advertisement) Act, 1954 (21 of 1954); The Medicinal and Toilet  Preparation (Excise Duties) Act, 1955 (16 of 1955); The Poisons Act,                              1919 (12 of 1919); The Homoeopathic Central Council Act, 1973 (59 of 1973); and The Pharmacy Act, 1948 (6 of 1948),
                               A general ideas about the rules regulations made under the aforesaid Central Acts on the subject and concerned State Acts, rules and                              regulations.
                         (vii).Industrial Pharmacy.
                (V). Practice of Medicine:
(i). General Medicine including Tropical Medicine.
(ii). Miasmatic study of Medicine.
(iii). Diagnostic procedures in view of latest technology.
(iv). Practice of Homoeopathy in General Medicine including Tropical Medicine.
                (VI). Paediatries:
(i). Diseases of children including nutritional, behavioral disorders, preventive aspects of pediatrics.
(ii). Miasmatic study.
(iii). Diagnostic procedures.
(iv). Practice of homoeopathy in paediatrics.
                (VII). Psychiatry:
(i). Applied psychiatry.
(ii). Miasmatic Evaluation.
(iii).Practice of homoeopathy in psychiatry.
   Note:A thorough knowledge of deeper understanding in the recent advances made and discernible in the subjects, keeping  in view the tenets of homoeopathy, shall be required in the following topics, namely:
    1) Dynamics and methods of case taking.
2) Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of diseases with various physical, clinical and laboratory findings.
3) Analysis and synthesis of cases with hahnemannian evolutional totality.
4) Selection of medicine including repertorisation and comparative study of Materia Medica.
5) Selection of Potency and dose.
6) Second prescription
7) Remedy response and prognosis.
8) Management of the cases in general, therapeutic and accessory treatment in which case oriented method of study shall  be adopted by integrating all disciplines.


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