The objective of the Undergraduate program at NVU School of Medicine (360 ECTS Credits) is to develop caring, competent, confident medical doctors through outcome-based teaching approach ensuring high quality of health care and biomedical research in academic, in- and out-patients settings. To meet global standards of medical education set by World Federation of Medical Education, and defined by TUNING/MEDINE learning outcomes for undergraduate medical education.
The program is based on the principles of outcome-based education implying that teaching, learning, assessment are conducted on the basis of pre-defied competencies of graduates, i.e. any detail of the education process is defined in accordance to the “top-bottom” principle. Based on this educational approach competencies of graduates will be fully compatible with international standards of medical education. MD curriculum at NVU School of Medicine is partly integrated and corresponds to the eighth step of eleven-step scale of the integrated curriculum defined by R. Harden – means that curriculum contains both discipline-oriented and integration components (integrating sessions) with the prevalence of the latter. Alongside with integration, development of clinical skills will take place in clinical skills lab and in clinical settings. Substantial amount of credits is allocated for teaching research methodology.
Teaching and learning methods during the study at NVU Medical School:
- Inter-active lectures, seminars, workshops;
- Bedside teaching;
- Use of simulators and relevant software at Clinical skills lab;
- Playing patient’s or doctor’s roles;
- Laboratory teaching;
- Participation in research;
- Night calls.
Evaluation of students’ knowledge and skills is performed by oral exams, MCQ tests, OSCE, portfolio and presentations.:
- Graduates will acquire the following competencies:
- Carry out a consultation with a patient;
- Assess clinical presentations, order investigations, make differential diagnoses, and negotiate a management plan;
- Provide immediate care of medical emergencies, including First Aid and resuscitation;
- Prescribe drugs; Carry out practical procedures;
- Communicate effectively in a medical context;
- Apply ethical and legal principles in medical practice;
- Assess psychological and social aspects of a patient’s illness;
- Apply the principles, skills and knowledge of evidence-based medicine;
- Use information and information technology effectively in a medical context;
- Apply scientific principles, method and knowledge to medical practice and Research;
- Promote health, engage with population health issues and work effectively in a health care system.
Documents Required for Admission in NVU
- Original 10th + 12th mark-sheet (marks above 50% in PCB)
- Original passport
- Birth certificate in English if student is minor less than 18 years (if birth is 1998 & above)
- Latest bank account statement for 6 months with 2.5 lakh available balance (if student doesn’t have any a/c than parent’s account statement will also work but we need Authorization letter by parents)
- Photo 70% face with white background on email: firstname.lastname@example.org and hard copy of 2 photos.