Objectives & Outcome
Institutional Objectives of the Faculty
- To provide an undergraduate training program that will enable the medical graduates of the Faculty to achieve well defined objectives and motivate them to deliver appropriate medical care to the community [See the characteristics of Medical Graduates of Jaffna Medical Faculty].
- To participate actively in the delivery of health care to the community.
- To encourage basic and applied research, particularly the identification and investigation of regional and national health problems as well as indigenous medicine and therapeutics.
- To provide training programs for supporting staff in the health care system.
- To provide continuing medical education to medical graduates, and participate actively in the training programs of the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine.
- To promote inter Faculty and inter University academic and cultural activities.
Outcomes of the Medical Course
At the end of the MBBS course the graduate should:
- Possess sound knowledge, skills and attitudes required for patient care.
- Be competent in health promotion and disease prevention.
- Possess good communication and inter personnel skills.
- Possess IT skills required for medical practice, self learning and research.
- Be able to demonstrate administrative and management skills.
- Be able to carry out medico legal responsibilities.
- Be able to function as a leader and a team member.
- Be a self learner committed to continuous professional development.
- Apply the principles of ethical practice in personal and professional life.
- Be able to teach and train.
- Plan, conduct and report research.
- Develop as reflective professional.