Oto Rhino Laryngology (ENT) Department
The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Otorhinolaryngology is that the undergraduate student has acquired adequate knowledge and skills for optimally dealing with common disorders and emergencies and principles of rehabilitation of the impaired hearing
Knowledge: At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
Describe the basic pathophysiology of common ENT diseases and emergencies.
Adopt the rational use of commonly used drugs, keeping in mind their adverse reactions.
Suggest common investigative procedures and their interpretation.
Skills: At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
Examine and diagnose common ENT problems including the pre-malignant and malignant disorders of the head and neck.
Manage ENT problems at the first level of care and be able to refer whenever necessary.
Assist/ carry out minor surgical procedures like ear syringing, ear dressings, nasal packing etc.
Assist in certain procedures such as tracheostomy, endoscopies and removal of foreign bodies.