25Aug
2021

Revised Basic Course workshop (RBCW) in Medical Education Technologies

Place: IQ City Medical College

MEU team of IQ City Medical College organized its second Revised Basic Course workshop (RBCW) in Medical Education Technologies from 23rd -25th August 2021, under the aegis of Regional Center, Jorhat Medical college , Jorhat, Assam.  This three day academic program was started by Inaugural function which was graced by Brig. Prof. Gautam Ghose, Dean IQCMC and Dr. Param Hans Mishra, COO of the institute. Prof. Dr. Imon Paul, Dean Academics introduced and welcomed NMC observer Dr. Anupi Das from Jorhat Medical College.

First session kicked off with an interesting and interactive session on Ice breaking & Group dynamics facilitated by Dr. Pansy Lyall, MEU Coordinator. She stressed upon the importance of group dynamics in continuing medical education and briefed the participants about MEU activities. A total of 28 participants from IQ City Medical College attended this workshop. The whole training program was well planned with hands on practical workshops interspersed in between lectures so that the trainees got a notion of the ground difficulties they might face and how to address them via a collective, coordinated and scientific approach.

This was followed by a very informative session on CBME by Prof. Dr. Radhika Upadhayay. Various topics covered included systems approach for instructional learning, the concept of CBME, competencies and objectives, the novel techniques of integrated teaching and an introduction to the importance of assessment. There were 20 sessions for RBCW covering all the topics as per the format of the National Medical Commission of India over these 3 days. These sessions were conducted by 10 NMC trained facilitators of IQ City Medical College.

Dr. Pansy Lyall

Prof.(Dr.)Radhika Upadhayay

Prof.(Dr.) Imon Paul

Prof.(Dr.) Arvind Ram

Dr. Rakesh Verma

Dr. Isha Sudrania

Dr. Asish Bannerjee

Dr. BMHRK Gupatha

Mr. Longjam Langamba Angom

Mr. Dipshankar Chatterjee

All the sessions were very informative and interactive with many group exercises, videos and roleplays. It was highly appreciated by the participants and the MCI Observer alike. Each day was started with the summary of previous day sessions by one of the workshop participant. A pre and post-test was given and analyzed. Feedback of the sessions were taken on all three days, evaluated and discussed with the participants.

At the end of the third day, Valedictory function was organized and course completion certificates were awarded to participants by Brig. Prof. Gautam Ghose , Dean IQCMC.

Few of the participants also shared their experiences of this three day workshop. The program concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Pansy Lyall.