DNB PROGRAMME AT MCV ENT TRUST HOSPITAL
MCV ENT Trust Hospital is well known for its academic side in the ENT field. National level teaching program ENSICON workshop is being held here since 1991. The Senior consultant organizes and participates as faculty in many ENT surgical workshops and conferences. In this basically teaching setup 20 to 30% of case load is subsidized by the ENT Trust and such patients will be provided surgical care by the resident ENT Doctors/DNB Trainees.
A DNB Trainee can expect 6 to 10 surgical procedures every month independently/supervised. With this type of exposure with academic background the candidates will find it easy to face the DNB final exams successfully. Most importantly they will be able to function as fully trained ENT surgeons who can do endoscopic sinus surgery, Micro ear, phono surgeries and Head & Neck surgery. They will be exposed and trained in Laser Equipment, Radio Frequency, Micro Debrider Equipments in the OT.
Hospital also has Temporal bone and Larynx dissection laboratories for the trainee.
The National Board of Examinations has recognised our hospital for postgraduate training in ENT.Further details on rules and regulations on DNB course, can be viewed at http://www.natboard.nic.in/
- The course starts in Dec-Jan Session.
- The selection for both primary and secondary candidates is purely based on the entrance examination conducted by the NBE, New Delhi.
Accomodation will be provided inside the hospital for bachelor/family quarters.
The duration of the course for ENT-
Primary / CET Pass candidates – 3 years
Post Diploma Pass – 2 years
Teaching is done regularly by recognised teachers at the bedside. Theory classes, CME programmes, Mortality Meetings, Medical Audits, Workshops are conducted by the concerned clinical specialities. The candidates will be posted in the allied specialities also to have good exposure in their field.
The hospital will conduct assessment tests once in six months. The assessment would (by short essay type questions) would cover theoretical knowledge, clinical skills, procedural skills, communication skills, knowledge of health care system, ethical & legal issues. The exams will be conducted by the institution under supervision of local appraisers.
A log book will be maintained by the candidate. Based on that, the progress of thesis work will be assessed. The local appraisers will study the log book entries and then will send report to NBE Training Monitoring Cell.
A well-equipped library is available in the hospital. Online internet facility is also available. The candidates are also eligible for using extensive library facility.