Established since 2012 under National Accreditation Council’s Act 12 of 2004, Guyana-South America

Curriculum


  Pre Medical

                                       I         semester:

Credit Hours

Total Weeks

   

Biology I   

6

16

   

General Chemistry I     

5

     

Mathematics I (Calculus)

5

     

English I

5

     

Total

21

     
         

Pre-Medical II semester:

Credit Hours

Total Weeks

   

Biology II

6

16

   

General Chemistry II

5

     

Mathematics II (Statistics)

5

     

English II

6

     

Total

22

     
         

Pre-Medical III semester:

Credit Hours

Total Weeks

   

Organic Chemistry I

6

16

   

Physics I

6

     

History of Medicine

6

     

Medical Terminology

5

     

Total

23

     
         

Pre-Medical IV semester:

Credit Hours

Total Weeks

   

Organic Chemistry II

6

16

   

Physics II

6

     

Medical Ethics

4

     

Community based Studies

 

6

     
Introduction to Anatomy and Histology                 3      

Total

25

     
 

Total Credit Hours

91

     

 

Basic Medical Sciences

MD - 1

Anatomy - I

5

   

Histology

4

   

Embryology

3

   

Bichemistry - I

5

   

Behavioral Sciences

3

   

Total Semester Credits

20

   

MD - 2

   

Anatomy - II

5

   

Physiology - I

5

   

Bichemistry - II

5

   

Genetics

3

   

Epidemiology & Public Health

3

   

Total Semester Credits

21

   

MD - 3

   

Neuro-Anatomy

4

   

Physiology- II

5

   

Pathology - I

5

   

Microbiology

4

   

Medical Research & Bioethics

4

   

Total Semester Credits

22

   

MD - 4

   

5

   

Preventive Medicine

3

   

Immunology

3

   

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

6

   

Nutrition

3

   

Total Semester Credits

20

   

MD - 5

   

Pathophysiology

5

   

Physical Diagnosis

4

   

Introduction to Clinical Medicine

4

   

Integrated Basic Medical Review

5

   

Chemical Pathology

4

   

Total Semester Credits

22

   

Total Credit Hours - Basic Sciences

   

105 credits

   

Clinical Sciences Program is done in 6 semesters. The 5th semester includes History taking skills Physical Diagnosis and preparation for Hospital Rotations.

Clinical Clerkship Rotation

Weeks

Surgery

Medicine

Pediatrics

Obstetrics / Gynecology

Psychiatry

Family Practice

Elective Rotations

Total

Total Credits

12

12

6

6

6

6

24

72 Weeks

103

SAMPLE ROTATION

Semester 6

Semester 6

Semester 6

Semester 7

Semester 7

Semester 8

Semester 8

Semester 9

Semester 9

Semester 10

Semester 10

Semester 10

Psychiatry

Pediatrics

Obstetrics / Gyn.

Medicine

Radiology

Surgery

Family Medicine

Infectious Dis.

Cardiology

Nephrology

Emergency Med.

Endocrinology

Ear, Nose, Throat

6 Weeks

6 Weeks

6 Weeks

12 Weeks

4 Weeks

12 Weeks

6 Weeks

4 Weeks

4 Weeks

5 Weeks

4 Weeks

3 Weeks

4 Weeks

Required

Required

Required

Required

Elective

Required

Required

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

Total 72 Weeks

Total Credits 103

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