Srinagar, December 29
Principal /Dean Government Medical College Srinagar, Prof. Kaisar Ahmed who is also Vice President of State Paramedical Council today had an interaction with the heads of Paramedical Councils and AMT schools.
The session was held for assessing the gaps and to improve the quality of education imparted in these institutions. Prof. Kaisar expressed stressed on the improvement of teaching and practical training of the students. It was observed that the trainee paramedics and nursing staff need to be trained properly as it directly affects the health care delivery system.
After deliberating on the issues and getting the feedback from the stakeholders, it was decided to hold skill based workshops to upgrade the knowledge of tutors, conduct CME and regular evaluation of these institutions to raise the standard of training.
Other administrative issues pertaining to private and government AMT schools were discussed which would be taken up with the administrative department subsequently. The council members assured the stakeholders of a more proactive approach which includes making the syllabi effective and student friendly and patient specific.
Introduction of bioethics was also discussed and Prof. Kaisar assured all help in this regard. It was further decided to hold similar interactive meets after every three months. The heads of all the private institutions from North, South and city and Karol AMT schools attended the meeting. The council was also represented by Controller Examinations from Srinagar and Jammu and Registrar JKSPMC.