STUDENT SELECTED COMPONENTS
|12 students from batch 26th participated in 2016|
1. LEARNING ETHICAL ASPECTS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE THROUGH CINEMA
Students should watch five movies during two weeks period and engage in student presentations and interactive discussions on ethical aspects related to the movies. This student selected component was developed by Dr. Priyanjith Perara and conducted by Dr. Nirmala Perara and Dr. P. Paranitharan
Intended Learning Outcomes
- To understand the complexity of ethical issues, which stretch beyond deceiving simplicity of medical ethics, taught in the class room.
- To understand the dehumanizing effects of the ways, in which the conventional medicine is taught today and appreciate that there is much more practicing medicine than knowledge and skills in the science of medicine.
- To understand the way in which the social, cultural, psychological and behavioural, political, economic factors affect the practice of Medicine.
- To appreciate the 'golden rule' of ethics, which is "one should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself".
- To have knowledge in 'critical thinking" and appreciate its importance in medical practice and research.
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