a) Medico legal examination in the statutory duty of every registered medical practitioner, whether he is in private practice or engaged in Government sector and in the present scenario of growing consumerism in the medical practice, the teaching of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology to the students is highly essential.
b) This learning shall enable the students to be well informed about medico legal responsibility in the medical practice and he shall also be able to make observations and infer conclusions by logical deductions to set enquire on the right track in criminal matters and connected medico legal problems.
c) The students shall also require knowledge of laws in relation to medical practice, medical negligence and codes of medical ethics and they shall also be capable of identification, diagnosis and treatment of the common poisonings in their acute and chronic state and also dealing with their medico legal aspects.
d) For such purposes, students shall be taken to visit district courts and hospitals to observe court proceedings and post-mortem as per Annexure ‘B’.
At the end of this course in the Forensic medicine & Toxicology students will be able to: