Developing a fully integrated tobacco curriculum in medical colleges in India
作者: T. R. YaminiMark NichterMimi NichterP. SairuS. AswathyK. LeelamoniB. UnnikrishnanPrasanna Mithra P.Rekha ThaparS. R. BashaA. K. JayasreeT. R. MayamolMyra MuramotoG. K MiniK. R. Thankappan
作者单位: 1Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology
2University of Arizona, School of Anthropology
3University of Arizona
4T.D. Medical College
5Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
6Manipal University
7Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
8Academy of Medical Sciences
刊名: BMC Medical Education, 2015, Vol.15 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12909-015-0369-3
关键词: Tobacco curriculumIndiaTobacco cessation
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)This paper describes a pioneering effort to introduce tobacco cessation into India’s undergraduate medical college curriculum. This is the first ever attempt to fully integrate tobacco control across all years of medical college in any low and middle income country. The development, pretesting, and piloting of an innovative modular tobacco curriculum are discussed as well as challenges that face implementation and steps taken to address them and to advocate for adoption by the Medical Council of India.(#br) Methods(#br)In-depth interviews were conducted with administrators and faculty in five medical colleges to determine interest in and willingness to fully integrate smoking cessation into the college curriculum. Current curriculum was reviewed for present...
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  • tobacco 烟草
  • integrated 综[组,复]合
  • curriculum 课程
  • fully 充分
  • medical 医学
  • India 印度