DETAILS OF DEPARTMENTAL OBJECTIVES:

 To have a sound knowledge of and enumerate the general principles of OPERATIVE ANAESTHESIA.

To have a sound knoeledge of and recognize pharmacological action of drugs used in anaesthesia, analgesia and life support.

To enumerate the physiology of PAIN and PAIN RELIEF.

Anatomical pathways of central and peripheral nerve in relation to pain.

To be able to perform some regional and local ANAESTHETIC TECHNIQUES.

To be able to give GENERAL ANAESTHETICS FOR MINOR SURGICAL PROCEDURES IN THEATRE AND IN ABNORMAL ENVIRONMENT.

Basic training, acquiring knowledge to perform LIFE SAVING PROCEDURES.

                        To be able to recognize, describe and manage respiration insufficiency and arrest.

ii            To be able to recognize, describe and manage circulatory insufficiency and cardiac arrest.

                        To be able to recognize, describe and manage the unconscious patient.