INTRODUCTION: –Kayachikitsa is the first branch of ashtang ayurved that deals with general medicine, where kaya means body and chikitsa means treatment. Kaya also refers to agni on entire ayurvedic therapeutics is based on the concept of Agni. Correction of Agni is the basic line of treatment for most of the diseases.
The basic principles of Kayachikitsa provide ways for the management of diseases related to the disturbed pattern of life style i.e. metabolic disorders. The Kayachikitsa helps to manage various metabolic disorders including; obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, fatty liver, diabetes and digestive problems.
Kaya Chikitsa mainly deals with the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of general diseases, such as skin disorders, diabetes, tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis and many other disorders. Charaka Samhita is the most important scripture on kayachikitsa.
VISION OF DEPARTMENT: To provide Hope, Care and Cure. To provide compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost effective healthcare to one all. To serve with a patient’s first motto and to work towards a patient- centered care.
MISSION OF DEPARTMENT: To inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.
-To acquire Theoretical and practical knowledge of health science at the end of Profession/course.
-To provide a comprehensive medical education.
-To develop a compassionate, analytical and ethical approach in the delivery of health care to the community.
-To elicit, record and interpret the relevant medical history, symptoms and physical signs and to identify the problems and how these may be managed.
-To bring confluence in achieving academic excellence and promoting scientific Research methods in Kayachikitsa.
TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS USED BY DEPARTMENT: Teaching and learning process by the dept. is based on Student centric method. In which various techniques are used ie;
BENEFITS TO STUDENTS: Due to various activates conducted by dept. as well as using beneficial teaching methods students can get proper classical as well as modern knowledge about various diseases and their management according to modern as well as ancient method