Department of Agadtantra & Vyavahar Auyrved
(Forensic Medicine and Toxicology)

Introduction:

This department entertains teaching and training modules on preventive medicine, social medicine, yoga, Naturopathy, ayurvedic nutrition and dietetics. A real strength of Ayurveda is preventive measures and maintaining good health this is incorporated in the Swasthavritta subject. Thus this subject is very significant in the faculty of Ayurveda.

According to CCIM, Swasthavritta syllabus contains preventive measures of Modern science, Yogshastra and Naturopathy as well.

The contents of subject are very helpful to create students, who are able to bring about welfare of the society with the help of science of Ayurveda along with Yogshastra and Naturopathy.

The department has yoga hall. The department develops plans of action to deal with break of epidemics. Various programmes are on the anvil to propagate the outstanding wellness solutions of Ayurveda.

Objectives:

  1. i. At the end of the course the students should be able to explain the concept of health; they should be able to advice an appropriate healthy regimen to patients.
  2. ii. They should be able to classify various food articles and its usefulness as a diet consultant to the community.
  3. iii. While serving the community they should identify various conditions that can lead to the spread of communicable diseases and non – communicable diseases and its preventive measures according to Ayurveda and modern medicine with the help of Yoga therapy and Naturopathy.
  4. iv. They should understand the principles and components of primary health care and the national health policies to achieve the goal of “Health for all”.

Departmental Features:

  1. i. Library – Department of Swasthavritta is having its own library containing various texts and reference books of Ayurveda, Modern science, Yogashastra and Nisargopchar
  2. ii. Teaching aids – Transparencies, Slides, CDs of pranayama, aasan, shatkarma, Power Point Presentations of various syllabus topics are available in the department.
  3. iii. Museum & Yoga Hall – Department possesses its own museum with all required charts, models and specimens. A separate Yoga Hall with an adequate space for Yogasana and all relevant charts related to Yoga is also available.
  4. iv. Departmental instruments like Dry wet bulb thermometer, Aneroid barometer, lactometer, Robinsons cup, Sling’s psychrometer, max and min thermometers

Departmental Activites:

  1. • Swasrnaprashan Shibir is organized by our institute.
  2. • For up gradation of knowledge, teachers of the department participate in various seminars, CME, etc.
  3. • Swastharakshana OPD is conducted by Swasthavritta department
  4. • Consultation about the diet, Yoga, Naturopathy is done.
  5. • Visits – To gain more knowledge and as a part of our syllabus, we organize various visits
  6. • Awareness programme – Lectures about ‘health education’ are conducted by the departmental teachers for school students
  7. • In addition we arrange guest lecture for students on Leprosy diagnosis and treatment.
  8. • We organize weekly yoga & Pranayam sessions for students.
  9. • Demonstration of Panchakarma in daily regime
  10. • Introduction of Ayurvedic diet for malnutrition
  11. • Diet guidance for pregnant women – Gharbhasanskar
  12. • Lifestyle and Diet management at OPD basis

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