Saint Kitts and Nevis are home to a number of institutions of higher learning. There are several schools of medicine located on Saint Kitts, and individuals may travel from all over the world in order to study at these institutions.
During the Pre-Clinical Medical Science Program students partake in ICM as the beginning of their clinical education, which serves as preparation for their clinical rotat
During the Pre-Clinical Medical Science Program students partake in ICM as the beginning of their clinical education, which serves as preparation for their clinical rotations.
It is essential, for medical students’ success on medical board examinations and in performance throughout their clinical clerkships, for medical students to learn how to interact with patients and professionals, and progressively to elicit relevant histories, undertake relevant examinations and perform procedures, under the guidance of clinical staff.
The goal of the ICM program is to familiarize students with the appropriate clinical knowledge and physical examination skills necessary to effectively transition to clinical rotations. We further expect students to gain competency, understanding, and intuitiveness about the clinical process so they can more effectively engage in the clinical practice of medicine during their clinical clerkships....
The pre-clinical curriculum is set up as a case based organ systems approach to medicine that establishes the connections between knowledge and practice immediately.
The pre-clinical curriculum is set up as a case based organ systems approach to medicine that establishes the connections between knowledge and practice immediately. The extensive use of virtual patient cases and study resources to complement the lectures creates a stimulating learning environment for each student.
Student activity in the pre-clinical program is governed by ‘Active Learning’ whereby the student participates in virtual classroom and monitored study groups while receiving support and structured activity from the Academic Enhancement team which includes targeted Q & A sessions. IUHS emphasizes a competency-based assessment learning model that ensures the student not only meets the expectations of medical school but learns knowledge acquisition and self-assessment skills critical to function in their pending postgraduate and professional environment....