Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery
The Family Medicine Department oversees the running of the GOPD, NHIS and the Staff clinics. It is the main entry point to the hospital for non-emergency patients. Patients are seen by consultant Family Physicians, resident doctors and medical officers, and referred appropriately if the need arises.
The General out patient clinic runs daily from 8am to 2pm and thereafter the call duty goes on till 6pm.
- Undergraduate Medical students’ training in Family Medicine through classroom lectures, clinical sessions and assessments via examinations.
- Postgraduate training of resident doctors at Part 1 and 2 levels of postgraduate fellowship training via daily clinical presentations, journal clubs, clinical skill acquisition, writing of casebooks and dissertation towards postgraduate fellowship examinations.
- Consultant/trainers offering mentorship and supervision of residency training and organizing mock examinations.
- Participation of consultants as resource persons in update/revision courses, and as external examiners at both undergraduate (other Nigerian Universities) and postgraduate levels ( National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria & West African College of Physicians)
- Patient Consultation (general, staff and NHIS, issuance of medical fitness certificate (school, job, travel) patient referral, Point -of-care testing, general counseling, HIV counseling and testing, Nursing services: wound care & dressing, injection administration, health talks.
- Family Medicine residents under consultation supervision, are posted to provide services at rural outstation of Comprehensive Health Centre, Zamko. Services at the center include outpatient care, inpatient care, child immunization, maternal delivery and general surgical services, APIN HIV care/antiretroviral therapy and snake bite care.
- Federal Staff Clinic (Federal secretariat, Jos) outpatient services ( general, staff and NHIS), issuance of medical fitness certificate.