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ARSICON - 2017
25th Annual National Conference of Association of Rural Surgeons of India (ARSI)
Dimapur, Nagaland

Date: 16th, 17th and 18th November, 2017


Dr. Kahuka Sema, Organising Secretary
Dimapur, Nagaland
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DNB in Rural Surgery

The proposed DNB (Rural Surgery) training programme is expected to achieve the followings:

  • To develop a model of Appropriate surgical care sustainable jointly by the community and the health professional (rural surgeon) suitable for the country's economy.
  • To create a cadre of health professionals who will be accessible (both geographically and economically) to the total population of the country with basic surgical care.
  • To diminish the load of basic surgical care from the tertiary care institutions thereby improving their function.
  • Indirectly, improve the quality of life of our rural populatioin.

After qualifying the final examinations the candidate should be able to, develop multiple skill and function as a junior consultant (specialist) in Rural Surgery (multiple surgical disciplines) to provide lost effective essential surgical care within the constraints of primary level rural/urban communicaties.


At the end of the training period, the candidate should be able to acquire following competencies:

  • Basic & general surgery with emphasis on open surgeries
  • Basic orthopedics including trauma care
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Basics of anesthesia, ultrasound and X-Ray
  • Basics of Accidents