The one year rotational internship helps patient rapport and professional development. It also encourages students to gain experience with patients in the medical wards of teaching hospitals. The same approach also allows the students to be familiar with the health-care delivery system available at community settings in Nepal.
They are expected to tackle the problem by ordering appropriate investigation and attempting to reach diagnosis. The students can monitor their own progress during the courses through various formative assessments held each year. Besides the system based courses, Kathmandu Medical College regularly holds short topic courses like Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT), Neonatal Advances Life Support (NALS), Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), to name a few.