Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology

  • 1 year course
  • Formatted in 7 modules
  • Live lectures & webinars by renowned clinicians
  • Simulation modules from Simtics, New Zealand
Accreditation Partner:

Key Features

Certification Partner- AHERF

Internship in outpatient and inpatient management, 2d echo and cardiac ICU

Training sessions by leading cardiologist during clinical postings

Content powered by Simtics & American College of Cardiology

Course Description

The Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology course is designed help the medical graduates develop the basic and clinical knowledge of the cardiovascualr diseases and improve their skills in early recognition, management and prevention of common cardiovascualr diseases.

This course is aimed at medical graduates who are already working or who are planning to work in cardiology units of the hospitals and intending to improve their knowledge and skills in managing patients with cardiovascular conditions. Any MBBS graduate registered with a State Medical Council or the Medical council of India (MCI) is eligible to take this course.

This course is complemented by a 3 month rotational internship and an online simulation subscription during the course where the students can experience procedures with web-based simulation environment.

This course is certified by Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation & Medvarsity

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Course Outline

Session 1 - Basic Cardiology
Anatomy of the heart
Conduction system of the heart
Symptoms of heart disease
Examination of cardiovascular system
Session 2 - Investigations in Cardiology
Chest X-ray
Electrocardiography
Exercise electrocardiographic testing
Echocardiography
Nuclear Imaging
Positron Emmision Tomography (PET)
Cardiac catherization
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Computed TomographyAngiography
Laboratory testing
Intravascular ultrasound
Session 3 - Heart Failure and cardiomyopathy
Heart Failure
Pulmonary edema
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiomyopathy
Session 4 - Cardiovasular diseases 1
Hypertension
Primary pulmonary hypertension
Arrhythmias
Ischemic heart disease
Rheumatic fever
Session 5 - Cardiovasular diseases 2
Endocarditis
Pericardial diseases
Diseases of aorta
Congenital heart disease
Cardiac tumors
Pregnancy and heart disease
Session 6 - Valvular Heart disease
Mitral valve disorders
Aortic valve disoders
Tricuspid valve disoders
Pulmonary valve disoders
Prosthetic valves
Session 7 - Preventive Cardiology
Preventive Cardiology
Course Duration
  • 44 Hrs (Learning Content)
  • 12 Weeks (Live Virtual Classes)
Accreditation Partner

Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

Reviews

Dr. Hari Krupakar Reddy

I thank Medvarsity for giving the opportunity to perceive the FCC course. I have learnt a lot from this course and the contact program. Training period was good, there was a lot of scope to learn at Apollo Hyderabad. There was satisfactory learning in 2D Echo. Classes by Dr. Aziz was good. Reading ECG in death helped me in diagnosing and treating many cardiac emergency cases. I have also enrolled for 2D Echocardiography course from Medvarsity. Thank you for giving this opportunity.

Dr. Devka Chandwani

My sincere thanks to Medvarsity and the concerned faculty of Apollo Hospital for having provided me with this opportunity to sail successfully in the sea of knowledge in the field of cardiology. The course material which also included online lectures and videos provided me with the best of knowledge in this field in a very simplified way. The contact program without which the course would have been just incomplete was the real essence of the course. The program was very well coordinated with good cooperation from the coordinator all throughout. The concerned faculty was very patient and humble in imparting their vast knowledge during the program. My sincere and respectful thanks to them. The interactive clinical lectures, case discussions, ICU, IPD, OPD postings and also the echocardiography lectures and training were all just excellent. It has all helped me upgrade my knowledge and skills in this field and will definitely improve my future job prospects. Really proud to be a part of this esteemed organization!!!! I would definitely recommend this to my friends and co-workers. Long live Medvarsity.

 

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FAQ

1. Course related
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • MCI currently doesn't recognize any online courses delivered by any partner. Through our partnerships with universities and organizations, we ensure that the best learning content is available to our students. Some of our courses may carry international recognition and most of our courses are validated and recognized by over 40 hospital groups in India, Asia and Africa.
  • Is there any hands on training for the Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology Course?
    • The Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology Course includes 12 weeks of clinical practice. During this 12 weeks period, the student is deployed at one of our partner hospitals (based on location preference). The students may earn a stipend paid by the hospital partner during this period based on hospital partner's policies. The student will also have access to an on-ground facilitator to support their learning progress. Medvarsity doesn't guarantee a stipend payout for any of our courses.
  • Can I get a Government Job with this added qualification?
    • You can apply anywhere as per your wish after completion of the program. This added qualification will make you a better health care provider. Selection in government job is mostly dependent on set criteria on which Medvarsity has no control or opinion.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment or can I enroll by providing my provisional certificates?
    • This can be done with an undertaking to provide the certificates within the stipulated time.
  • Are there any prerequisites for joining this course?
    • Most Medvarsity students are required to meet minimum criteria of having completed their MBBS with Internship. They should have MCI / State Medical Council registration to be eligible for the course.
  • What are the prerequisites for an international student?
    • An international medical graduate should apply for a provisional certification to MCI / State Medical Council prior to admission to this course. Our guidance counselors will be able to provide more information on the same.
3. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on the "Learn" button on the top right of this page using the login ID and password provided to you. In case you don't have access to login ID and password, write to us at srm@medvarsity.com & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at srm@medvarsity.com. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
  • How do I access my course?
  • My User ID and Password isn't working on the LMS.
    •  You will be issued a new user ID and password on completion of the registration process. The user ID created for your registration process will not work on our LMS.
4. Contact Program
  • Is the contact program mandatory for completion of course?
    • Any contact program provides a student with an opportunity to learn clinical hands-on techniques and skills that are helpful in the practice of the discipline. It is therefore recommended that you opt for contact program although it is optional and depends on your decision.
  • What if I am unable to attend the contact program at the scheduled dates?
    • You can attend the next scheduled contact program upon information and concurrence by your program coordinator.
  • Can I choose the center where I wish to attend the contact program?
    • You will be required to attend the contact program at the nearest prescribed center where you are assigned. Shifting of Contact Program Center is not advisable because for each of such facilities Medvarsity has to assign a Mentor Specialist based on number of students at the assigned Contact Program Center.
  • Will there be arrangements for lodging and boarding provided for students during the Contact Program in case their contact center is out of station from their hometown?
    • You will have to make your own arrangements for boarding and lodging. We can provide assistance in finding an accommodation, but the expenses are to be borne by the student.
5. Assessment and Exams
  • How will I be assessed during and at the end of the course?
    • You will be assessed through MCQ based online assessment at the end of each module. At the end of the course, you will take the Final Examination (MCQ based online assessment) and viva examination.
  • What is the criterion for being eligible for the Final Examination?
    • You should have passed MCQ based online assessment of each module with a minimum of 60% marks. Then only you can take the Final Examination.
  • How do I appear for the MCQ based online Examination at the end of each module?
    • You have to login into our LMS at lms.medvarsity.com or www.apolloknowledge.com using your user ID and password, and then proceed with the examination as follows:
    • Click on My courses and then click on learn option. Here you will find various options like case discussions, videos, animations, eBook, assessment etc. Click on take assessment and read all the instructions carefully
    • Click on it and then click on to start exam and your exam will begin
    • Every 60 seconds page gets deactivated, hence it is important that you refresh the page time and again.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the first attempt?
    • If you are not able to clear the module test in the first attempt, you can always take a second attempt to clear your module tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the second attempt?
    • You can write to us at srm@medvarsity.com requesting for another attempt by paying a reactivation fee.
  • How many attempts do I have for the final exam?
    • One attempt
  • What if I do not clear the final examination?
    • You can attempt the exam again by paying the applicable reactivation fee.
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at srm@medvarsity.com, directing it to the academics team.
  • While attempting the online exam, what if there is a power cut or the internet gets disconnected?
    • If at all there is a power cut or your internet gets disconnected, there is nothing to worry. When you login again, you can  continue your test from the point where you had stopped.
  • What if I am not able to complete the course within the duration?
    • You will have to send a request to the CRM team to extend your course and pay the applicable reactivation.
6. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
7. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

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