Fellowship in Diabetes

  • 1 year course
  • Formatted in 4 modules with live lectures and webinars
  • Course designed to be practical and clinically focused
  • Quality assurance by Royal Liverpool Academy
Accreditation Partner:

Key Features

Certification Partner -AHERF

Hands on training at live clinical environment

Exit evaluation by Royal Liverpool Academy

Course designed with Royal Liverpool Academy

Course Description

The Fellowship in Diabetes course helps the physicians develop competence in the diagnosis, treatment and decision-making in the care of patients with diabetes. This course is structured to provide broad, in depth and updated knowledge in all aspects of diabetic care and facilitate the physicians to develop the skills for efficient and integrated diabetic care.

This course is aimed at medical graduates and specialists with special interest in diabetes and who have a day to day exposure to people with diabetes or those who are part of a team that delivers diabetic care. Any MBBS graduate registered with a State Medical Council or the Medical council of India (MCI) is eligible to take this course.

This course will provide high quality diabetes education complemented by a 4 weeks clinical attachment with the most renowned and experienced clinicians

This course is quality assured by Royal Liverpool Academy and certified by Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation & Medvarsity


Course Outline

Session -1 - Classification, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Clinical Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus
Introduction to Diabetes Mellitus- Definition, History, Classification, Syndromes
Clinical presentation of diabetes mellitus
Investigations to aid diagnosis in diabetes mellitus
Session-2 - Pharmacology and management of diabetes. Diabetes in special age groups
Pharmacology of diabetes mellitus
Approach to management of diabetes mellitus- current guidelines, application of pharmacology in a practical setting
Diabetes in Childhood and Adolescence
Diabetes in the Elderly
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Session-3- Complications of diabetes mellitus and infections in diabetes
Complications of diabetes mellitus (Cardiovascular, Peripheral Vascular, Eye,Renal ,Neurological)
Complications of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (the effect on the foetus)
Infections in Diabetes Mellitus.
Surgery and Anaesthesia in a diabetic patient.
Session-4- Emergencies in diabetes, patient education and prevention
Emergencies in Diabetes Mellitus
Hospital Admission Guidelines
Patient Education -Diet, Exercise, Monitoring
Health Care Delivery- The concept of Integrated Care
Course Duration
  • 50 Hrs (Learning Content)
  • 4 Weeks (Live Virtual Classes)
Accreditation Partner

Royal Liverpool Academy


Dr. Deepak

Fid is a useful and well organized course, when coupled with contact program it is very helpful for daily practice

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1. Course related
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • Medical Council of India does not recognize courses that are offered through online or blended learning platform. In collaboration with Royal Liverpool Academy, we provide you with the best state-of-the art learning content with an endeavor to train you to become well-equipped and proficient in management of diabetes through this course.
  • Is there any hands on training for the Fellowship in Diabetes Course?
    • The Diploma in Fellowship in Diabetes Course includes 4 weeks of clinical practice. During this 4 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?
    • For this course, the contact program is mandatory. 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. Your final certificate will not be issued without completion of the contact program.
  • What if I am not able to attend the contact program at the scheduled date?
    • 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.
  • What is the minimum attendance required during the program?
    •  It is mandatory to attend all 4 weeks of contact program for the Fellowship in Diabetes.
  • 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. All contact programs are held in centrally located regions with access to all necessary requirements.
5. LVC FAQ's
  • What is a Live Virtual Class?
    • Live virtual class is an online learning medium. Just like in a real-world classroom, a live virtual class brings your faculty live to right where you are.
  • What are the advantages of attending a live virtual class?
    • You get to learn in depth about your session topics from your faculty. You will gain subject knowledge, get latest updates on current topic and get your doubts in the topic clarified live by the faculty. You gain subject matter expertise.
      You can view the power point presentations, participate in polls to test your subject knowledge, post your queries and get your doubts clarified live by the faculty just like in a real-world class room. You can also download the handouts with useful articles. You can also get connected with your fellow students through the chat box.
  • How can I access the class?
    • You can register yourself for the lecture through the link sent in the email invite for the lecture webinar and attend the lecture session.
  • What if I miss a class?
    • You can view the recorded video session of the lecture on BigMarker after 24 hours from the actual live session for the next 30 days using the registration link.
  • Will I receive the presentation which was in the class?
    • The PPT’s used in the lecture session will be available on our website in the LMS under respective sessions. These are subject to the willingness of the faculty so all the presentations may not be shared on the LMS.
  • Where can I ask my queries & questions during the class?
    • You can post your questions related to the topic in the lecture in the Q&A section.
  • Where should I send my queries for any information on the live virtual classes?
  • What do I need to have to attend the lecture session?
    • You need to register for the session
    • You need at least an 8Mbps internet connectivity
    • You have to login with the same email id with which you registered first.
  • Why am I unable to get into the class with the registration link?
    • Check your connectivity
    • Login with the same email id as you registered with
  • Can I post my feedback?
    • Yes, you will receive a feedback request after the lecture session to your email id. You can post your feedback there. We are keen to see your feedback so that we can improve these sessions and give you a better learning experience.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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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