Fellowship in Dialysis

  • 6 months course
  • Training by expert clinicians
  • Comprehensive knowledge on basics of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and renal transplant
  • Live lectures & webinars by renowned clinicians
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Key Features

Certification by AHERF & Medvarsity

2 weeks of structured clinical training

Rewarding careers in hospitals, outpatient clinics and freestanding dialysis units

Course designed to train physicians in mananing hemodialysis units including stand-alone units

Course Description

“The ‘Fellowship in Dialysis‘ course is an endeavor to prepare physicians more efficiently to play critical role in delivering the best dialysis treatment.

Develop, extend and enrich existing knowledge about renal failure and the care of people undergoing dialysis. To explore existing attitudes and beliefs about the dialysis procedure. Explore and discuss the value of teamwork during dialysis.”
Any MBBS graduate registered with a State Medical Council or the Medical council of India (MCI) is eligible to take this course.

“With the number of patients in need of dialysis on the rise, opportunities abound for doctors on successful completion of the training in the field of dialysis. The trained physician can become a part of a professional team of clinicians and be responsible in ensuring a compassionate, professional delivery of dialysis services. They can avail opportunities as an associate clinician to a nephrologist in rendering care to dialysis patients. They can also look forward to a rewarding career as a dialysis unit manager in hospitals, outpatient clinics or freestanding dialysis centers.

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

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Course Outline

Session 1
Chronic Renal Failure
Core Objectives of Treatment in Renal Disease
Complications of Renal Failure
Scientific Principles Used in Dialysis
Applying Scientific Principles to Dialysis
Hemodialysis Delivery Systems
Measuring Dialyzer Effectiveness
Arterio-Venous Fistula
Arterio – Venous Grafts
Improving Vascular Access Outcomes
Session 2
Predialysis Treatment Procedures
Initiation of Dialysis
Monitoring During Dialysis
Post dialysis Procedures
Helping Patient Cope
Rehabilitation
Patient Safety
Course Duration
  • 52 Hrs (Learning Content)
  • 2 Weeks (Live Virtual Classes)
Accreditation Partner

Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

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FAQ

1. Eligibility for the course
  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment or can I enroll by providing my provisional certificates?
    • Certificates are a proof of your previous educational background check thus will be required for the enrollment. However in case of any difficulty you may give a written undertaking to that effect for providing the certificates within the stipulated time frame.
  • 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.
2. 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.
3. 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 2 weeks of contact program for the Fellowship in Dialysis.
  • 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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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