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Advanced Certificate Course in Pulmonology

4.5/5
  • Comprehensively covers the common non-occupational lung disorders and obstructive diseases of the lung
  • Live virtual classes allow active learning
  • Key insights from expert pulmonologist gives a clinical perspective to theory
  • Prospect of running a pulmonology ward
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Advanced Certificate Course in Pulmonology
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Comprehensively covers the common non-occupational lung disorders and obstructive diseases of the lung
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    Live virtual classes allow active learning
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    Key insights from expert pulmonologist gives a clinical perspective to theory
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    Prospect of running a pulmonology ward
  •  Course Duration
    6 Months
  •  Next Batch Date
    18th Oct 2021
90,000*

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Description

Pulmonary medicine is a rapidly emerging field in India and abroad. Because of growing urbanization, air pollution, and smoking, respiratory disorders are on the rise. Millions of people suffer from lung diseases and are in immediate need of medications. This has increased the requirement for trained pulmonologists in the country. 

The “Advanced Certificate in Pulmonology” comprehensively covers various pulmonary pathologies. Case study capsules present throughout the course allow a practical approach to the curriculum. Live virtual classes allow you to interact with the faculty.

The Medvarsity Learning Design framework (Certificate, Advanced Certificate, and Fellowship) is based on Kirkpatrick’s model of e-learning and allows the systematic consumption and application of the content.

We at Medvarsity help every physician with the ability to fast-track their career and enable them to better serve the communities in which they practice. Join us and let us impact healthcare through education.

Eligibility: 

Students who completed “Certificate in Critical Care Medicine”
Physicians (MBBS, AYUSH), Final year medical graduates and interns (MBBS and AYUSH)

Course Validity: 7 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

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90,000*

* Price is Inclusive of Certificate & Advanced Courses.

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Outline
Module 1: Tuberculous Infections of the lungs
    • Etiopathogenesis of Tuberculosis
    • Diagnostic methods in tuberculosis
    • Differential diagnosis in TB
    • Management of pulmonary tuberculosis; NTEP, DOTS, and DOTS-Plus
    • Complications in tuberculosis
    • Tuberculosis in children
    • Geriatric tuberculosis
    • Extrapulmonary tuberculosis
    • Management of MDR and XDR tuberculosis
Module 2: Non-tuberculous infections of the lungs
    • Community-acquired pneumonia
    • Hospital-associated pneumonia, ventilator-associated pneumonia
    • Atypical pneumonias including bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic and rickettsia
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and opportunistic infections in immuno-compromised host
Module 3: Non-infectious Lung Diseases
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    • Eosinophilic pneumonias and tropical eosinophilia
    • Pulmonary vasculitides
    • Occupational and environmental pulmonary diseases
Module 4: Other non-infectious disorders of the lungs and airways
    • Aspiration and inhalational (non-occupational) diseases of the lung
    • Drug induced pulmonary diseases
    • Bullous lung disease
    • Other pulmonary diseases of unknown etiology including PLCH, LAM, PAP, alveolar microlithiasis
    • Cystic fibrosis and disorders of ciliary motility
    • Upper airways obstruction syndromes
    • Occupational lung diseases and pneumoconiosis
    • Pleural Effusion
Module 5: Acute Injury
    • Inhalation Lung Injury
    • Traumatic thoracic injury
Course Outline
Module 1: Tuberculous Infections of the lungs
  • Etiopathogenesis of Tuberculosis
  • Diagnostic methods in tuberculosis
  • Differential diagnosis in TB
  • Management of pulmonary tuberculosis; NTEP, DOTS, and DOTS-Plus
  • Complications in tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis in children
  • Geriatric tuberculosis
  • Extrapulmonary tuberculosis
  • Management of MDR and XDR tuberculosis
Module 2: Non-tuberculous infections of the lungs
  • Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Hospital-associated pneumonia, ventilator-associated pneumonia
  • Atypical pneumonias including bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic and rickettsia
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and opportunistic infections in immuno-compromised host
Module 3: Non-infectious Lung Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Eosinophilic pneumonias and tropical eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary vasculitides
  • Occupational and environmental pulmonary diseases
Module 4: Other non-infectious disorders of the lungs and airways
  • Aspiration and inhalational (non-occupational) diseases of the lung
  • Drug induced pulmonary diseases
  • Bullous lung disease
  • Other pulmonary diseases of unknown etiology including PLCH, LAM, PAP, alveolar microlithiasis
  • Cystic fibrosis and disorders of ciliary motility
  • Upper airways obstruction syndromes
  • Occupational lung diseases and pneumoconiosis
  • Pleural Effusion
Module 5: Acute Injury
  • Inhalation Lung Injury
  • Traumatic thoracic injury
Accreditation Partner(s)

Director

Dr. Prashant Saxena
Dr. Prashant Saxena
4.8

M.B.B.S., M.D(Respiratory Med.)., FRCP (Edin), EDIC(Europe)., FCCP(USA), EDARM(Europe), FICCM Interventional Pulmonology (Greece), Thoracoscopy (France)

Pediatric Bronchoscopy (Italy) Associate Director & Head, Pulmonology, Critical Care & Sleep medicine

Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, Mandir Marg, Press enclave road, Saket, Delhi

* Price is Inclusive of Certificate & Advanced Courses.

FAQs
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 leading industry experts, 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-patient care through this course.

Eligibility for the course

● Students who completed “Certificate in Critical Care Medicine”
● Physicians (MBBS, AYUSH), Final year medical graduates and interns (MBBS and AYUSH)

Course delivery

How to access the course material online?

To access the course, click on http://kite.medvarsity.com/ using the login ID and password provided to you or click on “LOG IN USING YOUR ACCOUNT ON Google” and enter your Email ID: Gmail ID (Only if Gmail ID mentioned in the Application) & Password. In case you don’t have access to login ID and password, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.

What If I am unable to open/access the course?

Please access the below link AND follow the steps.

https://support.medvarsity.com/portal/en/home

Contact Program

Is the contact program mandatory for the completion of the 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.

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 a 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 the 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.

Assessment and Exams

Are the scheduled dates for the exams mandatory or not?

It is Optional, however if you have to complete all Modules and final exam before the Course Expiry date you will receive your certificate on time.

Session expired and it is showing as unauthorized user?

If the page is left idle for more than 60 seconds session will expire automatically. Refresh the page periodically to avoid.

If session is expired, what to do?

It will start from the same question where the session expired.

While you are attempting exam, error pops up and exam is halted – site will display as attempted (1)

Ignore the message as attempted – The attempt is only completed when it displays Finished (1).

When will the final exam get activated?

If 1 month Course (1-week prior Course expiry).

If 3 Month Course (15 days prior Course expiry).

If 6 Month Course (45 Days prior Course Expiry).

If 1 Year Course (2 Months prior Course Expiry).

What is the procedure if Course is expired?

You have to pay re-activation fee, for details Contact Toll free 1800-103-6006 or write to [email protected] 

What if I don’t qualify in modules or final exam?

You have to pay Re-exam fee, for details Contact Toll free 1800-103-6006 or write to [email protected]

Certification

When will I get my certificate?

We have now gone online, once you successfully pass your final exam and below conditions are met:

  • Contact program Completed (if Applicable).
  • Viva to be cleared (if Applicable).
  • Logbook / Project Submission (if applicable).
  • Course duration to be complete.
  • Necessary documents should be submitted in full.
  • If the above credentials are fulfilled, your E-Certificate will be mailed to your registered E-Mail ID.

Will I get the certificate before the course duration?

Even in case you complete all the online modules and exams much before your course end date, the certificate can be made available only after the course duration is complete. In other words, invariable of how early you complete the course, certificate shall be made available only when the course duration is over.

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.

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?

For any feedback regarding the course, please write to us at [email protected]

Faculty
Faculty
Dr. Rajneesh Kumar Srivastava
4.7

Consultant Pulmonologist at Medanta Hospitals, Lucknow

Next Batch Start Date 18th Oct 2021

Learning Path

You will get individual certificates for each course.

Course Duration

6 Months

Director

Dr. Prashant Saxena
Dr. Prashant Saxena
4.8

M.B.B.S., M.D(Respiratory Med.)., FRCP (Edin), EDIC(Europe)., FCCP(USA), EDARM(Europe), FICCM Interventional Pulmonology (Greece), Thoracoscopy (France)

Pediatric Bronchoscopy (Italy) Associate Director & Head, Pulmonology, Critical Care & Sleep medicine

Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, Mandir Marg, Press enclave road, Saket, Delhi

Faculty

Faculty
Dr. Rajneesh Kumar Srivastava
4.7

Consultant Pulmonologist at Medanta Hospitals, Lucknow

Accreditation Partner(s)

Available Payment Options

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Loan