Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus

5/5
  • Session 1 – Foundation course in Diabetes Management, updated with latest 2017 data from the International Diabetes Foundation
  • 15 hours of E-Learning Content
  • Self-learning and online assessment
  • Certified by Royal Liverpool Academy
$822 USD*
Key Features
  • Expand your knowledge of Diabetes Mellitus
  • 3 months duration (15 hours of learning)
  • Apply DM knowledge in your professional work
  • Get enabled to work with Diabetes specialists
Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus
  • Session 1 – Foundation course in Diabetes Management, updated with latest 2017 data from the International Diabetes Foundation
  • 15 hours of E-Learning Content
  • Self-learning and online assessment
  • Certified by Royal Liverpool Academy

Course Description

The Certificate course in Diabetes Mellitus is designed to provide fundamental knowledge of diabetes within a short time of 3 months. The course will introduce the students to the basic concepts of diabetes, including the definition and classification of diabetes. In addition, students will also learn about the clinical features of diabetes, screening and diagnosis, and the basics of diabetes management including an overview of diabetes education, exercise, and pharmacological agents. The course is updated with the latest figures given by the International Diabetes Federation.

It is also presented in the form of short narrated video sessions that are easy to understand, along with downloadable transcript documents that can be used as notes for future reference.

The students who successfully complete this course can look forward to finding job opportunities in quality departments of leading hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Eligibility:

  • Physicians (MBBS, AYUSH, homeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Naturopathy), Dentists, Physiotherapists.
  • Final year medical graduates and interns (MBBS, AYUSH, homeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Naturopathy, Dental).
  • Nurses (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), Dieticians: With B.Sc., M.Sc. or PG Diploma in nutrition/dietetics.

On completion of Session-1, the student will be awarded the Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus. This course is certified by Royal Liverpool Academy and Medvarsity. The Royal Liverpool Academy is the academic centre of the Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals, NHS Trust.

Course Validity: 4 months.There will be an extra charge on the extension of the course validity.

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5/5
  • Course Duration
    3 months 15 Hours of learning
  • Next Batch Date
    6th April 2020
$822 USD*

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

Key Features
  • feature
    Expand your knowledge of Diabetes Mellitus
  • feature
    3 months duration (15 hours of learning)
  • feature
    Apply DM knowledge in your professional work
  • feature
    Get enabled to work with Diabetes specialists
Course Outline
Introduction
    • Brief history of Diabetes
    • Definition and Classification of Diabetes
    • Epidemiology of Diabetes (Overview)
    • Prediabetes
    • Type 1.5 Diabetes (LADA)
Normal Physiology
    • Pancreatic morphology and islet cell functioning
    • Insulin: Structure, Biosynthesis, secretion and action
    • Glucagon: Biosynthesis, secretion and action
    • Incretins: Physiology in health and diabetes
Pathogenesis of diabetes
    • Type 1 diabetes – Pathogenesis
    • Type 2 diabetes – Pathogenesis
Clinical features and diagnosis
    • Clinical presentation of Diabetes
    • Complications of Diabetes (Overview)
    • Screening and Diagnosis of Diabetes
Basic Management of diabetes
    • Aims of diabetes care
    • Diabetes Education
    • Lifestyle changes in Diabetes: Diet
    • Lifestyle changes in Diabetes: Exercise
    • Pharmacological agents for Diabetes :1.Oral Glucose-Lowering Agents, 2.Insulin and Insulin Treatment, 3.Non-Insulin Parenteral Therapies
    • Management of Diabetes – Overview of guidelines
Course Outline
Introduction
  • Brief history of Diabetes
  • Definition and Classification of Diabetes
  • Epidemiology of Diabetes (Overview)
  • Prediabetes
  • Type 1.5 Diabetes (LADA)
Normal Physiology
  • Pancreatic morphology and islet cell functioning
  • Insulin: Structure, Biosynthesis, secretion and action
  • Glucagon: Biosynthesis, secretion and action
  • Incretins: Physiology in health and diabetes
Pathogenesis of diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes – Pathogenesis
  • Type 2 diabetes – Pathogenesis
Clinical features and diagnosis
  • Clinical presentation of Diabetes
  • Complications of Diabetes (Overview)
  • Screening and Diagnosis of Diabetes
Basic Management of diabetes
  • Aims of diabetes care
  • Diabetes Education
  • Lifestyle changes in Diabetes: Diet
  • Lifestyle changes in Diabetes: Exercise
  • Pharmacological agents for Diabetes :1.Oral Glucose-Lowering Agents, 2.Insulin and Insulin Treatment, 3.Non-Insulin Parenteral Therapies
  • Management of Diabetes – Overview of guidelines
Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus

The Certificate course in Diabetes Mellitus is designed to provide fundamental knowledge of diabetes within a short time of 3 months. The course will introduce the students to the basic concepts of diabetes, including the definition and classification of diabetes. In addition, students will also learn about the clinical features of diabetes, screening and diagnosis, and the basics of diabetes management including an overview of diabetes education, exercise, and pharmacological agents. The course is updated with the latest figures given by the International Diabetes Federation.

Diploma in Diabetes Mellitus

Practical Diabetes Management Course is designed to update the general practitioner with the essential knowledge needed in the practical management of diabetes. Our expert faculty will train the student on the current trends and impart practical guidance on providing quality care for patients with diabetes.

Fellowship in Diabetes Mellitus

This session of the course will impart knowledge on managing the complications and special populations. Apart from online learning modules, there will be live virtual classes and one month of practical training through clinical postings.  Diabetes specialists at accredited hospitals and clinics will deliver the practical training. Students will have the opportunity to observe and learn from real life cases.

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FAQs
1. Course related
  • Why this course is called Level 1?
    • This is Level 1 of a series of three courses that add up to provide a deep understanding of Diabetes and its management.
    • The Level 1 of the course will provide a strong foundation of knowledge on the fundamentals of Diabetes. This level has wider applicability and the knowledge gained will help all eligible healthcare professionals apply this knowledge in the care of diabetes patients in their respective area of work and provide diabetes education to patients.
    • For MBBS doctors, this level is the qualifying level to proceed to level 2 of the course.
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • Medical Council of India does not recognize courses that are offered through online or blended learning platform.
  • Can I call myself a Diabetologist/Diabetes specialist after completing this course?
    • No. The aim of this course is to be a form of continuing professional development that will increase your clinical knowledge on diabetes and make you better primary care providers. It is not a replacement to formal medical education and specialization.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • Physicians (MBBS, AYUSH, homeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Naturopathy), Dentists, Physiotherapists

  • Final year medical graduates and interns (MBBS, AYUSH, homeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Naturopathy, Dental)

  • Nurses (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), Dieticians: With B.Sc., M.Sc. or PG Diploma in nutrition/dietetics

3. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on 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 support@medvarsity.com & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • In the first instance, you should contact our student support teams to make a complaint using one of these methods, during operating hours.
Student Support TeamOperating Hours
Email:support@medvarsity.com
Phone:1800 103 6006
IVR OPTION 2
Mail:Medvarsity Online Limited
Block B, II Floor, Sanali Infopark, 2 LV Prasad Marg,, Jubilee Hills,
Park View Enclave, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad,
Telangana 500034
Whats App Number:7331105450
9 am- 7pm,
Mon-Sat (IST)
4. Assessments
  • How will the assessments be for the Session 1 course?
    • All assessments in Session 1 will be online test based. Your knowledge and understanding of different chapters will be tested through online questions at different stages of the course. You will also be given a final online exam, successful completion of which will make you eligible for the certification.
    • Once you have successfully cleared the course, you will be awarded Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus Session 1, certified by Royal Liverpool Academy and Medvarsity. (The Royal Liverpool Academy is the academic centre of the Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals, NHS Trust)
  • Will the final online test be given on a scheduled date?
    • The final online test will be unlocked as soon as you complete all the lessons and pass all previous knowledge check tests. You need not wait for any scheduled date for the exam. Your E-Certificate will be generated in the learning management system.
  • How many attempts do I have for the final exam?
    • One attempt
  • 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. You have to pay Re-exam fee, for details Contact Toll free (1800-103-6006) or write to us at support@medvarsity.com.
  • 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 support@medvarsity.com, directing it to the Academics Team.
5. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • You will receive a “Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus” after successful completion of this course.
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass your final exam, your E-Certificate will be mailed to your registered E-Mail ID.
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?
Faculty
Professor Dushyant Sharma
4.8

Course Director MBBS, MD (India), FRCP (UK). CCST in Diabetes and Endocrinology, PG Diploma in Clinical Education.Currently, he is a Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool. He is also a Visiting Professor at Hope University Liverpool and Specialist Trainee Teaching Lead for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Mersey Deanery. He is also the RCP College Tutor at Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Co-founder of Medexcell Education, which runs regular courses on Leadership Skill, Teaching Skills and Critical Appraisal of medical literature promoting Evidence Based Medicine.

Next Batch Start Date 6th April 2020

Course Highlights

Course Duration

3 months 15 Hours of learning
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Faculty

Professor Dushyant Sharma
4.8

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Reviews
  • ASHISH ANEJA, Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus - '18

    Excellent course and very informative material for updation and very helping in our routine general practice. I will definitely recommend this course to my friends. 

  • JosephLouKenyi Mogga, Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus - '18

    The content is adequate and complete.
    However, I would prefer if I can download the videos for later use since internet is a challenge in my location.

  • Nagappa Appanna Singi N A, Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus - '18

    In my opinion course and study material for course ie., learning videos are well structured and designed for students better understanding of subject and great help to pass the tests.
    Wishing you all the best!
    Thank you.

  • Ragini Vishal Rana, Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus - '18

    It is easy to remember by video which you provide.
    By video, I can learn easily. And whenever I need to revise, Just play video and you can revise your chapter. So its good for us.

  • Angshuman Kamal Bhattacharjee, Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus - '18

    Great way of learning at least in my busy practice schedule. Although sometimes I have needed to refer few reference books/journal to clear my doubts or at least for better understanding, this course is really appreciable.