Masterclass in Clinical Cardiology (MCC)

  • Series of three graded cardiology courses
  • Designed based on international guidelines on cardiology competencies
  • Total 50 hours of learning content
  • Practical training with 12-week long skills sessions

Key Features

Coverage of core competencies in general cardiology

Gain skills required to manage cardiovascular emergencies

Training sessions by leading cardiologists during clinical postings

Get enabled to provide primary care for cardiology cases

Course Description

The Masterclass in Clinical Cardiology course is designed to provide medical graduates with the knowledge, skills and training required to manage common cardiovascular conditions. The course incorporates most of the lifelong learning competencies for general cardiologists recommended by international guidelines. The aim of this course is to empower medical graduates who are already working or planning to work in cardiology units of hospitals with deeper understanding of cardiology topics. General practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in managing patients with cardiovascular conditions will also benefit immensely from this course.

Apart from online reading content, there are Live Virtual classes (webinars) by expert faculty throughout the course to complement the curriculum. There are also many simulation modules, where the students can experience procedures with web-based simulation environment.

This course is complemented by a 3-month rotational internship wherein the training doctor is posted in the cardiology department of accredited training hospitals with postings in OPD, IPD, ICU, 2D ECHO and other relevant areas. This course is certified by Medvarsity.

What you will learn?

Level 1 – Certificate in Essentials of Cardiology – 3 months

  • 1. Approach to presenting complaints in Cardiology
  • 2. ECG Testing & Interpretation
  • 3. Echocardiography
  • 4. Cardiac Imaging
  • 5. Invasive Cardiology


Level 2 – Advanced Certificate in Clinical Cardiology – 3 months

  • 1. Resuscitation Topics – BLS & ACLS
  • 2. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • 3. Hypertension Management
  • 4. Coronary Artery Disease
  • 5. Heart Failure
  • 5. Arrhythmias


Level 3 – Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology – 6 months

  • 1. Congenital Heart Disease
  • 2. Valvular Heart Diseases
  • 3. Cardiomyopathies
  • 4. Rheumatic Fever
  • 5. Infective Endocarditis
  • 6. Myocardial Diseases
  • 7. Pericardial Diseases
  • 8. Diseases of the Aorta
  • 9. Venous Thromboembolism
  • 10. Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 11. Cardiac Tumors


Level 3 includes 3 months of hospital postings with training in Cardiology competencies

Eligibility

Level 1- Physicians (MBBS, AYUSH), Final year medical graduates and interns (MBBS and AYUSH)
Level 2- MBBS graduates and interns
Level 3- MBBS graduates with MCI/State Medical Council registration

Couse validity: 1 year duration (regular duration) + 1 year (extension period)

Course Add-on: Apollo Munich Health Insurance with Group Accidental Coverage worth INR 100,000 & Medical Coverage worth INR 50,000. Buy at INR 5000 with this course.



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Course Outline

Certificate in Essentials of Cardiology
  • 1. Approach to presenting complaints in Cardiology
  • 2. ECG Testing & Interpretation
  • 3. Echocardiography
  • 4. Cardiac Imaging
  • 5. Invasive Cardiology
Advanced Certificate in Clinical Cardiology
  • 1. Resuscitation Topics – BLS & ACLS
  • 2. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • 3. Hypertension Management
  • 4. Coronary Artery Disease
  • 5. Heart Failure
  • 5. Arrhythmias
Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology
  • 1. Congenital Heart Disease
  • 2. Valvular Heart Diseases
  • 3. Cardiomyopathies
  • 4. Rheumatic Fever
  • 5. Infective Endocarditis
  • 6. Myocardial Diseases
  • 7. Pericardial Diseases
  • 8. Diseases of the Aorta
  • 9. Venous Thromboembolism
  • 10. Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 11. Cardiac Tumors
NEXT BATCH START DATE

1st July 2018

Course Duration
  • 1 year
  • 50 hours of learning content

Payment Options

FAQ

1. Course related
  • I am an MBBS/BAMS/BUMS/BHMS student. Will this course benefit me?
    • You will definitely benefit from this course. While doing your medical course, you will learn about ECG in physiology and under many internal medicine topics in your third and final year. ECG as a structured and detailed course is usually not covered in the medical curriculum at undergraduate level. However, it is an essential skill required when you begin practice. This course is a structured and detailed course on ECG interpretation that will make you knowledgeable and skilled in ECG analysis, which will greatly benefit when you start your internship/clinical practice.
  • What is the total duration of the course?
    • The total learning content is for about 20 hours, self-paced and you are given 3 months duration to complete it. However, if you spend enough time on the learning materials and clear the assessments, you can finish the course at a faster rate and get the certification.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • What is the eligibility criteria for international students?
    • The eligibility criteria for the course for international students is similar. In case you have any queries regarding eligibility, our guidance counsellors will be able to provide more information on the same.
3. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • After your enrolment is confirmed, you will be given login credentials to the Medvarsity Learning Portal.
      In case you don't have access to login ID and password after enrolment, write to us at bravo@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 bravo@medvarsity.com.. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
4. Assessments
  • How will the assessments be for course?
    • All assessments will be based on online tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the final test in each level in the first attempt?
    • You will be given three attempts to clear the tests. If you are not able to clear the final test for the Level in three attempts, you will have to pay re-activation fees. Contact Toll free (1800-103-6006) or write to us at bravo@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 bravo@medvarsity.com, directing it to the academics team.
5. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • Masterclass in Clinical Cardiology.
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass each Level, your E-Certificate will be generated in the Learning management system.
6. International Students
    • International Students before enrolling can contact the student support team by writing to bravo@medvarsity.com or call Toll free# 1800-103-6006.

 

  • International Students should do fee payment in their local currency.
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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