Allergy Asthma Certificate Course

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Start Date
July 11th, 2021

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Course Duration
9 Months

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No. of Students
100

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Eligibility
Doctors

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How Will This Course Benefit You?

 

No. of allergists in India as of 2021 - 460. (0.35 per million population)

No. of allergists required in India - 26,000. (1 per 50,000 population)

 

  • Fill in the gap for doctors proficient in allergy management in India.
  • Upgrade your knowledge and skills on asthma and other allergic disorders.
  • Treat your allergy & asthma patients adequately and with confidence.
  • Improve treatment outcomes for your allergy and asthma patients.
  • Broaden your current practice with your own allergy set-up
  • Enhance your resume and increase your potential.
  • Network and learn from esteemed allergists from India, the USA and Singapore.

Course Price:

Rs. 65,000.00

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Interactive learning through engaging multimedia content for the lectures, case studies, group discussions, assignments and presentations. Live sessions with the faculty. Hands-on workshop for practical procedures and skills.

Introduction to Allergy
Basic Immunology
Aerobiology and Allergens
Aerobiology and Allergens
Atopic March
History Taking and Physical Examination in Allergic Disorder
Allergy Diagnosis - SPT
Skin Prick Test Videos
Practical Aspects of Skin Prick Test – Q & A
Allergy Diagnosis - Blood Test
Lung Function Test/ Spirometry/ PEFR/ FENO
Lung Function Test Demo
Interpretation of PFT Reports
Interpretation of Lung Function Test Reports
Lung Function Tests Demonstration
Upper airway Anatomy and Physiology
Rhinitis and Sinusitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Paediatric Asthma - Under 5 Age Group
Paediatric Asthma - 5 to 15 year Age Group
Lung Function Test/ Spirometry/ PEFR/ FENO
Inhaled Medication
Adult Asthma
Atopic Dermatitis
Urticaria and Angioedema
Allergen Avoidance - How & Why
Studies in Allergen Immunotherapy
Practical Aspects of Immunotherapy
Mixing-in Sublingual Immunotherapy
Approach to Drug Allergies Drug Allergies
Practical Aspects & Case Scenarios
Setting Up of Your Own Allergy Practice
Anaphylaxis
Practical Aspects of Anaphylaxis
Preparation of Epinephrine Injection
Use of Inhaled Medication in Paediatrics
Counseling for Immunotherapy
Counseling for Skin Prick Testing
Counseling in Anaphylaxis Patients
Counseling in Urticaria Patients
Use of Inhaled Corticosteroid Nasal Spray

• The prevalence of allergies in Tier-1 and Tier-2 cities in India is estimated to be an alarming 20-30%

• The Phase 3 International Study of Asthma and Allergy (ISAAC) Study reported an overall prevalence of current wheeze of 7% of Indian children aged 6-7 years and 13-14 years with a higher prevalence of up to 10-20% in some areas.

• Shockingly, 77% of Indians are exposed to PM2.5 levels > 40mcg/m3. (The WHO recommendation being below 10mcg/m3)

• Approximately 1 out of 4 OPD visits in India are estimated to be for allergic disorders, primarily respiratory and skin allergies.

 

Taking into consideration the needs of allergy specialists in India, we have developed a 9-month certified course for doctors “Allergy Asthma Certificate Course” (AACC) to provide 100 ambitious doctors knowledge from international experts.

The course has been designed by 19 internationally acclaimed allergy & immunology experts from India, the USA and Singapore - all of who are from esteemed institutions such as Harvard, University of Colorado, Mt. Sinai, National University of Health Singapore, Christian Medical College Vellore, and more. 

Well-researched information from faculty across the world will help you gain different perspectives and knowledge so that you can upgrade your knowledge and practice the latest recommended evidence-based treatment for this hidden epidemic. The course has been designed to suit the Asian context with emphasis on the basics of allergy and immunology, diagnostic tools, and immunotherapy for allergy.

With predominantly online recorded sessions, frequent live contact sessions, and a 1-day hands-on personal contact session, the AACC will also have regular assignments, Q&A sessions with the faculty, case presentations and so on to ensure active learning.

The coursework can be accessed via mobiles - both Android and Apple, laptops, iPads, and other tablets, and will require you to dedicate approximately 4-5 hours a week to it.

Post-graduation (Diploma, MD, DNB) in Paediatrics, General Medicine, Family Medicine, ENT, Pulmonology or TB and Chest Diseases.

Or, 

MBBS qualification with a proven track record of academic interest or practice in Allergy & Asthma for a minimum of 3 years. 
 

  • The next course starts on July 4th, 2021.
     
  • Duration: 9 months.
     
  • 37 Online recorded interactive lectures.
     
  • Online assignment for every lecture.
     
  • Online live discussions and case presentations once in 15 days.
     
  • Personal Contact Session (PCS) - 1 Session, for practical procedures like Skin Prick Testing.
     
  • 100 students only.
  • The course fee is ₹ 65,000 inclusive of 18% GST. The fees include the following,

    • Tuition Fee
    • Personal Contact Session Fee
    • Examination Fee
    • Skin Prick Test Antigens  
    • Soft copies of the resource materials relevant to the subject will be provided

Certificates will only be given on completion of required coursework and on passing the examinations.

Certified By:

Endorsed By:

Our Faculty

Governing Body

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Dr. B V Balachandra

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Dr. Jagdish Chinnappa


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Dr. P K Vedanthan

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Dr. Sanjay Lalwani

Why Choose Med-Train ?

  • Expert international faculty from esteemed institutions such as Harvard, University of Colorado, Mount Sinai, NUH Singapore, CMC Vellore, and more.
  • Self-paced flexible learning.
  • Live sessions to engage with the faculty.
  • Interactive learning through engaging multimedia content for the lectures, case studies, group discussions, assignments, and presentations.
  • Individual performance evaluation.
  • Dedicated 1:1 mentoring during and after the course.
  • Certification from esteemed national and international organizations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

During the first PCS, you need to bring the following documents in original for verification. In case of non-availability of originals due to any reason, certified copies (by either Medical Superintendent of a Government hospital or Principal/Head of Department of post-graduation medical college/ hospital) may be considered. Documents need to be verified on the first day of the start of the course at the reception desk. No originals or copies are required to be submitted. The documents needed for verification are:
• MBBS degree certificate
• Post-graduate degree/diploma certificate
• Current valid Medical council registration certificate (Center or State)
• Current valid passport (Both original & self-attested copy) – only for international candidates

It will be mandatory for all the enrolled candidates to follow the course curriculum guidelines completely, failing which either their candidature may be cancelled or they will be not allowed to appear in the exit exam. The decision by AACC governing body will be final and binding to all in this regard.

Attendance at the PCS is mandatory for appearing in the final exit exam. If due to certain circumstances, any candidate is unable to attend any PCS, then he/she is supposed to attend the same PCS with the next batch to be eligible for appearing in the final exit exam (next year after completion of all the PCS).

All sessions are planned as per the availability of faculties, teaching rooms, and other logistics. Once decided, PCS dates will NOT change due to any candidate’s personal request. Dates might change in a rare instance, depending upon the logistics for conducting the sessions. The decision by AACC governing body will be final and binding to all in this regard. Exit exam – The exit exam will be conducted during 2nd PCS session only. . Minimum of 60% marks in both theory and practice will be required (independently) for passing the exit exam. Assignments will have predefined weightage in the final exam. The final exam will be evaluated by both Indian & International faculties.

There is NO separate exam fee for the candidates enrolled in the same academic batch. If a candidate needs to appear for the exit exam in subsequent batch after enrollment due to any reason (including the inability to attend any PCS or clear the exit exam in scheduled time or others), he/she is supposed to submit the LATE EXIT EXAM FEE (5000/- INR for Indian nationals ). Convocation – Successful candidates will be awarded the certificate of the “Allergy Asthma certificate Course ” by Med-Train, IAS, and Bharati Vidyapeeth and endorsed by University of Colorado, Center for Global Health(Colorado school of public health), America Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology.

There will be NO refund of any part of the fee after submission, even if the candidate chooses not to join the course or discontinue in between due to any reason. The fee will NOT be transferred to another candidates account if any candidate wishes to do so. In case of any unusual circumstance, the decision of the AACC governing body will be final and binding to everyone.

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The convocation ceremony is meant for celebrating your hard work and success. It is advisable to attend the convocation, but if due to any reason someone is unable to attend, they will receive their certificates by post (at extra cost towards postal charges, which will be communicated to them by AACC governing body at an appropriate time).

Dispute settlement – The venue of the arbitration will be Bangalore and the Indian laws will be applicable. The Bangalore court alone will have the exclusive jurisdiction to adjudication in case of any dispute.