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Course Description & Purpose

The prevalence of allergies in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities is about 20 to 30% of the population. The same scenarios are seen in OPD practice with 1/4th of patients visiting the doctor’s office are suffering from Allergies, mostly Airway, Skin Allergies

This Course is provided by highly skilled National and International faculties who want to give back to the field and give opportunities to highly ambitious doctors with the zest to learn

6 reasons to enroll in this course right now!
    Med-Train advantage:

    Thoroughly researched and perfectly compiled course to give you the best quality information possible.

    Expert faculty:

    Learn from the best in the field of Allergy. The faculties come from different parts of the world to give you better perspectives, information, and opinions .

    Interactive course session:

    Both Live and Recorded Interactive sessions with personal Contact Session

    Dedicated 1:1 mentoring:

    Even After completing the course Assistance will be provided with Mentors to help you in Allergy practice as 1:1 basis

    Certification:

    Earn certificate from Med-Train, Bharati Vidyapeeth, and International Asthma Services endorsed by University of Colorado, Center for Global Health(Colorado school of public health), American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology.

    Get recognized:

    We give you the opportunity to set yourself apart and make your mark.

Course Outline

  • The course commences in January 2021.

  • Duration: 6 months.

  • 36 Online recorded interactive lectures.

  • Online live discussion to clarify the doubts and case presentations once in 15 days.

  • Personal Contact Session (PCS)- 2 Sessions

    • First PCS will be held in the month of April fo the period of 3 days in Bangalore,

    • Second PCS will be held in the month of July for 3 days along with exams at Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune

  • 100 students only.

  • The course fee is ₹ 49,620 inclusive of 18% GST. The fees includes the following,

    • Tuition fee,

    • Personal Contact Session fee,

    • Exam fee, Study Materials,

    • Skin Prick test antigens.

    • Textbook of Allergy for the Clinicians, International Edition, 2nd edition, (release Jan 2021).

Course Eligibility

The Allergy Asthma Certificate Course has been specially made to fulfil a purpose. To join this course you need to fulfil either of these criteria:

Post-graduation (Diploma, MD, DNB) in,

Pediatrics, General Medicine, ENT, Pulmonology, TB and Chest Diseases, MBBS qualification with a proven track record of Academic Practice in Allergy & Asthma of at least 5 years.

Course Certification

  • Bharati Vidyapeeth
  • International Asthma Services (IAS) Colorado, USA
  • Med-Train



Course Endorser

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

Center for Global Health(University of Colorado)

Course Completion Criteria

  • Certificates will only be given to students who complete assignments and exams.

Course Contents

Introduction to Allergy
Basic Immunology
Aerobiology and Allergens
Aerobiology and Allergens
Atopic March
History Taking and Physical Examination in Allergic Disorder
Allergy Diagnosis - SPT
Allergy Diagnosis - Blood Test
Lung Function Test / Spirometry/PEFR/FENO
Upper airway Anatomy and Physiology
Rhinitis and Sinusitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Pediatric Asthma – Under 5 year age group
Asthma 5 to 15 years
Lung Function Test / Spirometry/PEFR/FENO
Inhaled Medicines
Atopic Dermatitis
Urticaria and Angioedema
Allergen Avoidance
Basics of Allergen Immunotherapy
Allergy Practice in office Set Up

Pedagogy

  • Soft copy materials will be provided for convenience.
  • Content will be covered through engaging multi-media content such as lectures, case studies, discussions, regular assignments, presentations for a wholesome learning experience.
  • Sessions with faculties for questions regarding the course content.
  • Individual performance evaluation.
  • Practical sessions for better understanding.
  • Dedicated personal interaction for doubts and questions

Course Enrollment

The enrollment application for the Allergy Asthma course will be available from November 2, 2020.Seats will be informed on December 24, 2020.
How do I apply for the course?
STEP 1:

Fill the Application in Med-Train Website

STEP 2:

Upload the following documents.

STEP 3:

Latest CV/Resume.

STEP 4:

Self-attested copy of MBBS degree.

STEP 5:

Self-attested copy of Post-graduate degree/diploma.

STEP 6:

Self-attested copy of the registration with medical council.

STEP 7:

One passport size photo.

STEP 8:

You will be informed on December 24th about your selection.

Applying does not mean confirmation of seat.

Faculty Portfolio

Dr. B V Balachandra


  • MD pediatrics, Diploma in Allergy Asthma

  • Director of Allergy Asthma Certificate Course

  • Consultant Allergist in Manipal Hospital and Chirayu multi-specialty Clinic

  • Gold Medallist DAA ( CMC Vellore)

  • He is a speaker at State and National Level

Dr. P K Vedanthan


  • MD Pediatrics, Fellowship in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, University Of Colorado
  • Co-Director for Allergy Asthma certificate Course, Founder, and Chairman of International Asthma
  • Services as well as Vendanthan charities.
  • Co-director for DAA program in CMC Vellore, and DPAA Program in the Gangaram Hospital And Research Centre, Delhi

Dr. Jagdish Chinnappa


  • Director – Med-Train
  • Cluster Head of Pediatrics at the Manipal Hospital group, Bangalore region.
  • President- Respiratory chapter Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Consultant- Child Center Bangalore

Dr. Harold S. Nelson, MD


  • Dr. Nelson received his doctor of medicine degree from Emory University. He completed a fellowship in allergy/immunology at the University of Michigan. He is currently a Professor of Medicine at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

Dr. Gayatri


  • DLO from St John’s Medical college (GOLD Medalist)
  • DAA from CMC Vellore
  • President of AANI- Allergy Asthma Network of India- DAA Alumni Body
  • EB member of AOI Bangalore branch and A member of ICAAI, IAA, EAACI

Dr. Mandakolathur R. Murali


  • MD
  • Assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical school
  • Director of the Clinical Immunology Laboratory in the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Vinay Mehta


  • Internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic
  • Fellowship in allergy/immunology at Creighton University
  • Board-certified allergist with Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA).
  • Dr. Mehta is a fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI)
  • He is also an adjunct faculty member at Christian Medical College (Vellore, India)

Dr. Andrew David Braganza


  • MBBS – CMC Vellore, MS -Ophthalmology ( PGI – Chandigarh)
  • Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Teacher for Undergraduate and Post Graduate ophthalmology Students

Dr. Hugo Van Bever 


  • Professor in Paediatrics
  • Department of Paediatrics
  • National University Hospital/National University of Singapore/ NUHS / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Currently The President of APAPARI. He is also a Committee member of the Immunotherapy working group of WAO.
  • Associate Editor of the European Respiratory Journal (1993-1998)
  • He has Published over 350 papers in national and International Journals

Dr. Mahesh


  • Pulmonologist and Allergist
  • Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, JSSMC, JSSAHER
  • Publications: 138; International – 110, National -28, Books – 3, Book chapters – 8, h-index – 44 and i10-index – 77, Total Citations – 27,671
  • Serving on 9 committees of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, USA.

Dr. Neeraj Gupta


  • DCH, DNB, IDPCCM, DAA Pediatric Intensivist & Allergy Specialist
  • Consultant Department of Pediatric Emergency, Critical Care, Pulmonology and Allergic Disorders, Department of Pediatrics Institute of Child Health Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar
  • He is the Director of the DPAA program in Sir Gangaram Hospital and research Center - Delhi

Dr. Sowmya Nagarajan


  • M.B.B.S., D.C.H.
  • FELLOWSHIP IN PAEDIATRIC ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY( National University Hospital, Singapore); Diploma in Asthma and Allergy(CMC)
  • Board Certification in Allergy and Immunology(EAACI), (MRCPCH)
  • Diplomate in Methodology of Systematic reviews and Meta-analysis(John Hopkins)
  • Consultant Paediatrician, Allergist, and Immunologist
  • Sanjeevini Clinic, Bengaluru
  • KangarooCare and Baptist Hospital, Bengaluru, India
  • Publications in various National and International Journals

Dr. Jacob N Abraham


Ph. D in Aerobiology and has carried out research in this field for over 36 years.

Published 16 research papers and presented 25 papers in various national and international conferences.

He is also a life member of the Indian Aerobiological society and the Indian Academy of Allergy.

Dr. N Suresh


  • MBBS, DNB (Ped), MRCPCH(UK), MNAMS, PGDAP, Ph.D. (Ped Pulmonology), Diploma in Allergy & Asthma(USA)
  • Senior Consultant Pediatrician, Pulmonologist & Allergy Specialist Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Chennai.
  • Published 35 research papers
  • He Was Awarded the prestigious PGDAP by Kerala University
  • Reviewer for 10 Pediatric Medical Journals

Dr. K R Bharath Kumar Reddy


  • MD, DNB, DAA
  • Fellowship in Pediatric pulmonology and Sleep
  • European Diplomate in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine(ERS)
  • Director – Shishuka Children’s Speciality Hospital
  • Consultant pediatric Pulmonologist and Sleep Specialist
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health
  • Cloudnine Hospital
  • Sagar Hospital
  • 22 national and 10 International Publications

Dr. Saibal Moitra


MBBS, MD, FCCP, FICAAI, EDARM, DAA, PhD

Published 51 research papers

He was presented the Dr. Harold Nelson Silver Medal

Honorary Medical Director at Allergy and Asthma Research Centre, Kolkata, India

Adjunct Professor & Senior Consultant- Allergy & Immunology, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata

Dr. Narayan Prasad Modi


  • Hon’Srcy., Cuttack District Branch, Odisha: 2016-18
  • Central Zone Co-ordinator, OPPE Workshop
  • EB Memnber, IAP Respiratory Chapter
  • EB Member, IAP Allergy, & Applied Immunology Chapter

Dr. Sundeep Salvi


  • Founder Director, Chest Research Foundation 2002-2019
  • Member, Board of Directors, GOLD (Global Initiative for COPD)
  • Vice-President, Indian Chest Society, 2018-19, 2019-20
  • International Advisory Board Member, Lancet Respiratory Medicine (2015 onwards)
  • Chair, Chronic Respiratory Diseases Section, Global Burden of Disease, India (2015 onwards)
  • Member, Steering Committee on Air Pollution and Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India
  • More than 200 published papers in peer reviewed international journals
  • Google Scholar H-index: 48 No. of Citations: 17,074

FAQ's

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 all two 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 three 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.

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.

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