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Certificate Course in Gastroenterology

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  • Gain the necessary skills to work in gastroenterology
  • Learn to interpret endoscopy reports effectively
  • Develop expertise in diagnosing and managing gastroenterological disorders with clinical insights from KOLs
  • Key insights from KOL gives clinical perspective to theory
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Online courses Certificate Course in Gastroenterology
Certificate Course in Gastroenterology
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Gain the necessary skills to work in gastroenterology
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    Learn to interpret endoscopy reports effectively
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    Develop expertise in diagnosing and managing gastroenterological disorders with clinical insights from KOLs
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    Key insights from KOL gives clinical perspective to theory
  •  Course Duration
    3 Months
  •  Next Batch Date
    13th Nov 2023

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Course Description

Gastrointestinal disorders are prevalent and can significantly impact patients’ quality of life and other systems. However, healthcare professionals often face challenges in effectively managing these conditions due to the complexity of the gastrointestinal system and evolving treatment approaches.

The Certificate Course in Gastroenterology is designed to provide healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the gastrointestinal (GI) system and equip them with the necessary skills to effectively manage common GI symptoms and conditions. With a focus on both the normal and abnormal mechanisms of GI function, this course delves into various aspects of gastroenterology, including the structure and function of the GI tract, the enteric nervous system, smooth muscle function, the gut microbiota, and mucosal immunology and inflammation.

One of the key highlights of this course is its emphasis on the approach and management of gastrointestinal symptoms and signs. Participants will gain valuable insights into various gastrointestinal symptoms, such as abdominal pain, diseases of the esophagus, dyspepsia, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, gastrointestinal gas, fecal incontinence, constipation, gastrointestinal bleeding, and jaundice. By understanding these symptoms and their underlying causes, healthcare professionals can make informed clinical decisions to provide optimal care to patients.

The Certificate Course in Gastroenterology also covers essential topics in clinical decision-making in gastroenterology, including systematic reviews and meta-analysis, economic analysis, and clinical practice guidelines. Participants will learn how to critically evaluate research findings and apply evidence-based approaches to enhance their decision-making abilities. Additionally, the course explores image interpretation, microbiology, and laboratory interpretation in gastroenterology, providing participants with valuable skills in analyzing endoscopic images, interpreting imaging studies, and utilizing confocal laser microscopy. The course delves into invasive procedures such as upper GI endoscopy, enteroscopy, endoscopic mucosal biopsy, and liver biopsy. Participants will learn about these procedures’ indications, techniques, and interpretation of biopsy results, enabling them to perform these procedures confidently and accurately. Finally, the course covers nutritional support and bedside care in gastroenterology, focusing on nutritional assessment, enteral nutrition, micronutrient deficiency management, and nutritional supplementation in various GI diseases.

Healthcare professionals who complete the Certificate Course in Gastroenterology will improve their knowledge and skills in gastroenterology, allowing them to provide comprehensive care to patients with GI disorders. Participants will be better equipped to contribute to improved digestive health outcomes and improve the overall well-being of their patients with a strong foundation in understanding the GI system and effective management strategies.

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

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Course Outline
Module 1: Mechanisms of normal and abnormal gastrointestinal Function
    • Basic structure and function of GI tract
    • Enteric nervous system
    • Smooth muscle of Gut
    • The Gut Microbiota
    • Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation
Module 2: Approach & Management of Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Signs
    • Abdominal pain
    • Diseases of Esophagus
    • Dyspepsia
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Gastrointestinal gas
    • Fecal Incontinence
    • Constipation
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Jaundice
Module 3: Clinical decision making in Gastroenterology
    • Systematic reviews and metanalysis
    • Economic Analysis
    • Clinical Practice guidelines
Module 4: Image, Microbiology and Laboratory Interpretation in Gastroenterology
    • Endoscopic
    • Imaging
    • Confocal laser microscopy
Module 5: Invasive Procedures and Biopsy Interpretation in Gastroenterology
    • Upper GI endoscopy
    • Enteroscopy
    • Endoscopic mucosal biopsy
    • Liver biopsy
    • Endoscopic evaluation in upper GI haemorrhage
Module 6: Nutritional Support and Bedside Care in Gastroenterology
    • Nutritional assessment
    • Enteral nutrition
    • Micronutrient deficiency and treatment
    • Nutritional supplementation in various GI disease
Course Outline
Module 1: Mechanisms of normal and abnormal gastrointestinal Function
  • Basic structure and function of GI tract
  • Enteric nervous system
  • Smooth muscle of Gut
  • The Gut Microbiota
  • Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation
Module 2: Approach & Management of Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Signs
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diseases of Esophagus
  • Dyspepsia
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal gas
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Jaundice
Module 3: Clinical decision making in Gastroenterology
  • Systematic reviews and metanalysis
  • Economic Analysis
  • Clinical Practice guidelines
Module 4: Image, Microbiology and Laboratory Interpretation in Gastroenterology
  • Endoscopic
  • Imaging
  • Confocal laser microscopy
Module 5: Invasive Procedures and Biopsy Interpretation in Gastroenterology
  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • Enteroscopy
  • Endoscopic mucosal biopsy
  • Liver biopsy
  • Endoscopic evaluation in upper GI haemorrhage
Module 6: Nutritional Support and Bedside Care in Gastroenterology
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Micronutrient deficiency and treatment
  • Nutritional supplementation in various GI disease
Accreditation Partner(s)
Accreditation Partner(s)
  • British Accreditation Council
  • Accredited CPD Activity
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

Director

Dr. Naveen Polavarapu
Dr. Naveen Polavarapu
4.8

Senior consultant Gastroenterologist and Transplant Hepatologist (Liver specialist) at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

FAQs
1. 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.

2. Eligibility for the course
  • Physicians (MBBS, AYUSH), Final year medical graduates and interns (MBBS and AYUSH)
3. What is a hands-on training program?
  • Hands-on training means training in an environment that permits each student to have experience performing tasks, making decisions, or using equipment appropriate to the job assignment for which the training is being conducted. The student assigned for these programs will be observing all procedures performed by the consultant and depending on the student’s abilities and skill set displayed at the hospital, he/she will get to assist the consultant.
4. 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

5. 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 accommodation, but the expenses are to be borne by the student.

6. 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 to Course expiry).

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

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

  • What is the procedure if the Course is expired?

You have to pay a 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]

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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]

10. What are the benefits of CPD to a professional?
  • Keeping knowledge and skills up to date
  • The professional standard of qualifications and registrations are maintained
  • Provides a professional sense of direction
  • Confidence and credibility are built and enhanced
  • The ability to showcase their achievements with a recognized qualification
  • Equips employees with the tools to cope positively with change
  • Promotes the advancement in career progression 8. Flexible training schedules for any form of learner
11. Who needs CPD credits or hours?
  • The purpose of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is to keep physicians current in their medical practice as part of a life learning commitment to their patients and society.
  • The CPD/CME embrace the necessary elements of ‘Good Medical Practice’, such as knowledge, skills and performance, safety and quality, communication, partnership, and teamwork, and maintaining trust.
  • CPD/CME acknowledges that being a good physician includes competencies that extend beyond medical knowledge, including managerial, ethical, social, and personal skills.
12. What does CPD Accredited mean?
  • Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks.
  • The learning value has been scrutinized to ensure integrity and quality.
  • The CPD Certification Service provides recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements.
13. What is a CPD point, unit, or credit?
  • It is often found across all industries that CPD points, units, and credits all relate to the same thing, CPD Hours.
14. What are CPD Hours?
  • The definition of a CPD Hour is the time spent for a delegate to be in “active learning”.
15. Is it worth doing a CPD course?
  • The first and most crucial aspect to look out for when selecting an online course is whether it’s officially CPD certified. Certificates from officially verified CPD courses are more credible to both employers and businesses as the learning value has been scrutinized to ensure both integrity and quality.
Faculty
Faculty
Dr. Raghuram Kondala
4.7

Consultant Gastroenterologist at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad

Next Batch Start Date 13th Nov 2023

Learning Path

You will get individual certificates for each course.

Course Duration

3 Months

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Director

Dr. Naveen Polavarapu
Dr. Naveen Polavarapu
4.8

Senior consultant Gastroenterologist and Transplant Hepatologist (Liver specialist) at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

Faculty

Faculty
Dr. Raghuram Kondala
4.7

Consultant Gastroenterologist at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad

Accreditation Partner(s)

Accreditation Partner(s)

  • British Accreditation Council
  • Accredited CPD Activity
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

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