PGDHIVM : PG DIPLOMA IN HIV MEDICINE

Programme Type PGDIPLOMA
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Health Sciences
Duration 1 Year
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization HIV MEDICINE
Description

School of Health Sciences, IGNOU in collaboration with NACO has developed a one year Post Graduate Diploma in HIV Medicine for MBBS doctors. This programme is being offered through distance mode having 28 days contact session for hands on skills training in the Medical College and 30 days training in the ART Centres. The programme is

being offered through 3 PSCs namely B J Medical College, Ahmedabad; Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi and School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata which are successfully conducting the Programme since 2012.The Programme is not for registration of additional qualification by MCI.

 

Objectives:

 

After completion of this programme, a student should be able to:

 

  1. Imbibe comprehensive knowledge on basics of HIV as related to details of management of HIV/AIDS in tertiary care set up.

 

  1. Manage all complications as well as opportunistic infections due to HIV/AIDS at the time of need and

 

  1. Recognize and handle emergencies related to HIV/AIDS and its complication and take bedside decision for management whenever required.

 

Eligibility

MBBS Degree recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI)

Fee Structure

Rs. 60,000/- for full programme.

Programme Coordinator Prof. T.K. Jena, tkjena@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572849 Dr. Biplab Jamatia, Ph. 011-29572851 Email: hivmedicine@ignou.ac.in

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
MCMM101 BASIC OF HIV INFECTION 8
MCMM102 NATIONAL AIDS CONTROL PROGRAMME 8
MCMM103 SYSTEMIC INVOLVEMENT IN HIV AND STI 4
MCMM104 MANAGEMENT OF HIV/AIDS 4
MCMML105 BASIC PRACTICAL 6
MCMML106 CLINICAL PRACTICAL 4

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
KOLKATA 28139: SCHOOL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE (28139P)
AHMEDABAD 09128: B.J. MEDICAL COLLEGE & CIVIL HOSPITAL (09128P)