Tuesday, June 18, 2013
CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE (CMC) Vellore Diploma in Allergy and Asthma (DAA) Admission Notice 2013-2014
CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE (CMC), Vellore, TN
In collaboration with the International Asthma Services (IAS)
Diploma in Allergy and Asthma (DAA) Admission Notice 2013-2014
“Diploma in Allergy & Asthma” (DAA) is a year long distance learning program, in the subspecialty of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. There are 4 contact sessions. It is being conducted by the CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE (CMC), Vellore, TN in collaboration with the International Asthma Services (IAS) - a U.S based charitable organization dedicated to patient and physician education. The course directors are Dr.D.J.Christopher, Professor & Head of pulmonary medicine, CMC, Vellore and Dr.P.K.Vedanthan, an allergist and associate professor of medicine at University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, Colorado, USA and Founder Chairman of International Asthma Services based in Colorado, USA.
DAA is a year long distance learning course with one week of personal contact sessions every quarter. Physicians who complete the program would confidently be able to clinically evaluate a patient with allergic disease, plan the appropriate investigation, perform allergen skin testing and spirometric lung function testing and institute the appropriate treatment. They would also be taught the principles of allergen immunotherapy. Sufficient input would be provided on the evaluation of the various allergic diseases including asthma, allergic rhinitis, food & skin allergies and other aspects in the practice of allergy. Basic teaching would cover areas of immunology, basic respiratory anatomy and physiology, basics of clinical epidemiology and research.
Selection Criteria / Eligibility
1) Specialists with an MD degree or DNB or PG diploma in TB & Chest / Respiratory diseases/ Paediatrics / General medicine are eligible to apply.
2) A limited number of candidates with an MBBS qualification with a proven track record of academic practice in allergy and asthma may be considered, at the discretion of the selection committee. These candidates should substantiate their experience when they apply.
Click Here to Download Application Form
For further details please write to:
DEPT. OF PULMONARY MEDICINE,
CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE,
IDA SCUDDER ROAD, VELLORE-4,
Mail Id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Also visit: http://www.cmch-vellore.edu/DAA/main.html
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