Diploma in Family Medicine


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  • Diploma
  • Blended
  • Hyderabad
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:

To have the knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive and continuing care for patients in all age groups. To consider illness in psychological and social terms and not just in physical ones. To acknowledge clinical uncertainty and to ensure safe and effective management decisions for patients. To understand the principles of continuity of care, of the gatekeeper function and of appropriate, timely referral. To possess adequate knowledge of computers and their application in clinical practice.
Suitable for: MBBS Graduates

Important information

Requirements: MBBS degree with MCI registration



Where and when

Starts Location
2nd floor, Life Sciences Building, Apollo Hospitals Complex,Film Nagar, 500096, Andhra Pradesh, India
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What you'll learn on the course

Family physician
Family doctor
General physician
General Medicine
Family medicine

Teachers and trainers (1)

Apollo Hospitals
Apollo Hospitals
Apollo Hospitals

Course programme

Diploma in Family Medicine - Apollo Hospitals and Royal College of General Practioners (RCGP)

Primary health care: features; organization; global perspective.
Dimensions of continuity of care, and the family doctor as gatekeeper.
Problem oriented patient records.
Co-ordination of care and making effective referrals. Illness and disease: case studies.
Dealing with uncertainty.
Principles of health promotion activity.
The doctor's role in prevention of smoking; sexually transmitted disease; any other relevant health problem(s).
Use of medical literature; computer skills.
Principles of Quality Assurance and practice audit.

Additional information

Accredited to the Royal College of General Pracitionals (RCGP) and Apollo Hospitals

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