Apollo Hospitals and University of New South Wales

PG Diploma in Infectious Diseases

Blended learning in Hyderabad

Rs 1,20,000
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Important information

  • Diploma
  • Blended
  • Hyderabad
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
  • Online campus
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Virtual classes

Infectious Diseases (ID) remain one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality globally.: Infectious Diseases including measles, malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS continue to contribute significantly to the global burden and remain leading causes of death across the world. In addition, hospital based infections and antibiotic resistance are ongoing challenges. A multidisciplinary approach is needed to understand the requirements for infectious disease control.

In order to fulfill this growing demand for highly skilled infectious disease practitioners, the School-of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) at The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia in collaboration with Medvarsity, offers this one year course in Infectious Diseases.

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Where and when

Starts Location Timetable
8th floor, Life Sciences Building, Apollo Hospitals Complex,Film Nagar, 500096, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

1)The broad understanding of the principles of infectious disease epidemiulogy and control 2) An understanding of the purpose of surveillance and key features of an effective surveillance system 3) An understanding of the investigation techniques in an outbreak and identifying the most appropriate contrul and prevention approaches; 4) An understanding about the pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical infectious disease control measures; 5) An understanding of the challenges in Infectious Diseases with a particular focus on emerging infections 6) A deeper understanding of the individual disease dynamics and control activities.

· Who is it intended for?

Clinicians with an interest in management and control of infectious diseases, who would like to improve their skills and enhance their knowledge to support implementation of Infectious Disease programs effectively.

· Requirements

MBBS graduates Post Graduates in any Medical specialty (Allopathy)

· Qualification

After Successful course completion you will get certified in Infectious disease management. We also provide you Placement assistance.

· What marks this course apart?

Infectious diseases are growing globally and requirement for professionals is on demand and we are collaborated with University of New SouthWales(UNSW).

· What happens after requesting information?

Scanned copy of the application to be emailed to syed_tm@medvarsity.com along with academic certificates


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What you'll learn on the course

Infectious diseases
Diploma in infectious diseases
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Apollo Hospitals
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Course programme

Module - 1

  • Introduction to infectious diseases and epidemiulogy
  • Surveillance of infectious diseases
  • Outbreak investigation
  • Pharmaculogical interventions for infectious disease contrul
  • Non pharmaculogical interventions for infectious disease contrul
  • Introduction of vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases
  • Current challenges to infectious diseases contrul

Module - 2

  • Sexually transmitted infections

Module - 3

  • HIV

Module - 4

  • Influenza

Module - 5

  • Tuberculosis

Module - 6

  • Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E

Module - 7

  • Vector borne diseases

Module - 8

  • Food and water borne infections

Module - 9

  • Hospital acquired infections including NDMA

Module - 10

  • Travel associated infections

Module - 11

  • Emerging infectious diseases including pulio, rabies, encephalitis

Module - 12

  • Zoonotic infections

Additional information

1) 1 year online study 5 days optional contact program This course is designed to enable health professionals to enhance their knowledge in the area of Infectious diseases without having to take significant time off from their busy work schedule.
Course delivery is through a mixture of course notes, case studies, online video lectures and pre and post-test assessments. Lectures include experts in the field from SPHCM, UNSW.
2)This course will introduce you to the essential aspects of public health control of infectious diseases, including surveillance, screening, epidemiology, vaccination and outbreak control.
3)This qualification is ideal for health care practitioners who with to gain a better understanding of the principles of infectious Disease control in populations. Certification jointly by Medvarsity and University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia.

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