Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine

IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National Open University
In Hyderabad, New Delhi, Ahmedabad and 5 other venues

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Venues

Where and when

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Ahmedabad
IGNOU Regional Centre Opp. Nirma Institute of Technology Sarkhej - Gandhinagar Highway Chharodi Ahmedabad, 382481, Gujarat, India
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Bangalore
IGNOU Regional Centre No.293, 39th Cross, 8th Block, Jayanagar BANGALORE, 560070, Karnataka, India
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Bhopal
DR. K.S. TIWARI REGIONAL DIRECTOR INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY 3RD FLOOR, SANCHI COMPLEX, SHIVAJI NAGAR BHOPAL, 462016, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Hyderabad
Regional Director,IGNOU Regional Centre,Plot No.207, Kavuri Hills, Phase-II,Jubilee Hills PO,Hyderabad, 500033, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Kolkata
IGNOU, REGIONAL CENTRE, BIKASH BHAVAN, 4TH FLOOR, NORTH BLOCK, BIDHAN NAGAR ( SALT LAKE CITY ) KOLKATA, 700091, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

This programme is a Diploma Programme of three years duration. It is aimed at MBBS doctors. This programme will equip the in-service doctors with knowledge and skills in the field of Geriatric Medicine and further enable them to deal with the special problems faced by the elderly.

Course MME-004: Basic Geriatrics:

Block-1 : Demography and Epidemiology of Aging

Block-2 : Biological Process of Aging

Block-3 : Making Elderly Less Vulnerable

Block-4 : Coping with Aging

Block-5 : Psychosocial Geriatrics

Block-6 : Rehabilitation Geriatrics

Course MMEL-004: Basic Geriatrics Practical

Block-1 : Practical Manual

Block-2 : Log-book

Course MME-005: Clinical Geriatrics

Block-1 : Different Face of Clinical Geriatrics

Block-2 : Gastrointenstinal and Respiratory Disorders

Block-3 : Cardiovascular and Haematological Disorders

Block-4 : CNS and Neuro-psychiatric Disorders

Block-5 : Genitourinary and Endocrinological Disorders

Block-6 : Musculoskeletal and Special Senses Disorders

Block-7 : Malignancies and Terminally Ill

Block-8 : Miscellaneous Disorders

Course MMEL-005: Clinical Geriatrics Practical

Block-1 : Practical Manual

Block-2 : Log-book

· Block-wise Details of Each Course

Course MME-004: Basic Geriatrics

Block-1: Demography and Epidemiology of Aging

Unit 1 : From pyramid to Pillar

Unit 2 : Manifestation of Demographic Transition

Block-2: Biological Process of Aging

Unit 1 : Biological Changes

Unit 2 : Nutrition

Unit 3 : Psychosocial Changes

Unit 4 : Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

Block-3: Making Elderly Less Vulnerable

Unit 1 : Aging Gracefully

Unit 2 : Risk Factor Management and Screening

Block-4: Coping with Aging

Unit 1 : Environmental Facilitation

Unit 2 : Alternative Medicine and Therapies

Unit 3 : Health Education and Counselling

Block-5: Psychosocial Geriatrics

Unit 1 : Dependence, Independence and Competence

Unit 2 : Issues in Caring

Unit 3 : Legislation and Governmental Agencies

Unit 4 : Non Governmental Agencies

Block-6: Rehabilitation Geriatrics

Unit 1 : Principles of Rehabilitation

Unit 2 : Medical Rehabilitation

Unit 3 : Social Rehabilitation

Course MMEL-004: Basic Geriatrics Practical

Section 1: Getting to Know Our Elderly

Chapter 1: Assessment of Geriatric Patient at Home

Chapter 2: Assessment of Geriatric Patient at Home

Chapter 3: Assessment of Geriatric Patient at Home

Section 2: Health Education and Counselling

Chapter 1: Counselling

Chapter 2: Health Education

Section 3: Diet and Nutrition

Chapter 3: Nutritional Assessment

Chapter 4: Dietary Advice

Section 4: Psychosocial and Rehabilitation Geriatrics

Chapter 1: Visits to Day Care Centre and Old Age Home

Chapter 2: Rehabilitation Geriatrics

Course MME-005: Clinical Geriatrics

Block-1 Different Face of Clinical Geriatrics

Unit 1 : How Elderly are Different?

Unit 2 : Investigating the Elderly

Unit 3 : Infection and Immunity

Block-2: Gastrointenstinal and Respiratory Disorders

Unit 1 : Disorders of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

Unit 2 : Disorders of Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

Unit 3 : Disorders of Liver, Biliary System and Pancreas

Unit 4 : Infections of Respiratory System

Unit 5 : Non-infective Disorders of the Respiratory System

Block-3: Cardiovascular and Haematological Disorders

Unit 1 : Congestive Cardiac Failure, Hypertension and Hypotension

Unit 2 : Ischemic Heart Disease

Unit 3 : Valvular Heart Diseases and Infective Endocarditis

Unit 4 : Anaemia and Haemato-oncology

Block-4: CNS and Neuro-psychiatric Disorders

Unit 1 : Cerebro Vascular Diseases

Unit 2 : Depressive and Psychiatric Disorders

Unit 3 : Congnitive Impairment and Dementia

Unit 4 : Neuro-degenerative Disorders

Unit 5 : Infections of Central Nervous system, Sleep Disorders and Coma

Block-5: Genitourinary and Endocrinological Disorders

Unit 1 : Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance

Unit 2 : Urological Disorders

Unit 3 : Gynaecological Problems

Unit 4 : Diabetes Mellitus

Unit 5 : Thyroid, Obesity and Sexuality

Block-6: Musculoskeletal and Special Senses Disorders

Unit 1 : Osteoporosis

Unit 2 : Disease of the Joints

Unit 3 : Fractures and Musculotendinous Disorder

Unit 4 : Visual Impairment

Unit 5 : Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders

Unit 6 : Diseases of the Oral Cavity

Block-7: Malignancies and Terminally Ill

Unit 1 : Basic Principles of Oncology

Unit 2 : Common Malignancies

Unit 3 : Common Malignancies in Women

Unit 4 : Palliative Care

Block-8: Miscellaneous Disorders

Unit 1 : Principles of Geriatric Surgery

Unit 2 : Common Emergencies

Unit 3 : Poisoning and Accidents

Unit 4 : Dermatological Disorders

Unit 5 : Disorders of Balance

Unit 6 : Hernias

Course MMEL-005: Clinical Geriatrics Practical

Section 1: Assessment of Geriatric Patient

Chapter 1: History Taking and General Physical Examination

Chapter 2: Common Bedside Procedures

Chapter 3: Critical Analysis of Drug Prescription Writing

Section 2: Clinical Evaluation-I

Chapter 1: Gestatrointestinal History and Abdominal Examination

Chapter 2: Assessment of Respiratory System

Section 3: Clinical Evaluation-II

Chapter 1: Assessment of Cardiovascular System

Chapter 2: Assessment of Endocrionological System

Section 4: Clinical Evaluation-III

Chapter 1: Assessment of Genitourinary System

Chapter 2: Assessment of Endocrinological System

Section 5: Clinical Evaluation-IV

Chapter 1: Assessment of Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 2: Assessment of Dermatological System

Chapter 3: Assessment of Special Senses

Section 6: Miscellaneous Practicals

Chapter 1: Investigations and Interpretations in a Geriatric Patient

Chapter 2: Orientation and Elective Visits

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