PG Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)

GIMS - Global Institute of Medical Sciences

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Important information

Typology Post Graduate Diploma
Methodology Distance learning
Duration 1 Year
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Distance learning
  • Duration:
    1 Year

Upgrade their knowledge and skills for providing comprehensive health care to elderly;.. Inculcate the inter - disciplinary approach for diagnosing and management of geriatric problems and.. Improve their clinical, social and communication skills by undergoing hands on training in medical colleges.
Suitable for: Medical Professionals, Physicians, Paramedicals, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, other professionals & students involved in geriatric care and rehabilitation.

Course programme

1. Introduction to Geriatrics Care

2. Physiology of Ageing

3. Geriatric Problems in different body systems

4. Special problems in Geriatrics

5. Geriatrics Care and Modern Medicine

6. Geriatrics Care and other branches of Medicine

7. Environment and housing for the Elderly

8. Geriatric Counseling and Guidance

9. Nutrition & Dietetics for Geriatrics Care

10. Geriatric Rehabilitation

11. Agencies for the welfare of the Elderly

12. Project work

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