IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National Open University

      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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      Typology Post Graduate Diploma
      Location At 8 venues
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      Facilities (8)
      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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      On request
      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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      Ahmedabad
      IGNOU Regional Centre Opp. Nirma Institute of Technology Sarkhej - Gandhinagar Highway Chharodi Ahmedabad, 382481, Gujarat, India
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Bangalore
      IGNOU Regional Centre No.293, 39th Cross, 8th Block, Jayanagar BANGALORE, 560070, Karnataka, India
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      Location
      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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      Location
      Kolkata
      IGNOU, REGIONAL CENTRE, BIKASH BHAVAN, 4TH FLOOR, NORTH BLOCK, BIDHAN NAGAR ( SALT LAKE CITY ) KOLKATA, 700091, West Bengal, India
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      New Delhi
      INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY MAIDAN GARHI, NEWDELHI, 110068, Delhi, India
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      Srinagar
      Jammu and Kashmir, India
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      Varanasi
      IGNOU Sub-Regional Centre Gandhi Bhawan BHU Campus Varanasi, 221005, Uttar Pradesh, 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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