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Manage TB

ABOUT THE COURSE:

The National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), Chennai is one of the premier institutes of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Department of Health Research (DHR) of Govt. of India. It is an internationally reputed institution for Tuberculosis (TB) research and a WHO Collaborating Centre for TB Research and Training.
            ICMR-NIRT is offering an Online course for Doctors on TB. Manage TB is an Online course designed to provide basic information about TB  and its management. The participants will be provided with an overview of the extent of the TB burden globally and nationally, its pathogenesis, diagnostic modalities, treatment regimens, prevention strategies and efforts towards TB elimination. National and International guidelines will be elaborated and new TB drugs, vaccines and diagnostics will be discussed.

Important For Certification/Credit Transfer:

Weekly Assignments and Discussion Forum can be accessed ONLY by enrolling here

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Note: Content is Free!

All content including discussion forum and assignments, is free


INTENDED AUDIENCE:

We expect that this course to be very useful to Doctors in their day to day practice in diagnosing and treating TB patients according to recommended standards.

PREREQUISITES:

•  MBBS degree from a recognised university

INSTITUTIONS THAT WILL VALUE THIS COURSE:

Government/ private sector, public health service institutions/ agencies and Medical colleges/ Universities.

COURSE DIRECTOR



Dr. Mohan Natarajan, Scientist F & Head, Department of Clinical Research, NIRT

COURSE CO-ORDINATOR




Dr. V V Banurekha, Scientist D, Department of Clinical Research, NIRT


COURSE CONSULTANT

Dr. M S Jawahar, Former Scientist G, NIRT


COURSE FACULTY

The faculty for this course has been carefully selected from a panel of experts in the field of Tuberculosis from ICMR and non-ICMR Institutes

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TEACHING ASSOSCIATES:

ICMR-NIRT

Dr V.V. Banu Rekha MBBS, MPH, PGDBE, Scientist –D, Department of Clinical Research
Dr P.K.Bhavani MBBS, MPH, Scientist –D, Department of Clinical Research
Dr. Dina Nair, MBBS, MHScPH, Scientist –C, Department of Clinical Research
Dr Sriram Selvaraju MBBS, MPH, Scientist –C, Department of Clinical Research
Dr Syed Hissar MD, Scientist –C, Department of Clinical Research
Dr S. Ramesh Kumar MBBS, MPH, Scientist –E, Department of Clinical Research
Dr.N.Poorana Ganga Devi MBBS,PGDPH, Scientist C, Department of Clinical Research
Dr. D. Bella Devaleenal MPH, DLO, Scientist C, Department of Clinical Research
Dr G.Prathiksha MD., Scientist B, Department of Clinical Research
Dr J.Saraswathy MBBS., Scientist B, Department of Clinical Research


COURSE LAYOUT :
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TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

Ms.Binu Soundari, Project Technical Assistant, ICMR-NIRT, Chennai

ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Ms.Thiriveni , LDC, ICMR-NIRT, Chennai 


CERTIFICATION EXAM :
  • This online course is free
  • However if the participant wishes to get a certificate he or she has to take an exam.
  • Final exam (in-person ,invigilated,currently conducted in india )is mandatory for certification and has INR Rs.1100 as exam fee
  • Date of Exam : October 28 (Sunday)
  • Time of Exam : Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm.
  • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
  • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.

CERTIFICATION:

  • Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
  • 25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of Best 6 out of 8 assignments.
  • E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of ICMR, NPTEL and IIT Madras.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

 FINAL CERTIFICATE

         The final score will determine if you will/will not receive a certificate.

         
1. Final score 90 and above "Elite+Gold"

         2.Final score between 70 to 89"Elite"

         3.Final score between 50 to 69 "Successfully completed"

         4. Final score of less  than 50 "Fail