FamMed Essentials 2019-2020

A one-year CME Certificate Course in Family Medicine, in blended-learning mode


Karachi

Medical College

This unique course offers busy physicians an opportunity to update their knowledge and skills in a flexible manner. It will cover:
  • Family Medicine key concepts: integration of continuous, comprehensive & coordinated care 
  • Evidence-based outpatient management
  • Population health, disease prevention and health promotion

Course commencement
September 02, 2019 

Modules
  1. Paediatric & Adolescent Care
  2. Reproductive & Genitourinary Concerns
  3. Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
  4. Infectious diseases, special populations & population health
  5. Beyond Infections & NCDs

Modular Course Format
  • A dedicated course website 
  • Five (two-month) modules, each with:
      -15 online topics-2 per week
      - 2 face-to-face/zoom sessions for case-based discussions, 2.5 hours each
      - Presentations, additional resources (videos and reading material) 
  • Five days “Hands-on Skills training” at the state-of-the-art Center for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME) 

Assessment
  • Pre and post-tests  for each module 
  • OSCE after hands-on skills training
  • Evaluation of impact on practice

Who should attend
  • General physicians
  • Family physicians
  • Masters-level nursing students
  • Final-year medical students

Course credits
310.00 AACME Category 1 credits

Organisers
Department of Family Medicine in collaboration with BDL net, AV-LRC, CIME and Department of Continuing Professional Education

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AKU

V E N U E

Online and face-to-face sessions at AKU Stadium Road campus

F E E S
PKR 70,000 (US$ 750 for participants through international sponsors)


C O N T A C T

For registration & further information:

FamMed.essentials@aku.edu 
021 3486 4814