International Society of Hypertension

India: Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH)

The Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) is a joint certification program designed, implemented and delivered by Public Health Foundation of India in collaboration with academic partners Center for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) and knowledge partners International Society of Hypertension (ISH) and British Hypertension Society (BHS). The educational grant for the same has been provided by Sun Pharma.

 

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A SNAPSHOT OF THE PROGRAMME

This is a 10 modular course with the following objectives:

Primary objective

• To enhance knowledge, skills and core competencies of practicing Primary Care Physicians in management of Hypertension and its complications.

Secondary objectives

• To develop a standard teaching protocol and module for evidence based learning on Management of Hypertension.

• To build a network of Primary Care Physicians and specialists in the field of Hypertension.

• To update practicing/primary care physicians with the latest advancements in the field of Hypertension.


  • Course starts from 24th of July, 2016.
  • Total duration of the course is ten months for ten modules (July 2016 - April 2017), with once a month contact session, which will be conducted on a designated weekend at Regional Centers, across India.
  • Course Fee: INR 10,000/-

REGIONAL TRAINING CENTERS

S.No.

State/ UT

City/ Centre

S.No.

State/ UT

City/ Centre

1

Delhi

Delhi

14

Maharashtra

Nagpur

2

Rajasthan

Jaipur

15

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

3

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

16

Gujarat

Surat

4

Madhya Pradesh

Indore

17

Telangana

Hyderabad-I

5

Punjab

Amritsar

18

Telangana

Hyderabad-II

6

West Bengal

Kolkata-I

19

Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada

7

West Bengal

Kolkata-II

20

Karnataka

Bangalore

8

West Bengal

Siliguri

21

Karnataka

Mysore

9

Orissa

Bhubaneswar

22

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

10

Maharashtra

Mumbai-I

23

Tamil Nadu

Madurai

11

Maharashtra

Mumbai-II

24

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore

12

Maharashtra

Thane

25

Assam

Guwahati

13

Maharashtra

Pune

Total No. of Centres

25

 


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF CCMH

  • 11 National Experts, 25 Regional Faculty, 25 centers.
  • Contact Sessions only on weekends - Saturday/ Sunday.
  • Latest, Advanced, Updated Curriculum with interactive videos and case based learning
  • 1 : 15 Class Ratio (Faculty and Participants)
  • One faculty per centre: Cardiologist/ Physician
  • The candidate completing the certificate course successfully shall be awarded the certificate jointly issued by PHFI, IHS, BHS, CCDC and respective Regional Faculty.

 The Minimum Eligibility for admission in course would be:

  • MD/DNB (Medicine or Internal Medicine or Family Medicine) or
  • Medical graduate (MBBS) with minimum 3 years of clinical experience.

A dedicated team will be working for this initiative at PHFI.


The titles of the modules are:

Module

Module Name

Module 1

Introductory overview of Hypertension

Module 2

Screening and Initial Evaluation of Hypertension

Module 3

Non-Pharmacological Management of Hypertension

Module 4

Approach to Pharmacotherapy of Hypertension – Part 1

Module 5

Approach to Pharmacotherapy of Hypertension – Part 2

Module 6

Complications of Hypertension

Module 7

Hypertension management in special populations and difficult-to-treat hypertension

Module 8

Innovations in the management of Hypertension

Module 9

Setting up a comprehensive lifestyle clinic

Module 10

Wrap-up and Exit exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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