Certificate in primary care Pulmonology

Course At A Glance

  • Course: Certificate in primary care Pulmonology
  • Duration:  6 Months   (access)
  • The medium of instruction: English

About the Course

Respiratory diseases are common presenting problem encountered in regular practice across various specialties. They form significant percentage of cases seen by general practitioners, physicians and pulmonologists alike. However, most of these cases are seen at primary care level and only few of them seek treatment in specialized centres. Keeping this in mind, the course is designed to optimize management among general practitioners and others who treat as primary health care givers.

Eligibility for the course

  1. Doctors with recognized MBBS degree who practice at primary care centres
  2. Doctors with recognized MBBS degree who see a lot of respiratory cases in regular practice
  3. Doctors with recognized MBBS degree who want to enhance their practical knowledge on common respiratory conditions


  1. To understand relevant pathogenesis of common respiratory problems and to help in applying this in daily practice
  2. To recognize clinical features of common respiratory diseases
  3. To know how to diagnose common respiratory conditions
  4. Emergency and basic management of on respiratory diseases
  5. To handle pulmonary emergencies
  6. To learn to interpret various tests used in pulmonology including chest radiography and spirometry
  7. To learn basic and emergency pulmonary procedures
  8. To learn to screen patients for common respiratory ailments

Course Syllabus

  • Basics of case taking in pulmonology
  •  Investigations in Pulmonary Diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Bronchial asthma and other allergic disorders
  • COPD
  • Lower respiratory tract infections and Pneumonia
  • Bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis
  • Pleural disease
  •  Critical care
  • Acid-base disorders
  • Electrolyte imbalances
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Occupational lung diseases
  •  Obesity and ventilation disorders
  •  Pulmonary oedema
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases
  •  Lung cancer
  • Pulmonary emergencies
  •  Screening
  • Procedures

Course Delivery Format

Digital Book:

A typical digital book is in a page turn format with easy to follow explanations alongside a range of exhibits and is integrated with audio-video sessions. All the material is developed as per the latest curriculum prescribed by regulators. It offers a succinct coverage of requirements and is periodically updated.


There is a final exam that will be conducted online at the end of the course

Course Fee

  • Fee is Rs 30000 ( for Indian Doct0rs)
  • Fee =US  ( for International Doctors)

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For International  Doctors –in US $