Advanced Professional Certificate in General Practice (Internal Medicine)

Introducing the meticulously tailored "Advanced Professional Certificate in General Practice" from GMA, strategically curated by distinguished General Practice experts to address the urgent demand for specialized medical training within India's intricate healthcare landscape. Against the backdrop of India's distinctive healthcare challenges, the pronounced shortage of adept General Practice practitioners exacerbates these pressing concerns. As corroborated by the National Health Profile 2020, India's doctor-population ratio stands at a significant 1:1445, substantially lower than the recommended 1:1000 ratio set by the World Health Organization (WHO). This glaring imbalance underscores the compelling need for transformative initiatives like the "Advanced Professional Certificate in General Practice," adeptly tailored to empower healthcare professionals with the strategic proficiencies and in-depth knowledge essential to strategically confront and alleviate the nation's multifaceted healthcare challenges.

As India's demographic undergoes an aging shift and chronic ailments continue to surge, the demand for targeted General Practice interventions assumes unprecedented significance. These interventions transcend the role of life preservation, extending to elevate the holistic quality of healthcare dispensed across the nation. The ramifications are particularly pronounced within rural enclaves where access to high-quality healthcare resources is often constrained. Notably, India grapples with distinct healthcare complexities marked by a pronounced prevalence of infectious diseases, non-communicable ailments, and road traffic accidents, all of which necessitate the specialized expertise of General Practice. However, the shortage of well-equipped General Practice professionals inadvertently exacerbates healthcare disparities, unjustly limiting access to critical life-saving treatments, primarily among those most vulnerable.

GMA's holistic "Advanced Professional Certificate in General Practice" has been thoughtfully designed to empower healthcare practitioners with specialized proficiencies that enable them to effectively navigate and mitigate the aforementioned healthcare challenges. By strategically engaging with these challenges head-on, equipped professionals fortified with an adept General Practice acumen play a pivotal role in bridging healthcare voids and achieving transformative enhancements in healthcare outcomes. They emerge as pivotal catalysts in catalysing the evolution of India's healthcare ecosystem, carving a path toward equitable accessibility and enhanced healthcare standards.

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Advanced Professional Certificate in General Practice

Program Highlights

Course Content

  • Understanding the Role of a General Practitioner
  • Core Skills and Competencies in General Practice
  • Importance of Primary Care in Healthcare Systems

  • Clinical Reasoning and Differential Diagnosis
  • Effective Use of Diagnostic Tools and Tests

  • Building Trust and Rapport with Patients
  • Active Listening and Empathetic Communication
  • Shared Decision-Making and Informed Consent

  • Immunizations and Vaccination Schedules
  • Screening Guidelines for Various Age Groups
  • Lifestyle Counselling and Preventive Interventions


  • MBBS Graduates
  • Practicing Doctors
  • MD and DNB resident
  • Undergraduate Medical Students in the final year

Programme Outcomes

  • Develop advanced skills in Geriatric Care, Women's Health, Child and Adolescent Health, and Mental Health
  • Gain practical insights from real-world case studies, enriching your clinical acumen
  • Enhance patient care with up-to-date knowledge and strategies
  • Strengthen collaboration and holistic care provision in diverse healthcare settings
  • Be prepared to create a meaningful impact, improving community health outcomes
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  • Start Date15 July, 2024
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Advanced Professional Certificate In General Practice (Internal Medicine)
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Physicians with MBBS with valid MCI registration or final year MBBS students are eligible to join all programs. However, some certificate programs are available to Ayush and BDS graduates as well; please refer to icons and eligibility. All international students are eligible for certificate and advance certificate programs

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GlobalMed Academy provides a flexible learning experience with a combination of self-paced topics and live lectures. To access the course materials, simply log in to our Learning Management System (LMS). Once logged in, you will be guided through the process and given access to the relevant resources, including self-paced modules and information about upcoming live lectures. Enjoy the convenience of learning at your own pace while also benefiting from interactive live sessions

GlobalMed Academy's clinical observership is an integral component of our fellowship program. It provides valuable hands-on experience in a hospital environment under a senior doctor, allowing students to actively participate in patient care decision-making, gain proficiency in utilizing medical equipment, and observe experienced doctors performing various procedures

Here are the key assessments and guidelines for the GlobalMed Academy program:
1.Flexible online quiz will be conducted after each module that helps the students in self-evaluation and improvement upon completion of all modules.
2.Flexible online examination will be conducted after each course for self-assessment. To pass the assessment, students must achieve a minimum score of 50%. This ensures a satisfactory level of understanding and proficiency in the subject matter
3.Fellowship students must complete all quizzes, online exams, and viva before going for clinical observerships.
4.To receive the final certification from GlobalMed Academy, students participating in clinical observerships must successfully complete the observership according to the guidelines set by the hospital. Once the observership is completed, students are required to share the certificate of completion with GlobalMed Academy as proof, enabling the issuance of the final certification.Upon successful completion of all requirements, GlobalMed Academy will award a certificate.
5.Three attempts are allowed for each online exam without charges. Additional attempts will incur examination fees.

GlobalMed Academy provides multiple accreditations for each course, which are clearly mentioned in the brochure. However, it's important to note that GlobalMed Academy does not offer certificates that allow healthcare professionals to claim specialist titles such as diabetologist or cardiologist. The program aims to provide clinical knowledge and insights into global trends in specific topics, enhancing the quality of patient care. It is not a substitute for formal medical education but rather supports continuous learning for healthcare professionals. Please be aware that courses offered by e-learning platforms like GlobalMed Academy are not recognized by the National Medical Council or any other state medical council.

Our courses are accessible on Windows 7.0 or above and Mac OS X10.15 and above, using any web browser, with a minimum requirement of 1 GB RAM. For optimal performance, we recommend a minimum internet connection speed of 10 Mbps and a RAM capacity of 2 GB

Upon completion of the course, an electronic certificate with the unique enrollment ID will be sent to the registered email address within 24 hours. Additionally, if requested, we can also send a framed certificate to the provided physical address for a tangible recognition of achievement.

While GlobalMed Academy does not offer a placement guarantee, we have partnerships with various hospitals that often require qualified professionals. Job postings from these partner hospitals will be made available on our Learning Management System (LMS), providing students with opportunities to connect with the right healthcare institutions. In addition, we offer a career guidance lecture designed to assist students in making informed decisions and navigating their career paths successfully

We offer a free cancellation policy that allows for a full refund within 7 days of enrollment if you are not satisfied with the course curriculum or content. However, please note that refunds will not be permitted after this 7-day period has elapsed.