Professional Certificate in General Practice (Internal Medicine)

The "Professional Certificate in General Practice" offered by GMA is a meticulously crafted program designed by expert General Practice specialists to address the pressing need for specialized training in India's healthcare landscape. India faces a unique set of healthcare challenges, and the shortage of proficient General Practice doctors exacerbates these issues. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a doctor-population ratio of 1:1000. However, in India, this ratio is significantly lower, standing at approximately 1:1445, as per the National Health Profile 2020. This glaring disparity underscores the urgent need for initiatives like the "Professional Certificate in General Practice" to equip healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to address the nation's healthcare challenges effectively.

As the population ages and chronic diseases become increasingly prevalent, the demand for focused General Practice interventions becomes paramount in not only saving lives but also enhancing the overall quality of healthcare delivery across the nation. The situation is particularly dire in rural areas where access to quality healthcare is limited. Distinctive healthcare challenges, including a significant burden of infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, and road traffic accidents, frequently necessitate General Practice interventions. However, the scarcity of trained General Practice professionals further exacerbates healthcare disparities, hindering access to life-saving treatments for those who need them the most.

The comprehensive "Professional Certificate in General Practice" offered by GMA is designed to empower healthcare professionals with specialized knowledge and skills. By addressing these challenges head-on, professionals equipped with expertise in General Practice play a pivotal role in bridging healthcare gaps. They become essential components in improving healthcare outcomes and transforming the healthcare landscape in India.

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Professional Certificate in General Practice

What you'll learn

Upon completion of the programme one should be able to

  • Master core competencies and develop vital skills for proficient General Practice.
  • Sharpen diagnostic abilities and skills through real-world case studies.
  • Cultivate trust, active listening, and shared decisions for stronger patient bond.
  • Champion preventive care and learn to provide immunizations, screenings, and lifestyle guidance.
  • Understand the pivotal role of Primary Care in healthcare systems.
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Course Content

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

  • Clinical Reasoning and Differential Diagnosis
  • Effective Use of Diagnostic Tools and Tests
  • Refining Diagnostic Skills through Case Studies

  • 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 Physicians.
  • MD and DNB resident
  • Applicants who are in the MBBS final year can also apply
Rs. 35,000 Rs. 40,000
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  • Start Date15 Mar, 2024
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Professional Certificate in General Practice(Internal Medicine)
Rs 35,000 Rs. 4 0,000
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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.