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Post Graduate Diploma in  Clinical Epidemiology


Clinical Epidemiology is a cornerstone discipline in Public Health. It is the foundation on which public health decisions are made, implemented and evaluated. Clinical Epidemiology applies the concepts and techniques of epidemiology, statistics, and decision analysis to clinical problems in patient care settings. Professionals are provided with an opportunity to develop research skills and apply epidemiological concepts which are essential for investigating important clinical and population-based health problems. Clinical epidemiologists can skillfully assess the dimensions of public health issues, determine appropriate strategies to meet emerging challenges and apply such knowledge to improve the health of the people by empowering public health programs and influencing policy decisions in the health and allied sectors.


Module 1 : Basic Principles of Clinical Epidemiology

Module 2 : Epidemiological Methods (Descriptive & Analytical)

Module 3 : Epidemiology: Principles, Methods and limitations

Module 4 : Epidemiological Studies

Module 5 : Biostatistics

Module 6 : Research Methods & Bioethics

Module 7 : Introduction to Clinical Research Methods and Clinical Trials

Module 8 : Study Design (Cross Sectional, Cohort Studies & Case Control)

Module 9 : Bias, Confounding and Interaction

Module 10 : Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Module 11 : Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Module 12 : Industry based Case Studies

Eligibility

Candidates with Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in MBBS/BAMS/BDS/BHMS/BUMS/B.VSc/B.Pth or BPT/BNYS/MD are eligible to apply for this course.

Programme Duration

Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and the maximum is 2 years.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual executive program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Fees

A one-time fee (lump sum paid at the beginning of the course) of Rs 26,000 /- (700 USD for overseas students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 450/- (USD 20) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.
In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical and healthcare Companies like Apollo Hospitals group, Max India, Fortis Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, Cedilla Healthcare, Piramal enterprises, Religare Health Insurance, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Ranbaxy, Biocon etc.

Future career prospects of Clinical Epidemiology

Clinical epidemiologists study diseases within populations of people. In essence, these public health professionals analyze what causes disease outbreaks in order to treat existing diseases and prevent future outbreaks. In this field, professionals may get jobs in areas like Clinics, Medical Colleges, Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Research Institutes, Polyclinics, Health Centers, Medical Foundations, Non-Profit Organizations, Laboratories, etc. Various job positions are as follows, Clinical Epidemiologist, Nutrition Specialist, Public Health Specialist, Research Administrator, Research Scientist, Research Associate, Data Scientist, Clinical Research Manager.


Programme Fee Details

How to apply

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