Certificate Course in Evidence Based Management of Diabetic Retinopathy (CCDR)

A joint initiative between Public Health Foundation of India; academic partners Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Education Academy (DMDEA) & Aravind Eye Care System. The main objective of the training program is to enhance knowledge, skills and core competencies of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) to prevent and manage diabetic retinopathy. The course comprises of 4 modules and developed by eminent diabetologist and retina specialist in the country. The course is endorsed by UKRI Ornate India. The course is a self-paced learning model delivered through the Learning Management System (LMS) platform. The entire course curriculum contains pre-course reading material, power point presentations, case studies, assignments and interactive activities. The course is delivered through interactive online session with a total duration of 6.5 hours. Certificate of Completion is provided after the assessment.

Primary Objective

To enhance the knowledge, skills and core competencies of the practicing PCP's in the management of Diabetic Retinopathy.

Secondary Objective

  • To develop a standard teaching protocol and module for evidence based learning on Diabetic Retinopathy.
  • To update practicing PCP's with the latest advancements in the field of Diabetic Retinopathy.
  • To build a network of PCP's and the existing specialists in the field of Diabetes Retinopathy

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