Post Graduate Diploma in ENT is a course which can be opted by Graduate candidates in related field. There are many institutes in India which are offering this course including government as well as private institutes. Like other post graduate diploma in medical field, this also includes 2 years full time classes and practical sessions. Students need to give periodic presentations of case study, seminar and projects for a successful completion of the course.
Career options are many for ambitious students. They can give a quick start as practitioners in hospitals and private clinics. Brilliant students may start their own clinics if they are confident enough about their capabilities. Lastly, teaching and research fields are also open for them to explore further in their specialization.
About course modules
The whole course of 2 years in broadly divided into 3 main modules, each of which includes some specified topic as mentioned below- Core generic knowledge & skillsReceiving & welcoming patientsMedico-legal and ethical issuesHow to read a scientific paperDeterminants of healthLifestyle factors in healthIdentification of risk factorsNutrition and healthBreaking bad news.Teaching & MentoringAdvances in ENTMedical sciences relating to ENT, Deafness, Rhinnorhoea, Dysphagia, Vertigo/dizziness.Epistaxis, hoarseness, otorrhoea/otalgia, facial pain, neck swellingTinnitus, nasal blockage, otitis media with effusion (OME)Evidence based medicine: it's role & use in clinical practiceEar & nose emergencies, globus pharyngeus, intranasal drugs, facial palsy, specific head + neck emergenciesRehabilitation services (Hearing aids and vestibular rehabilitation),, Snoring & obstructive sleep apnoeaENT emergencies in childrenOral lesionsThe role of the ENT specialist speech & Language TherapistClinical Practice in ENT
It includes separate studies of ear, Nose and Throat. The topics are-Tympanometry & it's interpretationPure tone audiometry and its interpretationMicrosuctionEar syringingInstillation of nose dropsRecognition of nasal structures (endoscopically)Fibreoptic laryngoscopy
These are the main topics which are covered under this course but the exact syllabus may vary slightly from institute to institute.
Candidates who have done their graduate, preferably MBBS including the practice years are eligible for this course. The admission is done on the basis of candidate's performance in entrance exams for most of the institutes.
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