This course is basically for MBBS practitioners who wants to learn about Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and to provide better quality of MCH services.
The course includes study of basic concepts and practices through which candidates will get chance to learn the practical applications of it.
All MBBS practitioners are eligible for this course and can pursue this course along with their ongoing practice sessions.
Admission for this course does not follow any strict procedure and can be done on the basis of previous degree qualification and relevant experience. Some institutes can also conduct entrance examinations for admission.
If the course is pursued as regular course, it will take 1 full year. This duration will vary from 1 year to 3 years if pursued as part time course along with regular practice.
Being professional course, there is no age restriction for this course and candidates are free to pursue this as per their interest and requirement.
Further study options
After this specialization, candidates may also pursue related other short term courses to sharpen their skills. There are some technical courses also available for medical professionals which may widen up their working area and job aspects.
The program is intended to provide an opportunity to medical practitioners and personnel to upgrade their knowledge and skills in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) for providing better quality of MCH services the program covers the application concepts and practices for knowledge in the field of MCH services and aims to improve knowledge and skills of medical personnel working both in the government health care delivery system and the private sector. The course trains the candidates to manage health care services and to provide maternal and child health care. The course includes newborn or infants care, diagnose and manage common childhood morbidity and identify high risk babies. At the end of the course, they have to complete a project which includes study of practical aspects of whatever they have learned during the course.
After successful completion of this course, candidates will be having multiple job options in private health care and government health related centers. They can simply opt to be a doctor in hospitals or can open up their own private clinics if they are financially strong.
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