How does the information reach me?
Mailers are sent twice a month containing the learning material .A mailer sent periodically contains self-assessment questions that have to be mailed back. Upon receipt of the self assessment, we mail you a critique, providing a discussion of your answer and comparative performance vis a vis your colleagues so that you can assess your self. In future you may also be able to do this via the World Wide Web.
Are there contact course?
Yes. You are required to take at least one contact course each year. These contact course will be aimed of providing your certain practical skills (for instance cardiopulmonary) and also reiterate. Timing of these courses will be flexible.
I would like to spend some time experience in my area of special interest:
Short-term electives can be scheduled in almost any clinical at Sri Ramachandra Medical and Research Institute subject ti availability. Subsidized accommodation can be arranged at Sri Ramachandra Medical College during the electives.
What other support can I expect?
Faculty and experts in every specialty are available to provide free 24-hour consultation service to the participant in the course.
Thus help for difficult patients in your practice is only a fax or phone cell away. Anytime time that you may be in Chennai –you can use the Harvard Learning center at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute –a state of the art facility with books, journals and net-based resources. Priority and discounted accommodation in the campus are provided for Sri Ramachandra Medical College sponsored CME programs.
What is the course fee?
The course Fee has been stipulated to be Rs.6000/- for Indians $750 Non Residents per year of study payable in advance at the beginning of the year. This includes the registration fee for the contact course for that year. A small examination fee will be levied for candidates who wish to appear for the DFH examination at the end of the course.
What should I do know?
Please complete the form attached with copy of your highest degree and proof of medical registration along with a cheque/demand draft for Rs.150/ or $10 for Non Resident dawn in favour of,
Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (Deemed University),
Faculty of Distance Education,