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Certificate in Family Medicine

Post Graduate Certificate in Family Medicine

(General Practice)

1-Program Specifications

Title Post Graduate Certificate in Family Medicine ( General Practice)
Awarding Institution University of Health Sciences Lahore
Responsible Department Department of Family Medicine
Total Duration 9 months
Total Contact Days 42
Modules Module 1: Principles of Family Medicine
Module 2:Minor Ailments and Public Health
Module 3:Acute Care
Module4:Chronic Disease Management
Module 5:Maternal and Child Health
Module 6:Practice of Family Medicine
Number of Students per batch 30
Fees 40,000 PKR
Training Sites UHS
DHQ Jhang
Sharif Medical and Dental City
Rashid Latif Medical College


Module Code Name of Module Content
CFM 7501 Principle of Family Medicine Principle of Patient care in Community Communication and Clinical Examination skills ECG/ Chest X-Ray /Lab Examination
CFM 7502 Minor Element & Public Health Disease Preventation & Promoting Health Minor Disease Management Research / Clinical Audit in General Practice
CFM 7503 Acute Care Basic Life Support
Common Medical, Surgical/ Trauma emergencies
CFM 7504 Chronic Disease Management Diabetes, Hypertension, IHD Mental Health Disorders Rheumatologic and dermatological problems
CFM 7505 Maternal & Child Health Antenantal, Labor and postnatal care
Common gynaecological disorders
Child Assesment & Health Surveillance
CFM 7506 Practise of Family Medicine Terminal Care
Financial & Medical Legal aspects of General Practice Referrals from Primary care

3- Training Structure

Each student will attend:
24 One Day Workshops /
Tutorials 18 OPD sessions
In addition, he /she will maintain a university provided portfolio during the course of the training. The portfolio will include record of clinical cases seen, professional meetings, tutorials, formative assessments and professional development plan.

4- Assessment

Each student will undergo formative assessments in the form of Case based discussions, Direct observation of procedural skills, clinical observation tool and summative assessment in the form of MCQ, Viva and Portfolio Evaluation.

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