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1996-2002
RSSDI ACCREDITED
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM


2003-2004
ACCREDITATION PROGRAM
School of Diabetology
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Nizamís Institute of Medical Sciences University

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Clinicians after qualifying with MB BS degree from a recognized University are welcome to the (RSSDI or School of Diabetology) accredited Continuing Medical Education Programs structured to include following topics in a 24-month period.

Study material with updates and notes on these topics was earlier sent on separate two page sheets along with RSSDI NEWS to all members. Since 2002, Text Book of Diabetes Mellitus published by RSSDI is the source material for this program.

Each of the following 8 themes of Continuing Medical Education in diabetes are covered in a 2-day CME, and participation in any program entitles the clinicians with 10 CME credits
(RSSDI credit hours till 2003) of School of Diabetology.

 1. DIAGNOSIS OF DIABETES
    Test procedures
    Diagnostic value of blood glucose test in IGT, GDM, children, elderly people
    Complete Physical evaluation,base line biochemical and other data


2. MANAGEMENT ISSUES
    Goals of treatments
    Diet - Principles, constituent, fiber
    Exercise - benefits, schedule
    OHA - reparations, dose, timing, secondary failure
    Insulin - how to start treatment in IDDM - type, injection technique
    Combination therapy in NIDDM
    Monitoring control - SHBGM

3. COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES
    Acute - coma, infections, hypoglycemia, sick day rules
    Chronic - CAD, Hypertension, dyslipidemias, CVD
    PVD - Foot Care, eye, kidney, Neuropathy including autonomic, impotence.

4. DIABETES AND PREGNANCY
   
Screening
    Management during pregnancy
    Contraception


5. EDUCATION OF DIABETES
    Team care, teaching skills,
    Injection, monitoring
    Self care techniques, sick day management
    Screening for complications and referral, food care
    Behavior modification, linkage and resources from community

6. PRACTICAL PROBLEM SOLVING EXERCISES
    Classification of diabetes mellitus
    Provide 2-3 case histories
    Initial blood glucose
    Urine glucose examination
    History and clinical signs to suggest secondary diabetes
    Differences in meal planning for IDDM and NIDDM
    Alternatives and substitutes
    Diets in special situations
    Cardiovascular, Renal disease, Pancreatic, malabsorption or liver disease

7. MONITORING GROWTH IN CHILDREN
    Weight reduction? pharmacological agents
    Skills, Use of reflectance meter
    Injection sites, inspection, infection, lipoatrophy
    Recognizing hypo, hyper
    Components of foot examination

8. STANDARDS OF TREATMENT
    Blood pressure
    Body weight, waist-hip,
    Blood glucose, HbA 1
    Lipids, triglycerides
    Urine proteins, microalbuminuria
    Adult learning theory, life style
    Constituents of annual review

Apart from these structured 2-day CMEs, 3-day Courses conducted once or twice a year, and many (RSSDI or School of Diabetology) accredited 1-day CME programs all through the year are announced in RSSDI NEWS and circulated to all RSSDI life members.

Clinicians after attending 100 hours of the
(RSSDI or School of Diabetology) accredited CME programs may attend the post CME self-evaluation usually conducted on the first Sunday in the month of December every year in the School of Diabetology at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. The post CME self assessment is patterned after similar programs of IMA College of General Practitioners and IMA Academy of Medical Specialities (DSC) and the AKN Sinha Institute of Continuing Medical Education, IMA.

Self evaluation program also includes submission of 20 detailed case records with 2 IDDM and 2 GDM cases in the long case format as prepared for examinations in the teaching hospitals. In addition, investigations, treatment given and follow-up should also be briefed. These records are to be neatly typed on A4 size white papers and spiral bound, and submitted at the time of self- evaluation program of the Accreditation.

Please be noted that for registering to the self assessment of the accreditation program, the following should reach the School of Diabetology before November 15, 2004
    Draft for Rs.10,000 favoring Diabetes Research Society
    Copy of the M.B.,B.S. certificate
    Copies of
(RSSDI or School of Diabetology) accredited CME programs attended


The date of the self assessment program 
   is scheduled on the first Sunday, December 5, 2004 to be held in School of Diabetology at NIMS.   
   is by answering about 60 to 100 MCQs during 2 hours between 12 noon and 2 pm, (and/or)
   beginning at 9 am participating in viva voce conducted by
   - a Faculty from the WHO Institute for Diabetes, University of Zagreb Medical School in Croatia and
   - Technical Officer in charge Diabetes at WHO Headquarters in Geneva.

Accreditation is an attendance and self evaluation system of the continuing medical education activity for primary care physicians. It is not equivalent to a Certificate, Diploma or Degree awarded by the Universities, and it does not confer any academic qualification or distinction on a clinician.

Following clinicians have participated in 100 hours of RSSDI accredited CME programs, submitted prescribed case records and attended post CME self assessment program between 1996 and 2003.

1996

 

Dr. Sudheer B.V.

Bapatla

Dr. Ravi Kumar B.

Kavali

Dr. Iqbal Ahmed Mohammed

Kandukur

Dr. Ramabrahmam Surapaneni

Vijayawada

Dr. Lakshminarayana A.

Govada

Dr. Deepak Lal M.C.

Chennai

Dr. Narasimha Chary N.L.

Madurai

Dr. Dharmakrishnamaraja K.

Rajapalayam

Dr. V.K. Suri

Bhilai

Dr. S.K. Bansal

Rourkela

Dr. Ravichandran P.

Salem

Dr. Paramahamsa G.

Cuddapah

Dr. Gopalakrishna Rao V.

Amalapuram

Dr. Yellappa K.

Sangareddy

Dr. Purushottam Lal

Ambarnath

Dr. Venkateswarlu Sunkesula

Tenali

Dr. Murthi C.S.

Amalapuram

Dr.Sivarama Krishna K.

Tenali

Dr. T.C. Rathod

Yavatmal

Dr. Gopinath R.

Madurai

Dr. Chandra Mohan G.

Vadipatti

Dr. Lotika S. Purohit

Mumbai

Dr. Suresh C. Purohit

Mumbai

Dr. Sambi Reddy Bh.

Tenali

Dr. Venkatesan M.G.

Salem

Dr. Muralidharan C.

Dindigul

Dr. Madan Gopal Kotla

Hyderabad

Dr. Madana Mohan T.

Hyderabad

Dr. Hrishikesan V.B.

Kancheepuram

Dr. Arjunan P.

Chennai

Dr. Selvaraj D.

Tuticorn

Dr. Sudhir G.

Hyderabad

Dr. Durga Prasad C.

Raghudevapuram

Dr. M. Yadagiri Rao

Hyederabad

Dr. Suryanarayana Murthy M.

Hyderabad

Dr. Jayaveera Kumar T.

Cuddalore

Dr. Gurubrahmam Ch.

Kanigiri.

1997

 

Dr. Ashutosh Srivastava

Jabalpur

Dr. Nagraj B.V.

Raipur

Dr. Umakanta Mishra

Bhubaneswar

Dr. Vasantha A.G.

Hyderabad

Dr. Giridhar Babu M.K.

Madurai

Dr. Rao D.A.

Vizianagaram

Dr. Manoj Kumar Ch.

Gudivada

Dr. Partha Sarathi Chaudhury

Shillong

Dr. Padmavathi Devi C.

Guntur

Dr. Raghava Pentyala

Guntur

Dr. Prasad V.S.

Vizianagaram

Dr. Hanumanth Rao T.

Hyderabad

Dr. Uma Devi N.

Hyderabad.

1998

 

Dr. Prathima Reddy A.

Hyderabad

Dr. Krishnaveni A.

Khammam

Dr. Sujatha Venkatesh N.

Hyderabad

Dr. Sunil Gupta

Nagpur

Dr. Venkatesh A.

Adoni

Dr. R.L. Kyndiah

Shillong

Dr. Venkateswara Rao Vallabhaneni

Vijayawada

Dr. Rajani G.

Gudivada

Dr. W.K. Dkhar

Shillong

Dr. Sivarama Raju V.

Visakhapatnam

Dr. Vijayarathinam P.

Madurai.

1999

 

Dr. Md Waliuddin

Hyderabad

Dr. Shaik Nazir

Narasaraopet

Dr. Veeragangadhar B. Nitali

Jog Falls

Dr. Rajesh Sethiya J.

Jalna

Dr. M.U.Kulkarni

Jalna

Dr. Jyoti Talpallikar

Bidar

Dr. T.V.S. Raman

Amalapuram

Dr. K. Gopala Krishna

Hyderabad

Dr. D. Malakondaiah

Kandukur

Dr. B. Ashok Kumar

Singarayakonda

Dr. C.C.S. Reddy

Tirupati

2000

 

Dr. Kranthi Kiran N.

Hyderabad

Dr. Paramanand Laharwani

Nagpur

Dr. Dilip Patil

Dombivli E

Dr. Pradip B. Kothari

Ratlam

Dr. Ramesh Chandra Babu K. 

Chirala

Dr. Maj. Jayaprakash Narayana C.V.R. 

Vijayawada

Dr. Chakrapani Ede.

Vijayawada

2001

 

Dr. Satya Ranjan Panigrahi

Baripada

Dr. Tarun Kumar Pande

Bhilai

Dr. Niloufer Naaz

Guntur

Dr. Shaik Abdul Raouf

Guntur

Dr. V. Aravinth Reddy

Melvisharam

Dr. Vegunta Yogendra Babu

Eluru

Dr. M. Anuradha

Hyderabad

2002

 

Dr. G. Venkata Subbaiah

Chilakaluripeta   

Dr. G. Ramanaiah

Guntur            

Dr. G.V. Ramana Murthy                

Hyderabad         

Dr. Suhas Govindrao Gurlhosur

Bangalore         

Dr. P. Shiva Shankar       

Hyderabad

Dr. G. Santhanam           

Mayiladuthurai

Dr. Baldev Singh Bhatia          

Durg              

Prof. Y. Srinivasa Rao                

Narkatpally       

Dr. Dhirendra Gaikwad               

Ulhasnagar        

Dr. K. Ramachandra                  

Mandya            

2003

 

Dr. Vasant Kataria

Ahmednagar

Dr. Sivababu Kotha     

Vijayawada         

Dr. Rajat Kanti Bhattacharjee

Agartala       

Dr. Dhruvaraj K. Singh 

Mumbai       

Dr. P.V.N.S.L Vani

Hyderabad

Dr. Raghunatha Babu M.

Hyderabad

                    


Accreditation Committee 
RSSDI 1996-2001    


Accreditation Committee 
RSSDI 2002

Credential and
Accreditation Committee
RSSDI 2003

Accreditation Committee
School of Diabetology
2003-2004

Prof. Sam G.P. Moses

Prof. N. Sudhakar Rao

Dr. C. Munichoodappa

Prof. P.V. Rao

Prof. Ashok K. Das

Prof. Ashok  K. Das

Prof. Sidhartha Das

 

Prof. P.V. Rao

Prof. P.V. Rao

Dr. Sharad Pendsey

 

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 April 25, 2004