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POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TUBERCULOSIS & CHEST DISEASES (DTCD)

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TUBERCULOSIS & CHEST DISEASES (DTCD):

M.B.B.S + 1 year experience in Chest Diseases as

M.O / H.O

Or

6 months in Chest Medicine & 6 months in General Medicine.

Or

1 year in General Medicine as M.O / H.O

Part-I (Six Months)

Theoretical Component

1

Theory

Part-I
  • General Pathology / Microbiology
  • Applied Physiology
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Principles of Pharmacology and therapeutics
  • Epidemiology of Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Introduction to Biostatistics & Research

Practical Component

1

Practical

Part-I
  • Pathology Specimens / Slides
  • Microbiology Gram and ZN staining / culture
  • Regular duty in Ward and OPD
  • Routine history taking, examination and investigation.

Part-II (Year & A Half)

Theoretical Component

1

Theory

Part-II
  • Pulmonary and extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases other than Tuberculosis.

Practical Component

1

Practical

Part-II
  • Pathology Specimens / Slides
  • Microbiology Gram and ZN staining / culture
  • Regular duty in Ward and OPD
  • Routine history taking, examination and investigation.