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M. D. in Geriatrics is a Clinical Speciality course offered by the Amrita School of Medicine.

Doctor of Medicine in Geriatrics is a three-year postgraduation course. Geriatrics or Geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. The curriculum includes expertise in the aging process, the impact of aging on illness patterns, drug therapy in seniors, health maintenance, and rehabilitation. They are trained in the unique health needs of the elderly, including chronic diseases, nutritional problems, skin ailments, cognitive loss, memory impairment, adverse affects of medications, immobility and balances issues.

The geriatricians who have completed the course can work variety of roles including hospital care, long-term care, home care, and terminal care. They are frequently involved in ethics consultations to represent the unique health and diseases patterns seen in seniors.

Curriculum: As per Medical Council of India (MCI) and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Seats: 1

Duration: Three years **

(** Two years in case of those who have recognized Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject)

Curriculum: As per the directives of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham – Deemed University

Eligibility

Admissions

Qualification

Candidates must have MBBS degree recognized by the Medical Council of India, New Delhi

Fee Structure

Note :

  1. First year other fees: Rs.98,400/-
  2. Caution Deposit of Rs.10,000/- is included in other fees which is refundable.
  3. Stipend:-  As per Government norms
Program Fees for the year 2019-2021
CAMPUS TUITION FEES
PER SEM
TUITION FEES
PER YEAR
HOSTEL
PER YEAR
 Kochi 19,00,000 60,000

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