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Modular Training in Critical Care: A Proposal

Ratan Gupta, Banamber Ray, Ajith Kumar

Keywords : Critical care medicine, Modular, Training, Uniform

Citation Information : Gupta R, Ray B, Kumar A. Modular Training in Critical Care: A Proposal. 2022; 1 (1):16-19.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10089-0015

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 12-07-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Critical care medicine (CCM) is a universally recognized branch of specialized medicine that is ubiquitous, spreading from large metropolitan cities to 2-tier cities, to district headquarters hospitals. Training in CCM is necessary to manage patients who need intensive care management. CCM warrants having high-quality training that imparts sound theoretical and practical knowledge. Additionally, the training must be uniform throughout the nation. Uniformity of training assures a standard form of care anywhere in the country and enhances the chance of employability of the candidates irrespective of place of training. Toward this effort, we propose the implementation of a “modular training program” in Intensive Care Medicine. This aims to maintain uniformity of syllabus, uniformity of training regarding practical skills, incorporate access to national-level training, through structured training and educational programmes that include online/offline classes, standardized internal assessment/evaluation as well as external examination and certification. This training encompasses incorporates impetus for research activity, during the training period.

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