PG Certificate in Essentials in Cardiology


This course is designed for doctors who wish to work in the field of cardiology.

This course helps you:

  1. To help develop an understanding of cardiovascular physiology and its broad systemic manifestations.
  2. Familiarize the students with basic mechanisms, clinical manifestations, diagnostic strategies, and management of coronary artery disease as well as disease prevalence and prevention.
  3. Learn to clinically evaluate, choose appropriate investigations, and manage patients across a spectrum of cardiovascular disorders in both the inpatient and outpatient venues.
  4. Learn the indications for procedures, management of stable and the acutely ill patient, and appropriate indications for referral.


This course comprises of 3 parts:

  1. Flexible online learning at your own pace.
  2. Interactive live webinars with faculty members regarding the procedures.
  3. MCQ based assessment at the end of the course.

Total learning hours: 40 hrs of learning+20 hrs of the webinar.
Topic: Coronary artery disease –Diagnosis and management.

Essentials in cardiology

Additional information


6 Months


Certificate of Completion


MBBS, a final year medical graduates

Career prospects

To enter the prestigious field of cardiology.

Essentials in cardiology

Learning Outcome

The trainee will learn about the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of coronary artery disease and will learn to identify the high-risk cases and facilitate their timely referral to the super-specialist.

Essentials in cardiology


  1. Anatomy and physiology of heart: Heart valves; Great arteries and veins.
  2. Coronary artery anatomy; Cardiac veins-coronary sinus.
  3. ECG in various cardiac and non-cardiac conditions; Exercise-ECG; Holter
    Echocardiography; TEE, DSE.
  4. Cardiac biomarkers, Lipid profile, and other biochemical tests.
  5. Basics of chest-X-ray, CT, MRI, and Nuclear tests in cardiac patients.
  6. Hypertension, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, and other atherosclerotic risk factors.
  7. Acute coronary syndromes.
  8. Chronic Coronary artery disease; Coronary angiogram and PTCA.
  9. Pacemakers and arrhythmia-treatment.
  10. Cardiac Syncope; cardiac arrest-CPR.
  11. Valvular heart diseases.
  12. Heart failure; Pericardial and myocardial disorders.
  13. Aortic diseases.
  14. Pulmonary embolism.
  15. Peripheral artery disease.
  16. Tumors of the heart.
  17. Cardiac drugs.
  18. Heart Diseases in children.
  19. Cardiac surgery
Essentials in cardiology


Admin bar avatar
Dr. Amar Narayan Patnaik, MD, DM, DNB, FSCAI
Dr. Amar Narayan Patnaik qualified in Cardiology in 1999 from Delhi University and has worked as a postgraduate faculty in the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences. After his retirement, he served as a Senior Consultant at Star Hospitals, Hyderabad. He is a PG teacher for the last 20 years. He was also awarded FSCAI and FACC. He has trained many students in acquiring their DM/DNB degrees in Cardiology. He has published nearly 60 papers, four chapters in books, and participated in many international trials, CMEs, and national and international conferences. Besides teaching and research, he has a keen interest in interventional cardiology. He is associated with Texila University as a course coordinator for Non-invasive cardiology, member of BOE and BOS for the past five years.
Essentials in cardiology


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “PG Certificate in Essentials in Cardiology”
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap