DM Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

DM Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

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  • Fee: NPR 2,500,000

The DM program of B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences is of 3 years duration. The final examinations will be held between 34 and 36 months after the commencement of the course. The maximum time limit to complete the course is 6 years from the date the course started.

Number of seats in DM Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is two (one Open and one FDP category)

Eligibility

  1. MD Anesthesiology or equivalent  OR  MD Internal Medicine or equivalent  OR  MD Critical Care Medicine. 
  2. Specialty Registration in Nepal Medical Council (or Medical Council of the  respective country)

Admission Criteria

Examination Format 

  1. Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
  2. Option: Four options (A, B, C, D) 
  3. Number of questions: 200 (no negative marking) 
  4. Full marks: 200 
  5. Pass Marks: 100 
  6. Duration: 3 hours 

 

Weightage

S.  

No.

Area 

Content/Domain 

No. of  

Questions

Applied Basic  

Medical Science

Anatomy,  

Biochemistry,  

Microbiology 

Pathology,  

Pharmacology and Toxicology,  

Physiology.

20

General subject 

Emergency Medicine, 

Infectious diseases, 

Rheumatology and connective tissue  disorders, 

Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance, Allergy and clinical immunology, Nutrition, 

Preventive medicine,  

Mental health, 

Molecular and genetic diseases, 

Palliative care.

60

3

Subspecialty  

subjects

1. General principles of Critical Care: o Airway, Ventilation and  

oxygen therapy 

o Sepsis, Shock, ARDS, 

Ventilator associated  

pneumonia 

o Hospital Acquired Infections, 

o Transfusion,  

o Drugs, 

o Sedation and analgesia,  

o Peri-operative management, 

o Trauma - polytrauma, spine  

injury, head injury  

2. Critical care under subspecialties of  internal medicine:  

o Cardiology,  

o Endocrinology,  

o Gastroenterology,  

o Haematology 

o Hepatology,  

o Nephrology,  

o Neurology,  

o Oncology, 

o Pulmonology.

90

4

Miscellaneous

Research and Biostatistics, 

Medical Ethics and Good medical  practice, 

Medical Education,  

Communication skills,  

Medicolegal issues.

30

 

 

Total

200