DNB / DIPLOMA Radiology

 

 

DNB Radio Diagnosis

Post MBBS 3 Years 1 Seat
Post Diploma 2 Years 1 Seat
DMRD (NBEMS) Dip in Radio Diagnosis Post MBBS 2 years 2 Seats

DNB radiodiagnosis (primary) is a three year radiology training course in India, opted after clearing the central exam(DNB CET) set by national board of examinations (NBE), followed by a centralised counseling procedure. The exam is scheduled twice an year.

It is equivalent in all respects to MD radiodiagnosis degree, included in first schedule of and by M.C.I by amendment of the government of India (published gazette notification) and has a thesis to be made during the training.

A DNB degree can also be obtained by the candidates who have cleared MD examination. MD degree holder needs to clear the two part exam only. Once cleared, they are awarded the degree with no further training.
Progression DNB radiodiagnosis qualified candidates are eligible for superspeciality courses DM interventional radiology and DNB in endovascular & interventional radiology

PROGRAMME GOAL

  • To make them understand & implement the knowledge regarding the role of various imaging modalities, helpful in the management of different clinical conditions. At the end of his/her training, he/she should be capable to take up a career in teaching institution or in diagnostic center or in research.
  • Aimed at imparting training in both conventional radiology and modern imaging techniques so that the candidate is fully competent to practice, teach and do research in the broad discipline of radiology including ultrasound, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Candidate should be well versed with medical ethics and consumer protection act and the Prenatal Diagnostic Technique (PNDT) Act.
  • To orient and train student in different aspects of diagnosis with interventional radiology Special emphasis will be on new imaging techniques like (USG, CT, MRI) interventional radiology.
  • Training will be oriented for technical aspects of clinical radiology and applied radiology and post treatment follow up in cancer.
  • Ultimate goal will be to provide quality education for the post graduates and quality diagnostic care for different sections of the society

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES :

  • Etiology, patho-physiology, and principles of diagnosis and management of common problems including emergencies, in adults and children.
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic sciences relevant to this specialty.  Identify important determinants in a case (e.g. social, economic, environmental and take them into account for planning therapeutic measures.
  • Recognize conditions that may be outside the area of specialty/competence and to refer them to proper specialist or ask for help.
  • Advise regarding the management (including interventional radiology) of the case and to carry out the management effectively.
  • Update oneself by self-study and by attending courses, seminars, conferences and workshop which are relevant to the field of Radio Diagnosis.
  • Carry out guided research with the aim of publishing his/her work and presenting work at various scientific fora.
  • Take a proper clinical history, examine the patient, perform essential diagnostic/interventional procedures and interpret the results to come to a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis in the condition.
  • Provide basic life saving support service in emergency situations.
  • Undertake complete patient monitoring including the care of the patient.
  • Independently conduct and interpreted all routine and special radiological and imaging investigations
  • Interact with other specialists for the maximum patient benefit
  • Undertake further specialization in field of Radiology
  • To conduct teaching program for undergraduate and paramedical and technical staff
  • Adopt ethical principles in all aspects of his/her practice. Professional honesty and integrity to be fostered.
  • Develop communication skills in order to explain the various options available in management and to obtain a true informed consent from the patient.
  • Be humble and accept the limitations of his knowledge and skills and to ask for help from colleagues/ seniors when needed.
  • Respect patient rights and privileges including patient’s right to information and right to seek a second opinion.
  • Organize CMES and workshops utilizing modern methods of teaching and evaluation

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADMISSIONS TO THE PROGRAMME

(A) DNB Radio Diagnosis Course :

  1. Any medical graduate with MBBS qualification , who has qualified the Entrance Examination conducted by NBE and fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to DNB Broad Specialty courses at various NBE accredited Medical Colleges/ institutions/Hospitals in India is eligible to participate in the Centralized counseling for allocation of DNB Radio Diagnosis seats purely on merit cum choice basis.
  2. Admission to 3 years post MBBS DNB Radio Diagnosis course is only through Entrance Examination conducted by NBE and Centralized Merit Based Counseling conducted by National Board of Examination as per prescribed guidelines.

(B) DNB (Post diploma) Radio Diagnosis Course :

  1. Any medical graduate with MBBS qualification who has successfully completed DMRD (and fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to DNB (Post Diploma) Broad Specialty courses at various NBE accredited Medical Colleges/ institutions/Hospitals in India is eligible to participate in the Centralized counseling for allocation of DNB (Post Diploma) Radio Diagnosis seats purely on merit cum choice basis.
  2. Admission to 2 years post diploma DNB Radio Diagnosis course is only through PDCET Centralized Merit Based Counseling conducted by National Board of Examination as per prescribed guidelines.

Duration of Course :

For Primary candidates : 3 years

For Secondary Candidates : 2 years

Every candidate admitted to the training programme shall pursue a regular course of study (on whole time basis) in the concerned recognized institution under the guidance of recognized post graduate teacher for assigned period of the course.