FAQs

How can I enroll? 

To enroll in Certification Program in Emergency Medicine, please send us an application form and supporting documents to the office of Global Health Directorate, 5th Floor, Woodcraft Building, Plot 3 & 3A, Sector 47, Korangi Creek Road, Karachi, Pakistan 75190, and by email to cpem@ghd.ihn.org.pk. For information on enrollment dates, please check our Course Administration tab.

 

Are there any prerequisites? If so, what are they?

For the Didactics Certification Program in Emergency Medicine (CPEM-D) the prerequisites are:

  • Only medical officers and residents of external emergency departments, i.e. no current Indus Hospital employees.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working as a medical officer.

For the Clinical Certification Program in Emergency Medicine (CPEM-C) the prerequisites are:

  • Only medical officers and residents of the emergency department at TIH or at sponsoring partner institutions.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working as a medical officer.

For additional prerequisites please click here.

 

What is the fee structure?

To access the Fee Structure for CPEM-C and CPEM-D, please click here.

 

Who will need to sign a bond and for how long?

Candidates seeking institutional support to pursue the program may need to sign a bond committing the them to stay with the sponsoring institution for a minimum time period after completion of the course. The time period is to be determined by the sponsoring institution and the candidate.

 

When will I receive my certificate?

Trainees will need to attend at least 70% of all sessions, as well as obtain a score of at least 70% on both the mid-term and the final examinations to successfully complete the certification. Upon successful completion, they will receive their certificate once the program has ended, i.e after June 26th 2020.