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Certificate course in Basics  of Addiction Management 2020

Certificate course in Basics of Addiction Management 2020

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Basics of Addiction Management (FOAM) Certificate (January – June 2020)

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How will i able to join online with VKN tele-ECHO sessions?

You need any internet enabled smartphone or laptop or tablet. You also need apps like Zoom Cloud Meeting / and Google Classroom/ which are freely available in your respective stores (play store/apple store). Donot worry, we will help you make your digital accessibility easy once you connect to us.

Is this program Course recognized

Yes, NIMHANS is an "Insitute of National Importance" under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and can formulate different courses independently.  We have taken permission from the Board of Studies, NIMHANS, to run this "Certificate Course".

Is it Digital?

This is an Online program and can be accessible in any internet enabled device including smartphone or tablet or laptop This course comprises of Fortnightly  or weekly Live Interactive Sessions + Self-paced e-learnning

Is there Accreditation Certificate: Yes. Each programe has certain criteria

Yes. Each program has certain criteria like number of case discussions, assignment etc. Once you get it through, you earn a Certificate through NIMHANS Digital Academy. Your name and photos will be published in our website map.

Is it same as E-learning like MOOCs: NO, the focuss here is Hub and Spoke learning in which the remote participants present the patient case summary to our Specialists and discuss the “best management” during LIVE virtual tele-ECHO clinics happen in a fixed time of a week

Who can Join?

The mission of this initiative is to increase access to Quality care in Addiction and Mental Health by developing a Network of Skilled health providers. Health Care Providers like Doctors, Nurses, Counsellors, Pharmacy, Public health etc. with basic knowledge in Mental health

Do i have to Pay Course Fees: NO. But it involves commitment of dedicated time

At this point, our Specialist provides the time for this initiative of Move Knowledge: Not Patient. There is no fees per se for the participants. In case you know any donor/philanthropic organization/ an individual capacity, encourage to donate to NIMHANS. This is exempted from IT tax. For Details, please visit the page "contribute"

How to Join: You can Join through any internet enabled smart phone or laptop .


  • When will I have access to the lectures and assignments? Once you enroll for the course, you’ll have access to the requisite learning materials and review assignments. Assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once the course has begun.
  • Will I have the opportunity to clear my doubts or ask questions from the course resource persons?
  YES during the Virtual Tele-ECHO sessions

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