“Our Mission is to bring healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of excellence in education , research and healthcare for the benefit of humanity“

Dr. Prathap C Reddy
Founder, Chairman
Joint Replacements

Joint Replacements

Orthopaedics
Dr. Debabrata Padhy 
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Hepatobiliary malignancy- An approach

Hepatobiliary malignancy- An approach

Surgical Gastroentrology
Dr. Salil Parida 
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Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
Dr. Saurav Mishra
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Management of Trauma

Management of Trauma

Neurosurgery
Dr. Debabrata Biswal
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Medical management of stroke

Medical management of stroke

Neurology
Dr. Amar B R
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Imaging & intervention in stroke

Imaging & intervention in stroke

Interventional Neuro radiology
Dr. Chinmay Nagesh
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Current Treatment & Management of Heart Failure

Current Treatment & Management of Heart Failure

Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Priyabrata Sahoo
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Mucormycosis in COVID times

Mucormycosis in COVID times

Microbiology
Dr. Isabella Princess
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The importance of Level 4 – Epilepsy care centre in Drug resistant Epilepsies

The importance of Level 4 – Epilepsy care centre…

Neurology
Dr. Arun Kumar
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Lessons learnt from the beast

Lessons learnt from the beast

General Medicine
Dr. S Krishnamoorthy
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why do doctors and other medical professionals need Continuing Medical Education (CME)?

CME is crucial to the prosperity of doctors and other medical practioners. It allows medical practioners to learn and discover practical ways to improve patient care and manage their career effectively in the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare industry.

What is CME credit points? How does it help medical practioners?

Apart from providing updates, CME also helps registered medical practioners in ensuring their recertification. In 2011, the Medical Council of India made a mandatory resolution for physicians to attend a minimum of 30 hours of CME in 5 years to ensure recertification.

What qualifies as Continuing Medical Education (CME)?

Continuing medical education, also referred as CME, consists of educational activities that serve to maintain, develop and increase the knowledge, skills, including professional performance of a medical practitioner/physician to provide better services to the patients.

Why do doctors and other medical professionals need CME?

CME is crucial to the prosperity of doctors and other medical practitioners. It allows medical practitioners to learn and discover practical ways to improve patient care and manage their career effectively in the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare industry. Apart from providing updates, CME also helps registered medical practitioners in ensuring their recertification.

What is CME credit points? Who is authorized to award CME credit points?

CME, in general use, refers to educational events that were approved for CME credits. CME credits are important to doctors as Medical Council of India specified number of credits yearly to maintain medical licenses, and as most hospitals require a specified number of credits for their doctors to remain credentialed to see their patients. Authorized accreditation councils and licensing authorities award CME credits for maintenance of physicians’ licensures.

How many CME Hours do physicians need?

30 hours!
In 2011, the Medical Council of India made a mandatory resolution for physicians to attend a minimum of 30 hours of CME in 5 years to ensure recertification.

What do doctors do with CME credits?

Doctors use CME credit points to show that they have participated in educational activities and obtained CME credit to meet the needs of state medical boards, medical specialty societies, specialty boards, hospital medical staffs, the Joint Commission, insurance groups, and others.

What is the difference between Offline CMEs & Online CMEs?

Offline CMEs are conducted at a specific location in a city and offers Drs the convenience of attending the program in person, hence, participation to offline CMEs are by invitation, while Online CMEs are delivered digitally, typically either through MicroSoft Teams or Zoom. This is advantageous for Drs to participate in the program where ever they are located and with the convenience of taking a break from their busy practice schedules

How are CMEs planned under Apollo Knowledge Series?

Specialists at Apollo, plan the Apollo Knowledge Series programs keeping in mind the Doctors’ practice interests and knowledge enhancement objectives in mind. The topics are finalized based on the current disease issues challenging humanity, clinical advancements, innovations and periodic suggestions from Doctors on topics of their interest

If a CME program is missed out, is it possible to see the recording at a later date?

At Apollo, we are sensitive to the practice pressures of the Doctors and the occasional challenge to attend CMEs on topics of their interest, hence we are in the process of creating a bank of recording of CMEs, especially online CMEs and make them available online to view the proceedings with just a click

What happens after a Doctor marks his/her interest on a CME?

Apollo shall share the link to the online CME, prior to start of the program, with the Dr through a message. The Doctors may have to if required, download either Microsoft Teams or Zoom app in their mobile phones or other compatible devices

How can Doctors connect with Apollo’s Specialists?

Doctors can send an e-mail on aks@apollohospitals.com stating their request and the team shall revert appropriate response