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Mastering PUBMED: Basics

In the recent years, the internet has become an important source for medical information. As a health science student or professional, there is always a need to stay updated with the latest research and apply it for patient care. The medical education curriculum does not teach one how to search online in a systematic manner.

This course is intended to help medical students, academicians, practitioners and other learners to integrate best practices in searching medical literature from PubMed.

The course is developed with new age learning technologies, keeping the young learners in mind. It is delivered in partnership with Mediknit, a leading professional medical education organization.

This course is meant for students and professionals of all health science and life-sciences streams.

In addition to the course modules, by signing up for this course, you will get mentoring support for one year. Click here for more details

  • The course is open for registration. You can register and start at any time but must complete the course assessment in six weeks. The video lessons and mentoring will be available for one year.
  • Course Duration: 6 Weeks.


On completion of the course, learner should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of learning to search literature correctly.
  • Understand types of information resources and map them to information needs.
  • Retrieve relevant results and save time.
  • Narrow down search results, when there are too many, and broaden them when there are too few.
  • Save search strategies for future use, and search results in different formats for specific uses.
  • Efficiently search medical literature from PubMed, minimizing time spent and maximizing relevance of search results.

Course Faculty

Vasumathi Sriganesh

MLIS, Honorary CEO,

QMed Knowledge Foundation

Course Coordinators


Fatima Shaikh, MLIS

QMed Knowledge Foundation, Mumbai

Dr. Bhaskar Rajakumar


Mediknit, Bangalore


    “Use the way it needs to be used”

    This lesson shows you how to classify your information needs and how to map available resources to your needs. You will understand three "levels" of information resources. Journal articles and evidence / synthesis resources are explained in context of information needs. At the end of this lesson, you learn that you need to know your resources and how to map resources to your needs.

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Eligibility Criteria

    All healthcare practitioners, academicians, students from medical, para-medical, life-sciences disciplinary, librarians and information specialists are eligible for this course.

    *Applicant should enclose a valid UG/PG/Other speciality degree certificate during online submission of application

    *Kindly note that all the applications shall be screened and selected by the course director(s)

    *Applicant should enclose a valid address proof (Aadhar card/Passport/Driving license)


No. This course is not recognised by Medical council of India. Course participation and/or completion certificate will be provided QMed Knowledge Foundation and Mediknit.

Once you complete the enrolment process, you will be provided with a unique enrolment number and login details to If in case, you haven’t received the same within 3 working days from enrolment, please feel free to call us on +91 78929 39817 or write to us on

Our team is always ready to assist or queries, feel free to call us on +91 78929 39817 (Mon-Fri, 9AM – 5PM), email us on We promise to resolve the query at the earliest.

All assessments are online and MCQ based. Successful completion of which will make you eligible for certification.

The final online test will be unlocked as soon as you complete all the lectures. It will only be available for total of 12 weeks from your date of joining the course.

Three attempts, third attempt will be released on email request only.

If you are not able to clear the test in the provided number of attempts, You may have to pay re-exam fee, for details contact +9 7892939817 or write to us at

If you feel that something is wrong with respect to the content or assessment, you can write at, directing it to the course coordinator, Dr Bhaskar Rajakumar.

Once you successfully pass your exam, you can download the E-certificate from If you need assistance, please feel free to call on +91 78929 39817

Yes. The course and the content is relevant across the globe. International students before enrolling can contact the learner management team by writing to or call +91 78929 39817.

Yes, you may ask questions on the platform, which will be answered by the faculty asap. However, if you have specific queries you wish to get it clarified from the mentor personally or need support on your research, feel free to visit

No, workshops are not part of this course. However, QMed Knowledge Foundation conducts multiple hands-on workshops all through the year, you may visit and register as convenient.


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    Special Allowance for Student, Rs 5,900*/- 2,950*/-

  • Inclusive of 18% GST
  • Conversion and bank charges for international payments will be additional.
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* UG certificate/PG certificate/Others

* Address proof(Aadhar card/ Passport/ Driving license/ Passbook)

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* ID card/ Letter from HOD


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