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Health is Wealth


Course CodeA111VFB1
Duration20/09/2017 06:14 PM to 03/06/2018 12:00 PM

Program Manager

Mr BS Rao




This course is offered By Confederation of Indian Industry

Course Objective

This a bouquet of topics related to health and wellness.

Learning Tools

  • Study Material - Standard

Course Delivery and Access Methodology

The course is delivered over internet.  You must complete the enrollment process before you can access the course.
You must use Internet Explorer 11.0 (or above), Mozilla Firefox 35.0 (or above) or Google Chrome 40.0 (or above) to use Quampus. Additionally you must install Adobe Flash Player (latest version) in your browser also.  Your browser must have Java Scripts enabled. There may not be difficulty in running on other browsers, but it is not tested on them.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Withdrawal is permitted but there will be no refund of payment.


Chapter 1: Diabetes & Nutrition

  • India is currently facing an uncertain future in relation to the potential burden that diabetes may impose upon the country. The risk factors and accordingly complications of the disease contribute significantly to the morbidity and mortality.
  • Though it would be an uphill task for employers and employees when it comes to diabetes, but great benefits can be reaped at the workplace and by the workforce, if they establish a dietary pattern which can bring about a decrease in glycated haemoglobin levels.

Chapter 2: Cardiovascular Diseases and Related Risk Factors

  • Cardiovascular illness is the leading cause of deaths worldwide. If detected and managed early, a large number of deaths can be prevented. For this it is important to know as to what are the earliest signs of heart disease. There are some risk factors which increase the predisposition to heart diseases. Knowledge helps in avoiding these risk factors.

Chapter 3: Yoga for A Healthy Heart

  • It has now been scientifically proven and globally accepted that the growing rate of chronic and lifestyle diseases (including heart- related conditions) and other ‘Modern Day’ illnesses, have a definite link to unhealthy life-styles, diet & lack of exercise etc.

Chapter 4: Basics of First Aid

  • Most medical emergencies and critical consequences can be avoided if, at the pressing hour, someone nearby is aware of the medical maneuver to be administered. First Aid is an important skill; one can give basic treatment to a life in danger by following simple procedures and life-saving guidelines, until professional/ medical help arrives.

Chapter 5: Stress Management

  • Modern man is standing on a checkerboard of hopes, dreams, desires, expectations, frustrations and failures. Therefore words like stress, tension and burnout find easy entry into common parlance. Though much is talked about stress in an erudite fashion often the impact of high levels of it on the of human body is overlooked. Discussions on increasing stress or workload are not unknown

Chapter 6: Importance of Micronutrients

  • Micronutrients are vitamins and minerals required in small amounts that are essential to our health, development, and growth. Recent changes in dietary patterns and lifestyle (increasing consumption of processed foods) in industrialized societies and the changing demographics of the population have provoked serious concern about the quality of the diet and its impact on health, including the supply of key micronutrients. Organs require a broad range of nutrients in order to function properly and to keep the cells in body supplied with all the chemicals and hormones they need. If any critical nutrients are missing or deficient, then breakdowns in cellular metabolism are sure to happen resulting in disease and accelerated aging. Most diseases are linked to nutrient deficiencies or imbalances.

Chapter 7: Basic Life Support (BLS) Training

  • In most countries the majority of trauma deaths occur outside of hospital. At least 1/3rd of potentially preventable deaths occur prior to arrival at hospital and over half occur during the hospital reception and resuscitation phase of care. There is a lack of state organized emergency ambulance services. Persons who shift the victims are usually untrained public.
  • Basic life support (BLS) is the level of medical care which is used for victims of life-threatening illnesses or injuries until they can be given full medical care at a hospital. It can be provided by trained medical personnel, including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and by laypersons who have received BLS training. BLS is generally used in the pre-hospital setting, and can be provided without medical equipment.

Chapter 8: Ergonomics

  • India’s corporate environment might be booming, but it’s the working executives that are paying the price. They are the most prone to develop heart diseases. With long working hours, desk bound, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits and a whole lot of stress; it is not uncommon to see people in their thirties and forties suddenly falling prey to heart disease. It’s high time to step back from the busy life and take action for your health, with enhanced physical activity.
  • Physical activity can include any bodily movement that uses energy. Even while we are at work, a few light stretches can help keep our muscles active and limber. This session on ‘Ergonomics’ will address the reasons for workplace related injuries and their prevention and the role of simple exercises in addressing these issues.

Chapter 9: When to Worry About Common Gynaecological Issues?

  • Dr Nithya Babukumar discussed on a handful of gynec issues normally reproductive women are facing and when meet a gynecologist. It is so common that women fail to report it on medical interview, even when their daily activities are retarded. Ms Nithya also gave an insight of recent advances in ultra-sonography, biochemical testing, minimal access surgery and newer antibiotics have led to early diagnosis and expanded the frontier of more conservative treatment options.

Chapter 10: Implications of Medical Disorders in Women

  • This session will give an insight about urinary incontinence, How to control Over Active Bladder(OAB) which includes behavioral therapy and pharmacology therapy and various treatment options for urinary incontinence. It also explains the importance of pelvic floor exercises, treating iron deficiency. In addition, it briefs about hypothyroidism and its effects in women, recent thyroid treatments. Session had brief notes on Cervical cancer, new methods to treat cervical cancer, importance of PAP test for women.

Chapter 11: Heart Disease in Women - Is It Different From Men?

  • Women die of heart disease ,rather than breast or cervical cancer and it is the number one killer in women. Women develop heart disease 10 years later than men. Risk factors like diabetes, hypertension, smoking ,family history of coronary artery disease carries a 2 to 3 fold higher risk in women. Women tend to have atypical symptoms like jaw or throat pain, breathlessness or palpitation, pain may be present at rest and emotional stress. They present more often with angina rather than heart attack. They have smaller coronary artery, diffuse disease and worse outcomes, more heart failure than men. They tend to present late, mis diagnosis more common ,tend to be treated less aggressively with medical and interventional treatment.

Chapter 12: Learn to Eat Right, Not to Eat Less

  • In today’s hectic lifestyle, increased pollution, increased work pressure, family responsibilities, where do we ever get the time to take care of ourselves, especially our health? That’s correct, if you think back, of all those times whenever you felt tired, exhausted and hungry, you have actually laid your hands on all the junk foods that were available in front of you at that time, without thinking the repercussions of it on your health! That’s where our common friend "OBESITY" and other health related issues crop in our lives!!

Chapter 13: Smart Health Tips for Today’s Multitasking Women Professionals

  • This session covered Nutrition for working women, a healthy diet, food habits, role of exercise and the likes.

Chapter 14: Working Women Wellness

  • There are many things that a working woman can do to help keep healthy and well, including maintain a healthy weight, have a regular Pap test, know your breasts and have a mammogram if there is a noticeable change, practice safe sex, eat healthy, take vitamins when needed and so on. One of the biggest challenges for many women is prioritising their own health. This class will spread awareness about easy, effective and simpler ways on addressing the working women's health.

Chapter 15: Hormones Diabetes

  • Dr N.K. Narayanan, M.B.,B.S, Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist, Apollo Hospitals has spoken on the subject. This session focussed on Hormones and how those hormonal changes result in diabetes. Since hormone related problems present in non-specific ways the diagnosis often get missed or delayed causing significant stress in life including marital disharmony. Therefore awareness about these disorders is important so that these can be picked up and treated early. In this talk the speaker touch upon various such hormone related problems that we see in our Endocrine practice with some real-life case studies.

No faculty members are assigned to this course.