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India - HERMES examination preparation course

Organisers : Indian Chest Society

The HERMES examination preparation course is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of each of the major fields of respiratory medicine based on the HERMES syllabus. This course is aimed at all respiratory professionals wishing to update their knowledge, particularly those preparing for the European examination in adult respiratory medicine. The programme is designed to challenge participants and provide a learning framework including interactive sessions and MCQ discussion sessions.

Course modules

  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Respiratory failure
  • Lung imaging
  • Respiratory infections and tuberculosis
  • Pleural, mediastinal and chest wall diseases
  • Thoracic tumours
  • Airway diseases
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Sleep-related disorders

Course format

The course is delivered through different mediums including lectures, workshops and case based discussions. Educational materials will be distributed beforehand.

Learning outcomes

Following this course participants will gain detailed knowledge of:

  • The major fields of respiratory medicine
  • The HERMES syllabus modules
  • Best practice in how to prepare for the European examination in adult respiratory medicine


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ERS HERMES examination in India

For further information on the ERS HERMES examination which will take place in India on Saturday 8 December 2019 in Kolkata, please visit: