Events/Conferences

Events/Conferences

Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Imaging

The Department of Radiology offers a 1-year fellowship in Cardiovascular Imaging. The fellowship includes exposure to many areas of vascular and non-vascular diagnostic and interventional image-guided procedures. The fellowship provides an integrated experience of clinical care, research, and teaching.

Last Date for Applying: April 06, 2020
Duration of course: 12 months (starting from June 01, 2020)
Eligibility criteria: MD or DNB in Radiodiagnosis

Course Objectives:

At the end of one year the candidate should have achieved the following:

  • Should be well acquainted with the current literature on relevant aspects of the basic, investigative, clinical and cardiovascular sciences.
  • Should have acquired performance skills and ability to interpret relevant clinical investigations.
  • Should be able to diagnose, plan investigations and treat common conditions in the specialty by relevant current therapeutic methods.
  • Should have learned indications and performance skills of common vascular interventional procedures (biliary drainage, embolisation, tumor ablation etc).
  • Should be acquainted with allied and general clinical disciplines to guide appropriate and timely referral.
  • Should be capable of imparting basic cardiovascular teaching, training and research.
  • Provide clear, concise, and informative reports that are clinically relevant. They will notify referring clinicians of urgent and emergent findings in a timely fashion and document appropriately.
  • Become proficient in the use of picture archiving computer systems (PACS), online clinical document system, and other computer-based modalities.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior at all times, adhering to ethical principles and demonstrating sensitivity.

Apply with CV to:

md@aims.amrita.edu / rajeshkr@aims.amrita.edu

Fellowship program in Breast Imaging

Last date for applying : April 06, 2020
Duration of course : 12 months (starting from June 01, 2020)
Eligibility criteria: MD or DNB in Radiodiagnosis

Breast care is a team work and is based on triple assessment. The breast surgeon, radiologist and pathologist work as a team and each case is assessed on individual basis. This is the only centre in India where the breast radiologist gives complete report based on pathological findings with further recommendations based on guidelines of ACR (American College of Radiology).

The breast imaging unit is equipped with Digital Mammography and Tomosynthesis with stereotactic biopsy unit, 1.5 T MRI with 8 channel breast coil. A mobile digital mammography unit as a part of screening initiative by Rotary is also functional. We are annually performing about 4500 - 6000 Mammograms, 1000 breast ultrasounds, 400 interventional procedures and 100 breast MRI.

Services Offered:

Diagnostic:

  • Digital mammography with tomosynthesis
  • High resolution breast ultrasound study
  • MRI breast

Image-guided breast interventional services include:

  • Pre-operative mammography guided wire localisation for non-palpable suspicious masses.
  • Stereotactic guided core biopsy of suspicious calcifications seen only on mammography.
  • Specimen mammography.
  • Ultrasound guided large core biopsy of breast masses and axillary lymph nodes under local anaesthesia.
  • Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of axillary lymph nodes, cyst aspiration.
  • Pre-operative ultrasound guided wire localisation for small non palpable cancers.
  • Ultrasound or mammography guided clip placement.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of fellowship training, radiologist will be competent to:

  • Perform independently and act as a competent breast imaging consultant to clinicians in performing ultrasound, CT, MRI and various interventional procedures.
  • Perform and interpret mammography for various indications including familiarity with equipment, technical factors and various positioning techniques.
  • Perform and interpret ultrasound examinations of the breast.
  • Supervise acquisition of MRI examination and A) Assess for absolute and relative contraindications, (B) Protocol each case appropriately, (C) Supervise technical adequacy and completeness of cases at the technologist’s request.
  • Interpret MRI examination of breast.
  • Perform interventions including stereotactic and ultrasound-guided core biopsy and fine-needle aspiration, cyst aspiration; ultrasound/mammography guided hook-wire localization, ductography, etc.
  • Assess and treat patients having an anaphylactic reaction or an adverse side effect from any supervised procedure.
  • Teach residents and medical students as part of their daily assigned duties.
  • Perform and interpret examinations performed on-call.
  • Prepare and present in breast tumour board.

Apply with CV to:

janaki19727@aims.amrita.edu
rajeshkr@aims.amrita.edu

Vacancy for the post of Research Nurse

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Deadline : 29th February 2020

Project Duration : 6 - 9 months (Contract)

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is looking for a candidate who can work for Washington University Project. An ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • Infection control activities
  • Data collection of lines and tubings
  • Data collection of blood cultures
  • Conducting additional activities not listed in the project handout.

Educational Qualification : BSc Nursing or MSc Nursing

The post-holder will work alongside Dr. Sanjeev Singh (Medical Superintendent, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences) and other researchers on the project, carrying out surveillance and data collection based on the project proposal. It is a contract position for 6 to 9 months.

Necessary training will be provided.

Interested candidates may submit their resume to : anugeorge@aims.amrita.edu

Post Doctoral Certificate Course in Oncopathology & Renal Pathology

Post Doctoral Certificate Course In Oncopathology And Renal Pathology

No of Seats : 2 in Oncopathology and 1 in Renal Pathology
Duration : One year
Start session : March-2020
Date of interview : Date will be informed later
Location : Department of Pathology, AIMS, Kochi
Selection Process : MCQ/ slide test with interview
Qualification : MD (Pathology) Degree obtained from MCI recognized institutions
Stipend : Yes
Accomadation : No (Pvt accommodation available around campus)

Download Application Form

(Kindly scan and E-mail the filled application form back with CV to address given in application form on or before the 31st January 2020.)

Curriculum – Oncopathology Download Download

Curriculum – Renal Pathology Download Download

Infection Control Certification Programme for Nurses – 2020

Infection Control Certification Programme for Nurses (Distance Education)

“An intensive state of art review of infection control practices, suitable for those new to infection control or with an interest in Infection control.”

Medical advances have brought lifesaving care to patients in need, yet many of those advances come with a risk of hospital and patients at large.

Importance of ICCP

ICCP is an Endeavour towards preparation of a group of health care professionals with expertise which is essential for effective implementation of infection control practices across all health care settings. By the infection control certification program, we aim at developing specialized nurses in this field, equipped with adequate knowledge and skill needed for the maintenance of a safe hospital environment and health care delivery practices.

Credentials

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has conducted this certification program since 2011 and has certified 450 Registered Nurses from various parts of India over 24 Batches.

Training Overview

Infection control certification program is a distance education program delivered over a period of 8 weeks with 6 days mandatory contact sessions. There shall be an examination at the end of the course and the final evaluation is based on the completed log book, written exam and viva voce. Contact classes are arranged in two sessions of 3 days each.

Training package:

This includes printed course materials, log book and lectures by experienced resource personnel and field visit during contact programs.

Eligibility for admission:

  • Diploma in GNM / Post Basic B Sc Nursing / B Sc Nursing degree / Msc Nursing Degree
  • Has an active license from any state nursing council in India.
  • Currently working in a hospital where training related activities (Eg. Infection Control audits/surveillance etc) can be performed.

For Program Brochure & Application form:
Send mail to iccp@aims.amrita.edu OR inserviceeducation@aims.amrita.edu

Documents to be submitted along with an application form:

  • Passport size photo - 1
  • Self-attested copy of the qualifying examination (B.Sc Nursing/GNM/Post basic B.Sc Nursing).
  • Self-attested copy of Registration certificate.
  • Self-attested copy of the experience certificate.
  • Original NOC from the current employer.

Admission Process

  • Candidate should send the scanned image of documents (Ref. Brochure) to iccp@aims.amrita.edu with respect to the programme you are planning to attend (We offer 3 training programs/year).
  • All documents should be send to the following postal address
    Staff Development Centre,
    Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences,
    Ponekkara, AIMS (P.O.), Kochi,
    Kerala- 68 20 41
  • Applicant will receive confirmation mail followed by NOC verification with employer.

Original certificates to be produced at the time of admission

Tentative Schedule for ICCP 2020-2021

Batch no Date of programme Last date of Registration
Session 1 Session 2 Email-scanned copy Original document through post

ICCP - 25

27.02.2020 – 29.02.2020 23.04.2020 – 25.04.2020
04.01.2020
15.01.2020
ICCP - 26 25.06.2020 – 27.06.2020 20.08.2020 – 22.08.2020
15.04.2020
25.04.2020
ICCP - 27 22.10.2020 – 24.10.2020 17.12.2020 – 19.12.2020
04.09.2020
15.09.2020
ICCP - 28 February-2021 April-2021
20.12.2020
30.12.2020

Number of seats available: 25

Time: 08.00 am - 05.00 pm
Venue: Staff Development Centre (Near Amrita College of Nursing), Floor I

For further information please contact:
Staff Development Centre, Nursing Services,
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Mobile no: +91 79949 99810, Tel. No: 0484 2852336

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