::Departments : Clinical : Department of Paediatrics
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
 
DEPARTMENT HISTORY:
 
       The Department was started when the K.A.P.V. Govt. Medical College was started in 1997.  The Building was donated by EVR Periyar in 1960.
NAME OF THE COURSES OFFERED:MBBS.,MD(ped)
Eligibility:
 
      MBBS-   plus 2, MD (Pediatrics)-MBBS or DCH
Course Duration:
 
     MBBS – 4 ½ yrs
     MD – 3yrs & 2yrs(for DCH completed candidates)
 
Sanctioned Number of seats:
     MBBS – 150
     MD -2
 
Affiliated University (if applicable):
      TN Dr. MGR Medical University
 
Selection Procedure:
     As per Government of Tamil Nadu
 
University Examination Details:
     As per Dr. MGR Medical University
 
PERIODIC ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES HELD IN THE DEPARTMENT:
    UG:
  1. Monthly Symposium
  2. Breast Feeding quiz once in a year.
  3. Regular theory & Clinical Classes.
 
 
PG:
  1. Monthly death audit meet
  2. Monthly symposium.
  3. Weekly Journal Club
  4. Thesis review – Monthly
  5. Clinical classes daily.
 
 
 
RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION (NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL – FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS / YEAR WISE:
 
Paper Presentation:
Did a Poster presentation in the National Pediatric Critical Care Conference at Mangalore 17-19th November.-
National and International Conference Attended:
Attended National Pediatric Critical Care Conference at Mangalore 17-19th November.
PALS International at Madurai, Coimbatore in October and November respectively.
 
CMEs conducted:
  • Shock and its management on 20-4-13
  • Breastfeeding and its uses on 26-7-13
  • Stem cell therapy on 12-11-13
  • Wonderful world of  nutrition on 7-12-13
  • Vaccination and vaccine accidents on 10-1-14
 
SERVICES OFFERED:
 
NO OF UNITS IN THE DEPARTMENT – 2
 
O.P. Days & Timings:  Daily 7:30 am -12:00 pm
 
I.P. UNITs  & ADMISSION DAY (UNIT WISE):
  • Unit  I – Monday, Tuesday
  • Unit II – Wednesday, Thursday
  • Unit III - Friday, Saturday.
BED STRENGTH OF DEPARTMENT:
  • Unit I – 30, New born – 10
  • Unit II- 30, New born – 10
AVERAGE O.P:
  • 150 (Average Per Day – 2012)
AVERAGE I.P:
  • 15 (Average Per Day – 2012)
 
 
 
 
 
SPECIAL CLINICS CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT:
 
Monday Neurology
Tuesday Cardiology
Wednesday Well Baby clinic, Child Guidance Clinic
Thursday Nutrition
Friday Asthma
Saturday Adolescent clinic
 
 Staff:
Professor - 1
Associate Professor - 3
Assistant Professor - 5
Senior Resident - 6
Junior Resident - 9

 

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