National Conference on Promotion of School Mental Health Programme: Current Scenario and Future Directions

The Department of Clinical Psychology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi and Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (Kerala Region) is organizing a national Conference on “Promotion of School Mental Health Programme: Current Scenario & Future Directions” (CRE Accredited (RCI)) from July 12 - 14, 2019.

Theme : "Let’s come together to ensure that School Mental Health programme reaches every child; a promise for a better tomorrow”

Eligibility: Mental health professionals, Teachers, Counselors, Special educators, Rehabilitation professionals, Students in mental health area, Research scholars

CRE credits for first 100 participants (only for rehabilitation professionals registered with Rehabilitation Council of India with CRR number).

Venue: Amriteswari Hall, A Block, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi

For more details and registration click here

Fellowship in Fetal Medicine and Fellowship in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound and Fetal Echo

Thank you for your interest in our programme. This year’s admissions have been closed.

Fellowship admissions for the next session (from July 1, 2020) will be advertised in the website by March 2020 end. Kindly follow the instructions to apply.


RUFCON 2019 - Being a Team Player in Robotic Urology Nurses’/Technicians’ Track



We are delighted to welcome you to a one-day workshop on “RUFCON-2019 - Being a Team Player in Robotic Urology Nurses’/ Technicians Track” which is going to happen along with the 3rd National Conference Of Robotic Urology Forum (RUF) at Cochin. This program is designed to enable the nurses & technicians to develop skill in handling equipments and assisting in the Robotic Urology surgeries as an active team member. It will be a golden opportunity for you to meet and interact with experts and colleagues in Robotic Uro-surgery and learn with Davinci Xi system.

Expected Participants: OT nurses/Technicians, OT supervisors, OT managers, Faculty

Awaiting KNMC credit hours. Please bring your KNMC Registration No(s)

Number of seats available: 60
Last Date of Registration: 30.03.2019
Date: 05.04.2019, Friday

Venue: Holiday Inn & Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

For further information please contact:
Staff Development Centre, Nursing Services
Mobile no: +91 79949 99810,
Tel. No: 0484 2852336

3rd Amrita Annual Pathology Update (AAPUD 2019)


Dates : July 13 - 14, 2019

The Department of Pathology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS), Kochi proudly present the 3rd Amrita Annual Pathology Update (AAPUD 2019) - UPDATE ON PATHOLOGY OF GIT AND PANCREAS, to be held on 13-14th July 2019 at AIMS, Kochi.

The purpose of this 2 day academic event is to discuss various pertinent clinically relevant topics and recent updates in gastrointestinal tract and pancreas pathology through didactic talks, case based discussions/slide seminars.

Eminent international and national faculties are handpicked to lead the scientific journey.

The CME covers both neoplastic and non neoplastic pathology of GIT and pancreas and will enhance understanding of the subject with the most recent updates. The clinical input from distinguished senior faculties will help pathologists appreciate their pivotal role in the multidisciplinary team.

The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) has approved the CME with 14 CPD credits.


We trust this conference will bring not only new insight and knowledge, but also collaborations and friendships.

The AAPUD Team cordially welcome you to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS) and to Kochi.

Kindly visit to register.


Dr. Roopa Paulose
Organising Secretary

Infection Control Certification Programme for Nurses - 2019

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 endeavor 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.


Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has conducted this certification program since 2011 and has certified 375 Registered Nurses from various parts of India over 21 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 BSc Nursing/BSc 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 OR

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 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 P.O, Kochi, Kerala- 682041
  • 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 2019-2020

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

ICCP - 22

07.02.2019 – 09.02.2019 04.04.2019 – 06.04.2019
ICCP - 23 13.06.2019 – 15.06.2019 08.08.2019 – 10.08.2019
ICCP - 24 10.10.2019 – 12.10.2019 05.12.2019 – 07.12.2019
ICCP - 25 February-2020 April-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
Mobile no: +91 79949 99810, Tel. No: 0484 2852336