This fellowship program is aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of paediatric critical care. The candidate can choose to apply for 1 or 2 years based on their needs. This post would suit candidates who have finished MD or DNB in paediatrics and are looking to develop a career as a paediatric critical care physician. The post will be based at the Department of Paediatric Pulmonary and Critical Care at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
The objectives are enumerated below:
To increase knowledge and experience in respiratory, cardiovascular and neuro physiology and bedside application in management of critically ill children.
To develop and strengthen procedural skills in ultrasound-guided central line insertion, arterial line, chest tube, endotracheal intubation, CPR etc.
To independently assess and come up with a management plan for critically ill children.
To gain exposure in and develop skills in application of point of care ultrasound in children.
To interpret and analyse laboratory, imaging and microbiological results of critically ill children.
To effectively counsel relatives of a critically ill children with empathy.
To critically appraise literature and understand the application of evidence-based medicine in the practice of paediatric critical care.
To effectively communicate and collaborate with other members of the multi-disciplinary team involved in the management of critically ill children.
To enhance teaching abilities through interaction with nurses, paediatric residents and respiratory therapists.
To gain experience in research techniques, write up research protocols and utilize these techniques to complete research projects.
Essential: MD/DNB in Paediatrics, preference will be given to candidates with prior work experience in PICU.
Duration of Program : 1 year and 2 years program
Closing date of application : February 10, 2021
(Course starting in March 01, 2021)
To apply :
Please send Curriculum Vitae to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information, contact:
Paediatric Pulmonary and Critical Care
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Ponekkara P.O., Kochi-41, Kerala, India.
Phone: +91 7994999347, Email: email@example.com