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Fellowship in Paediatric Critical Care

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.

Eligibility Criteria

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: sajithkesavan@aims.amrita.edu

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: paediatricpulmo@aims.amrita.edu