3rd AMRITA HEART CONCLAVE 2017- Minimally Invasive CABG Workshop

Dear Colleague,

Greetings from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

The third edition of Amrita Annual Workshop in the Department of Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery will be held on 18th and 19th of November 2017. This time we are focusing on the Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass grafting (MICS CABG) programme.

We would like to extend a warm invitation to you to attend the 3rd Amrita Heart Conclave 2017 in association with Caritas Heart Institute endorsed by Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of India.

We have invited faculties; Dr. Sathyaki P Nambala, Dr. Chirag Doshi and Dr. Rajesh M Ramankutty. The distinguished faculties will be actively involved in all aspects of the program from lectures to group discussions.

The program is designed to be highly interactive by incorporating edited videos of surgery to address the core concepts of MICS CABG. This will be supported by didactic lectures and informal discussion.

Since the intention for this program is purely academic and to make this program highly interactive and informative, we have decided to limit the number of delegates to only 100 and registration will be done on a first-come, first-served basis. So please register early. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences for this event.

Dr. Praveen Varma,
Professor and Head,
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi.


2nd International Robotic Surgery Workshop & Master Class

The Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, a pioneering center for Robotic Gynecologic Surgery in India, welcomes you for the 2nd International Robotic Surgery Workshop and Master class in Pelvic Anatomy on 7th and 8th October 2017.

Minimal access surgery is now the standard of care for most benign gynecologic procedures, endometrial cancer and cervical cancer. This has led to the improvement in patient care and satisfaction. Robotic surgery is the latest minimally invasive surgical tool available that helps surgeons to do complicated surgeries with ease.

We need to constantly update ourselves about the recent advances and at the same time our foundation, for which our knowledge of anatomy needs to be strong. This programme is a sincere effort dedicated to deliver the most recent concepts and teachings in minimally invasive surgery on one hand while reconnecting with pelvic and retroperitoneal anatomy on the other hand. We have renowned national and international faculty coming together to share their experiences during this meeting.

Dr. Anupama Rajanbabu
Course Director
Professor, Gynecologic Oncology
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

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Fellowship in Accident Care and Transport Medicine (FATM)

Introduction to the program

The Fellowship in Accident Care and Transport Medicine (FATM) is a one-year course offered with 12 months of in-hospital and pre-hospital training. Admissions will be taken in the month of June-July. Candidate should submit the prescribed application form duly completed along with 3 passport-sized photographs and an attested copy of the degree/registration certificate on or before the prescribed last date. At the end of 12 months after successful completion of theory and practical exam the candidate will be awarded the degree.



MBBS with registration with the corresponding medical council.


12 months of training, in Emergency Medical Services area and Intensive Care areas.

Teaching Pattern

12 months of hands on training and theory session

Goals and Objectives

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

  • Rapidly assess patients within the limitations of the prehospital environment
  • Formulate and execute a field treatment plan for prehospital patients
  • Utilize knowledge of evidence-based best practices to provide medically sound treatment for care of patients in the prehospital setting
  • Provide longitudinal care during transport of the patient from the point of initial contact to arrival at a definitive care facility
  • Provide an effective transition of patient care to personnel at the definitive care facility
  • Determine the appropriate definitive care facility in accordance with clinical, operational and logistical exigencies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the variants and special circumstances of practice in the prehospital environment
  • Demonstrate proficiency with special equipment used in EMS
  • Develop a working knowledge of the differences in equipment and stabilization procedures utilized in the prehospital environment compared to that used in hospital settings
  • Analyze and design scientifically and ethically sound research protocols to improve the quality of prehospital care

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Amrita Anaesthesia Refresher Course 2017 & Updates in Transplant Anaesthesia Care 2017

Dear Friends,

It is yet again with great pleasure that we announce Amrita Anaesthesia Refresher Course 2017 (AARC 2017), the yearly CME programme of the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care to be held on October 01, 2017 (Sunday) at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. This time in addition to AARC we have a CME on recent advances in transplant anaesthesia, Updates in Transplant Anaesthesia Care 2017 (UTAC 2017). This will be held on October 02, 2017 (Monday).

AARC 2017 is a CME meant for post graduate students as well as practising anaesthesiologists. This time topics which will be covered include neuromonitoring, challenges in vascular surgery, recent advances and coagulation. Besides, we plan to have VIVA sessions for the post graduates conducted by renowned examiners.

Updates in Transplant Anaesthesia Care (UTAC 2017) will cover recent developments in transplant anaesthesia. We have invited renowned faculty from across India who will share their expertise and experience with all delegates. This is a one day CME. So dear friends Come, Attend, Learn and Apply what you learn here at AARC and UTAC in your daily clinical practice.

Warm Regards, AARC & UTAC 2017 Team

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1. AARC 2017
2. UTAC 2017

Amrita Annual High Precision Radiation Therapy Workshop & CME 2017

Amrita Annual High Precision Radiation Therapy Workshop & CME 2017

Dates : June 30 - July 02, 2017

Venue : Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

For more details, Please contact:

Mr. Sreekanth

Ph: +91 9605598777, 0484-2853040, Extn: 3058


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