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Community Medicine - Conference/CME

Community Medicine CME:

On 7th August 2010, Department of Community Medicine organized a CME on the topic, “National HIV care & treatment protocols in Hospitals & Medical Institutions”. About 300 delegates all over Karnataka from various Medical colleges participated in the CME.The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Kanteerava Balasaraswati, Dean, SSIMS&RC.

Nearly 300 delegates from different faculty attended during the CME. Our college students also took part in the CME.Dept of Community Medicine held a one day CME on “NATIONAL HIV CARE AND TREATMENT".

The CME funded by Management of SSIMS & RC.

  • Dr. Bheemayya Badesab, Associate Prof, Dept of Community Medicine. SSIMS & RC, Davangere - Topic on Introduction and Epidemiology.
  • Dr. Chandrashekhara, Prof, Dept of Gen. Medicine, MVJ Medical college, Bangalore - Topic on Management of HIV/AIDS in Adults and Adolescents.
  • Dr. Vishwanath B.M, Prof, Dept Of Gen. Medicine, JJMMC, Davangere - Topic on Management of Opportunistic Infections
  • Dr. Sanjeeva G N, SMO, Regional pediatric ART center, IGICH, Bangalore - Topic on Pediatric ART (Anti Retro Viral Treatment)
  • Dr.Prema Prabhudev, Prof & Head, Dept of OBG, SSIMS & RC, Davangere - Topic on PPTCT (Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission
  • Dr. Murugesh Pastapur, Associate Prof, Dept of Gen. Medicine, MRMC, Gulbarga - Topic on Post Exposure Prophylaxis.
  • Dr. Raghavan G.D, DTO, Davangere - Topic on HIV and Tuberculosis Co Infection and Capacity Building.
  • Dr. Sunanda, A, DAPCU - Topic on Activities in District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit

CME on Together we can make rabies a History on 22nd September 2012

The CME was organized by department of community medicine to observe the world rabies day, in collaboration with NOVARTIS. The sessions were attended by medical students and nursing students of SSIMS & RC.

Schedule
Session Speaker
Prevention and control of Rabies Dr. Bheemayya Badesab
Epidemiology of Rabies Dr. Suryakantha A.H

On 22nd September 2013, Department of Community Medicine organized a CME on “Rabies” as part of World Rabies Day.

Chief Guest: Dr. Shashikala, Vice Principal & Prof & Head, Dept of Pathology.
Speakers: Dr. Suryakantha A.H, - Epidemiology of Rabies
Dr. Bheemayya B, - Prevention & control of Rabies.

On 6th May 2013, Department of Community Medicine organized a CME on RNTCP in collaboration with Department of Microbiology and District Tuberculosis Center, Davangere.

Innagurated By: Dr. Sumithra Devi, DHO and Dr. Nagaraj P, Principal, SSIMS&RC.
Speakers: Dr. Bheemayya B- Introduction
Dr. Ayesha Nawaz- T.B situation (Global, regional & local)
Dr. Vinod kumar – TB diagnosis
Dr. Manjunath Sarathi- TB management in children
Dr. Siddappa- Managemnt of MDR-TB
Dr. Raghavan- Key concepts of RNTCP

CME on RNTCP on 06th May, 2013

The CME was organized by Department of Community medicine in collaboration with Department of microbiology and district tuberculosis centre. The CME was attended by faculty, postgraduates, interns and final year MBBS students

Schedule
Time Topic Speaker
9:00 AM to 9:15 AM Pre-Test
9:15 AM to 9:30 AM Introduction to RNTCP Dr. Bheemayya Badesab
9:30AM to 10: 15AM TB situation Dr. Ayesha S Nawaz
10:15 AM to 11:30 AM TB Diagnosis Dr. Vinod Kumar
11:30 AM to 11:45 AM Tea Break
11: 45 AM to 12:30PM TB Management in Children Dr. Mannjunath Sarathi
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM Management of MDR TB Dr. Jayaraj
2:45 PM to 3:00 PM Tea Break
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM Key concepts in RNTCP Dr. Raghvan
3:45 PM to 4:00 PM Post test and certificate distribution

The CME was organized by department of Community Medicine in collaboration with Microbiology. The programme was attended by 250 delegates from different govt hospitals, PHC s, Postgraduates and faculty from different medical colleges

Schedule
Session Speaker
Overview of waste and waste characterization Dr. Manjappa S
Legal aspects of biomedical waste handling and disposal Sri. S Nandakumar
Health hazards of biomedical waste and risk reduction Dr. Balu P. S
Biomedical waste management practices in a tertiary care hospital Dr. Asima Banu
Treatment and disposal of biowaste Dr. Srinath M.A
Demonstration of biomedical waste management Dr. Hemagiri

CME on RNTCP on 06th May, 2013

Department of Community Medicine in collaboration with District Health & Family welfare organized a one day CME. Dr. Ratnaprabha, Asst Prof, co-ordinated the CME. About 400 delegates registered for the CME. Postgraduate students, faculty from various medical colleges in Karnataka and Medical officers from different PHC of Davangere participated in the CME

Schedule
Time Topic Speaker
9.00 – 9.30 am Registration
9.30 – 10.15 am Introduction and Epidemiology of vector borne diseases Dr. Pragathi V.C
10.15 – 10.30 am Inauguration
10.30 – 11.30 am Clinical profile & current recommendations in the management of Dengue, Malaria & KFD Dr. Ravi Kumar K
11.30 – 11.45 am Tea break
11.45 – 12.30 pm Lab diagnosis of common vector borne diseases & Role of IDSP Dr. Sarojabai
12.30 – 1.15 pm Epidemiological approach in the control of vector borne diseases Dr. Nagarajachari A
1.15 – 2.00 pm Lunch break
2.00 – 3.00 pm Integrated vector control Mr. Satish Malgi
3.00 – 4.00 pm NVBDCP in 12th plan & National Health Mission Dr P.B Patil
4.00 – 4.15 pm Tea break
4.15 – 5.00 pm Recent advances in prevention & control of vector borne diseases Dr Mahesh D.K
5.00 – 5.15 pm Valedictory function and certificate distribution

CME on Diabetes Mellitus Theme “Diabetes mellitus – Education for Prevention” on 22nd November 2014

Department of Community Medicine organized a CME on the Topic Diabetes mellitus:Education for prevention at hospital auditorium. The CME was allotted 2 credit hours. Programme was co ordinated by Dr. Aswin Kumar and Dr. Sharankumar Holyachi. About 450 delegates registered for the CME. Postgraduate students, faculty from various medical colleges in Karnataka and Medical officers from different PHC of Davangere participated in the CME

Schedule
Time Topic Speaker
9.00 – 9.30 am Registration
9.30 – 10.15 am Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus Dr. Vidya GS
10.15 – 10.45 am Recent advances in diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus Dr. Preethi B.R
10.45 – 11.00 am Tea break
11.00 – 12.00 pm Evidence based management of Diabetes Mellitus Dr. Manjunatha Alur
12.00 – 1.00 pm Management of complications in Diabetes Mellitus Dr. Mohammed Murtuza Kauser
1.00 – 1.45 pm Lunch break
1.45 – 2.45 pm Self-care in Diabetes Mellitus Dr. Preetesh Kiran
2.45 – 3.30 pm Diet in Diabetes Mellitus Dr. Praveena
3.30 – 3.45 pm Tea break
3.45 – 4.30 pm Lifestyle modification and Yoga for Diabetes Mellitus Dr. Bheemayya Badesab
4.30 – 5.00 pm Valedictory function and certificate distribution
Schedule
Date Topic Speaker Duration
12th Dec 2015 "Join Hand to Support Differently - abled People" Dr. R.G. Geetalakshmi. Prof, Dept. of Community Medicine, JJMMC, Davangere.
Dr. Manjunath. J. Prof & Head, Dept. of Orthopedics, SSIMS&RC, Davangere
Dr. N.K.Kalappanavar. Prof & Head, Dept. of Paediatrics, SSIMS&RC, Davangere.
Mr. Mariappan. State co-ordinator of District Disability Rehabilitation Centre, Karnataka.
Mr. Shashidhar. G. S. District Disability Welfare Officer, Davangere.
Dr. Deepti Abraham. Asst Prof. Department of Psychiatry, SSIMS&RC, Davangere.
Mr. Mohan Sundaram, Advisor, Disability NGO's Alliance (DNA), Bengaluru.
Mr. Basavaraj Shivapuji. Senior Physiotherapist, SSIMS/SPARSH HOSPITAL. Davangere.
2 hours

Workshop - Lab supported Surveillance for Vaccine Preventable Diseases

On 25th September 2018 Department of community medicine hosted a half day workshop from 2.30 to 5.00 pm entitled “Lab supported Surveillance for vaccine preventable diseases” at Department of Medical Education hall SSIMS & RC in collaboration with WHO- NPSP Davangere. The objective of the workshop was to sensitize the medical college faculty, postgraduates in the newer guidelines for surveillance activities. Faculty, postgraduates from department of Community Medicine, General Medicine, Paediatrics, OBG, Pathology, ENT participated in the workshop. It was inaugurated by Dr B.S.Prasad Principal SSIMS & RC; Dr Tripulamba DHO Davangere; Dr Shreedhar, SMO, WHO-NPSP; Dr Shivakumar RCH Officer, Davangere; Dr Geethalakhsmi R.G. Prof & Head Department of Community Medicine SSIMS &RC. Programme schedule:

  • Dr Shreedhar SMO, WHO NPSP DavangereVPD Surveillance- Necessity and implementation
  • Dr Kumar Prof. Dept of Paediatrics SSIMS & RC.Epidemiology of the Diphtheria
  • Dr Latha G.S. Dept of Paediatrics SSIMS & RC.Epidemiology of Pertussis
  • Dr Shreedhar SMO, WHO NPSP Davangere Epidemiology of Neonatal Tetanus
  • Dr Shreedhar SMO, WHO NPSP Davangere Fever MaculoPapularRash Surveillance

On the eve of World breastfeeding week 2018, the following activities were conducted by Department of Community Medicine in collaboration with Department of Pediatrics.

  • Inaugaration and Guest Lecture on WBW 2018 Theme at CHI auditorium on 01/08/2018 by Dr Geethalakhmi.
  • Guest Lecture on World Breast feeding week by Dr Geethalakshmi RG,Dr Latha at AVK College organised by Rotary Inner wheel club on 03/08/2018.
  • Health education session to Nursing students on 04/08/2018 by Dr Ratnaprabha, Dr Latha GS.
  • Health education session to Antenatal women, ASHA, Anganwadi workers, ANM of UHTC, Bashanagar on 06/08/2018 by Dr Vinayak JK, Dr Geetha(MO UHTC).
  • Dr. Asha B gave health education to PUC students of government college in Lokikere on 6.8.2018.
  • Health education session to Interns of SSIMS & RC on 06/08/2018 by Dr Rakesh J.
  • Health education session to ASHA, Anganwadi workers, ANM of RHTC, Lokikere on 07/08/2018 by Dr Geethalakshmi RG, Dr Latha GS, Dr Ashwin Kumar.
  • Guest lecture to ASHA workers on 8/08/2018 at SSIMS & RC by Dr Geethalakshmi RG.
  • Valedictory function of WBW at SSIMS & RC on 08/08/2018
Date 01.02.2017
Time 9.30 am – 12.30 pm
Place Auditorium, SSIMSRC, Davangere
# of Delegates 189
Speaker Mr. D.M. Joseph, Medical Records Consultant.

Department of Community Medicine in association with Central Bureau of Health Intelligence, H&FW, Bangalore had organized a half day workshop on Sensitization of Medical community on the Who’s- Family of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). The programme was supported by Dr. B. S. Prasad, Principal, SSIMS&RC and inaugurated by Dr. N. K. Kalapppanavar, Medical Director, SSIMS&RC, Dr. Geethalakshmi. R. G., Prof & Head, Dept. of Community Medicine, Mr. N. Suseendra Babu, Deputy Director, CBHI, Bangalore and Mr. D.M. Joseph, Medical Records Consultant in St. Johns Medical College Hospital, Bangalore.

Mr.D.M. Joseph, Medical Records Consultant, gave a lecture on 10th version of International Classification of Diseases. He briefed about the importance of coding of diseases which help in forming the vast data base to understand the public health situation of the country. Though India adopted this classification in the year 2000, the coding is not followed in majority of the institutions which result in poor data source. The structure of the ICD-10 code was explained and a few examples were discussed for coding. Faculty, post graduates, interns and students from SSIMSRC, Staff from Medical Record department, Staff nurses from SSIMSRC participated in the workshop as the onus of coding mostly depends on them. ICD 10 codes if started early by doctors in their practice, helps to shape the future of clinical practice and is better for them and their patients.

CME on RNTCP Technical and Operational Guidelines – 2016 was conducted on 21/03/2018 for the teaching faculty of SSIMS & RC and 94 doctors attended the event. It was conducted in Medical Education Hall during 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. CME was inaugurated by Dr. Tripalamba, District Health Officer and Dr. G.D. Raghavan, District Tuberculosis Officer, Davangere. Following were the sessions.

  • Overview about RNTCP TOG – 2016 by Dr Geethalakshmi R.G (Professor & Head, Dept. of Community Medicine, SSIMS & RC, Davangere)
  • Diagnosis of Tuberculosis by Dr Jayasimha V.L (Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, SSIMS & RC, Davangere)
  • Treatment of Tuberculosis by Dr Anup Banur (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pulmonary Medicine, SSIMS & RC, Davangere)
  • Surveillance of Tuberculosis according to TOG 2016 by Dr Ratnaprabha (Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, SSIMS & RC, Davangere)

1. CME on “Recent updates in TB management under RNTCP”

The CME was conducted by Dept. of Community Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine in collaboration with District TB Office, Davangereon 27/03/2019 and 123 delegates attended. Dr. B.S Prasad, Principal and Dr. N.K Kalappanavar, Medical Director from SSIMS & RC, Dr. Tripulamba, District Health Officer and Dr. G.D Raghavan formally inaugurated the event. Resource persons were Dr. Geethalakshmi R.G, Dr. Anup Banur from SSIMS & RC, Dr. Adarsh Mynalli from JJM Medical College, Dr. Shashikanth J.U from District DR TB centre, Davangere and Dr. G.D Raghavan, District TB Officer, Davangere.

CME & Workshop on “Tubercular Skin Test & Airborne Infection Control”

CME & Workshop on “Tubercular Skin Test & Airborne Infection Control” was organized by Dept. of Community Medicine, SSIMS & RC in collaboration with District TB Centre, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka on 28/02/2020. It was conducted in Medical Education Hall from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Dr. Narayan Holla, Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, KVG Medical College & Hospital, Sullia and DR. Satish Patil, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, SSIMS& RC were the resource persons. Participants were Teaching faculty & PG students (51) and Nursing staff (10).

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