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INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGISTS

 

   

 

 

PG ASSEMBLY 2019 :::
 

Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist (IAMM) is pleased to announce the All India PG Assembly for Clinical Microbiologist in 4 regions: North, East, West and South of India.

Dr B. L. Sherwal
President – IAMM

Dr Satish Patil
Secretory – IAMM

Dr Chand Wattal
Course Director – IAMM PG Assembly

 

PROGRAM

The program aims to provide a mix of theoretical and practical updates on the latest technology in microbiology area. The emphasis is on case-studies based discussion, on how to partner in the clinical decision making. The following are the highlights of the topics covered:

*      Sepsis:

•    Optimizing blood culture practices (blood volume, paired culture (anerobic    culture), workflow - time to load, contamination rate etc.)

•     Role of biomarkers in identification and managing patients (PCT, CRP)

•     Syndromic approach – molecular methods

•     Demonstration of automated systems available eg. BacT/ALERTฎ VIRTUO, FilmArray, VIDASฎ etc.

 

*      Optimizing ID/AST

•       Interpretation of AST report (basics of MIC)

•       Importance of MIC, managing expert systems comments in AST reports

•       Update on CLSI guidelines

•       Rapid ID with Maldi-Tof

•       Demonstration of VITEK, VITEK MS, MYLA etc.

*      Clinical Microbiology Aspects

•       Principles of antimicrobial therapy

•       Interpretation of antibiograms: Gram Positive, Gram Negative

•       Illustrate PK-PD – case based discussion

•       Clinical microbiology at bedside – case based discussion

•       Research methods for clinical microbiologists – group activity & interactive session

•       Cases in infectious diseases

*      QC: QC essentials in clinical lab

*      Infection Control: Essentials of infection control for clinical microbiologist

HOST INSTITUTES / SITES:

NORTH

Institutes: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya

Course Coordinators: Dr Jaswinder Kaur, Dr Karnika Saigal, Dr Sonal Saxena

Program Dates: 6th – 8th August, 2019

 EAST

Institute: Tata Medical Center, Kolkata

Course Coordinator: Dr Sanjay Bhattacharya

Program Dates: 12th – 14th August, 2019

 WEST

Institutes: King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai

Course Coordinators: Dr Gita Nataraj and Dr Shashikala Shivaprakash

Program Dates: 30th July to 1st August, 2019

 SOUTH

Institute: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

Course Coordinator: Dr K.E. Vandana

Program Date: 12th – 14th August

 

REGISTRATION

*      Eligibility

All 2nd and 3rd year’s MD Microbiology students are eligible and final year students will be preferred to participate in the program. The students are free to enroll  at  any of the 4 sites and can provide the subsequent choices (incase the first choice is full and not available).

*      Number of Participants

25 students in each zone i.e. Total 100 students can participate in PG Assembly this year. The seats are reserved on first cum first served basis.

*      Registration Charges

The registration charges are INR 1,500. The students are required to make the payment at following bank details and must mention the payment  details while registering on the website. The fees is non-refundable. In case the seats are full in all four sites and you’re not selected, the fees will be refunded:

Account Name:

INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL  MICROBIOLOGISTS

Bank Name: Bank of Baroda, Jaipur

Account Number: 18900100015421

IFSC Code: BARB0ADARSH

*      HOW TO REGISTER

You can download the registration form from as below. Send the filled registration form, with the NEFT details of registration fee to the following email id:

 iammpgassembly2019@gmail.com

Registration closes on 25th July, 2019

 

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for 2017-18

 

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for 2017-18

 

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