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CMEs, Workshops, Research, Conference, Awards

 

CME/ Workshop / Conference organized by Department: -

CME-2019: 

  • 31st Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Pediatric nephrology” at AFMC, Pune from 20-22 Dec 2019.
  • “Emerging and re-emerging Paediatric Infections: Strategies for the future” organized by the Dept of Pediatrics on 10-11 Aug 2019 at AFMC, Pune

 

              

                

 

  • Guest Lecture 2019: The Department of Pediatrics AFMC Conducted a guest lecture on “Kawasaki Disease – Indian Scenario” by Prof Surjit Singh MD, DCH, FRCPCH, FRCP, FAMS PGIMER Chandigarh on 22 Aug 2019 (Thu) at Bharadwaja Auditorium.

     

  • BIRAC Workshop: A “Grant Writing in Research” workshop conducted on 03 Feb 2019, at AFMC with the support of Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC).

            

 

  • Masterclass: The Department of Pediatrics, AFMC organized a workshop on “Masterclass in Pediatric Neurology” on 24 Feb 2019 at Kalam Hall, AFMC Pune

                  

Faculty Achievement

Col G Shridhar

  • COAS Commendation -2019

Col SC Shaw

  • FAIMER Fellowship 2019

UG’s Achievement

  • Mobile App: AFMC MEDICAL CADETS PORTAL (Android Mobile Phone Application) designed by Med Cdts Anurag Mittal, launched by Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of Naval Staff to AFMC on 26 Aug 2019.

 

  • Med Cdt Anirudh Dhar and Med Cdt Kunal Kuekreja of IX term (B3 batch) have won  the Divisional Round of 32nd IAP Pediatric quiz for UGs held on 20 Aug 2019 at Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College, Katraj, Pune. They shall now represent the college in the Zonal round.


           

UG: Training of Neonatal Resuscitation & Pediatric Advanced Life Support

 

           

 

 

UG Trg – Skill Development

     

 

 

UG –  Skill Lab

     NRP UGs 1

PG Residents Achievement

Surg Lt Cdr Ruchika Jha & Maj Datta Shravani Uttpal have won the Divisional Round (Pune) of

Post Graduate 39th National Neonatology Forum Quiz on 28 Aug 2019 at Deenanath Mageshkar Hospital, Pune


Nursing

Capt Laxmi Yadav & Capt Anjali V, College of Nursing have won the Divisional Round (Pune)

of Nursing 39th National Neonatology Forum Quiz on 28 Aug 2019 at Deenanath Mageshkar Hospital, Pune

 

Dept:- A New 12 bedded NICU Complex with State of the Art Facility, co-located with labour room 

has been established in 2018.

 

Book Published
Protocols compiled by Residents & edited by Faculty, published by JP Brothers
Release Date:  Jan 2013

Pediatric Clinics for Medical Students, edited by Faculty, Published by Dept of Pediatrics,
Release Date: Aug 2014

Handbooks

           

  • Handbook for MO’s- Facts & Figures:2011
  • HIV in Children:2011
  • Management of Diarrhea in Children:2010
  • Notes on Neonatology- 2007
  • Neonatal emergencies:2009
  • Nephrology in everyday practice:2008
  • My Asthma diary:2010

ONGOING AFMRC PROJECTS – 2018 to 2019

Sr No

Project No

Project Title

Principal Worker

1

5027/2018

Comparison of clinical outcome in children of diabetic ketoacidosis with and without hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis: A pilot study.

Gp Capt B M John

2

5064/2018

Efficacy of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in Children with Autism Spectrum disorder: A Pilot study.

Col Vishal Sondhi

3

5063B/2018

A Pilot Study to evaluate the efficacy of Robotic Biofeedback based upper limb rehabilitation in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

4

5031A/2018

Construction of transcutaneous bilirubin nomogram and to study the natural history of jaundice in predominantly breast-fed term and late preterm Indian neonates.

Col S C Shaw

 

NO. OF PROPOSED AFMRC PROJECT FOR THE FY 2019: -  03

 

Sl No

Project Title

Principal Worker

1

Comparison of neonatal resuscitation training of undergraduate students using traditional teaching methods/ low-fidelity manikins versus highfidelity simulation training.

Col G Shridhar

2

Association of perinatal risk factors with Neurodevelopmental outcome in preterm neonates in armed forces tertiary care hospital.

Lt Col Vivek Gupta

2

Dyslipidemia and chronic inflammation in children living with HIV (CLHIV) on anti-retroviral therapy (ART).

Maj Apoorv Saxena

 

No. of completed AFMRC Project – 03

 

Sl No

Project No

Project Title

Principal Worker

01

4611/
2015

Serum folic acid levels in pregnant mothers: Are supplementation initiatives making an impact?

Surg Capt KM Adhikari

02

4613/ 2015

Bone health in children infected with HIV- a cross sectional study

Col Deepak Joshi

03

4747/
2016

Spectrum of viral respiratory pathogens among children with severe acute lower respiratory infection

Col Sandeep Dhingra


LIST OF UG PROJECTS

Sr No

Year

Title

Name of Student

Guide

Remarks

1

2018

Assessment of Comorbidities among children with cerebral palsy

Med Cdt Maya Vishwanath

Col Vishal Sondhi

Departmental

2

2018

Impact of nutritional counseling on infant and young child feeding practices in children (6 months to 2 years) attending immunization clinic in a tertiary care hospital

Med Cdt Mohit Kumar

Col S C Shaw

ICMR Complete

3

2018

A knowledge, attitude and practices assessment of mothers to the adverse effects following immunization

Med Cdt Neel Madhav Mishra

Col Sandeep Dhingra

ICMR Complete

4

2018

Knowledge, attitude and awareness of mothers towards immunization of their children

Med Cdt Harsh Agrawal

Col Deepak Joshi

ICMR Complete

5

2018

Assessment of maternal awareness on danger signs in neonates and infants

Med Cdt Gargi Chaturvedi

Surg Capt K M Adhikari

ICMR Complete

6

2017

To  study the factors affecting adherence of ART in children living with HIV/AIDS

Shreya Singh

Brig Rakesh Gupta

Departmental

7

2017

Internet addiction on the rise among adolescents: A wake up call

Sumit Kumar

Col Sandeep Dhingra

MUHS Complete

8

2016

To determine KAP about vaccines nit included in universal immunization programme in mothers of newly delivered babies

Shailja Tripathi

Col Sandeep Dhingra

MUHS Complete

9

2016

Prevalance and determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in infants during first 6 mo  nths of age

Shailesh Ishwar

Gp Capt SS Dalal

MUHS Complete

10

2015

Role of steroid in Nephrotic syndrome

Divyanshi Sharma

Dr Karalanglin Tiewsoh

MUHS Completed

11

2015

Impact of educational posters on KAP regarding prevention of respiratory tract infections in children

Reshma J

Surg Cmde SS Mathai , VSM

MUHS Completed

12

2015

A study to determine the effect of shoe covers on colonization in pediatric ICU

Anurag

Surg Cmde SS Mathai , VSM

MUHS Completed

13

2014

A study to compare the health care indices in boys versus girl infant in first year of life

Shivank

Dr Karalanglin Tiewsoh

ICMR Completed

14

2014

A study to determine the effect of different floor cleaning methods on the air quality in pediatric ward

Manas Rastogi

Col Vishal Sondhi

ICMR Completed

15

2014

Awareness of dental Hygiene amongst preschool children of low socioeconomic strata

Ravi Kumar

Col Deepak Joshi

ICMR Completed


 

POST-GRADUATE DISSERTATION PROJECTS

 

2017-2020 Batch

S No.

Project Title

Student/ Guide

1.

To Study the Spectrum of Endocrine Disorders in Transfusion Dependent β-Thalassemic Patients

Maj Vandana Rani V /
Brig Amit Devgan

2.

A Study of Sleep Disorders Among Children with Nocturnal Enuresis

Maj Arjun Kurup /
Maj Gen M Kanitkar, AVSM, VSM

3.

Serum Calcium In Febrile Toddlers: Do Those Presenting with Febrile Seizure have Lower Levels

Maj Sudhanshu Tiwari /
Col Sandeep Dhingra

4.

A Study of Association of Selected Perinatal Risk Factors with Cerebral Palsy

Capt Dema Lhamtsho /
Col V V Tewari

5.

A Study on Bone Mineral Density in Children with Epilepsy

Dr. Sangeetha N /
Brig Amit Devgan

6.

Comparison of short-term morbidities in Intra-uterine Growth Restricted (IUGR) neonates with Appropriate For Gestational Age (AGA) neonates in the postnatal ward: a cohort study’

Dr. Vijay Paul /
Col V V Tewari

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-2021 Batch

S No.

Project Title

Student/ Guide

1.

Fluid Balance in Neonates by Measurement of Urine Specific Gravity Using A Urine Refractometer

Surg Lt Cdr Ruchika Jha/ Brig Amit Devgan

2.

To determine the incidence of AKI diagnosed by reduced urine output criteria as defined by KDIGO in critically ill children

Sqn Ldr V Pooja/ Brig Amit Devgan

3.

Viral Infections Precipitating Relapses in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome

Maj Datta Shravani Utpal/ Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar

 

4.

Clinical Profile of Jaundice in Term and Late Preterm (>34 Weeks) Neonates Till 28 Days of Life

Capt Bishwo Raj Bahadur Kunwar/ Brig Amit Devgan

 

5.

Blood Chloride Levels in Children Requiring 0.9% Normal Saline (NS) as the Fluid for Resuscitation

Dr Kumar Gaurav/ Col Sandeep Dhingra

6.

Delayed cord clamping and its effect on thermal, respiratory and cardiovascular stability in preterm neonates below 35 weeks gestational age

Dr Sumeet Saurabh/ Col V V Tewari


 

2019-2022 Batch

S No.

Project Title

Student/ Guide

1.

Screening for autism spectrum disorder in toddlers of age between 16 and 30 months using M-Chat-R/F

Sqn Ldr Kiran Sannalli /
Brig Amit Devgan

2.

Postnatal outcome of neonates born to RH negative mothers

Surg Lt Cdr Parvathi P /
Col Vishal Vishnu Tewari

3.

Weight loss among exclusively breastfed neonate: A prospective observational study

Maj Raj Kumar Yadav /
Brig Amit Devgan

4.

A comparative study of acute physiology derangements (stops) and Hematological Scoring System (HSS) for identification of early onset neonatal sepsis

Maj Sarvesh Kohli /
Brig Amit Devgan

5.

Clinical profile of early term and full term neonates born in a tertiary care hospital

Capt Sushant Ghimire /
Lt Col Sweta Mukherjee

6.

A study to evaluate validity of intergrowth-21st growth standards for diagnosis of intrauterine growth restriction.

Dr K Mohan Sai Kumar Krishna /
Col Vishal Vishnu Tewari

7.

Adherence to inhaled medications in asthmatic children at a tertiary care teaching hospital

Dr Ramudu Rongali /
Gp Capt B M John