Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The results of the PG Write up competition 2017

The results of the PG Write up competition : 

A total of 35 write-ups received for 6 topics. Majority of submissions are from Osmania Medical College and Rangaraya Medical College. And Majority of write ups are received for the topics : “Biomedical Waste Management- New Guidelines” and  “Device Related Infections” .  All  the write-ups were coded. For each topic, the write ups were sent to two judges and the average marks were taken as final.  The coded write-ups were evaluated by   the following senior faculty as judges. 

  1. Dr. P.Sreenivasulu Reddy, Professor and Head of Microbiology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore
  2.  Dr. K.Saileela, Professor  of Microbiology, Katuri Medical College, Vijayawada
  3.  Dr. B.Anuradha, Professor and Head of Microbiology, Mamatha Medical College, Khammam
  4. Dr. K. Prasanthi, Assoc. Professor of Microbiology, Guntur Medical College, Guntur
  5. Dr. Md. Khaleel, Professor of Microbiology, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

I humbly thank and grateful to  these judges for their  time and efforts in helping out for this endeavor.The following write-ups got best total marks and selected for publication in the  annual news bulletin.  

  1. Adult Vaccines : Dr.P.V.Prathyusha, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada
  2.  Antibiotic Stewardship : Dr. V. Suvarna, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada
  3.  Device Related Infections : Dr. K.Abhilasha, Osmania  Medical College, Hyderabad
  4. Biomedical Waste Management : New Guildelines : Dr. S.Radha, Rangaraya  Medical College,  Kakinada
  5. Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Viruses And Strategies To Reduce The Risk To Health Care Workers : Dr. G.Mahitha , Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada
  6.  Urine Antigen Detection Tests _ Dr. K.Sneha JIgisha, Osmania  Medical College, Hyderabad
Special Prize to : Dr. Anjana  Ega, Guntur Medical College, Guntur. She got more than 70% marks for the topic “Device Related Infections”, but only 0.5 marks less than the higher (selected) one (Dr. Abhilasha). 

Note : An important observation by the judges is  that, the postgraduates,  instead of refining their skills of preparing and organizing write-up, they are using  ├žopy-paste  system from internet or wikipedia. I request PGs to please keep this in mind and try to improve the writing skills, so that the primary purpose of this competition would be served.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

9th FRCPath Part- I Course ( Medical Microbiology)

9th FRCPath  Part- I Course ( Medical Microbiology)
9th  to 11th January 2018  
 Department of Microbiology Global Hospital,  Hyderabad

This course is specifically held for those who wish to sit the FRCPath ( Medical Microbiology and Virology) PART- I  examinations conducted by the Royal College of Pathologists UK
The course will cover a wide range of topics in Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Infection control and prevention, Mycology, Parasitology, Virology and Tropical Medicine that form a major component of this examination adhering to  a MCQ & EMQ format as designed for the Part- I examinations with mock exam papers at the end of the course. It is preferable for a candidate to have at least 2 years work experience after their postgraduation to sit this examination.

For details contact :  

 Dr. Ranganathan N  Iyer
 Consultant Clinical Microbiologist
 Global Hospital , Hyderabad
Mob: 09849690680

4th FRCPath ( Part- II ) Exam Course

4th FRCPath ( Part- II ) Exam Course
 2nd to 6th January 2018  

This course is intended for candidates who have passed the Part- I examination of the Royal College of Pathologists ( UK) in Medical Microbiology, Virology and Infection prevention, preparatory to the Part- II examination.
The course will last 5  days with an orientation towards the theory examination papers on the first and second  day and practical examination covering a range of clinical cases, practical work including antibiotic therapy and infection prevention advice over the next three days.  The last day will consist of a mock practical examination with clinical cases of OSPE stations There will be a focus on modern aspects of practice of medical microbiology and intense preparation before coming for the course is advised.

Interested candidates may contact: 

Dr. Ranganathan Iyer
Consultant Clinical Microbiologist
Global Hospital , Lakdi- ka- pul
Hyderabad – 500004
Tel No ( work) : 040- 30244505
Tel No ( Mob): 09849690680