Continuing Medical Education

We are proud to present the schedule for the Continuing Medical Education – GERICON 2019.

 

Awarded 10 Credit Points by

The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University

 

Common Schedule

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8:00am – 8:30am

Hall b

Registration

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08:30am – 09:00am

HALL B

Inauguration & Pretest

 

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10:30aM – 11:15am

HALL B

Research Planning – The Basics

By Dr. B. Antonisamy, Head of Department of Biostatistics, CMC Vellore

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11:15aM – 12:00am

HALL B

Panel Discussion – Home Based Care

By Dr. Alka Ganesh, Geriatric Consultant, GKNMH, Coimbatore

Dr. Harishankar B., Director, BHS Geriatrics and Diabetes Center, Chennai

Dr. Rajith Ramachandran, Consultant Palliative and Family Medicine, GKNM Hospitial, Coimbatore

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12:00pM – 12:30am

HALL B

Low Vision Aids

By Dr. Lekha Mary Abraham, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, CMC Vellore

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12:30PM – 01:00pm

HALL B

Dental Tips

By Dr. Sarah Roselin, Department of Dental and Oral Surgery, CMC Vellore

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01:00pM – 01:30pm

Lunch

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01:30PM – 02:00pm

HALL B

Legal Issues

By Dr. Omprakash V. Nandhimath, Faculty, National Law School, Bengaluru

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02:00PM – 03:00pm

HALL B

Cognitive Scales

By Dr. Lt. Col. Vivek Aggarwal, Department of Geriatrics, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

Dr.  Steve Paul Manjaly, Head, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Jubilee Mission Medical College and RI, Thrissur

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17:30PM – 17:45pm

HALL B

Post Test and Feedback

 

Doctor’s CME Schedule

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09:00am – 09:20am

HALL C

Judicious Use of Blood Products

 By Dr. Dolly Daniel, Professor, Department of Transfusion Medicine, CMC Vellore

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09:20am – 09:40am

HALL C

Brain Imaging for Daily Practice

 By Dr. Anitha Jasper, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, CMC Vellore

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09:40aM – 10:10am

HALL C

Critical Appraisal of Journal Articles

By Dr. Thambu David S., Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, CMC Vellore

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10:10aM – 10:30am

Coffee

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03:00pM – 03:30pm

HALL C

Geriatric Dermatoses

By Dr. Darshini Satishkumar, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology Unit I, CMC Vellore

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03:30pM – 04:00am

HALL C

Rational Drug Prescription

Dr. Uma Kalyani, Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics, Madras Medical College

By Dr. Deepa S., Associate Professor, Department of Geriatrics, Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem

Dr. Bijin, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Government Vellore Medical College, Vellore

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04:00PM – 04:30pm

HALL C

An Approach to Tremors in the Older Person

By Dr. A. T. Prabhakar, Associate Professor, Department of Neurolgy, CMC Vellore

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04:30PM – 05:00pm

HALL C

ECG interpretation

By Dr. John Roshan, Professor and Head, Unit IV Department of Cardiology, CMC Vellore

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05:00PM – 05:30pm

HALL C

Pulmonary Function Tests

By Dr. Barney Issac, Physician, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, CMC Vellore

Nursing & Allied Health CME Schedule

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09:00am – 09:20am

HALL B

Nursing the bedbound person

 By Ms. Bharathi R, MSc (Nursing), Reader, College of Nursing, CMC Vellore

Nurse Manager -Medical Nursing Department and Ophthalmology

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09:20am – 09:50am

HALL b

Nutritional Assessment and Management

Ms Ilavarasi J, MSc(Nursing) Prof and Head of Medical Surgical and Specialty Nursing III, College of Nursing, CMC Vellore
Deputy Nursing Superintendent, Nursing Service, CMC Vellore
Ms Manimegalai,  MSc MPhil, RD, Senior Lecturer and In – charge, Dept of Dietetics, CMC Vellore
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09:50aM – 10:10am

HALL b

Swallowing Assessment

Ms Selvarani Daniel (PBBSc) Charge Nurse, Geriatric and Medical Ward, CMC Vellore

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10:10aM – 10:30am

Coffee

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03:00pM – 03:30pm

hall b

Oropharyngeal Exercises

By Mrs. P. Bindu Synthia, Lecturer, PMR Department, CMC Vellore

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03:30pM – 04:00am

hall b

Falls Assessment and Prevention in the Clinic

Mr. Lenny Vasanthan T., MPT, Lecturer, Physiotherapy, PMR Department, CMC, Vellore

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04:00PM – 04:30pm

HALL b

Transfers

 Mr. Sanjeev M Padankatti., BSc, BOT, MA, MOT, Reader and Head of Occupational Therapy,PMR Department, CMC Vellore

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04:30PM – 05:00pm

hall b

Exercises for Healthy Ageing

Mr. Joshua Premkumar S., BPT, Tutor, Physiotherapy, PMR Department, CMC, Vellore
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05:00PM – 05:30pm

HALL b

Walking Aids

 

Mr. Samuel Vinod Kumar S., BPT, Tutor, Physiotherapy, PMR Department, CMC, Vellore