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  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Embryology
  • Fetal Medicine

Academic year 2020-21

ADMISSION OPEN!

Program duration - ONE year

Highlights of the program

  • Ample opportunity for hands on training·
  • Training will be given for ART and Fertility enhancing endoscopic surgeries·
  • Fetal medicine posting·
  • Placement assistance after successful completion of Fellowship program·
  • Experienced Teachers·
  • Research opportunities At the end of the fellowship, the candidates will be proficient to do OPU and ET independently.

Eligibility

  • Post graduate qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology - MD/DGO/DNB
  • Permanent Registration with MCI
  • PCPNDT registration with TCMC upon joining for the course

Faculty

  • Dr. K U Kunjimoideen MD,DNB, Senior Consultant IVF Specialist with 23 years of Experience in ART and Laparoscopy
  • Dr. Jeetendra Behera MD,FRM, Consultant IVF Specialist and Accademic coordinator
  • Dr. Feseena Kunjimoideen MCE, Senior Clinical Embryologist

Resources

  • Operating rooms equipped for operative laparoscopy and microsurgical procedures.
  • Embryology and Andrology laboratories are equipped for all advanced ART procedures.
  • Equipment and experience are available for a wide variety of diagnostic studies, including ultrasonography, sonosalpingography.
  • Fellowship candidates will get ample opportunity to take part in academic programs organised by ARMC, Local FOGSI society and Infertility organisations.

Fees

  • Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine (ONE year)- Rupees Two lakhs, fifty thousand (2,50,000) plus GST
  • Comprehensive ART and Endoscopy (SIX months) -Rupees One lakh, fifty thousand (1,50,000) plus GST
  • Basic ART training program (THREE months) - Rupees One lakh (100,000) plus GST
  • Basic Infertility training (TWO weeks) - Rupees Fifty thousand (50,000) plus GST
  • IUI training program (FIVE days) - Rupees Twenty five thousand (25,000) plus GST
  • Details of Bank account and GST will be provided upon selection

How to apply

Send the following documents by email to managerpmna@armcaegis.com

Detailed updated CV, Passport size photograph, ID proof, Copy of qualifying examinations certificates, Local medical council certificate, Sponsorship letter (If you are a sponsored candidate)

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Overview

Fetal medicine is the relatively nascent yet indispensable arm of obstetric care that treats the fetus as an individual healthcare receiver. Intricate differences in the physiology of the fetus calls for focused attention to its well-being and diseases. Through tools of ultrasound, biochemical screening, fetal therapy, genetics and other allied specialties, fetal medicine cares for the fetus during the entire course of pregnancy merging with neonatal and pediatric care after birth. Fetal medicine is one of the most rapidly evolving specialty of medicine.


Objectives and mission

To train Obstetricians-gynecologists in all aspects of fetal care. Through systematic learning process, make clinicians adept at Ultrasound, screening paradigms, genetics, invasive procedures and fetal therapy. Training consists of supervised hands-on and didactic theoretical lectures.


About the institute

The training shall be principally conducted at the department of Fetal medicine and Genetics, ARMC AEGIS hospital, Perinthalmana, Malappuram, Kerala. ARMC AEGIS is a dedicated tertiary level maternal-child healthcare facility located at the medical hub of North Kerala, Perinthalmana equipped with state-of-the-art obstetric unit, the most advanced assisted reproduction facility, neonatology with level-III NICU, pediatrics and genetics.

AAH is a leading fetal medicine referral center of north Kerala. The department is equipped with facilities for prenatal ultrasound, diagnostic invasive procedures, fetal therapy including laser for complicated monochorionic pregnancies and genetics. The protocols of FMF UK and ISUOG are religiously pursued in delivering fetal medicine services and maintaining quality.


About the course

The course shall be for ONE year. It's a full time residential programme. The selected candidate shall form a part of the team involved in providing various aspects of fetal care. After an initial training for few weeks, the candidate shall be exposed to hands-on in a dedicated GE ultrasound machine with Astraia and Sonocare reporting platforms. During the entire duration of one year, their progress and training shall be supervised by a team of consultants. Didactic lectures, journal-based teaching, research and thorough hands-on forms the core of the training.

The candidate is expected to learn and or perform

  • Fundamentals of fetal physiology and homeostasis
  • Acquire adequate practical skills of prenatal ultrasound
  • Screening and basic genetics
  • Fetal cardiology
  • Fetal neurosonogram
  • Become adept at performing invasive procedures
  • Counselling (Pre-conceptional and prenatal)
  • The course shall be divided into 5 modules, each module consisting of theory pertaining to a certain aspect of fetal medicine followed by an examination.
  • The candidate has to perform an original research leading to submission of the work in a peer reviewed journal. She/he has also to write two case reports (one in fetal medicine and one in genetics) leading to submission of the works in a peer reviewed journal.
  • Only two candidates shall be taken at a time to ensure adequate opportunities for hands- on.
  • Prior to starting the course, the candidate has to register in the TC Medical council Kerala.
  • No formal duties are expected. However, there is an option for on call duties on paid basis. This is subject to the student's interest.
  • For applying, send your CV to info@armcaegis.com or call at +91 83010 05712.

Short training in the department of Fetal medicine

6 days course in advanced obstetric ultrasound

This course is suitable for practicing sonologists with background in Obstetrics and Gynecology background and Radiodiagnosis to upgrade their skills and knowledge in fetal imaging. The course shall consist of didactic lectures tailored to the requirements of the observant. The observant shall get to observe various scans and procedures done in the department. Kindly note that the training is strictly hands-off.

For applying, send your CV to info@armcaegis.com or call at +91 83010 05712.

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