CME on Fever
CME on Fever was held successfully at Benz Park hotel on 15 October 2017. It was attended by over 150 delegates who appreciated the topics and discussion.
MRCPCH clinical course and Mock exam was conducted at KKCTH on June 2,3 and 4. This 2 days of intensive course and 1 day of mock exam was to prepare candidates for taking the MRCPCH clnical exam. The course was appreciated by the students and we have received good feedback.
Outreach Programme KKCTH conducted as IAP activity
CME :Cracking Pediatric Emergencies
Kolkatta: East Coast PEDICON November 10th 2016
KKCTH: 12th February 2017
Trichy: scheduled on July 2nd 2017
Pediatric Pulmonology conference was held in KKCTH 24 April to 30th April 2017. Faculty from all over the country took classes on Bronchoscopy and other topics. The course was appreciated by all delegates.
We conducted our first ever Pediatric Pathology CME in our hospital 21st December 2016.- Dr Thulasi Raman
Consultant pathologist, KKCTH.
For Registrations Contact : Dr Thulasi Raman, Consultant pathologist, KKCTH.
ICU Super-Heros Day: On 22-10-2016
Children who recovered after serious illnesses were invited to the hospital for a celebration of their endurance and courage.
There was a magic show and other activities.
Children are the future of any society. The first dedicated Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in the private sector in Chennai was started at The CHILDS Trust Hospital in 1991. Over the years it has grown to 17 beds and will soon be expanded to 21 beds.
This is a multidisciplinary PICU that caters to children who are seriously ill due to any cause, such as severe infections, asthma, diabetes, head injuries, cancer, seizures etc.. Thousands of children have been treated in this unit, which caters to all segments of society from Chennai and the neighboring areas. The unit also started the first formal training program in Pediatric Intensive Care in Chennai. It undertakes long distance transport of critically ill children using a mobile PICU.
We celebrated an “Intensive Care Superheroes Day” in order to honor and felicitate the children who have braved life-threatening illnesses and are now doing well.
Times of India- 23 OCT 2016.
SBI Mutual Fund Donation (8/10/2016)
DONATION OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT BY SBI MUTUAL FUND
SBI Mutual Fund donated the following Medical Equipments to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of the Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital (KKCTH), Chennai, at a total cost of Rs. 44 lakhs, as a part of their CSR Activities.
- Blanketrol Cooling Blanket – used for preventing an increase in body temperature in children with brain injury, such as after cardiac arrest, head injury, brain infections or severe brain swelling
- General Electric Bedside Ultrasound machine – used to perform point of care ultrasound tests in seriously ill children
- Philips Multiparameter monitor – used to monitor the vital parameters of seriously ill children in the ICU
Mrs. Anuradha Rao, Managing Director & CEO of SBI Mutual Fund and Mr. P. Venkatesh, Zonal Head – South, formally handed over the above equipment to the Hospital Authorities. Mr. S. Chandramohan, CEO of the Hospital, spoke about the hospital activities and future plans to meet growing challenges. Prof. K. Mathangi Ramakrishnan, Chairperson of The CHILDS Trust Medical Research Foundation (CTMRF) spoke about the research initiatives undertaken by the Research Foundation. Dr. Ramachandran, Medical Director spoke about the Pediatric ICU and the utilization of the donated equipment at the function, specifying that patients would not be charged any fee for using these equipment. All the three speakers profusely thanked SBI Mutual Fund for their donation. Mrs. Anuradha Rao spoke about the CSR activities of SBI Mutual Fund and appreciated the Hospital for providing excellent health care for children at affordable cost. She also commended the Hospital for providing free treatment for poor children with serious illnesses including cancer.
Rose Day Celebrations: ON 22 September 2016: in our hospital. (click for details- External link)
Inauguration of Out-Patient department after redesigning and modernisation. September 2016
Intensive PG examination training is being held from 19 september till 25th october 2016. Students from other states working in other hospitals have registered for the course.
PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL FORUM
KKCTH congratulates the following persons for having their abstracts accepted at various conferences,
as detailed below:
Dr. Vaishnavi Chandramohan, Registrar in Pediatric Infectious Disease
34th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID 2016), Brighton, UK, May 10-14, 2016
- A STUDY OF THE ANTIBIOGRAM OF SALMONELLA TYPHI IN AN INDIAN SETTING WITH THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AZITHROMYCIN IN ENTERIC FEVER
- PROFILE OF CHILDHOOD TUBERCULOSIS (TB) IN A PAEDIATRIC TERTIARY CARE CENTRE IN INDIA
- CLINICAL PROFILE OF PEDIATRIC OSTEOARTICULAR INFECTIONS IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN INDIA
The Pediatric ICU Team:
8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Toronto, Canada, June 4-8, 2016:
- USE OF HUMIDIFIED HIGH FLOW NASAL CANNULA (HFNC) OXYGEN THERAPY IN CHILDREN WITH ACUTE RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY (ARI) IN SOUTH INDIA
- PROFILE OF HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS IN A PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT OF A CHILDRENS HOSPITAL IN SOUTH INDIA
- STUDY OF ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY IN A PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT OF A CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN SOUTH INDIA
- ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE FOR CARBAPENEM RESISTANT ENTEROBACTERIACEAE (CRE) AS A MEANS OF DECREASING THE INCIDENCE OF CRE INFECTIONS IN A PICU
- VALIDATION OF RENAL ANGINA INDEX AS A PREDICTOR OF ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY IN CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN – A PILOT STUDY
Dr. Janani Sankar, Senior Consultant Pediatrician:
International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases June 26-30, 2016 in Glasgow, UK
FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPLICATIONS IN CHILDREN HOSPITALISED WITH COMMUNITY ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA – A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
Slogan Contest was held to generate slogans that can be used for Campaigning. Few samples were:
We have conducted a 3 day educational activity which included a 2 day workshop on “Postgraduate clinical training in Pediatrics” on 29 & 30thApril 2016 at Hotel Quality INN Sabari, Chennai and a 1 day “CME on Neonatology” on 1st May 2016 at Hotel The Residency Towers Chennai. The topic for this year’s Oration was “Necrotizing Enterocolitis – What’s New” and the Orator was Dr. Sanjay Patole , Professor, Department of Neonatal Pediatrics, KEM Hospital for Women, Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Dr. Pramod Jog President IAP, was the Chief Guest.
The program was a grand success and was attended by over 200 delegates.