Infection Control Certification Programme for Nurses - 2017

Infection Control Certification Programme (ICCP) is an endeavour towards preparation of a group of health care professionals with expertise which is essential for effective implementation of infection control practices across all health care settings. By the infection control certification programme, we aim at developing specialized nurses in this field, equipped with adequate knowledge and skill needed for the maintenance of a safe hospital environment and health care delivery practices. Infection control certification programme is a distance education programme delivered over a period of 8 weeks with 6 days mandatory contact sessions. There shall be an examination at the end of the course and the final evaluation is based on the completed log book, written exam and viva voce. Contact classes are arranged in two sessions of 3 days each.


Schedule for ICCP – 2017

Batch no Date of programme Last date of Registration
Session 1 Session 2 *Online submission of documents Submission of hard copy of documents

ICCP - 16

9th, 10th and 11th of February, 2017 6th, 7th and 8th of April, 2017 09.01.2017 19.01.2017
ICCP - 17 15th,16th and 17th June, 2017 10th,11th and 12th of August, 2017 05.05.2017 15.05.2017
ICCP - 18 12th,13th and 14th of October,2017 7th, 8th and 9th of December, 2017 02.09.2017 11.09.2017


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Number of seats available : 25

For further information please contact:

Staff Development Centre, Nursing Services
Tel. No: 0484 4002336, Mobile: +91 7034028810 Extn: 2336

First Amrita Annual Pathology Update - 2017

Update on Pathology of Female Genital Tract

Dates : July 15-16, 2017

Venue: Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

The Department of Pathology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, is proud to conduct the first Amrita Annual Pathology Update - 2017. We are putting forth a comprehensive review with emphasis on the progress in relevant issues in ovarian, uterine, cervical and vulval pathology. We have the honour of having distinguished international and national faculty as speakers for the conference.

For more details, log on to our website >> First Amrita Annual Pathology Update - 2017 (AAPUD)

Fellowship in Fetal Medicine & Fellowship in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound and Fetal Echo

Fellowships Offered:

  1. Fellowship in Fetal Medicine (2 years) – 1 seat
  2. Fellowship in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound and Fetal Echo (1 year) – 1 seat

Eligibility: MD/DNB OBG or Radiology 

Commencing date: July 01, 2017

Last date for receipt of application: March 24, 2017

Course highlights:

  • Flexible course structure
  • More than 1000 scans/year of direct hands on training for each candidate
  • Extensive hands on training in fetal interventions
  • Minimum 100 sessions of dedicated fetal echo training included
  • Training schedule incorporates comprehensive and end-to-end fetal care
  • Rotational postings in the eight allied specialties related to fetal care
  • Mandatory research publications (minimum of 2) in indexed journals by the end of the course

Interested candidates may send in their CV to

Dr. Vivek Krishnan
Head, Division of Fetal Medicine and Perinatology
Email – and
Phone – 0484 – 2851088; 98950 71717

Post Doctoral Certificate Course in Oncopathology and Renal Pathology

No of Seats : 2 in Oncopathology and 1 in Renal Pathology
Duration : One year
Start session : April 2017
Date of interview/ location: 27th March 2017 in Dept of Pathology
Selection Process : MCQ/ slide test with interview.
Qualification : MD (Pathology) Degree obtained from MCI recognized institutions
Stipend : Yes
Accomadation : No (Pvt accomadation available around campus)
Age Limit : 40 yrs as on 1st of January 2017.

Download Application Form

(Kindly scan and E-mail the filled application form back with CV to address given in application form on or before the 23rd March 2017)
Curriculum – Oncopathology Download
Curriculum – Renal Pathology Download

AHEAD 2017

Amrita Head and Neck Oncology Teaching Program 2017

Venue : Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Date : 17,18,19 February 2017
AHEAD 2017, the Amrita Head and Neck Oncology Teaching Program is a 3-day course designed to cover the entire range of important topics in head and neck oncology through didactic short lectures and interactive discussions. 
The faculty is selected from experienced teachers, university examiners and noted head and neck surgeons from across the country. 
The discussions are designed to focus on issues pertinent to post graduate examinations. There will be sessions for surgical videos where common surgical procedures will be demonstrated and discussed. OSCE at the end of the course.(Limited seats for OSCE). 

Resource Persons

Amrita Alumni Faculty 
  • Dr. Vikram Ketatpure 
  • Dr. Sharan Shetty 
  • Dr. Mayuri Rajapurkar 
  • Dr. Rajeev Sharan 
  • Dr. Azar Batoo 
  • Dr. Shawn Joseph 
  • Dr. Shilpa Chatni 
  • Dr. Naveen Hedne 
  • Dr. Akshay Shivappa Kudpaje 
  • Dr. Sriprakash Duraisamy 
  • Dr. Nirav Trivedi 
  • Dr. Surij Salih 
  • Dr. Shreya Bhattacharya 


  • Dr. Deepa Nair, Mumbai 
  • Dr. Azeem Mohiuddin, Kolar 
  • Dr. Shibu George, Kottayam 
  • Dr. Suchit Roy, Kozhikode 
  • Dr. Muraleedharan Namboothiri, Kozhikode 
  • Dr. Salima Praveen, Trivandrum 

Who can attend

Specialists early in their career, higher surgical trainees in ENT, General Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Important Topics Covered

Surgical anatomy, pathology, management and recent trends in oral cavity & oropharynx, paranasal sinuses, metastatic lymph nodes, parotid and other salivary glands, larynx and laryngopharynx, thyroid, parapharyngeal tumors.
Also include imaging of head and neck, prosthetic rehabilitation, approach to skull-base tumors, current status of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

For Registration, Contact:

Ms. Kavitha K. Santhosh 
Administrative Officer, Head and Neck Surgery 
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Hospital, Ponekkara P.O., Kochi 682041
Phone : 0484 - 2851401

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