CONFERENCES & CDE
The Department has conducted 9 International conferences in Basic Medical sciences since the year 2008.
We encourage our students and the students of other colleges to present papers and posters related to basic sciences and evaluate them and select the best papers and posters and award them.
CDE- BASICS OF INFECTION CONTROL & HANDWASHING TECHNIQUES
The Department of General Pathology organized a Continuing Education programme on ‘Basics of Infection Control and Hand Washing Techniques’ on Saturday 16th March 2019. The invited Guest Speaker was Dr.Jemima Kingsley., M.Sc., Ph.D., Chairman-Infection control Board and Quality Manager- Laboratory services from K.M.CHerian Frontier Life Line Hospitals, Mogappair. She briefed about the six steps in Hand Washing Techniques, Hospital Spillage Management, Use of Personal Protective Equipments, Hospital wastes and segregation and disposal of hospital wastes by using proper color-coded bags. The participants were very interested, actively interacted and got cleared their doubts related to infection control and waste management. The programme was ended by felicitating the guest speaker.
Women’s Day Health Care Campaign
CDE on Integrated Learning on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
In this era of advanced dissected microlearning, there is a growing need to take a perspective that gives a holistic approach of learning that would be beneficial to both the students and the patients. The Department of General Pathology, conducted its CDE on 22.02.2019 (Friday) at Saveetha Dental College, SSM Seminar Hall. The Chief Guest of the day was Dr. J.Thanka, Professor, Department of Pathology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Medical Education and health Science. Dr.Thanka gave an insight into the advantages of an integrated teaching Curriculum. The Resource persons of the Day were Dr. Sai Shalini M.D, Associate Professor, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Medical Education and Health Science. Dr.Pratibha Ramani, Professor and Head, Department of Oral Pathology, Saveetha Dental College and hospitals. Dr. Senthilnathan, Professor, Department of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College and hospitals, Dr. Abhinav, Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College and hospitals.
The aim of the teaching module was to provide an integrated learning approach to Oral Squamous Cell carcinoma. The sessions covered include Applied Anatomy and Etiology of OSCC, Carcinogenesis, Clinical approach to OSCC, Histopathological aspects of OSCC, Treatment and Prognosis of OSCC.
The sessions were well received and appreciated by the participants, as it gave a holistic view of the disease process from its applied anatomy to the treatment modalities. The session had 160 delegates from within and outside the college. The participants belonged to II BDS, III BDS, interns and Postgraduates. The session was awarded with 3 CDE points by the Dental Council of India.
We had conducted the First CME program,
"An Insight into Breast Cancer", on awareness on breast cancer was conducted on February 15, 2017. It was the first CME for our Department organised by Dr. M. P. Brundha. It was conducted as an awareness campaign for the benefit of dental surgeons and dental students. We had 130 registrations including other institutions. The program was inaugurated by our honourable Director of Academics, Dr. Deepak Nallaswamy and our Dean Dr N.D.Jayakumar with the invited Chief Guest, Dr. R. Vijayalakshmi, Research scientist and Preventive Oncologist Adyar cancer institute, Chennai. The scientific session was started with the first speaker, Surgical Oncologist Dr. A. C. Senthil Kumar, Saveetha medical College and Hospitals, who spoke on Highlights of Breast cancer. This was followed by Dr. Rajeskar. N, Radiation Oncologist, Dr Rai CBCC, Chennai, spoke on Conundrum behind Breast cancer Radiotherapy. Our last speaker was Dr. A. J. Hemamalini, the clinical nutritionist, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, spoke on Dietary aspects of cancer before and under treatment. The CME was concluded by felicitation of the resource persons with saplings and certificates and certificate distribution to all delegates
CDE program on ‘Hepatitis B virus Induced Oral Cancers’ on May 5,2018.
the speaker was Dr.SenthilKumar.A.C. Oncosurgeon,SMCH.