|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 284-285
Event report on post graduate induction programme
Department of Kaumarbhritya, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College, Hospital and Research Centre (MGACH and RC), Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DMIMS) (Deemed to be University), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
|Date of Submission||27-Mar-2021|
|Date of Decision||14-Nov-2021|
|Date of Acceptance||17-Nov-2021|
|Date of Web Publication||29-Dec-2021|
Dr. Priyanka Shelotkar
Department of Kaumarbhritya, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College, Hospital and Research Centre, Salod (H), Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), M1/10, Meghdoot apartment, Paloti Road, Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Shelotkar P. Event report on post graduate induction programme. J Indian Sys Medicine 2021;9:284-5
Postgraduation (PG) is a phase of transforming a medical student as a master in a particular subject, which is conducted after admission in the respective subject. The main objectives of the program are as follows:
- To induct the fresher’s PG students toward institutional goals and objectives.
- To enhance their cognitive and psychomotor skills and affective domain for a successful outcome.
- To explain PG students about vision and mission of the university.
- To orient the PG students regarding infrastructure and available facilities of the hospital and all constituent colleges of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DMIMS) (Deemed to be University).
Induction program for batch 2020–2021 was organized by the Department of Kaumarbhritya of Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College, Hospital and Research Centre (MGACH and RC). It was scheduled from March 3 to 4, 2021.
On day 1, The PG induction program was inaugurated by the Hon’ble vice-chancellor of DMIMS (DU), Dr. Rajiv Borle. The function was graced by Mr. V. R. Meghe, co-coordinator, MGACH and RC; Dr. Srihari S. Vice Dean Administration, MGACH and RC; Dr. Gaurav Sawarkar, Vice Dean Academics; Dr. Bharat Rathi, PG convener; and Dr. Priyanka Shelotkar, organizing secretary.
The program started with Dhanwantari Stavan (prayer of Lord Dhanwantari). The lamp-lightening ceremony was done by the Hon’ble vice-chancellor. Dr. Trupti Thakre conducted the proceedings of the inaugural function. Hon’ble vice-chancellor was welcomed with an induction scroll by Dr. Srihari S., Vice Dean Administration, MGACH and RC. He welcomed the students under the ambit of university and briefly reviewed PG admissions and importance of PG induction program. Hon’ble vice-chancellor addressed the fresher’s regarding abundant learning opportunities in DMIMS. He added that this health profession requires strong desire, dedication, and direction. He also addressed that the students were not only enrolled as the students of this university but they were enrolled to conviction, courage and character. He also shared his experiences during PG learning days, with students to boost their energy toward 3 years of PG journey in DMIMS. Dr. Srihari S. Vice Dean Administration delivered sermon to PG students by reading “Charaka Oath,” and all the students repeated after him [Figure 1] and [Figure 2]. Later on, Hon’ble vice-chancellor Dr. Rajiv Borle declared that the students are inducted. At the end of the inaugural program, a vote of thanks was given by Dr. Priyanka Shelotkar, organizing secretary.
The first scientific session started with introduction of PG curriculum and attendance as well as the leave policy for PGs by Dr. Bharat Rathi, PG convener, MGACH and RC. The second lecture was delivered by Dr. Punam Sawarkar on effective seminar and case presentation. She also elaborated the importance of confidence of the presenter during the presentation. This was followed by the lecture of Dr. Jyotishi, who provided detailed information of the basics of research, which includes the complete knowledge of planning research, forming research questions, methodology, and setting objectives. Then Dr. Priti Desai elaborated theory paper writing skill, which includes level-wise question distribution and their answering. In post-lunch session, Dr. Anita Wanjari shared her knowledge on synopsis writing as well protocol writing of the same. Dr. Satyam Supare explained the available hospital facilities of Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda Hospital including health-care facilities for PG students. Mr. Manish Deshmukh guided the students regarding animal experimental protocols and told their importance and benefits in their upcoming research work. With this, the proceeding of the day first, March 3, 2021 was concluded.
On day second, the session started with information of patient’s safety and medication management by Dr. Mujahid Khan. He had covered various aspects of quality assurance and quality control in medicine manufacturing and prescription. This lecture was followed by Dr. Srihari S., Vice Dean Administration, who gave guidelines to the students about skill of journal club presentation, which also covered “Ways to select an article from peer-review indexed journal.” Later on, Dr. Sonali Chalakh guided on scheme of examination of theory and practical. She also gave guidelines of exam hall for students before entering in it for examination. Dr. Renu Rathi delivered her lecture on overview on women’s forum, gender equality, and internal complaint committee. She also gave guidelines about policies of the university against such kind of problems. In post-lunch session, Dr. Bharat Rathi gave information about IDCD (inter-departmental clinical discussion) and SISA (symbiosis inter-departmental scientific activity). He told that this inter-departmental activity will enhance the scope of a particular topic in various aspects as well as increase the knowledge of students. Dr. Rushikesh Thakre elaborated biomedical waste management, along with its rules and regulations with NABH protocols in detail. After that Dr. Kiran Khandare delivered his lecture on anti-ragging cell of DMIMS and gave guidelines about policies against such kind of problems. Next lecture was given by Dr. Nilima Wadnerwar; she shared her knowledge about the importance of study design and also explained with suitable examples how it is to be incorporated in their research work. Last lecture was delivered by Dr. Vaishali Kuchewar; she enlightened the students about the importance of evidence-based medicine and GCP (good clinical practices), which also includes phases of research.
Then “Students Feedback” and “Posttest” were taken. This was followed by a valedictory function, chaired by Dr. Bharat Rathi, PG convener, MGACH and RC; Dr. Renu Rathi, organizing chairman; and Dr. Priyanka Shelotkar, organizing secretary. Dr. Renu Rathi briefed the summary report of 2 days PG induction program. Address to the gathering was given by Dr. Bharat Rathi. A vote of thanks was given by Dr. Monali Kurhadkar. A total of 24 students were present. The program was conducted following all COVID protocols such as social distancing and wearing mask. The (ALG) average learning gain of the PG induction program was 60%.
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[Figure 1], [Figure 2]