Vydehi Institute of Neuro Sciences will function shortly. This centre will offer State of the Art comprehensive & contemporary Neuro care at an affordable cost. Neuro surgery, Neurology, Neuro Anesthesia, Neuro Radiology, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neuro Electrophysiology and Neuro Research will function under one roof. This kind of centre will be unique one among medical college hospitals and will benefit local, regional & national patients to avail of affordable Neuro care. The faculty shall include
– Dr. H. V Satish Babu, Professor & HOD Neuro Surgery
– Dr. Amaresh D, Asst Professor, Neuro Surgery
– Dr. P. C. Mohan, Professor & HOD Neurology
– Dr. Nithin Kumar, Asst Professor neurology
Vydehi Institute of Nursing and Research Centre introducing new course from the new academic year 2010- 2011: Post Basic BSC in Nursing.
Duration of the course will of 2 years. Candidate must hold a diploma in general Nursing & Midwifery (GNM) and a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years experience in a hospital or community health nursing.
Classes at Vydehi Nursing College
Post basic in nursing is an undergraduate course Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University and Health Sciences. It is the up gradation of diploma students to graduate nurses for better prospectus. And aimed to build upon the skills and competencies acquired at the diploma in nursing level. Course will be teaching of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and pathology integrated with clinical subjects and also subsidiary subject as introduction to nursing research and statistics. It is exclusively bound for to the upgrading of critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for practice of professional nursing.
Vydehi Institute of cardiac sciences designed to serve your hearts needs. It is distinguished by the services of highly qualified senior full time surgeons and physicians. The services of specialists are available round the clock to attend the emergencies.
Mrs. D.A. Kalpaja, the director of the VIMS & RC, has proved by her action that life is not its duration, but lies in its dedication, commitment, and achievement. According to her Vydehi Institute of Cardiac Science is one of the Centers of excellence in Vydehi Hospital. All surgeries of Cardiac Science met with 100% success with track record of 1000 Cardiac Surgeries. The Institute of Cardiac Science is committed to providing affordable healthcare to the lesser privileged sections of society providing healthcare absolutely free to the truly poor. Cardiac surgeries have been performed for the nominal cost in India which is inclusive of Medicines & Food. The crew behind the mission lead by director has been phenomenal in getting funds for the operations conducted for the under privileged. It has also associated with the scheme of Prime Minster National Relief Fund (PMNRF).
The extensive services of the department include adult cardiac surgery, adult and pediatric valve repairs and replacements and a coronary care unit. The team comprises of highly skilled cardio thoracic surgeons, anesthetists, intensive care specialists and dedicated critical care nurses. Treating cardiac disorders from pediatric to the elderly and 60% of them are from West Bengal.
Exploring the frontiers of cutting edge research in angiogenesis, endothelium-coated grafts, pericardial patches and more, are Homograft and Xenograft facilities. The institute is really ‘matching to the beat of a different drum’. At Vydehi Institute of Cardiac Sciences matters of the heart, so to speak is a consuming interest.
On the eve of world cancer day on February fourth, Vydehi Institute of oncology conducted a day’s academic and cultural program.
The chief guest for the day was Dr.T.S.Ganesan who is presently the chairman of the cancer center at Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi. The day’s most auspicious event was the lighting of lamp by Kumari Vydehi which marked the beginning of the function. After Mrs. D.A.Kalpaja, the Director of VIMS gave a talk on management’s perspective, Dr Kantha, the Advisor, VIMS gave an exciting account of oncological career prospects. Dr.M.S.Ganesh,, Head of Oncology briefed the audience about the past present and future of Oncology centre. This was followed by a stirring dance by the three little cuties,who happen to be patients at the oncology center. Dr Geeta Narayan compered the patient testimonial program and this was followed by an interesting lecture by the chief guest Dr.T.S.Ganesan on research as a career for medical students.
The real action started in the afternoon with Dr Durga prasan and Dr Subramanyam hosting a thrilling quiz contest. Dr Bhaskar Viswanathan from the Oncology centre brought the entire floor down laughing with his histrionics. The next two hours saw mind boggling song and dance performances by nursing and medical students. The senior doctors also pitched in with their vocal talents. The event concluded with the announcement of prize winners for photography and painting competition which was held a day before.
Vydehi Medical College hospital set up a Gas Plasma Sterilizer costing Rs.50 Lakhs. Mrs. D.A. Kalpaja, Director, VIMS & RC had inaugurated the machine on 20-01-10 at VIMS & RC. According to director, this is the first medical college hospital in Karnataka to adopt the next generation Plasma Sterilizer ‘STERRAD’ from Johnson and Johnson.
Inauguration of Sterrad @ Vydehi
STERRAD is safe for the environment as the system does not emit any toxic chemical or harmful radiations. Final by-products are oxygen and water vapour. Eliminates the utilization of the Ozone-depleting substance [CFC-12].
STERRAD is safe for patients and employees as it does not leave any residues on the instruments. No carcinogenic or mutagenic effect.
STERRAD does not require water source or high energy source.
Sterrad Team @ Vydehi
Efficacy of STERRAD is far superior than conventional methods in terms of efficiency, speed and fast turnaround and all the latest delicate and expensive surgical instruments can be sterilized safely. This instrument will satisfy all international regulatory safety standards.
Wonder what a Rehab Day celebration is!!! It is a Day to students at our rehabilitation centre really rocks, that was the day in their life which brings enthusiasm and skills.
Rehab Day Banner
Students from the Vydehi Institute of rehabilitation came in the midst of the college ground to celebrate. There were participations from every department– School for special needs, speech, Visual Stimulation, psychotherapy and so on. I saw their bright faces filled with passion along with their loved ones.
Function started with prayer chanted by students followed by play games which allow them to practice learned skills. It was amazing to see these kids playing lemon & spoon, find and pick the toys from sand, mix and match vegetables and other athletic activities. Well, I believe these activities will bring enjoyment and improve learning abilities in them. The teachers and parents were the organizers and also participated in various other events.
After lunch, the center of attraction was at college auditorium. The kids were performing yoga, absolutely clinical.
Vydehi Students Yoga Performance
End of the day, every participant got their prizes for their utmost participation in the event. It’s really a sigh of relief for the participants and their beloved ones. Hope these kids will get more and more opportunities to enhance their confidence and skills…
Mr. S. Sowmya Narayanan, Chief Medical Physicist in the department of radiation physics @ Vydehi Institute of Oncology.
He has fourteen years of experience in the field of Radiological Physics and served in various reputed institutes in India. He has completed his radiological physics specialization from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai after his M.Sc (Physics) and he is life member of Association of Medical Physicists of India. He attained one’s significant achievements in life to associate with various conferences, preparing course curriculum for universities & several scientific paper in the field of oncology.
European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO), Founded in 1980 to enhance the development in the field of oncology through education, professional development, promotion of research and dissemination of outcomes, courses and conferences. Mr.S. Sowmya Narayanan participated 10th Biennial ESTRO Conference on Physics and Radiation Technology for Clinical Radiotherapy that held from August 30 to September 3, 2009, in Maastricht, the Netherlands. He is the only invitee from India delivered a lecture on IGRT in Varian’s European Users’ Meeting for the following topic “Quality Assurance for Gated Radiotherapy”
Under his guidance, the department of oncology @ VIMS & RC has presented three scientific papers in the 30th Annual Conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India(AMPICON 2009) held at Hyderabad. This is the maximum contribution from any single institution.
He is also instrumental in the designing of Curriculum for the course M.Sc. (Radiation Physics) which was approved by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore WSM9N72XXJC2