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Workshop on Birth Asphyxia

Date: 01 Dec 2013 (Sunday) Venue: Casino Hotels Ltd, Thrissur, Kerala

Dear friends, You are cordially invited for a state of the art Workshop on Perinatal Asphyxia and Therapeutic Hypothermia organized by the Departments of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur in association with the National Neonatology Forum, Kerala and IAP Thrissur to be held on 01 Dec 2013 at Casino Hotels, Thrissur.

Looking forward to your presence and blessings,

Fr Raphael Vadakkan Director, JMMC&RI Fr Francis Pallikunnath Associate Director JMMC&RI Dr V K Ramankutty Principal JMMC&RI

Dr Vinod Jacob Cherian Organizing Chairman

Dr Sanjeev Kumar Organizing Secretary

Dr V C Manoj Workshop Coordinator

Dr C Jayakumar
President, NNF Kerala

Dr O Jose
Secretary, NNF Kerala

Dr A K Ittoop
President, IAP Thrissur

Dr Sunil Menon
Secretaty, IAP Thrissur

8:15 AM 8:45 AM: Registration and Breakfast 9 AM - 9:30 AM: Current Concepts in Neonatal Resuscitation: Dr Ravi Swamy, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore 9:30 AM 10 AM: Inauguration 10 AM - 10:30 AM: Understanding Asphyxia (Definition, Pathogenesis, Clinical assessment, Prevention and Supportive Management): Dr Praveen Venkatagiri, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore 10:30 AM 11 AM: Investigations in Neurology: Dr KK Diwakar, MOSCMC, Kolenchery

11 AM - 11:15 AM: Coffee Break 11:15 AM -11:45 AM: Cool Therapy in a Hot Country - Neuroprotection Strategies and Therapeutic Hypothermia: Dr Niranjan Thomas, CMC, Vellore 11:45 AM -12:15 PM: Outcome and Follow up of Asphyxiated Babies: Dr Sridhar Santhanam, CMC, Vellore 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Concurrent Work Stations on Neurosonogram: Dr Ravi Swamy, Dr Praveen Venkatagiri, Dr Tanoj KG

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Rotating Work Stations: (30 minute x 3) Supportive Management: Dr AK Jayachandran, Dr Raveendra Varma Cooling Devices and Protocol: Dr Niranjan Thomas a EEG and Cerebral Function Monitoring: Dr Sridhar Santhanam

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM : Panel Discussion: Is India Ready for Cooling?: All Faculty Moderator: Dr V C Manoj (Tea served during Panel Discussion)

Dear Delegate, Welcome to Workshop on Perinatal Asphyxia and Therapeutic Hypothermia scheduled to be held at st the Casino Hotels, Thrissur, Kerala on 1 Dec 2013 from 8 AM -4:30 PM. Perinatal Asphyxia continues to be a major challenge in India. Even when therapeutic hypothermia is proven to reduce the neuro morbidity in moderately asphyxiated babies, exposure to this relatively newer mode of therapy is very limited in our country. The aim of this workshop is to sensitize the relevance of this therapy and the issues related to cooling babies in resource limited setting. Here are a few housekeeping information regarding the workshop: 1. Registration will commence at the venue from 8:00 am onwards 2. Please be seated in the Venue- Hall A (Main hall) by 8:55 am (5mins. before the first talk). 3. Please do not forget to "switch on" your mobile phone during coffee and lunch break. 4. Working Breakfast will be provided (after registration) from 8.15 am to 8.45 am. 5. Souvenir CD containing workshop manual and presentation handouts will be distributed at the time of registration. 6. Enclosed herewith is the final program brochure. In order to derive maximum benefit from the program, you are requested to come prepared and interact well with the Faculty throughout the duration of the workshop. An open house panel discussion is also arranged at the end of the program for additional interaction. 7. Workstations: You will be divided into 3 groups at the time of Registration. There will be 4 workstations during the program from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm conducted in the st following halls: Hall A (Main hall in 1 Floor), Hall B (Adjacent Hall) and Hall C (Ground Floor) 12:30 pm- 1:30 pm: Concurrent workstation on Neurosonogram in all 3 halls 2:00 pm 3:30 pm: Three Rotating workstations (on Supportive management, Cooling Devices & Protocol and CFM) in the 3 halls. Kindly proceed to your respective workstations as directed from 12: 30 pm onwards in order to avoid time delay. 8. Certificate of participation will be distributed at the end of the workshop. 9. Please contact any of the following personnel for any requirement of yours regarding the event: Dr Soly: 09447319610 Dr Sr Pushpa: 09400138734 Dr Reenu: 09746343395 Dr Kamalkant: 09567456006 Ms Maya/ Tresa: NICU - 0487 24610000, 2432200

Looking forward to meeting you in Thrissur, With warm regards, Dr V C Manoj Head, Neonatology, Jubileee Mission Mission Medical College, Thrissur -680005

Doctor Delegates 500 PG Students 300 Nurses 200

In order to ensure the quality of workshop, registration is restricted to first 40 delegates only. Hence kindly register early if interested. (Course material and Completion Certificate will be handed over at the venue.)

Contact numbers for Registration:

Dr Soly: 09447319610 Dr Sr Pushpa: 09400138734 Dr Reenu: 09746343395 Ms Maya/ Tresa: NICU - 0487 24610000, 2432200

To register by mail, please send your details (including e mail id for further communication) along with payment DD/Cheque in favour of CME Pediatrics JMMC payable at Thrissur. (Plz add Rs 30 for outstation cheques)

Address for Correspondence:

Dr V C Manoj Head, Neonatology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala -680005

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Warm from: : With Best Compliments and W arm greetings from

Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur, Kerala -680005 (on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of our NICU and the inauguration of the Jubilee Centre for Early Intervention & Neurodevelopment) !!