OSCE & Finishing School Program for CRMIs of MBBS    (BATCH 2018-19)

Finishing School Programme for CRMIs of MBBS (Batch 2018-19)

Dates: 2nd and 3rd April 2024
Venue: Smt. Annapoorani ShanmugaSundaram Mini Auditorium

Day 1 (02.04.2024)

The day began with registration for the CRMIs by the IQAC team, followed by an Invocation. Dr. Nishanth Savery, CRMI Coordinator, gave the Welcome Address, and the program commenced with a Lamp Lighting ceremony.

  • Opening Address: Dr. Rakesh Seghal, Dean, AVMC, on “Becoming a Lifelong Learner”.
  • Sessions:
    • Professional & Ethical Practice of Medicine: Dr. B. Vishnu Bhat, Advisor-Medical Research, AVMC.
    • Soft Skills Development for Healthcare Professionals: Dr. Anil J. Purty, Director-Principal, PIMS, Pondicherry.
    • Career Options after MBBS: Dr. S. Gopinath, HOD of Physiology, AVMC.
    • How to Prepare for NEET-PG Exam: Dr. T. Rajan, Vice Principal, AVMC.
    • Salutogenesis & Self-Care: Dr. Melody, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry.
    • Keep Your Skills Updated: Dr. E. Rajkumar, Skills Lab Coordinator.
    • Legal Aspects of Clinical Medico Practice: Dr. Muthamizh Selvan, Associate Professor, Forensic Medicine.
    • Exit OSCE Group Feedback & Personalized Competency Mapping: Dr. V.N. Mahalakshmi, Dean-Health Professions’ Education, AVMC.

The day concluded with a review of the program by Dr. Nishanth Savery.

Day 2 (03.04.2024)

The second day began with a review of the previous day’s program by Dr. Nishanth Savery.

  • Sessions:
    • Competitive Examination for Jobs: Dr. R.R. Dhanapal, Chairman, IIPA-Puducherry.
    • Becoming a Community Physician: Dr. S. Ilankanthir, HOD of Anatomy, AVMC.
    • Work-Life Balance: Dr. Manju M., Prof. & HOD, Biochemistry, AVMC.
    • Building the Spirit of Entrepreneurship & Innovations: IIC team, AVMC.
    • Career and Study Overseas – Opportunities & Challenges: Dr. Sharmila Anand, Founder & Managing Director, Inspera.
    • Networking for Growth: Alumni team of AVMC.
    • Preparing a Good CV & Interview Skills: Dr. R. Jagan Mohan, Deputy Director-E Learning Centre, SBV.
    • Feedback on Practice, Readiness & Students’ Educational Experience: IQAC team.

The program ended with Feedback & Valedictory, coordinated by Dr. Nishanth Savery.

The Finishing School Programme aimed to enhance the professional skills and readiness of CRMIs, covering a wide range of topics from lifelong learning and ethical practice to career guidance and personal development.