FOCUS ON CRITICAL CARE IN OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY AND FETAL MEDICINE
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune is conducting a CME programme “Gynaecon- 2015” on 25 and 26 September 2015. The conference starts with a workshop on Fetal Medicine which has been co – organised in association with Federation of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Societies of India (Fetal Medicine and Genetics Committee). The second day proceedings will focus on the common emergencies encountered in Obstetrics & Gynaecology practice.
According to Lt Gen A K Nagpal, VSM, Director & Commandant, AFMC, the theme of the conference is a contemporary one and will benefit the delegates in updating their concepts and refining their skills. The workshop on Fetal Medicine will highlight the innovative strategies for antenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormalities and their treatment even before the birth of a child. He added that the CME will go a long way in enhancing the quality of care of expectant mothers and their newborns.
According to Brig Manash Biswas, Professor & Head, Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, AFMC, Pune, topics that will be discussed include ‘Medical Emergencies in Obstetrics’, ‘Gynaecological Emergencies’, ‘Soft skills in health care professionals’, ‘Obstetric nightmares’ and ‘Surviving sepsis’.
The Workshop on Fetal Medicine will feature demonstration of a variety of procedures like Amniocentesis, Chorionic Villous biopsy, Cordocentesis, Intra uterine transfusion, Fetal Reduction, Targeted anomaly scan & Fetoscopy.
The conference will host more than 40 distinguished panellists and speakers, from the Armed Forces and Pune. Speakers will include Prof Deepika Deka from AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr Sanjay Gupte an eminent gynaecologist from Pune and senior Gynaecologists of Armed Forces.