Education Details


2nd CME in the Augment Series was held on 21st February 2020. The CME was restricted to Webinar due to the Covid Pandemic. The CME was inaugurated by the Director of Health Services, Dr R.L. Saritha. Details of the 6 sessions are as following. SESSION I Pharmacotherapy and Brain Stimulation Interventions in Treatment Refractory OCD Dr. Chitharanjan Andrade, Dean and Professor of the Psychopharmacology unit in the Department of Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neurotoxicology at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Banglaore chaired by Dr Susheel K, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, KMCT Medical College and Dr. Dineesh, Senior Consultant in Psychiatry, Malabar Medical College. SESSION II Story of Antipsychotics by Dr. Mohanachandran V.V. Professor Emeritus at the Department of Psychiatry at Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore chaired by Dr Shivaramakrishna, Senior Consultant in Psychiatry, Speciality Hospital, Kannur and Dr.Subramanian, Senior consultant in Psychiatry, Govt. Mental health Centre, Thrissur. SESSION III Movement Disorders in Psychiatric Practice by Dr. Thomas Iype , Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Govt Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram chaired by Dr P.N. Suresh Kumar, professor of Psychiatry, KMCT, Medical College and Dr. Indu P.V. Additional Professor of Psychiatry, Medical College, Kozhikode SESSION IV Aggressive Child-Approach and Management by Dr.Varghese P.Punnoose, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Govt Medical College Kottayam Kerala chaired by Dr.KrishnaKumar K, Director and Professor of Psychiatry, IMHANS Calicut and Dr.Varsha Vidhyadharan, Asst. Professor of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Calicut. SESSION V Mindfulness –relevance for the mental health professional in the Covid times by Dr S.Krishnan, Associate professor of the Dept of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum and the Medical officer in Charge of the Holistic and Pscyhosomatic Clinic since 2010 chaired by Dr. Ashok Kumar P, Professor of Psychiatry, IMHANS, Calicut and Dr.Harish M. Tharayil, Professor of Psychiatry, Medical college , Calicut. SESSION VI ONLINE BEHAVIOURS by Dr.Shahul Ameen , Consulant Psychiatrist at St.Thomas Hospital, Chethipuzha, Changanassery chaired by Dr Dayal; Narayanan, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Manjeri and Dr.Nikhil U.G, Associate Professor of Psychiatry. Medical college, Calicut.