SOCOMER

About SOCOMER

Society for Continuing Medical Education and Research is a Registered Society under 12th Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act of 1955 on 6th September 2000 with the following major aims and objectives:-

  • To organize Continuing Medical Education programmes in various medical specialties at State, National and International level.
  • To assist medical institutes to conduct special studies and to develop research projects.
  • To plan and execute research projects in various medical institutes
  • To avail of the expertise of faculty members from various nationally and internationally reputed Universities and Institutions etc.
  • To provide thesis guidance to Under Graduate and Post Graduate Medical students, M.Sc. Nursing students and Paramedical students.

The society currently carries out State, National & International level Continuing Medical Education Programs like Seminars, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, conducting short term courses for doctors, nurses and other paramedical professionals like PALS, NALS etc. The Society in association with foreign universities like Irkutsk State Medical University and Peoples friends University, Russia, carries out Students exchanges programs, PhD programs, Internship programs and conducts of joint research projects. The Society is also responsible for carrying out the conduct of Institutional Human Ethics Committee of KIMS and thereby making sure that the Clinical Research Projects are run according to the Indian Council of Medical Research Guidelines.

CME AND OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AT GLANCE 2017

INTERNATIONAL CME PROGRAMMES

Sl.No. Name of the Program Date

 

1 KIMS Intensive Care Update 2017 16th July 2017

 

2 Excel Paces 2017 1st to 4th October 2017
 

NATIONAL CME PROGRAMMES

Sl.No. Name of the Program Date

 

1 Comprehensive Echo Doppler Evaluation Techniques (CEDET-2017) 14th& 15th January 2017
2 National conference on Thoracic Neoplasms, an update 2017 22nd January 2017

 

3 Laryngology conference, DHAWNI 2017 15th and 16th April 2017
4 CME & Workshop on Airway Management 13th August 2017
5 CME on Let’s learn Neonatal Surgery 22nd October 2017

 

 

STATE LEVEL CME PROGRAMMES

Sl.No. Name of the Program Date

 

1 An interactive session on “the current challenges of infectious diseases in Kerala” 1st April 2017
2 Workshop on “Pulmonary Rehabilitation” 12th May 2017

 

3 PG Teaching Programme of Urology Association of Kerala (UAK) 16th July 2017

 

4 ICU Teaching Programme on “Workshop on Fibrotic Bronchoscopy” 20th August 2017

 

5 CME on “Good Antibiotic Prescription Practice & Infection Prevention” 29th and 30th October 2017

INTERNAL CME PROGRAMMES
Sl.No. Name of the Program Date

 

1 Special teaching session on “Advances in interventional endoscopy” 11th January 2017
2 Pediatric Cardiology Teaching Programme 14th January 2017
3 Clinical Club meeting 18th January 2017
4 Cardiology Club meeting 24th January 2017
5 Neonatology Teaching Programme 30th& 31st January 2017
6 Research Methodology session “Journal Club – descriptive study” 14thFebruary 2017
7 Clinical Club meeting 15th February 2017
8 Webcast on “New dimensions in Endo Hernia Surgery – mesh and fixation” 17th February 2017
9 Research Methodology session “Z – test” 21st February 2017
10 Research Methodology session on “Tests of significance – Measures of association” 28th February 2017

 

11 Clinicopathological Meeting 1st March 2017
12 Academic Session on “Pancreatitis” 3rd March 2017
13 Research Methodology session on “Proportions” 7th March 2017
14 RCPE Web symposium on “Respiratory Medicine” 9th March 2017
15 Research Methodology session on “Introduction to SPSS” 14th  March 2017
16 Clinical club meeting 15th March 2017
17 CME on “Advances in Upper GI Surgery” 17th March 2017
18 CME on “Management of Pneumonia” 17th March 2017
19 CME on “An update on Recent concepts in Management of Morbid Obesity” 18th March 2017
20 Research Methodology session on “Common errors in entering Data in excel” 21st March 2017
21 Research Methodology session on “Common errors in entering Data in excel” 28th  March 2017
22 CME on “Recent advances in heart failure management and VYMADA paradigm shift” 28th March 2017
23 Webcast on “Current evidence based practices for the treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke” 30th March 2017
24 Clinicopathological Meeting 5th April 2017
25 Clinical club meeting 19th April 2017
26 RCPE Web symposium on “Renal Medicine” 27th April 2017
27 CME on “Development of ARNI” and “Unmet needs in Heart Failure” 25th April 2017
28 CME on “Vulnerability to stability: Role of statins in plaque management in established CVD” 25th April 2017

 

30 CME on “New Generation Stents and DAPT duration – what data suggests” 4th May 2017
31 Research Methodology session  on “Grade process” 2nd May 2017
32 Research Methodology session on “Randomized controlled trials” 9th  May 2017
33 Workshop on “Pulmonary Rehabilitation” 12th May 2017
34 Research Methodology session on “Randomized controlled trials session 2” 16th   May 2017
35 Clinical club meeting 17th May 2017
36 Webcast on “Management of Mesh Infections in Endohernia Surgery” 17th May 2017
37 Research Methodology session on “Primary outcomes and sample size calculation” 23rd  May 2017
38 CME on “Introduction to Schizophrenia” 24th May 2017
39 CME on “VYMADA a New class in the management of HF &  VYMDA clinical evidence impacting guidelines” 25th May 2017
40 CME on “Introduction to Common Psychiatric Emergencies” 29th May 2017
41 Research Methodology session on “Background and review of literature” 30th May 2017
42 Clinicopathological Meeting 1st June 2017
43 Research Methodology session on “Statistical Methods” 6th June 2017
44 Research Methodology session on “Measures of association 13th June 2017
45 Research Methodology session on “Measures of outcome variables” 20th  June 2017
46 Cardiology Clinical Club Meeting 14th June 2017
47 Web Symposium on “Infectious Diseases” 16th June 2017
48 Webinar on “improving the daily CT angiography contrast enhancement: basics, administration and scan protocols” 21st June 2017
49 Clinical club meeting 21st June 2017
50 Webcast on “Heart Failure” 23rd June 2017
51 Research Methodology session on “Common errors in entering data in excel” 27th June 2017
52 Research Methodology session on “Diagnostic Study 4th July 2017
53 Research Methodology session on “Diagnostic Study-2” 11th July 2017
54 Webinar on “Incisional Hernia – Current status and future prospects” 14th July 2017
55 Clinical club meeting 19th July 2017
56 Webcast on “Anticoagulation Care 3.0/Dabigatran reversal: Changing anticoagulation practice” 20th July 2017
57 CME on “Asthma Mimics” 21st July 2017
58 Research Methodology session on “Effective Usage of PPT 25th July 2017
59 CME on “Smart Concept in Management of Asthma” 28th July 2017
60 CME on “Apnoea of prematurity” 28th July 2017
61 Special talk on “Current Trends in Rheumatology” 4th Aug-2017
62 Research Methodology session on “Journal Club-RCT Session 1st 8th  August 2017
63 Clinical club meeting 16th August 2017
64 CME on “Essential & Yearly Vaccination”. 17th August 2017
65 ICU Teaching Programme and Workshop on “Fibroptic Bronchoscopy” 20th August 2017
66 Research Methodology session on Journal Club-RCT Session 2nd 22nd  August 2017
67 Research Methodology session on “Research Question” 29th   August 2017
68 Webcast on “IOPM Surgery with TIMESH” 6th September 2017
69 Research Methodology session on “Review of Literature & Pub med” 13th September 2017
70 CME on “Hypoglycemia in critical care settings-what are the challenges” 19th September  2017
71 Research Methodology session on “Type of Study” 19th September 2017
72 Clinical club meeting 20thSeptember 2017
73 CME on “Rationale for the use of conjugate vaccine for prevention of pneumococcal infection” 21st September 2017
74 RCPE Web symposium on “Parkinson’s disease” 21st September 2017
75 External Clinical Club on “Basics of EP Study, ICD pacemaker CRT” 26th September 2017
76 Research Methodology session on “Primary outcome and Sample Size Calculation” 26th September 2017
77 CME on “A new novel p2y12 inhibitor molecular discovery to clinical experience”. 28th September  2017
78 Research Methodology session on “Alpha Error, Beta Error and Confidence Interval” 3rd October 2017
79 Research Methodology session on “Repeated Mistakes in preparing thesis protocols” 10th   October 2017
80 Research Methodology session on “Protocol Submission” 17th October 2017
81 CME on “Secondary Prevention of SCD(Sudden Cardiac Death) Re Exploring the role of Beta Blockers and Statins” 17th October 2017
82 Clinical club meeting 18th October 2017
83 Clinical Meeting on “Fericarboxymaltose” 25th October 2017
84 CME on “Management of Invasive candidiasis and antifungal stewardship” 28th October 2017
85 Clinicopathological Meeting 1st November 2017
86 RCPE on “Cardiology” 1st November 2017
87 CME on “Transforming Dyslipidemia Management: Emerging Prospective” 9th November 2017
88 Research Methodology session on “Type of Study” 14th November 2017
89 Clinical club meeting 15th November 2017
90 CME on “Infection Prevention and Global Best Practices” 21st November 2017
91 Cardiology Clinical Club meeting 21st November 2017
92 CME on “Review of anti-platelets in STEMI patients” 24th November 2017
93 Research Methodology session on “Journal Club” 29th November 2017
94 Webinar on “Developing and Implementing Antibiotic Policy in a Hospital” 5th December 2017
95 Clinical Pathological  Meeting 6th December 2017
96 Research Methodology session on  “Journal Club” 13th December 2017
97 Webinar on “Asthma management and importance of achieving control” 15th December 2017
98 Clinical Club Meeting 20th December 2017
99 Webinar on “Surgical Management of  PPH – predict, prepare and Handle & Management of Cervical Incompetence” 20th December 2017

Courses of American Heart Association (AHA)

1 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 5th to 7th January 2017
2 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 2nd to 4th March 2017
3 PALS Course at KIMS Trivandrum 30th & 31st  March 2017
4 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 6th to 8th April 2017
5 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 4th to 6th  May 2017
6 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Alshifa 18th to 20th May 2017
7 PALS  at KIMS Trivandrum 2nd & 3rd June 2017
8 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Cochin 22th, 23rd  & 24th June 2017
9 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 6th to 8th July 2017
10 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 3rd to 5th August 2017
11 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Alshifa 21st to 23rd September 2017
12 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 19th to 21st   October 2017
13 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 7th to 9th November 2017
14 PALS  at KIMS Trivandrum 24th and 25th November 2017
15 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Alshifa 14th to 16th December  2017
16 BLS & ACLS Courses  at KIMS Trivandrum 28th to 30th December 2017

SOCOMER PROGRAMS: A RETROSPECT FOR THE YEAR 2016

CME AND OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AT GLANCE – 2016
DETAILED LIST OF PROGRAMS

NATIONAL LEVEL CME PROGRAMS
 Date
Fifth National Conference on “Comprehensive Echo Doppler Evaluation Techniques” (CEDET-2016)
9th & 10th January 2016
Neonatal Emergencies Simulation Team (NEST) Training
7th February 2016
KIMS Transplant Infectious Diseases Conference 2016
3rd April 2016
Gynecologic Oncology Update 2016
10th April 2016
Family Medicine Update 2016
17th April 2016
National Neonatal Ventilation workshop 2016
26th to 28th December 2016

CME AND OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AT GLANCE – 2016
DETAILED LIST OF PROGRAMS

NATIONAL LEVEL CME PROGRAMS
 Date
Fifth National Conference on “Comprehensive Echo Doppler Evaluation Techniques” (CEDET-2016)
9th & 10th January 2016
Neonatal Emergencies Simulation Team (NEST) Training
7th February 2016
KIMS Transplant Infectious Diseases Conference 2016
3rd April 2016
Gynecologic Oncology Update 2016
10th April 2016
Family Medicine Update 2016
17th April 2016
National Neonatal Ventilation workshop 2016
26th to 28th December 2016
STATE LEVEL CME PROGRAMS
 Date
Annual Conference of Kerala Heart Rhythm Society 2016
9th & 10th April 2016
CME ON 200 Years with Stethoscope
11th June 2016
CME & Workshop on Thoracic Ultrasonography
31st July 2016
INTERNAL CME PROGRAMS
 Date
Cinicopathological Meeting
13th January 2016
Webinar on “Best of Polymyxins 2015
19th January 2016
Clinical Club Meeting
22nd January 2016
CME on “Allergic Rhinitis – Recent Guidelines
25th January 2016
CME on “Platelet Immature Fraction in the Management of Dengue”
27th January 2016
Cinicopathological Meeting
3rd February 2016
Webcast on “Laser Ablation in Daily Practice
15th February 2016
Clinical Club Meeting
18th February 2016
Cinicopathological Meeting
2nd March 2016
Complementary Feeding in Pediatrics
15th March 2016
CME on “Hepatitis A Vaccine”
17th March 2016
Webcast on “Pathogen Directed approach for managing MDR infections”
18th March 2016
CME on “Use of Insulin Pumps in IP”
24th March 2016
CME on “Nine years of Gliptins”
28th March 2016
CME on “Fondaparinux in ACS”
31st March 2016
Case Discussion Session on Infectious Diseases
4th April 2016
Cinicopathological Meeting
6th April 2016
Clinical Club Meeting
18th April 2016
Research Methodology
19th April 2016
Webcast on DVT
29th April 2016
KIMS Presentation at Trivandrum Cardiology Club Meeting
30th April 2016
Webinar on Causes and effect: Understanding the interplay between allertgic Rhinitis and Asthma
31st April 2016
External Clinical Cardiology Club Meeting
3rd May 2016
CME on Morbid Obesity & Bariatric / Metabolic Surgery
6th May 2016
Webcast on:

1. Bacterial Infections Following Chemotherapy & Stem cell transplantation

2. An approach to infections in Immune compromised patients

11th May 2016
CME “Varicella – The Real Evidence”
11th May 2016
Clinical Club Meeting
18th May 2016
Webcast on Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy
28th May 2016
International Speaker Programme and live webcast on From Cardiogram to Angiogram – Transcend the time”
31st May2016
Clinicopathological meeting
8th June 2016
CME on “Glycolic Control in IP Patients”
9th June 2016
CME “Sleep and sleep disorders”
10th June 2016
Clinical Club Meeting
15th June 2016
CME on “Allergic Rhinitis, new guidelines”
14th June 2016
CME on “Neuro Developmental Outcomes of Preterm Neonates”
23rd June 2016
Webcast on “Pulmonary Embolism, an Overview”
24th June 2016
Webcast on “Management of MRSA Infections”
30th June 2016
Research Methodology workshop on RCT
5th July 2016
CME on Vaccine Update
14th July 2016
Research Methodology workshop on Diagnostic Study
14th July 2016
Webinar on Optimal approaches and therapy of invasive aspergillosis
19th July 2016
Research Methodology workshop on Levels of evidence based Medicine
19th July 2016
Clinical Club meeting
20th July 2016
Research Methodology workshop on P-value and confidence interval
26th July 2016
Webcast on Treatment of Asthma Exacerbations with single maintenance and Reliever regimen
30th July 2016
Research Methodology workshop on Power and sample size estimation
2nd August 2016
Clinicopathological Meeting
3rd August 2016
Basic Science Class on MRI Reading
5th August 2016
CME on Enteral Nutrition in Preterm Babies
9th August 2016
Research Methodology workshop on Writing Protocol (Methodology)
9th August 2016
Special Talk by Dr. Moorthy (University of Leicester, UK)
11th August 2016
Research Methodology workshop on Statistical Tests used for Variables of the Study
16th August 2016
Clinical Club meeting
17th August 2016
External Clinical Club Meeting of Cardiology
23rd August 2016
Research Methodology workshop on Diagnostic Study
23rd August 2016
Webcast on Avoiding Renal Failure in Diabetic Patients
23rd August 2016
CME on Regional Wall Motion Abnormalities
25th August 2016
Webcast on Tackling Multi Drug Resistance Gram –ve Bacteria in our ICU – A Challenge
30th August 2016
CME on ACS in Diabetic Patients
30th August 2016
Research Methodology workshop on Odds Ratio, Risk Ration and Risk Reference
30th August 2016
CME on Meningococcal Vaccine Update
8th September 2016
Research Methodology Session on Confounding variables
8th September 2016
Research Methodology Session on Aims, Objectives and Outcome
20th September 2016
Clinical Club Meeting
21st September 2016
CME in connection with the inauguration of Cobas c8000 with Cobas infinity IT solutions and innovative Biomarkers in diagnostic at our Laboratory
27th September 2016
IAP Trivandrum Chapter CME
29th September 2016
RCPE web symposium on “Neurology”
5th October 2016
Research Methodology session on “Flow Chart”
11th October 2016
Clinical Club meeting
19th October 2016
Workshop on E-BUS
21st October 2016
Research Methodology session on “CONSORT and CENT checklist”
25th October 2016
Statistics session on Sample size estimation
15th October 2016
CME on Stent Thrombosis in ACS
26th October 2016
Trivandrum Radiology Club Meeting
26th October 2016
RCPE web symposium on Diabetes and Endocrinology …two sides of the same coin
26th October 2016
Webcast on Stroke
27th October 2016
Research methodology session thesis protocol preparation session
28th October 2016
Internal CME on Cerebrovascular Disease in the world and in Russia: problems and perspectives and two case discussions
31st October 2016
CME on Sterrad in Infection Prevention
1st November 2016
Research Methodology session on Test of significance -I
1st November 2016
CME on Levels of evidence about nutrition
8th November 2016
Research Methodology session on Test of significance -II
8th November 2016
RCPE web symposium on Cardiology
9th November 2016
CME on DPP4 Inhibitors in T2DM Management – similarities and differences
10th November 2016
PG teaching programme on Basics of sleep/sleep study and How to interpret sleep study results
10th November 2016
Research Methodology session on Diagnostic study
15th November 2016
Clinical Club Meting
16th November 2016
CME on World prematurity Day and newborn week celebration on improving outcomes in preterm neonates
18th November 2016
RCPE web symposium on Gastroenterology
18th November 2016
Webcast on Pastpartum Hemorrhage
23rd November 2016
Research Methodology session on Diagnostic study II
23rd November 2016
Occlusion and risk management
2nd December 2016
Journal Club
6th December 2016
Clinicopathological meeting
7th December 2016
Research Methodology session on Descriptive Study
13th December 2016
Clinical club meeting
14th December 2016
Research Methodology Workshop
27th & 28th December 2016
COURSES OF AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA)
 Date
BLS & ACLS Courses
25th to 27th
BLS Course
31st March to 2nd April 2016
PALS Course
12th & 13th April 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses at KIMS Cochin
13th to 15th April 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses at KIMS Al-shifa
12th to 14th May 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses
2nd to 4th June 2016
AHA PALS Course
1st & 2nd July 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses
4th to 6th August 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses
1st to 3rd September 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses
13th to 15th October 2016
AHA BLS & ACLS Instructor courses
3rd & 4th November 2016
AHA PALS Course
4th & 5th November 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses at KIMS Kochin
22nd to 24th November 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses
1st to 3rd December 2016
BLS & ACLS Courses at KIMS Alshifa
22nd to 24th December 2016

For More Information Contact

Mr. Manoj M.T
Manager and Chief Social Worker
Phone: 04713041424
Email: socomer@kimsglobal.com