Events & Activities

Psychiatry

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES/TEACHING FOR STUDENTS

CMEs& CONFERENCES ATTENDED

DATE FACULTY ACADEMIC PROGRAMME/CME VENUE
31 May 2020

Dr. Sivaraman

Professor & HOD

 

AIR Dharmapuri Radio AwarenessSpeech on World Tobacco day

Trichy

(Recorded Speech)

06 May 2020

Dr. Sivaraman

Professor & HOD

I Love Trichy Social Media Channel

Handling Various Mental Health Issues including substance abuse during lockdown

Trichy

(Live Speech)

17 April 2020

Dr. Sivaraman

Professor & HOD

Suryan FM Trichy

Handling Family Problems During Lockdown

Trichy

(Recorded Speech)

26 March 2020

Dr. Sivaraman

Professor & HOD

All India Radio Trichy Handling mental health during lockdown

Trichy

(Recorded Speech)

07 March 2020 Created Whats app group Faculty, CRRIs and Staff’s No Smoking day Challenge Awareness Videos Updated Doctors, CRRIs and Patients Department of Psychiatry. Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre
15 February 2020

Dr. Sivaraman

Professor & HOD

Chair person in DCTCON

Topic- Diabetic & Depression

Sangam Hotel Trichy.
28 February 2020 All Faculty, CRRIs and Non Teaching Staffs Workshop on Stress Management Program for 1st year M.B.B.Students (150 Batch)

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Lecture Hall 1

10 October 2019

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

Awareness speech

Mental health promotion and Suicide Prevention

Radio

Suryan FM 93.5

10 October 2019

World Mental Health Day

Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

Inauguration

Theme introduction

Awareness skit -students

Awareness Posters

Patient participation

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

09 October 2019

Dr. Deepak Kumar

Senior Resident

Spoke on Stress Management

World Mental Health Day

Mental health awareness

CRRI Orientation

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

MEU hall

 

10 September 2019

World Suicide Prevention day

Working Together to prevent Suicide

Awareness SKIT –students

Debate on

“Reason for Suicide- Money or Mind?”

Awareness to students, CRRIs, patients, caregivers

 

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

26 August 2019

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

Spoke on

Self Directed Learning

For PG Revised basic workshop (MEU)

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

MEU hall

21 August 2019

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

Spoke on Awareness of Stress and Mental health NEURO ONE Hospital Trichy
14 August 2019

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

Interactive session

Physical and Mental Health

Foundation course 1st MBBS

Abdul Kalam auditorium

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

27 July 2019

Dr. Sivaraman

Professor & HOD

 

WEBCAST PRESENTATION ON PSYCHOGENIC IMPOTENCE Welcare Hospital Trichy
14 & 15 July 2019

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

Attended Annual Conference TANPSYCON 2019 Karaikal
3 July 2019

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

Presented a case Catatonic Schizophrenia in Clinical society meeting

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

11th to 13th June 2019

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

attended

Curriculum Implementation Support Programme (CISP) Workshop

Trichy SRM Medical college & Research Centre

Medical Education Unit

June

2019

Dr. Sivaraman

Associate Professor

TOPIC “A Cross Sectional Study of Treatment Including Lifestyle Modification Adherence in Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Factors Affecting Treatment Adherence”

International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies Volume 3, Issue 6; June: 2019;

Published June 2019

23rd to 31st May 2019

Schizophrenia Awareness Week

All Faculty

 

Student Seminar

MCQs on Schizophrenia

Case Presentation & Group Discussion

Awareness programs

 

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

31ST Jan

to

3rd Feb 2019

Dr. Deepak Kumar

Senior Resident

71st Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society King George’s Medical University, Lucknow
7th December 2019

Dr. Sivaraman

Associate Professor

Spoke on Technology and Youth “Promise or Peril” in CME (Youth and Mental health)

 

Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Medical college and Hospital,

Perambalur

10  October 2018

World Mental Health Day

Young people and mental health in a changing world

Inauguration

Theme introduction

Awareness skit students

Posters Quiz

 

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

21 September  2018 Organized World Alzheimer’s Day Quiz on Alzheimer’s disease and Dementias for CRRIs

 

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

10 September 2018 Theme introduction by all teaching faculty World Suicide Prevention day

Awareness SKIT -students

Quiz by CRRIs

Awareness to students, CRRIs, patients, caregivers

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

27 August 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

 

Awareness speech

Mental health awareness

All India Radio
18 August 2018.

Dr. Sivaraman

Gave lecture  on “Behavioral Addiction -Current Scenario

Delegate & Speaker in the CME – Substance Use Disorder & Behavioral Addiction KAPV Medical College Trichy
18 August 2018.

DR PRABAKARAN

Professor & HOD chairperson for academic session on addiction

Chairperson in academic session in the CME – Substance Use Disorder & Behavioral Addiction KAPV Medical College Trichy
16 August 2018.

Dr. Sivaraman spoke

on Interpersonal Skills & Stress Management

UG Orientation Programme Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre
14 &15 July 2018

Dr. Ronald Roy

Professor & HOD

Attended Annual Conference TANPSYCON 2018 Kanyakumari
14 &15 July 2018

Dr. Prabakaran

Professor & HOD

Attended Annual Conference TANPSYCON 2018 Kanyakumari
13 July 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

Associate Professor spoke on Stress Management

 

PG Orientation Programme

 

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

June

2018

Dr. Sivaraman

Published paper

Topic- “Personality Profile Among Different Blood Groups J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci./eISSN- 2278-4802, pISSN- 2278-4748/ Vol. 7/ Issue 28/ July 09, 2018
25 June 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

lecture on

Deaddiction centre

IN House CME on Drug Abuse

Trichy SRM Medical college & Research Centre
23 June 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

Associate Professor

Attended one day Sensitization programme on AETCOM Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Centre
20 & 22 June 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

Associate Professor

Attended Revised Basic Course Workshop ( Medical Education Training) Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai
27April 2018

Dr. Prabakaran

Prof & HOD

Attended CME PHARM-MED as Delegate Trichy SRM Medical college & Research Centre
25 & 27 May 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

Associate Professor

Weekend Educative Course in Psychiatry Yeshwanthpur, Bengaluru
22 March 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

Resource Person

IV National Workshop on Research Methodology Trichy SRM Medical college & Research Centre
21 Jan 2018

Dr. Sivaraman

Associate Professor

Attended one day Sensitization programme on AETCOM Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai
28 & 29 October 2017

Dr. Prabakaran

Prof & HOD

Delegate

2nd Symposium OCD & Related Disorders : An Update on Research & Treatment Practices National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore
October 2017 Dr. Deepak Kumar Senior Resident Stress Management Program Bishop Heber School Trichy
25 September  2017

Dr. Ronald Roy

Assistant Professor

Lecture on

Psychological Impacts of Retirement

Managing Mental Health

Employees of TNEB Mannarpuram Trichy
September 2017 Dr. Deepak Kumar Senior Resident

Stress Management Program

 

Servite college of Nursing

Nagamangalam

INTERNATIONAL HEALTH DAYS OBSERVED

DATE ACADEMIC PROGRAMME/CME PARTICIPANTS PROGRAMME
10.10.2019

World Mental Health Day

Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

Inauguration

Theme introduction

Awareness skit -students

Awareness Posters

Patient participation

Trichy SRM Medical college and Research Centre

Dept of Psychiatry

10.09.2019

World Suicide Prevention Day

Theme- “Working together to prevent suicide”

 

 

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

Nursing Staff

2nd year Students

CRRI

Inauguration

-theme introduction

-Suicide FACT SHEET

Suicide Warning Signs

-Awareness SKIT

Students Debate

Students participation

23rd to 31st May 2019

Schizophrenia Awareness Week

All Faculty

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

CRRI

Student Seminar

MCQs on Schizophrenia

Case Presentation Seminar on management on Schizophrenia

10.10.2018

World Mental Health Day

Theme- “Young People and Mental health in  Changing world”

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

CRRI

Inauguration

-theme introduction

Awareness Skit

21.10.2018 World Alzheimer’s day

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

CRRI

 

Quiz on Alzheimer’s disease and Dementias for CRRIs
10.09.2018

World Suicide Prevention Day

Theme- “Working together to prevent suicide”

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

Nursing Staff

2nd year Students

CRRI

OP/IP patients

caregivers

Inauguration

-theme introduction

-Suicide Signs

-Awareness Quiz CRRIs

-Awareness SKIT Students

-Patient participation

24.05.2018 World Schizophrenia Day

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

Nursing Staff

CRRI

OP/IP patients

caregivers

-Inauguration

-Elaboration of Signs and Symptoms

-Role of Occupational Therapy

-‘Awareness SKIT’ CRRIs

-Patient participation

10.10.2017

World Mental Health Day

Theme- “Mental Health in Workplace”

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

Nursing Staff

CRRI

OP/IP patients

caregivers

-Ice Breaking/Theme -introduction

-Scenario Based Learning

-Stress Busting/Relaxation

-Group therapy

-Awareness Skit

21.09.2017

World Alzheimer’s day

Theme- “Remember ME”

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

Nursing Staff

CRRI

OP/IP patients

caregivers

-Inauguration

-Theme Introduction

-Seminar

-Skit by CRRI

-Awareness program

10.09.2017

World Suicide Prevention Day

Theme- Take a Minute- Change a Life

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Faculty

Nursing Staff

CRRI

OP/IP patients

caregivers

-Inauguration

-Suicide Signs

-Awareness Slogans/Quiz

-‘Awareness SKIT’ CRRIs

-Patient participation

-Suicide Survivors

CLINICAL CLASSES

  • Demonstration of cases done to posted students on following topics daily
  1. History taking
  2. Case demonstration
    • Mood disorders
    • Neurotic/anxiety disorders
    • Psychotic disorders
    • Substance use disorders
    • Childhood psychiatric disorders
    • Delirium/Dementias
  1. Case Presentation/Case Demonstration
  2. Extra-pyramidal symptoms assessment
  3. Review of cases

CRRI TRAINING

ACADEMIC SCHEDULE Timing 2.30 to 3.30 pm (Every week)
DAY PRESENTATION
MONDAYS MCQs/GROUP DISCUSSION
TUESDAYS CASE PRESENTATION
WEDNESDAYS CPC/ CLINICAL SOCIETY MEETING
THURSDAYS SEMINAR PRESENTATION
FRIDAYS (ALTERNATIVE) PALLIATIVE THERAPY WORKSHOP/ JOURNAL CLUB
  • Students at the end of their clinical posting and CRRI training are encouraged to provide feedback on faculty on time sense, class control, subject knowledge, Use of AV aids.
  1. CLINICAL DEMONSTRATION INVOLVING PATIENTS
  • All students are oriented on interviewing, therapeutic skills, patient doctor relationship, and confidentiality during bed side rounds.
  • Every batch of CRRIs is allowed to present on topics relevant to consultation liaison psychiatry.
  • The Interns are expected to present a case in detail and discussion pertaining to history clarification, interpreting psychopathology is done on a regular basis.
  1. USING ROLE PLAY FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING
  • This method is used to teach interview techniques, disclosing a bad news, Psycho educating about mental illness; getting consent for Electroconvulsive therapy. The students are given topic for role play at the start of clinical posting.
  • The topics chosen include establishing rapport with the patients, interviewing techniques, explaining the diagnosis, Breaking bad news, Psycho educating the caregivers, Discussing drug indications and side effects.
  • Time duration for role play would be 20 minutes. Instructions are given so that one student assumes the therapist position and the other student the client position along with a relative or care giver.
  • Students actively participate in role play and feedback at the end of the session is given on general attitude, approach to the topic, verbal and non verbal skills, therapeutic skills and sensitivity to needs of the patients and overall content. Peer feedback is also given and self feedback by the participants on their overall experiences is also collected.
  1. CLINICAL SCENARIOS DISCUSSED ALONG WITH, QUIZZES AND SURPRISE TESTS
  • QUIZ AND BUZZ SESSIONS Video based puzzles, movies and mental illness and case based scenarios are other techniques that are employed during routine theory sessions. A live demo of clinical interviewing and standardized interviewing videos are shown to them and discussions are made to elicit psychopathology from the videos.
  • SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION This is done during their clinical posting on clinical topics such as suicide, alcohol dependence, depression. Case scenarios of different clinical presentation of same condition are read out to the students and discussion facilitated by questions at the end.
  • SYMPOSIUM Every batch of CRRIs is allowed to present on topics relevant to consultation liaison psychiatry. Some of the common topics that are given touch on all forms and kinds of mental illnesses.
  1. AUDIO AND VIDEO CLIPS FOR IMPROVED PERCEPTION OF VARIOUS CLINICAL CONDITIONS.

A structured questionnaire for observing the history elicitation and interviewing skills of students and CRRIS is formulated. They are encouraged to talk to the patient during ward rounds and feedback is given based on the areas that are observed by the consultant. All students are oriented on interviewing, therapeutic skills, patient doctor relationship, and confidentiality during bed side rounds.

FEEDBACK AND EVALUATION

  1. We have weekly regular review meetings regarding clinical learning and teaching and the valuable inputs from the faculty are enforced in the upcoming weeks as part of evaluation.
  2. To enlighten ourselves on the recent advances we have periodic journal clubs and seminars with aim to promote continuous improvement.
  3. We periodically assess the feedbacks and upgrade ourselves in areas of deficits pertaining to difficult areas.
  4. We also use these feedbacks effectively to innovate new teaching methodologies, improve student teacher interaction and to modify our evaluation pattern

RESEARCH ACTIVITES

S.NO FACULTY COMPLETED PROJECT

 

1.

 

Dr.S.Sivaraman

Attitude and Emotional reactions of first year Medical students dissecting cadavers.
2. Dr.S.Sivaraman Psychological impacts among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross sectional study
3. Dr.S.Sivaraman A study on Comparison of human behavioural pattern with their blood group
S.NO FACULTY ONGOING PROJECT
1. Dr.Ronald Roy.K Patterns and prevalence of Nicotine dependence in adult male patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary Disease.
2. Dr.S.Sivaraman A cross sectional observational study on internet addiction among students undergoing professional courses.