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Physiology

Academics
  •  Courses Offered:
     
    MD (Physiology) & M.Sc. (Physiology)
  •  Courses Participated:
UG courses: 
  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • Mind Body Medicine
  • Pharm D
  • B.Sc AHS (Allied Health Sciences)
  • B.Pharm
  • B.Optometry
  • B.Sc Sports Science
  • B.Sc Trauma Care Management
  • B.Sc. Medical Microbiology
  • BASLP
  • BBA
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Hospital Ward Technician Course
  • B.Sc Clinical Nutrition
  • B.Sc Nursing
  • B.Sc Clinical Research 
  • B.Sc Applied Psychology

PG courses: 
  • M.Sc Medical Basic Sciences
  • M. Phil Clinical Psychology
  • M.Sc. Medical Bioinformatics
  • M.Sc Perfusion Technology
  • M.Sc Renalscience
  • M.Sc. Neuroscience
  • M.Sc MRIT (Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology)
  • MBA
  • MD Sports Medicine
  • MDS
  • MPT
  • MSc Clinical Immunology
  • MSc Medical Psychology

Training provided (Special like simulation lab etc.,)
POSTGRADUATES:
  • Ramachandra Post graduates Teaching Skills (RaPTS) workshop conducted since 2014 till date to improve the teaching skills for all medical post graduates.
  • CME for Postgraduates was conducted on the topic “Teaching and Research during Postgraduation” by Dr.Puthuraya, Visiting Professor, International Medical College, Bengaluru on 19/7/2014

UNDER GRADUATES (MBBS): 

  • Integrated Student seminars have been conducted every year in clinical topics like Acute coronary syndrome, Xeropthalmia, Facial Palsy, Iron deficiency Anemia, Bronchial Asthma, Thyroid disorders etc.
  • CREATIVO 2014 Integrated Poster Presentation –(25th April 2014))
  • CREATIVO 2015 - Concept Mapping (19th March 2015)
  • CREATIVO 2016’ - Integrated poster and PowerPoint competition (10th March 2016)
  • CREATIVO 2017’- “Preclinical Integrated Project Presentation” (27th April 2017)
  • CREATIVO 2018’- “Integrated Online Quiz for Pre-Clinical MBBS students” (10th April 2018)
  • CREATIVO 2019’ – “Role Play for Pre-Clinical MBBS students” (29th March 2019) 
  • CREATIVO 2020’ – “Panel Discussion & short film for I MBBS students” (21st  Sept 2020) 

Teachers/faculty training:
  • Dr. R. Padmavathi,Dr. K.Dilara,  & Dr. Archana P Kumar  completed Revised Basic Course Workshop in Medical Education Technologies at SRU-MCI in 2015 & 2017.
  • Dr. Padmavathi.R, Dr. K. Dilara and Dr. Archana P Kumar completed MCI Advance course in Medical Education Faculty Development Programme conducted by SRU-MCI in 2017 & 2018.
  • Dr.R.Padmavathi R, Dr. K. Dilara, Dr.S.Roopa, Dr. Archana P Kumar & Dr. Abirami completed AETCOM training in 2015 & 2018. 
  • Dr. Padmavathi R, has achieved training on STEM, Research based Pedagogical tools Workshop conducted by IISER, Pune and British Council, UK at Kochi in the year 2017.
  • Dr. Priscilla Johnson & Dr. Padmavathi.R completed 3T – IBHSc Training course for Health Sciences Faculty conducted by Indian Program of the UNESCO chair in Bioethics conducted at SRU in 2017.
  • Dr.  Priscilla Johnson, completed International course on Surveying and Evaluating Ethical Review Practices conducted by FERCAP accreditation body at NIE, Chennai in 2017.
  • Dr.  Priscilla Johnson & Dr. Anbuselvan.V. completed GCP Training program on 21.09.19 at SRIHER
  • Dr. Bagavad Geetha M, Dr. Archana P Kumar, Dr. Teena lal, Mr.Srihari R, Mrs. Lalitha S, Dr. Shobana R, Mrs. Lavanya S, Dr. Deepika Chandrasekaran, finished INDO-UK Course on ‘ABC of Travel Health E-Course’ in 2019.
  • Department faculty have completed online courses through Course era.com conducted by various International Universities such as  John Hopkins University, Duke University, Emory University, Imperial college London, University of Sydney, University of Chicago and University of Michigan.


Achievements:
  • Awarded Ph.D degree to Dr. Priscilla Johnson (2014), Dr. Archana P Kumar & Dr. Maheshkumar K (2017), Dr. S. Krishnan (2018).
  • FAIMER fellowship awarded to Dr. K Dilara (2014), Dr.Archana P Kumar (2016), and Dr. Abirami Omprakash (2019) by PSG FAIMER Regional Institute at Coimbatore, India
  • Research Ambassador Award was awarded to Dr. Priscilla Johnson by SRIHER in 2017.


Innovative teaching:
Post graduates: Medical Education principles have evolved as a prime area of education to students, and faculty members in recent times. Hence Department of Physiology has initiated an innovative teaching skill workshop for postgraduates (RaPTS). This workshop is aimed to provide interactive scientific sessions and group activity sessions on key Medical Education topics that promote teaching skills among postgraduate students. 

Undergraduates (MBBS & BDS): E-Modules, Case based Learning, Flipped Classroom innovative teaching modalities for lectures and practicals are implemented. Powerpoint presentation of all the theory and practical sessions are being converted into SCORM package and uploaded to e-learning platform (MOODLE). Video modules for clinical skill teaching were implemented and archived. Several video lectures were recorded and uploaded in MOODLE.

Undergraduates (BDS & Paramedical Courses): Course guide for all the courses was prepared and provided to the students at the start of their course. Practical manuals were revised for all paramedical courses. Check list for OSPEs were prepared as per the CBME guidelines.