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Vani Road, Mhasrul, Nashik , 422004, Maharashtra, India
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Starts On request
Vani Road, Mhasrul, Nashik , 422004, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme


Since the students are trained with the aim of practicing as independent specialists, this
course content will be mainly a guideline. They have to manage all types of cases and
situations and seek and provide consultation. The emphasis shall therefore be on the practical
management of the problem of the individual cases and the community within the available
A. Basic Sciences
· Basic genetics
· Fetal and neonatal immunology
· Applied anatomy and embryology
· Feto-placental physiology
· Fetal growth
· Neonatal adaptation
· Physiology and Development of Respiratory system
· Physiology and development of Cardiovascular system, developmental
defects, physiology and hemodynamics of congenital heart disease.
· Physiology and Development Nervous system
· Physiology and Development of gastrointestinal system
· Physiology and Development of Renal system
· Physiology and Development of Hematopoietic system
· Physiology and Development of Endocrinal system
· Metabolic pathways pertaining to glucose, calcium and magnesium
· Biochemical basis of inborn errors of metabolism
· Electrolyte balance
· Development pharmacology
· Mechanism of disease
B. General Topics
· Research methodology
· Teaching methodology
· Biostatistics
· Epidemiology
· Health economics
· Health Information System
· Ethics in Perinatology / Neonatology
· Medical education
· Computer & Information technology
C. Perinatology
· Perinatal outreach services
· Perinatal and neonatal mortality, morbidity, epidemiology ( Perinatal Audit )
· High risk pregnancy & impact on the fetus
· Fetal monitoring
· Intrapartum monitoring and procedures
· Genetic counseling
· Diagnosis and management of fetal diseases
· Fetal intervention
· Fetal origin of adult disease
D. Neonatology
Neonatal resuscitation
Management of normal newborn
Management of LBW, VLBW, ELBW infants
Management of sick neonate
Emergency neonatal care
Neonatal transport
Fluid & electrolyte management
Neonatal ventilation
Blood gas and acid base disorders
Neonatal assessment
· Assessment of gestation, neonatal behavior, neonatal reflexes
· Developmental assessment, detection of neuromotor delay, stimulation
Respiratory system
· Neonatal airways: physiology, pathology; management
· Pulmonary diseases: hyaline membrane disease, transient tachypnea,
Pneumonia, pulmonary air leak syndromes, pulmonary hemorrhage,
developmental defects
· Oxygen therapy and its monitoring
· Pulmonary infections
· Miscellaneous pulmonary disorders
Cardiovascular system
· Fetal circulation, transition from fetal to neonatal physiology
· Examination and interpretation of cardiovascular signs and symptoms
· Special tests and procedure ( Echocardiography, angiography)
· Diagnosis and management of congenital heart diseases
· Rhythm disturbances
· Hypertension in neonates
· Shock: pathophysiology, monitoring, management
Gastrointestinal system
· Disorders of liver and biliary system
· Bilirubin metabolism
· Neonatal jaundice, Prolonged hyperbilirubinemia, Kernicterus
· Congenital malformations
· Necrotising enterocolitis
· Clinical neurological assessment
· EEG, ultrasonography, CT scan
· Neonatal seizures
· Intracranial hemorrhage
· Brain imaging
· Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
· Neuro-muscular disorder
· Degenerative diseases
· CNS malformation
Renal system
· Development disorders
· Renal functions
· Fluid and electrolyte management
· Acute renal failure (diagnosis, monitoring, management).
Endocrine and metabolism
· Glucose metabolism, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia
· Calcium disorders
· Magnesium disorders
· Thyroid disorders
· Adernal disorders
· Ambiguous genitalia
· Inborn errors of metabolism
· Physiology
· Anemia
· Polycythemia
· Bleeding and coagulation disorders
· Rh hemolytic disease
· Blood Component therapy
· Fetal nutrition
· Physiology of lactation
· Lactation management
· Parenteral nutrition
· Vitamins and micronutrients in newborn health
· Human Milk Banking
Surgery and orthopedics
· Diagnosis of neonatal surgical conditions
· Pre and post operative care
· Neonatal anesthesia
· Metabolic changes during anesthesia and surgery
· Orthopedic problems
Neonatal infections
· Intrauterine infections
· Superficial infections
· Diarrhea
· Septicemia
· Meningitis
· Osteomyelitis and arthritis
· Pneumonias
· Perinatal HIV
· Miscellaneous infective disorders & fungal infections
Neonatal ophthalmology
· Development aspects
· Retinopathy of prematurity
· Sequelae of perinatal infections
Neonatal Hearing assessment
Community neonatology
· Vital statistics
· Health system
· Neonatal care priorities
· Care at primary, secondary & tertiary level of care
· Role of different health functionaries
· National programmes
· National Neonatology Forum
Neonatal dermatology
Neonatal Imaging
Developmental assessment and follow up
Organization of neonatal care
Recent Advances
Laboratory Medicine
Neonatal procedures
Therapeutic agents
Biomedical equipments, use & maintenance
E. List of Skills
· Neonatal examination & anthropometry
· Developmental assessment
· Neonatal resuscitation
· Neonatal ventilation: CPAP, Mechanical ventilation
· Blood sampling: Capillary, venous, arterial
· Insertion of peripheral venous, umbilical venous and umbilical arterial
· Monitoring: invasive, non-invasive
· Enteral feeding (katori-spoon, gavage, breastfeeding)
· Lactation management
· Parenteral nutrition
· Endotracheal Intubation
· Lumbar puncture and ventricular tap
· Placing of ‘chest tube'
· Exchange transfusion
· Bed side tests: shake test, sepsis screen, hematocrit, glucose estimation, urine
examination, CSF examination, Kleihauer technique, Apt test etc.
· Neonatal drug therapy
· Nursery house keeping routines
· Infection control & Universal precautions
· Handling, effective utilization and trouble shooting of neonatal equipment.
· Decision making, clinical diagnosis, planning & interpretation of
· Management of Neonatal problems
· Communication with parents, families and communities
· Interdepartmental communication
· Human behavior studies
Education / Training
· Teaching skills
· Learning skills
· Participatory and small group learning skills
· Preparing learning resource material
Self-Directed Learning
· Learning needs assessment, literature search, evaluating evidence
Research Method
· Framing of research question
· Designing and conducting study
· Analyzing and interpreting data
· Publication & writing a paper
· Review & presentation of research findings

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