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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY
KANYAKUMARI GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE
 
MAIL ID: physiology.kgmc@gmail.com

1. HISTORY
    Physiology Department started its functioning from the year 2004 for 100 undergraduate students. Teaching and Research are the two important activities of this department. Competency based medical education schedule has been framed and is being implemented to the undergraduate students since 2019. Our Institute has been upgraded to train 150 UG students from 2020 onwards. Every year an Intramural Quiz Competition is organized by this Department for the first year students. We regularly arrange CME programme by involving eminent speakers from various medical Colleges. Research activities are carried out by the faculty of our department and papers have been published in National & International journals. 
 
2. FACULTY DETAILS

Faculty Details
 
 
 
 
3. SERVICES OFFERED
a. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
 TYPE OF COURSE: Medical
Name of course offered Course duration   Sanctioned No. of seats
MBBS 5Years
6 months
150
 
 
 
 
 
b. ACADEMIC CURRICULUM
Periodic Academic activities held in the department:
Sl No. MBBS
1 Lecture class
2 Practical Demonstration
3 Small group teaching
4 Symposia
5 Tutorials classes
6 Self directed learning
7. ECE
8. AETCOM
9. Formative and summative assessments
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
c.ONLINE CLASSES FOR UNDERGRADUATES:
 
  • Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, following online teaching programme has been conducted for MBBS via Microsoft teams, Google classroom & Google meet.
  • Study materials have been sent to students periodically as Powerpoint slides, PDF documents and demonstration videos.
  • Assignments are being given to students after every class.
  • Students are being assessed by conducting Internal assessment tests and viva online
 
4. LABORATORY
The Department consists of well-equipped Hematology lab, Clinical lab, Amphibian lab, Mammalian lab and Research lab.
In Research lab we have provisions for doing Visual evoked potential, Auditory evoked potential  Nerve conduction studies, Heart rate variability, Pulse plethysmography, ECG and computerized Spirometry.
 

5. RESEARCH PUBLICATION  (NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL)
(1)“A study of sleep pattern in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and its correlation with HbA1c” published in European journal of pharmaceutical and medical research Volume 6, March 2019 by Dr.V.Saravanan and Dr.D.Baby Chitra
(2)“The Digital age brain The impact of reading on screen on learning” published in Indian Journal of Research Vol -7/March 2018 by Dr.A. Jeya Jancy Selvi Ratnam
(3)“Median and Phrenic nerve  conduction study in Diabetes Mellitus”   published in International Journal of Scientific Study January 2018 | Vol 5 by Dr.L.M.Sweety and Dr.J.Chris Angel
(4) The study of usefulness of deep breathing exercise on blood pressure in hypertensive patients published in  IOSR – (JDMS) Vol 16 Feb2017 by Dr.G.Vasuki, Dr.L.M.Sweety
(5) The study of usefulness of deep breathing exercise on blood pressure in pre hypertensive &  hypertensive  patients published in Indian journal of clinical anatomy & physiology Vol 4 July- Sep2017 by Dr.G.Vasuki, Dr.L.M.Sweety
(6) Pulmonary Function Tests in Different Phases of Menstrual cycle in young girls of kanyakumari district IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) Vol. 16,December 2017 Dr.J.G.Kavitha
(7)Prevalence of ocular morbidities in patients with Diabetes Mellitus in a tertiary care hospital published in IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) Volume 15 Issue 7 July 2016  by G.Vasuki , Dr. Beena R
(8)Ocular chorioretinal manifestations in patients with Diabetes Mellitus in a tertiary care hospital published in Quest Journal , Journal of Medical and  Dental Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) Volume 3 Issue 8 (2016) by G.Vasuki Dr.Jeyalatha
(9) Concentration of Serotonin And 5 Hydroxy Indole Acetic Acid in Discrete Brain Regions of Overiectomized And Estradiol Treated Female Rats IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) Vol. 15,August 2016  Mrs.D.Jaba Jaya Rani
 
 
 
 
6. ON GOING RESEARCH

(1) Correlation  between exercise tolerance and heart rate variability in adolescent boys and girls.
(2)“Comparison of electrophysiological parameters in adult euthyroid and hypothyroid patients in a tertiary care hospital” .
(3) Electro Physiological Changes of Nervous System in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
 
 

7. CME/ WORKSHOP / CONFERENCE CONDUCTED BY THE  DEPARTMENT
Date Topic Credit Points awarded by The Tamil nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University
28/11/2015 “DOLOR 2015” – An insight into Pain 10 Points
26/11/2016 Tansiyon-An Update on Blood Pressure 10 Points
24/11/2017 “CRISIS 2017 – stress without distress”  5 Points
9/11/2018 GERON 2018 10 Points
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


8. CME / CONFERENCE / WORKSHOPS ATTENDED BY THE FACULTY OF DEPARTMENT
1)QUIZENTERA 19 UG quiz cum CME at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research on Digestive System 2019.
2)2018 - LEMECON 2018 a National conference on Learning and Memory at Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences.
3)Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics in 2017 conducted by Dr.M.G.R.Medical University in Kanyakumari Govt Medical College.
4) HRDHAYA-2017 –CME & QUIZ organized by Department of Physiology in Madurai Medical College
5)THUYIL-2017 CME cum National Conference  organized by Department of Physiology in Stanley Medical college.
6)2017 - CME & UG quiz –Cardio vascular system at Madurai Medical College.
7)2017 - CME & PG quiz– Endocrinology at, Chengalpet Medical College.
8)Symperifora 2017 -CME on in Trivandrum Medical College.
9)Spiroquiz 2016 – Intermedical Quiz with CME in Government Vellore Medical College.
10)2016 - ENVOCCON Conference at Balaji Medical College and Hospital10th annual conference of APT.
11)2015 - ISELETCON conference at Balaji Medical College and Hospital .
12) CME & Gastro Quiz 2015 CME organized by Department of Physiology , KAP Viswanatham Government Medical College in 2015.
13) CME on Obesity – Current scenario organized by Department of Physiology , Madurai Medical College in 2015.
14)CORPHYSICON 2015 CME organized by Department of Physiology , Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & RI Kanchipuram.
15) HORMANIA 2014 – CME organized by Department of Physiology , Government Dharmapuri Medical College.
16) Respiratory Physiology Update 2014 CME organized by Department of Physiology , Tirunelveli Medical College.
17) Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics conducted by Department of Epidemiology Dr.M.G.R.Medical University in 2014.
18) STRESS 2013 CME organized by Department of Physiology , Kilpauk Medical College.
19)NUTRITION  - APTCON 2010 CME organized by Department of Physiology , Coimbatore Medical College.
20) ENTER – OQ – XI - 2011 CME organized by Department of Physiology in Stanley Medical College
21) GENOFET 2010 CME organized by Department of Physiology in Government Vellore Medical College.
22)PRAJNA  - APTCON 2009 CME organized by Department of Physiology , MadrasMedical College.
 
 
9. CME / STATE LEVEL QUIZ COMPETITION  ATTENDED BY THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF DEPARTMENT
 
Year                            Topic                             Venue Remarks
2019 ‘QUIZENTERA 2019’-
UG Quiz & CME in Gastrointestinal physiology.
PSG Institute of Medical sciences & Research, Coimbatore.  Finalists on stage

 
2018 CME & UGquiz- at - Kidney and body fluids Saveetha Medical College   Participated in Quiz
2017  HRDAYA - State level intermedical Quiz was conducted under Association of Physiologists of Tamilnadu(APT) Madurai Medical College   Participated in Quiz
2016  SPIRO QUIZ  Government Vellore Medical College   Participated in Quiz
2015 Gastro Quiz KAPV Medical College, Trichy   Participated in Quiz
2014  HORMANIA Government Dharmapuri Medical College   Participated in Quiz
2010  GENOFET 2010 Government Vellore Medical College    Participated in Quiz
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 













 

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