October 22, 2011 admin

GADVASU Concludes National Level Skill Up gradation CourseTraining

Ludhiana – Centre of Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT), Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology of GADVASU recently concluded a 24th national level advanced training course on “Computerized Radiography and Interventional Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures for Veterinary Patients” sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
Dr N.S. Saini, Director CAFT and Professor-cum-Head informed that 20 scientists / teachers from 15 National Universities attended this course. During this training course Dr. Amresh Kumar, Former Dean, COVS, Pantnagar delivered lecture on Regenerative stem cell therapy and emphasized to conduct research in this area. Dr. G.D. Rao, an expert from Chennai, delivered presentation on management of emergency and critically sick patients which was appreciated by the faculty and participants. Other experts Dr. A.K. Das (Pantnagar) and Dr. Ajay Gupta (Jammu) were also invited to deliver lectures on External skeletal fixators and laparoscopic surgery, respectively.
Hands on training was provided to the participants on the latest techniques in veterinary practice like computerized radiography, ultrasonographic and ultrasound guided biopsy procedures, diagnosis and surgical management of diaphragmatic hernia in cows and buffaloes, Interlocking nailing in small and large animal fracture patients, bone plating in small and large animals, laparoscopic surgery, urolithiasis in dogs and cattle.
Compendium of Lectures and CD containing lectures and presentations was released at the concluding function. Dr SNS Randhawa, Dean Post Graduate Studies and coordinator of the CAFT was the Chief Guest. Dr. PD Juyal, Registrar, GADVASU, Dr. H.S. Sandhu, Dean COVS, and Dr S. Prabhakar, COE were also present on the dais.    Certificates to the participants were distributed by Chief Guest.
Dr Randhawa further informed that Department of Surgery and Radiology is among the best departments in the country and had trained over 300 surgeons/scientists from all over India.  He appealed the scientists to use the knowledge gained during this advanced training programme for the research and welfare of the animals. 
Dr S.S. Singh, Professor of the Surgery informed that introduction of computerized radiography has tremendously improved the diagnostic capabilities of the veterinary clinicians at GADVASU. He encouraged other institutes to establish digital radiography units.

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