Advanced Endodontics Workshop, which focuses on Contemporary endodontic practice under magnification (Dental operating microscope) is hosted annually by the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. Post Graduate students of colleges from central India, staff of neighboring colleges and practicing clinicians in the city have taken advantages of this opportunity one of its kind in this region.
Objective of this facility is to train the participants in all contemporary endodontic treatment protocols under Dental operating microscope. The course includes extensive didactic lecture series followed by actual hands-on exposure to all participants over a period of 3 days. The course faculty is Dr. Vivek Hegde, a renowned microendodontist currently working as a Vice-principal and H.O.D., Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental sciences and research center, Pune.
All participants are given certificates of excellence at the end of the course and are encouraged to remain in association with the course faculty to clarify difficulties during patient management. This successful venture has completed 5 years and trained 40 microendodontists since 2016 till date.
Oral implantology is a one-year fellowship course offered by VSPM’s dental college & research center, Nagpur. The program comprises of lectures, demonstrations of basic and advanced procedures in oral implantology. It mandatory that each candidate places implants on patients and restores the same in the program in order to be certified. The eminent staff member in the department of periodontics, prosthodontics and oral & maxillofacial surgery offer their services toward the completion of the fellowship course.
1 year (10 modules and each module for 02 days)
This course is affiliated to Maharashtra University of health sciences, Nashik.
The intake capacity of the fellowship is 10 seats. The selection process is based on merit criteria as per the centralized admission process.
Oral Implantology by Nobel Biocare
The certificate course in Oral Implantology by Nobel Biocare
- Noble Biocare India Private Limited conducts a certificate course for the Postgraduate (3 modules) for 6 days lectured and demonstrations by Indian mentors of the highest repute.
- Two dummy implants are provided per student for practice during modules, for placement only in the stimulators and not in patients.
- Implant package from Noble Biocare includes a special package for the participants of the above course.
- Certificate of course completion in implantology is given to the participant by the university and Noble Biocare India Private Limited, on course completion.
- Live demonstrations on patients are given during the module.
The course consists of 3 modules, 3 days each totaling 9 days spread over 6 months. During the course, each participant is supposed to place 3 implants under the guidance of the Mentors and University teaching staff. Each batch has a minimum of 20 students. Manuals, mentor notes, and other study materials are provided to the students during the modules.
Resident as teacher (RAT) is been conducted by Dental Education Technology committee since 2015. A two day workshop is conducted once every year for the post graduate students. Objectives of this workshop are to train the PGs in teaching technology so as to perform their role as a teacher during their tenure as PG student and to impart knowledge, skills and requisite confidence in them to prepare them for their role as teacher in future. All the participating pg students are given course completion certificates at the end of the second day. The workshop is conducted by 12 to 15 specially trained faculty members of DET committee.
VIHASA programme is been conducted since 2014, once in a year during interns orientation programme. It is a 16 hours duration programme for the Interns. The objective of the programme is to develop values in healthcare profession. Completion certificates are distributed to all the participants immediately after programme. Dr. Ashok Mehta, Dr.Sachin Parab, Dr. Manas Sharma, Dr. Surekha Rathod, Dr. Jaishree Chahande are the faculty members for conducting VIHASA programme.