Medical Education Unit of ANIIMS conducted first MCI Workshop in Educational Technology
Medical Education Unit (MEU)of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical sciences, Port Blair conducted 3 days MCI recognized Basic Course Workshop in Educational Technology from 2nd to 4th Nov 2016. Twenty seven Medical College Faculty including Professors, associate and assistant Professors attended this workshop as per Medical Council of India (MCI) guidelines. Prof Kavita Bhatnagar, Course Director for this workshop and Head of Ophthalmology and MEU Coordinator informed that for last 2 years, MCI Nodal and Regional Centers were only given permission to conduct this course. ANIIMS, Port Blair is one of the first few colleges in the country to get permission by MCI to conduct this course in their own college in the presence of MCI observer from the affiliated Nodal Center. The workshop started with lamp lighting and inaugural address by Prof Deshpal officiating Director ANIIMS and HOD ENT. Prof Kavita Bhatnagar delivered the Course Objectives and Welcome address. Sessions were conducted by coordinator and members of Medical Education Unit. MCI Observer gave an excellent report. Participants’ feedback was excellent. Tamil Nadu Medical Council has given 5 credit points for this workshop.