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CLOT Education 2019

CLOT Education 2019
2019-09-05 @ 9:00 AM – 2019-09-06 @ 5:00 PM

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, will conduct “CLOT- Education’ the 1st Amrita CME on “Bleeding Disorders and Hands-on Workshop on Coagulation Tests”. The event is organised by the Department of Pathology, AIMS, Kochi, from September 5 – 6, 2019. The meeting intends to simplify the understanding of norma I physiology as well as complexities of disturbed processes in various bleeding disorders, both for Pathologists as well as clinicians.

The workshop aims at refining the knowledge about the various methodologies, testing algorithms along with the correct interpretation of common tests of haemostasis in the right clinical scenarios. This would be achieved with the help of relevant lectures, case discussions, hands on workshop and case based test interpretations.The workshop is open for Pathology postgraduate students and practising pathologists.

The CME that follows, focuses on the day to day issues starting from when to suspect a bleeding disorder, their sub classification, diagnostic testing and management guidelines. It has been tailored in such a way to benefit both young laboratoricians/clinicians as well as practising clinical fraternity from departments of General Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynaecology, pathology, Clinical Haematology and would be beneficial in day to day patient management.

Ist Amrita Coagulation Hands on workshop on September 5, 2019 (Entry limited for 20 delegates).

Venue : Amriteswari Hall, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi (Tower : 2 | Floor : 5)


  • Normal physiology of coagulation
  • Approach to bleeding disorders, Importance of History
  • taking and BAT Score, PNP preparation.
  • Pre-analytical errors in coagulation testing.
  • Approach to isolated PT prolongation.
  • Approach to isolated APTT Prolongation.
  • Approach to PT and APTT prolongation.
  • Mixing studies.
  • Introduction to factor assays.

Registration Details

  • Registration Fee: Rs. 1000/-
  • Payment Mode: Online Transfer
  • Account Name: Amrita Consultancy
  • Account No: 026005300006900
  • Branch Code: 260
  • MICR:690048801
  • IFSC Code: DLXB0000260
  • Bank: Dhanlaxmi Bank Ltd., MA Math,
  • Vallikavu, Amritapuri P.O, Kallam
  • Account Type: Current Account- Resident
  • Contact Number: 9446140468
    (Dr. Geeta Vidyadharan, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Kochi)

Scientific Programme

8.00 am Registration
8.30 -9.00 am Understanding blood coagulationNormal
9.00- 9.30 am How often do we come across abnormal
coagulation- when to suspect abnormal
9.30- 10.00 am When and how to collect, store and
transport samples for coagulation studies.
10.00.-10.30 am Diagnosis of coagulation factor deficiency
and broad management guidelines for
factor deficiencies.
10.30 -10. 45 am COFFE BREAK
10.45- 11.15 am Inauguration
11.15 – 12.45 pm Diagnosis and management of Inhibitor
development in Inherited hemophilia
12.45- 1.15pm Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders
in Kerala- HTC Experience.
1.15 -2.00 pm LUNCH BREAK
2.00 -2.45 pm Diagnosis of Von Willebrand Disease.
2.45 -3.00 pm Acquired Hemophilia- Clinical Presentation
3.00-3.45 pm Diagnosis of Acquired hemophilia.
3 :45-4.00pm TEA BREAK
4.00- 4.30pm Panel discussion on bleeding disorders
in Premenopausal women.
4.30-5.00 pm Rare bleeding disorders- Pathologist experience


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