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K.E.M Hospital is a teaching hospital attached to the B.J. Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune, and is affiliated to the University of Pune for Undergraduate and Postgraduate training in various subjects. Appointments of Lecturers, Resident House Officers, Tutors, Assistant Lecturers, Interns and Observers are also done through the Academics Department.

 
     
  The department is headed by Dr. D.D. Shetty, M.D., D.M.R.D., (Director Academics)  
     

Postgraduate Diploma Courses and Fellowship Courses recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai:

 
     
 

Seats are advertised twice in a year, on 1st June for the August term admissions and on 1st December for the February term admissions. Application forms are available in the Academics office from 9.30 am to 12.00 noon (except holidays) till the 1st week of July and the 1st week of January.A common entrance test (MBBS level) is conducted on the 3rd Sunday of July and January respectively, followed by subject-wise Oral Interviews.

 
     
 

The Merit list is put up on the Academics Office Notice Board within 2 days of the Interviews. The term commences from 1st August and 1st February each year.

 
     
  Yearly quota of CPS Registrations:  
     
 
Subject Fellowship (F.C.P.S) Posts Diploma Posts
Medicine 04 -
Surgery 04 -
Obstetrics & Gynecology 02 04- D.G.O
Paediatrics 02 04- D.C.H.
Anaesthesia 02 04- D.A.
Pathology 01 02- D.P.B.
Ophthalmology 01 02- D.O.M.S.
Orthopedics 01 02-D.Ortho.
E.N.T. 01 02- D.O.R.L.
Skin and VD 01 02- D.D.V.
Radiology - 04- D.M.R.E.
Chest Diseases - 02-T.D.D.
Psychiatry - 02- D.P.M.
 
     
D.N.B. Recognition-  
     
 

D.N.B. seats are recognized through the B.J. Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune, in certain subjects like Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthesia, Obst. & Gyn., Paediatrics, Pathology and Radiology.

 
     
 

Direct DNB accreditation is for D.N.B. Nephrology and DNB Neonatology - 2 seats per year quota DNB admissions are done as per instructions from the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, after taking Interviews.

 
     
ISCCM Course:  
     
 

Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine-ICU- The KEM Hospital is recognized for conducting the ISCCM certificate course after Postgraduate qualification (MD/DNB) in Paediatrics, Medicine/Anaesthesia.

Duration: - One year- after MD/DNB, Two years after Diploma (DA).
Four candidates per year are enrolled for the same.
Candidates have to apply in December each year.

 
     
  ELECTIVE STUDENTS:  
 

Medical/Physiotherapy and Nursing students from various countries like UK, USA, Netherland, Australia etc. come to KEM for Elective training.

 
     
 

Procedure: Candidates have to fill the Prescribed form given by the Ministry of Health, Government of India, New Delhi, and have to send 6 copies of the same with recommendatory letter from Dean/Principal of their Medical School, Passport Copy and Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- in favor of The Secretary, Medical Council of India, New Delhi, towards Elective Training charges. They need to submit all the documents at least 3 months prior to training as the Medical Council of India and the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, takes some time for according approval.
On joining, students have to pay processing fees as per hospital rules.

 
     
EMS COURSE:  
     
 

The KEM Hospital also offers a one year comprehensive Post Graduate Course in Emergency Medical Services. This course is of 12 academics months. The initial 9 months will be theory and hands-on practice. The last 3 months will be of internship, where rigorous training will be imparted at the KEM Hospital.

 
     
 

Admission notice is published in the month of February and July in the local dailies. The selection of candidates is done through an interview process. Application forms are available in the Administrative Block from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.

 
     
NURSING SCHOOL:  
     
 

The Nursing School was established at K.E.M. Hospital in 1954. Students are trained for the Revised General Nursing and Midwifery Course, prepared to fit in the framework of Vocational Education in the 10+2+3½ years programme.The Nursing School boasts of 100% results since its inception. An Admission Notice is published in the local dailies in the month of June or first week of July every year.

 
 
  THE ORGANISATION  
     
 

The K.E.M. Hospital is a Registered Public Charitable Trust Hospital. It is a 550-bed, tertiary level multi-specialty teaching institution. KEM also runs a secondary level rural hospital at Vadu Budruk, Shirur Taluka, about 35 kms from Pune, called the Shirdi Sai Baba Hospital.

With a history spanning over 96 years, the KEM Hospital has all the major clinical departments such as Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Pathology and Radiology. It also has super specialties such as Neonatology, High Risk Obstetrics, a Renal Unit, Intensive Care Units for adults, children, newborns, cardiac and neurology cases.

As a teaching hospital, KEM endeavors to provide student doctors and nurses the best of opportunities to learn, to practice and to become proficient in their chosen profession.

 
     
  SCHOOL OF NURSING  
     
 

Philosophy:
The faculty of the KEM Hospital School of Nursing believes that the basic purpose of Nursing Education is to train students who, on completion of the education programme are able to plan and give comprehensive nursing care and health guidance to patients and their family members. The nurse must, therefore, be so trained that she is intellectually and morally enlightened and technically proficient. She needs to be competent in teaching, oriented to community health and research minded. It is important that she must have the necessary knowledge, basic skills and attitude essential for professional nursing practice.

We ensure that the students acquire all these during their training.

Aim:
The School prepares students for the 'A' grade Diploma Examination in Nursing and Midwifery conducted by the Maharashtra Nursing Council, Mumbai.

 
     
  Objectives:  
 
  1. To enable development of skills in the use of problem solving method In nursing
  2. To impart knowledge of the health resources in the community.
  3. To develop inter-personal relationships.
  4. To provide comprehensive health care nursing for the welfare of patients, families and the community.
  5. To contribute to the professional and personality development of the student nurses.
  6. To instill a positive attitude, self-awareness, self-direction and self-evaluation in the student nurses.
 
  Milestones  
  The Nursing School was established at the K.E.M. Hospital in 1954. by the late Dr. Banoo Coyaji, Padma Bhushan and Magsaysay Award Winner.  
     
 
1954 :
Dai Training Course started. 40 Dais trained.
 
1959 :
Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (A.N.M.) two-year course started. 573students trained up to 1978.
 
1982 :
Revised A.N.M - M.P.H.W (Multipurpose Health Workers' Course)
of 1½ year duration introduced by the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi was started in KEM Hospital. 1484 ANM students have being trained in this school up to July 2006.
 
1985 :
3½ years General Nursing and Midwifery course started. Recognized by the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi & the Maharashtra Nursing Council (MNC), Mumbai.
 
1987 :
As per the Indian Nursing Council guidelines revision of General Nursing Course from 3 ½ years to 3 years.
 
2004 :
G.N.M. course revised to 3½ years by the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi i.e.3 year General Nursing &Midwifery + 6 Months Internship
   
 
  Course Details  
   
 
Name of the Course Revised General Nursing And Midwifery Course Recognised by the INC & the MNC
   
Duration 3 ½ Years (Three and Half Years)
   
Number of Seats 40
   
Date of Admission 1st August
 
     
  Course Out Line  
     
 

The Syllabus and the General Nursing Course outline, as prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council/Maharashtra Nursing Council, will be followed in the school. Classroom and Clinical lectures will be given by Nursing Tutors, Clinical Instructors, and Doctors. Lectures on specialties will be given by specialists in the field. Students are assigned hospital duties for clinical experience in various departments such as Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, other specialties, OperationTheatre, Community and Family Welfare Dept. as a part of their training.

 
     
  Clinical Exposure  
     
 

The KEM hospital has excellent clinical facilities with 300 beds in the General Wards, which include male and female Medical and Surgical wards, Pediatric, Obstetric and Gynaec wards. In addition, there are Operation Theatres and Intensive Care Units. Students are also sent to the following centers:

  1. Kamala Nehru Hospital & Sonawane Hospital for Obstetric experience
  2. Sassoon General Hospitals for Psychiatry and Skin & V.D. experience.
 
  Community Nursing Experience  
     
 
  1. Rural Health at KEM's Vadu Hospital and at the PHC at Wagholi
  2. Urban Health at the Urban Health Centre, Bhawani Peth, Pune.
 
     
  ADMISSION & SELECTION  
     
  Criteria for Selection:  
     
 
  1. H.S.C. (10+2 passed) from Maharashtra State with Marathi as one of the subjects. Preference will be given to Science (Physics Chemistry & Biology) subjects with an aggregate of 45% marks.
  2. Age between 17 years completed to 25 years at the time of admission.
  3. Admission is done purely on merit: 50% of H.S.C. marks, number of attempts + performance in personal interview and written test.
  4. Medical Fitness: -
    a. Candidates must be mentally and physically fit.
    b. Students have to undergo a medical examination at the K.E.M. Hospital at their own cost.
    c. They will be considered for selection only after obtaining a Medical Fitness Certificate.
 
  Admission Procedure:  
     
 
  1. A candidate will have to fill up the prescribed form available at the Office of the Principal, Nursing School, K.E.M. Hospital, Pune.
  2. Every candidate has to produce the required information and attested xerox copies of necessary certificates, as mentioned in the application form, along with the application.
 
  Fee Structure  
     
 
1
Deposit (Refundable)
Rs. 25,000/- (Rs. Twenty-Five Thousand only) refundable only after successful Completion of Training.
2
Annual Fees (Non - Refundable)
YEAR FEES AMOUNT
1st year Rs. 25000/- (Twenty-Five Thousand only )
2nd year Rs. 25000/- (Twenty-Five Thousand only )
3rd year Rs. 25000/- (Twenty-Five Thousand only )
Internship Period
(6 Months)
Rs. 12500/- (Twelve Thousand Five
Hundred Only)
3
Student Nurses' Association Fund (SNA) Contribution
  Rs.10/- per head per month. In addition S.N.A Subscription - Rs.100/- per year is sent to the Trained Nurses Association (TNAI) Headquarters, New Delhi.
 
     
  Notes:  
 
  1. Fees Structure is subject to change as per Hospital Policy
  2. Any fees charged by affiliated hospitals for clinical experience will have to be paid by the candidate as per Government Rules.
  3. Students will have to bear the cost of uniforms, books & stationery at actuals.
  4. Mess charges of Rs. 12000/-p.a. will have to be paid by the students at the eginning of the academic year.
 
  LIBRARY  
  Reference books are available in the library for the students  
     
  LEAVE  
  Annual leave : 30 days.
Preparatory leave : 14 days per year
Exam leave : 7 days per year
 
     
  DIPLOMA  
     
 

The Maharashtra Nursing Council Diploma will be issued only after successful completion of the entire course and training at the K.E.M. Hospital, Pune.

The KEM Hospital School of Nursing has a record of 100% results since its inception. The nursing education here is based on the concept of Comprehensive Nursing Care,

Many nurses trained from this institution have stood 1st in the State of Maharashtra in exams conducted by the Maharashtra Nursing Council Mumbai. Nurses trained from this institution are working successfully at KEM Hospital and at various other hospitals in Maharashtra and even abroad.

 
     
  Notes:  
     
 
  1. Students should complete the computer course MS-CIT at their own cost and submit the Certificate of the same before December during the 2nd year of the course.
  2. The institution reserves the right to make any changes in the Prospectus.
 
  Only those who agree to abide by the above-mentioned conditions should apply to the:
 
     
 
PRINCIPAL
NURSING SCHOOL
K.E.M. HOSPITAL, PUNE- 411 011
 
     
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT:  
     
 

The KEM Hospital has another feather in its cap with the inception of the Post Graduate Diploma Course in Hospital Management. The course is affiliated to the University of Pune. The course offers a one-year full-time (Monday to Friday) comprehensive training in Hospital Management.
An Admission notice is published in the last week of June or the first week of July.

 
     
  CONTACT:  
     
  Postgraduate Diploma Courses and Fellowship Courses:  
 

Mrs. Sadhana : 020- 66037362

 
 

EMS Course:

 
 

Miss. Aarti: 020-66037408

 
 

Hospital Management:

 
 

Dr. Gojira : 020- 66037471.

 
     
Post graduate and Super Speciality courses in Pediatrics and Neonatology  
     
 

The Department of Pediatrics strives for better child health through its activities in various clinical, academic and research activities. The department is headed by an eminent Pediatrician and Academician- Dr. Anand Pandit. Under his able and dynamic leadership, the department has evolved into one of the best Pediatric Departments in the country.

 
     
  Facilities & Services  
     
  Academics  
 

The Pediatric Department at KEM Hospital, headed by Dr. Anand Pandit has a glorious history of successful postgraduate students, with the first Pediatrician passing out in 1975. After that hundreds of students have become successful pediatricians all over the world.

 
     
  Research  
 

The Research centre of the department has to its credit various prestigious national and international research projects and innumerable publications of the same.

 
     
  General Services  
 

 
 

The pediatric department caters to the needs of sick children from all classes of the society.
It aims to provide quality treatment at affordable prices round the clock.

 
     
  Speciality Services  
 

The department is proud to have a dedicated PICU, a state of the art NICU, a well equipped Rehabilitation Centre, Liver and gastroenterology unit and other specialty services like Pediatric Cardiology, Haemato-Oncology,
Paediatric Epileptology and Clinical Genetics.

 
     
  Emergency Services  
 

The pediatric department at KEM Hospital, Pune is the first of its kind in the city of Pune to start Pediatric Emergency Services. The aim of this initiative is to provide immediate life saving services to critically ill children, so as to save valuable time and many innocent lives.

 
     
 

Emergency Services - 24 hr service available at Pediatric ER, Next to Baby Ward, 1st Floor, Diamond Jubilee Bldg, K.E.M. Hospital, Pune.
Contact Nos. 020-66037351/ 66037391.

 
     
  The following Post Graduate courses are available in this department:-  
 
1
DNB (General Pediatrics):
 

Applications are invited for the following two courses accredited to The National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi:

Post Diploma (D.Ch. from MCI recognized Institute/ University) DNB Pediatrics.
There are two seats every year for this two year course.

Primary DNB Pediatrics (Post MBBS).
There are two seats every year for this three year course.
The applications for the above mentioned courses are invited from December, interviews are conducted in January and the course commences in February every year.

   
 
The Application forms for DNB Pediatrics (Primary & Secondary) are available at the following office:
  Department Of Academics,
First Floor, TDH Building,
K.E.M. Hospital,
Rasta Peth,
Pune- 411001.

For further enquiries please contact:
Phone No.: 020-66037362
Email: kemacademics@dishnetdsl.net

   
2
DNB (Neonatology):
The department runs a 40 bedded Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) which provides the best of neonatal services at affordable costs to patients. With a dedicated NICU Team, sophisticated equipments like warmers, incubators, pumps, and ventilators, and extensive back up facilities like blood gas, micro lab assays, ultrasound machines and advanced microbiological testing, the unit is rendering commendable service in its mission to provide an ICU facility for the tiny neonates who come for it.

Applications are invited for the DNB (Neonatology) accredited to The National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in this NICU:
This is a three year stipendiary course provided by the unit for Post Graduates (Post M.D. Pediatrics/ Post DNB Pediatrics).
The applications for the above mentioned course are invited from December, interviews are conducted in January and the course commences in February every year.

   
 
The Application forms for DNB Pediatrics (Primary & Secondary) are available at the following office:
  Department Of Academics,
First Floor, TDH Building,
K.E.M. Hospital,
Rasta Peth,
Pune- 411001.

For further enquiries please contact:
Phone No.: 020-66037362
Email: kemacademics@dishnetdsl.net

   
3
IAP Fellowship in Neonatology:
The IAP Neonatology Chapter has commenced a I year Basic Certified Course in Neonatal Critical Care in K.E.M. NICU.

Applications are invited from Post Graduates (Post M.D. Pediatrics/ Post DNB Pediatrics/ DCH) for the above course.

   
 
   
4
IAP Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care:
 
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in K.E.M. is a 10 bedded unit with trained nurses and qualified Resident Pediatricians who attend to the immediate needs of sick children round the clock. It is equipped for minute to minute monitoring of vital parameters. It is headed by a highly trained and devoted intensivist. The cases coming to the unit have a variegated profile ranging from traumatic and non-traumatic coma, respiratory failures from pneumonias, asthma, congenital heart diseases, myocarditis, septic shock, diabetic ketoacidosis, liver diseases, renal failure, foreign body aspiration, accidental poisoning and animal bites.

The IAP-ISCCM Joint Body has commenced a I year Basic Certified Course in Pediatric Critical Care in K.E.M. PICU.

Applications are invited from Post Graduates (Post M.D. Pediatrics/ Post DNB/ DCH Pediatrics) for the above course.
The interviews are conducted between May-July and the course commences in October every year.

   
 
 
     
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