CME Webinar Series on COVID – 19 Pandemic
Shifa International Hospital has organized CME webinar series on COVID – 19 pandemic for medical staff, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, healthcare professionals and general public to create awareness of COVID – 19 and address the questions on every Thursday at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.
These webinars are broadcasted LIVE via Zoom. To join the webinar, please refer to the Zoom Webinar ID: 927-8414-1436 or Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92784141436 on coming Thursday at 11:00 am. Please download Zoom Application.
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BASICS OF COVID – 19
First topic of the series was BASICS OF COVID – 19 held on April 30, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.
Overview was given by Dr. Ejaz A. Khan, Chairman Infection Control Committee, SIH. A talk on Clinical Features was delivered by Dr. M. Javid Bhutta, Consultant Infectious Diseases, SIH and Dr. Abdus Salam Khan, Consultant & Director Emergency Medicine Department, SIH discussed the Triage in Emergency Room.
CHALLENGES OF SCREENING
Second topic of the series was CHALLENGES OF SCREENING held on Thursday, May 07, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.
Testing Indications was discussed by Dr. Ejaz A. Khan, Section Head Infectious Diseases – SIH. Dr. Imran Nazir Ahmad, Consultant & Chief of Pathology, SIH gave the presentation on SARS – CoV2 PCR Testing which was followed by the Role of Imaging discussed by Dr. Atif Iqbal Rana, Consultant & Chief of Radiology – SIH.
MANAGEMENT OF COVID – 19
Third topic of the series was MANAGEMENT OF COVID – 19 held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.
Dr. M. Javid Bhutta, Consultant Infectious Diseases – SIH discussed the Medical Management of COVID – 19 and Therapeutic options under investigation followed by the talk on COVID 19 Pneumonia by Dr. Aftab Akbar, Consultant & Section Head Pulmonology & Critical Care – SIH.
Grand Round | CME Webinar
Shifa International Hospitals Ltd, Islamabad has organized a Grand Round to create awareness of COVID – 19 pandemic and address the questions.
Topic was Neurology in the time of COVID delivered by Dr. Sahrish Aieshah Kazi, Associate Consultant Neurologist, SIH held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am.
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Protecting HCWs from COVID – 19
Fourth topic of the series was Protecting HCWs from COVID – 19 held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.
?Dr. Ejaz A Khan, Chief of Infectious Diseases – SIH discussed the “Risks and Challenges to protect HCWs” followed by the talk on “Infection Control Measures in hospital settings for COVID 19? –? Key Points” by Ms. Ruth Samuel, Manager Infectious Diseases – SIH. Dr. Maryam Sharif, Assistant Consultant, Employee Health Clinic – SIH shared the “Risk assessment and management of exposure of HCWs in the context of COVID – 19.