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.

In case of any assistance, please contact Ms. Tania Noreen at 051-843-3957 | 03468551048 | cme@shifa.com.pk

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.