A three- day CME on ‘Innovations and Quality Improvement in Medicine’ commenced on Sunday at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).
The CME, organised by the departments of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, in association with the faculty from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, US, was inaugurated by Principal Dr Sandeep Puri. Those present on the occasion were Dean (Academics) Dr Rajoo Singh Chhina, medical superintendents Dr Sandeep Sharma and Dr Ashwani Chaudhary, Assistant Dean (Academics) Dr Sandeep Kaushal, Organising Chairman Dr Sunil Katyal and Organising Secretar Dr P L Gautam.
Dr P L Gautam said that on Sunday the session began with a lecture on ‘Transplantation options for the Sensitised Kidney Transplant Recipient’ by Dr Patrick Dean from Mayo Clinic, followed by lectures on ‘Pathways to Standardise Perioperative Care’ by Dr Sandra Kopp.
During the CME, Dr Christopher Burkle and Dr Carole Kuhle elaborated on ‘Quality Assurance Communication: Conferences, Checlists and Reporting’ and ‘Improving Patient-Centered Care’ respectively. Dr Christina Pabelick spoke on ‘Are Antifibrinolytic Beneficial in Major Pediatric Surgery?’
A poster-making competition was also conducted. The day concluded with lectures by Dr Ana Oviedo Beena and Dr Y S Prakash.