The Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH) of Gulf Medical University (GMU) conducted an ‘Intensive Workshop on Clinical EKG’, at the University campus in Ajman on 13th and 14th January 2017.
The workshop accredited by MOHAP for 10.5 CME hours was conducted by Dr. Ehab. M. Esheiba, Head of Cardiology Department, Thumbay Hospital Ajman.
The workshop covered topics like EKG in CAD, Drug Effects, Electrolyte Imbalance & Metabolic Disorders, Pericardial, Myocardial and Pulmonary Diseases & Pre- Excitation Patterns, Arrhythmias, Pacemakers, Considerations / Limitations / Pitfalls.
This intensive workshop on clinical EKG interpretation aimed to extend and update the clinical EKG interpretation knowledge of health professionals who have a thorough basic understanding of EKG.
It provided an ideal opportunity to learn systematic approach interpret challenging 12 lead EKGs, as in complex arrhythmias, myocardial ischemia, and infarctions.
The main focus of the workshop was to assist the participants to achieve more advanced levels of electrocardiogram interpretation through brief Interactive lectures and discussions and to avoid common misconceptions through Pearls and Pitfalls, Tips and Tricks.
The participants at the workshop included doctors, interns, residents, nurses, paramedical staff and other healthcare professionals from reputed hospitals across the country.