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Department : Microbiology News Type : general-news
  • 19
  • May'17

CME on “HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL”

Dept of MICROBIOLOGY, RRMCH has organised a CME on “HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL”.

Date: 19.05.2017
Time: 09.00 am to 04:00 pm.
Venue: Kadamba Hall, RRMCH College Auditoriuim.

ALL ARE CORDIALLY INVITED.

HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL FROM DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY.

A Continuing Medical Education (CME) on “Hospital Infection Control” was conducted by the department of Microbiology on Friday, 19th May 2017 at the Kadamba auditorium of Rajarajeswari Medical College, Bangalore from 9 am to 4 pm. This CME is awarded 2 credit points by Karnataka Medical Council.

There were five learned speakers participated in this CME. First talk was given by Dr. Santhosh Shirol SAFE – I, Consultant, NABH Co-ordinator, QCI, INDIA, on “Overview of Hospital Infection Control Committee”. This was an eye-opener to young – budding microbiologists, clinicians and nurses.

Second talk was on “HAI Rates Calculation “by Dr. Prakash. R, Associate Professor of Microbiology, RRMC&H, Bangalore. This was an interactive talk and most of the delegates actively participated and involved in HAI rate calculation.

Third presentation was on “OT Sterilization Guidelines” by Dr. Asima Banu, Professor of Microbiology and Additional Charge as Nodal Officer of Trauma and Emergency Care Centre in Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore. This was certainly an excellent talk for the delegates on recent OT guidelines and sterilization, disinfection practices. Take home message was valuable for setup and maintenance of an ideal OT.

Fourth deliberation was by Dr. Sangeetha S, professor & HOD, Department of Microbiology, RRMC&H, Bangalore on “Biomedical Waste Management 2016 Guidelines”. Madam highlighted the changes in guideline of BMW 2016 and addressed color coding, bar coding of bags. This was an interactive discussion and the delegates actively participated.

Fifth interaction was on “Needle stick injury and post exposure prophylaxis’’ by Dr. Beena, Professor of Microbiology, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore. This was certainly an informative talk for the postgraduates to know things to be done during NSI.

The afternoon session included exercises on Calculation of HAI Rates, Hand hygiene Audit, BMW Checklist preparation done by Dr. R.C.Kanta, Dr. Prakash R, Dr. Lakshminarayana S. A, Dr. Sunil Kumar D C, Dr. Archana Rao and Dr. Yashaswini, department of Microbiology, RRMC&H, Bangalore. All the delegates were actively and enthusiastically involved in the exercises and they gave a positive feedback.

Last but not least, Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Lakshminarayana S. A, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, RRMC&H and organizing secretary.

Certificates to the delegates were handed over after conclusion of the programme.

A total of 105 delegates attended the CME and enjoyed the scientific deliberations.

This program was a grand success due to continuous support and encouragement from Honorable Chairman Sri A.C. Shanmugam, Executive-Director, Mr. Vijayanand, Dean, Dr. Sathyamurthy. B, Medical Director, Dr. D.L. Ramachandra, Medical Superintendent, Dr. K.M. Govindaraju, Principal, Dr. Naveen. S, Director of PG Studies, Dr. Usha Ramachandra, CEO, Sri. Sitharam. We remain thankful to them.

Our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. V.C. Shanmuganandan from Karnataka Medical Council, Bangalore, who observed the proceedings of the CME..