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  • Feb'14

iHeartScan workshop

Introduction to iHeartScan iHeartScan was an event organized by RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru,India on 13th and 14th February. The event was a huge success given the agenda and the noble idea of helping heart patients all over India and especially southern India.

Dr. John Faris Dr. John Faris is an expert in Anaesthesia and Occupational Medicine and working out of Nedlands, Western Australia. He recently visited RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital and spoke at length about post graduate training in medical schools and continuing medical education in Australia and New Zealand. There is now a gradual shift towards problem based learning (PBL) pedagogy and the use of Objective Structural Clinical Examination (OSCE). The CME in Australia and New Zealand include live events, written publications, online programs, audio, video and other electronic media.

Dr. Prasad Dr. Prasad spoke in an indepth manner about promoting evidence based care which means that we provide care by integrating the best available evidence with practitioner expertise and other resources and with the preferences of those who will be affected. He also stressed on the different styles of training and about the implications of resources when it comes to medicinal practice.

Dr. Manikappa Abnormal heart condition is a major killer in India. RajaRajeswari medical College and Hospital has taken a giant stride in the iHeartScan of Melbourne University. iHeartScan does not require a formal report from the cardiologist. The management of RRMCH has to be profusely thanked for coming forward with such a novel idea of hosting the event to facilitate the best care of patients. Dr. Sahajananda has been a chief facilitator for organizing the iHeartScan event. Dr. Manikappa, the visiting professor to RRMCH intends to introduce Australian best policies of Medicine. This is also to help the trainees of Anesthesia get a good grasp of the subject matter based on a more practical approach. Dr. Manikappa looked forward to more such events.