Karachi: As part of the Faculty Development Program, a one day workshop was organised by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), HITEC Institute of Medical Sciences (HITEC-IMS), Dental College. The workshop was attended by the Heads of Departments of Basic Dental Sciences and Clinical departments of Dental College.
The event aimed to highlight the importance of early identification and timely management of such emergencies.
Dr Mudassar Saleem, Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery (OMFS), and Dr Maimoona conducted a comprehensive lecture followed by a hands-on exercise on the management of Airway, IV line, Basic Life Support (BLS) and safe administration of emergency medication carried out in clinical skills lab under strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for COVID 19.
In conclusion, certificates were handed out to the participants by Dr Irfan Shah, Principal Dental College HITEC-IMS.
The organisers intend to organise such workshops in collaboration with other Medical and Dental Colleges in the future.