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CME programme organised
Staff Reporter
 GUWAHATI, Feb 10 - GVK EMRI in collaboration with Stanford University School of Medicine organised a CME programme on Tuesday.

Renowned emergency physician of Stanford University School of Medicine, USA, Dr Jennifer A Newberry was the speaker and resource person.

The CME covered the topics ‘Eclampsia/Preeclampsia, Pulmonary Embolus & cardiac Resuscitation, Approach to Trauma in Pregnancy & Post Partum haemorrhage and use of NASG.’

Dr Newberry is Co-Medical Director, Peninisula Family Advocacy Programmed, a medical legal partnership. She is an instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA.

“The aim of the CME programme was to enhance knowledge and skills in synchronisation with the upgrading of current advancement in the field of emergency medicine amongst general duty doctors to manage common emergency conditions in limited resource settings. The doctors serving in public and private health institutions should be competent enough to manage common day-to-day emergencies,” a GVK EMRI official said.

Renowned doctors of government medical colleges and private hospitals of Assam, nurses, and medical and nursing students were present in the CME.

The participants appreciated GVK EMRI’s initiative in organising the CME on obstetric emergencies for the non-specialised provider in the North-east by well-known international faculties. They also thanked Stanford University School of Medicine for sending their faculty to the North-east for organising the event on such important topics which they felt would help local doctors in their knowledge advancement.

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