This event will:
Define polypharmacy and the risk factors related to it.
Illustrate the importance of Medication Reconciliation process and its implementation strategies.
Recognise physicians, pharmacists and nurses’ role in this process.
Speaker: Dr. Thamir M Alshammari
Associate Professor of Health Outcomes, Senior Researcher, Medication Safety Research Chair, KSU
During the Covid-19 pandemic, schools around the world were closed as part of infection control measures to try and stop the spread of the virus. Many schools and education systems adapted by moving to e-learning using distance learning platforms.
The secondary impact of school closures on school healthcare
But school closures had other effects, including disrupting school healthcare services. Around the world, lockdown measures disrupted preschool check-ups, vaccinations, screening programmes and health education activities in schools. This new mode of education also had a significan
I have worked as a general practitioner in a family clinic for 11 years and have noticed a number of changes in patient presentation since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, I have seen a significant increase in the number of seasonal flu cases compared to the previous three years, despite good coverage from the seasonal flu vaccine. I reviewed about 2,500 to 4,000 cases associated with seasonal flu and upper respiratory tract infections. These numbers would have been remarkable, before Covid-19.
The Covid-19 outbreak was reported in Wuhan, Central China i
Describe the steps involved in conducting RCA of an error.
List the tools that can be used during the RCA process.
Identify who should be included on a debriefing team and what the ground rules are that will allow a debriefing meeting to be most effective.