Successful CME program held at Hotel Viswaratna
The CME was organized to sensitize interns, PG students, nurses and practitioners regarding Hypertension
A successful CME program was organised at Hotel Viswaratna by the Guwahati based Marwari Hospitals in association with the Indian Society of Hypertension on August 6. It was powered by Omron Academy.
The programme started with the topic called 'Hypertension in Pregnancy' by Dr. Kanchan Murarka, MD, O & G. Dr. M.K.Keshan and Dr. Deepak Goenka. This was followed by the topic 'Errors in Measurement of Blood Pressure' presented by Dr. Rituparna Baruah, DM, Cardiology. Dr. Baruah explained the errors in the measurement of Blood Pressure and its effects on the human body. Renowned doctors Dr. Indra Kuladhipati and Dr. John Sangma were the chairpersons for the session.
The 3rd session was regarding the screening and early diagnosis to prevent complications in Hypertension and was presented by Dr. Dinesh Agarwal, HoD of Medicine, Marwari Hospitals. Senior Consultant and Internist in Diabetology, Dr Dinesh Agarwal narrated about the screening and diagnosis to prevent complications in Hypertension. The chairpersons in this session were Dr. S.Medhi and Dr. Dhiren Ingti.
This CME was aimed to provide comprehensive knowledge, skills and attitude development regarding Hypertension and its implication.The last and the final session of the CME program was a panel discussion regarding hypertension and was moderated by Dr. B.B.Kukreja, MD. The panelists in this session were Dr. Rituparna Baruah, Dr.Swati Jalan, Dr. Dinesh Agarwal, Dr. Abhamoni Agarwal, Dr. Kanchan Murarka, Dr. Tadbir Agarwala and Dr. Sudha Agarwal. The panel discussion concluded with a question-answer round between the panelists and the moderator as well as between the panelists and the audience present.
It was added that Hypertension in the population is like a tip of an iceberg. It can quietly damage vital organs. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to serious complications and early diagnosis and proper management reduce the risk of life-threatening complications.
This CME was aimed to provide comprehensive knowledge, skills and attitude development regarding Hypertension and its implication. This CME was organized to sensitize interns, PG students, nurses and practitioners regarding Hypertension with an overview on the correct measurement of Blood Pressure and early diagnosis to prevent its complications.
The program which started around 7.30 p.m ended around 10 p.m. Altogether 77 doctors from across Guwahati attended the CME program.
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