Critical Care Conclave Workshop held at Army Hospital (Research & Referral) New Delhi

Updated on Monday, March 25, 2019
  • MOHAN Foundation in partnership with AORTA (Army Organ Retrieval & Transplantation Authority) successfully conducted Critical Care Conclave Workshop on March 16, 2019 at Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt, New Delhi. The workshop was organized by Department of Nephrology, Army Hospital (R & R).


    15 medical officers and critical care specialists from various services hospital across India attended the conclave.


    Lt General U.K. Sharma, Commandant, Army Hospital (R&R) gave the welcome address and Col Vikas Srivastava Senior Advisor, Anesthesia & Critical Care, Army Hospital (R & R) gave an introduction of the day long workshop to the participants.


    Technical sessions were conducted by the senior faculty from Anesthesia & Critical Care Department of Army Hospital (R &R). Dr. Sumana Navin and Ms. Pallavi Kumar conducted sessions on soft skills, communication & counselling.


    The workshop addressed the following areas:

    • Brain Stem Death Testing
    • Exploring pitfalls, brain death mimics, spinal reflexes and ancillary testing
    • Maintenance of a brain-dead donor
    • High urine output, high sodium, hypothermia in brain dead donor maintenance
    • Approaching donor families for organ donation
    • Breaking bad news- Toolkit for ICU professionals


    A variety of activities/practical sessions were moderated by the MOHAN Foundation team like Role allocation- Practical Session, Communication Exercise, etc. These helped the delegates to understand the processes that are involved from identification of a brain-dead donor to a successful donation.


    The workshop concluded with vote of thanks by Col. Satish Mendonca Director AORTA & Senior Advisor, Med & Nephrology, Army hospital (R & R).


    The training was supported by SBI Foundation and SBI DFHI Limited.

    Source-Dr. Muneet Kaur Sahi & Dr. Pallavi Rekhi
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