Fortis Mohali organizes national workshop to educate healthcare professionals on transplant nursing

The five-day event was organised in collaboration with Multi Organ Harvest Aid Network and PGI Chandigarh

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Fortis Mohali organizes national workshop to educate healthcare professionals on transplant nursing: To spread awareness on the latest advancements in the field of kidney transplant coordination and transplant nursing, Fortis Hospital Mohali organised a five-day national preliminary workshop from 22nd-26th August.

Fortis Mohali organizes national workshop to educate healthcare professionals on transplant nursingThe workshop was organized in collaboration with Multi Organ Harvest Aid Network (MOHAN) Foundation under the aegis of National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) and Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO) PGI, Chandigarh.

Dr Priyadarshi Ranjan – Director, Urology-Robotics and Kidney Transplant Surgery, Fortis Hospital Mohali, and organizing chairman of the event, said, “The workshop had been designed to educate and train healthcare professionals on the various aspects of deceased and living donor transplantation of various organs. It also focused on the legal, medical and surgical aspects of transplantation. The workshop was open to all doctors, nurses, medical social workers, lab staff and other graduate professionals.”

Fortis Mohali organizes national workshop to educate healthcare professionals on transplant nursingThe five-day workshop focused on the basic concepts of organ donation and transplantation; corneal donation, skin donation and banking; amendments under the Transplant Act; brain stem death, deceased donation programme; robotic kidney transplant; medication management; basics of heart failure and transplant; alongwith matters pertaining to family counselling and approaching families for organ donation.

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Eminent Speakers at the event were Dr Naveen Pandey (Assistant Professor, Hospital Administration, PGI), Dr Pramod Kumar (Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, PGI) Prof Vipin Kaushal (Medical Superintendent cum Director, ROTTO, North PGI ) Dr Amit Mandal (Director, Pulmonology and Clinical Care, Fortis Mohali),  Dr Arvind Sahni  (Director, Gastroenterology and Liver Transplant) Dr Shivani Juneja (Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Fortis Mohali) among others. Meanwhile, certificates were awarded to all trainees and participants during a valedictory function held at the facility on the concluding day.

Know More About Fortis Healthcare

Fortis Healthcare Limited – an IHH Healthcare Berhad Company – is a leading integrated healthcare services provider in India. It is one of the largest healthcare organizations in the country with 27 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), 4100 operational beds and over 419 diagnostics centres (including JVs). Fortis is present in India, United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. It draws strength from its partnership with global major and parent company, IHH, to build upon its culture of world-class patient care and superlative clinical excellence. Fortis employs 23,000 people (including SRL) who share its vision of becoming the world’s most trusted healthcare network. Fortis offers a full spectrum of integrated healthcare services ranging from clinics to quaternary care facilities and a wide range of ancillary services.

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