CME on Intensive care, Brain Death organised

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Feb 2018 11:18:33

Staff Reporter,


Feb 3,

Continuing Medical Education (CME) on Intensive care and Brain Death was organised by Chhattisgarh Human Organ Transplant Organisation and National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation, (NOTTO) New Delhi, at a hotel on Saturday. Subrat Sahoo, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Chhattisgarh was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Dr Vimal Bhandari, Director of National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation, was Guest of Honour. Special Guests were Dr Anil Sahu, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Ranu Sahu, Director Health Services, Dr SN Bhure, Mission Director, National Health Mission, Dr AK Chandrakar, Director Medical Education Chhattisgarh and Dr Abha Singh, Dean Pt. J NM Medical College Raipur.

Dr Puneet Gupta, nodal officer of Human Organ Transplant Organisation informed that this was first time that CME on Brain Death Certificate was organised after formation of Chhattisgarh State. Dr Sunil Shroff from Mohan foundation Chennai, gave information on Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act 2014. Dr Nikhilesh Jain gave information on Brain Death-Identification of Potential Donor, tracking of Potential Donor, Diagnosis of Brain Death. Dr Vimal Bhandari gave information about role of NOTTO. Video on Brain Stem Death Testing was screened. Dr Nikhilesh Jain also gave information on Maintenance of A potential Deceased brain dead donor, Identification & certification of brain death-interesting case studies, Simulation of case scenarios.

Dr Ravi Vankhede presented video documentary on how to approach family for organ donation, the video was on good and bad approach. Pallavi Kumar gave information on family interview and grief counselling, stages of grief, decoupled approach, identifying decision makers and establishing, relationships, role of a transplant coordinator. Role play on Simulating counselling situations in approaching families. Dr Sumana Navin made a group activity on Organ donation pathway, how to proceed when there is a deceased donor in the hospital. Over 200 doctors were present during the conference. Dr Gupta further informed that seven days Transplant Coordinator training Programme is under way.