SPONSORED: Clinical Practice Challenges in Post-Covid Patients by Dr. Sujeet Rajan and Dr. Sanjay Prasad

CME/CPD Points: 1

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1 CME/CPD Point

Video length: 60 minutes

Sponsored by: Himalaya Wellness 

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. To be able to identify which of the post covid clinical challenges are acute and urgent to address.
  2. To create a clinical plan of care to manage and measure the post-viral effects through physical, biochemical, and imaging techniques.
  3. In Post-Covid Patients:
  • To be able to identify cardiovascular inflammation.
  • To be able to identify lung function abnormalities.
  • To be able to identify acute kidney injury.

PRESENTERS BIOGRAPHIES

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Interstitial Lung Diseases/ILD Clinic Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and Bhatia Hospital Mumbai, India.

Sujeet Rajan is a practicing respiratory physician in Mumbai, India. He graduated from the Grant Medical College in Mumbai in 1989 and post-graduated in respiratory medicine from the Seth. GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, also in Mumbai in January 1994. He also holds a Diploma in Environmental, Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases from the CPS (College of Physicians and Surgeons) in Mumbai. Following his post-graduation, Dr. Rajan spent a brief time as a Lecturer at the GS Medical College following which he joined the Bhatia Hospital in Mumbai in January 1996. He subsequently also joined the Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences from August of 2000. He has been actively involved in research and clinical practice at these 2 Hospitals’ since then. He thoroughly enjoys his clinical practice and teaching, and especially areas pertaining to patient communication, education and adherence, in addition to other sub-specialities of airway disease, interstitial lung fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, sleep-disordered breathing and end-stage lung disease. The research he has done has focussed around these areas, especially asthma, COPD and diffuse lung disease. He runs an ILD clinic with online MDD discussions. He has also presented work on the lung function of healthy Mumbai citizens (towards deriving a new prediction equation), and is currently researching the same in healthy children in the city. He has a special passion for improving respiratory disease management in the primary care setting.  Dr. Rajan is also a post-graduate teacher at the Bombay Hospital, where at least two new resident doctors are enrolled for post-graduate degrees in respiratory medicine every year. He was also the European Respiratory Society’s National Representative from India from 2015 to 2018 He is also the Indian Editorial Adviser for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and has over 38 publications to his credit.

Dr Sanjay Prasad

Dr Sanjay Prasad is a Consultant Cardiologist and Professor of Cardiology. After graduation, he completed his training in London, Boston and Geneva. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Medical School. He was appointed as a Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital in 2003. In 2021, he was also appointed as a Consultant at the Mayo Clinic. He sees patients with all types of cardiology conditions and has a special interest in heart failure and cardiomyopathy. He is a Professor at Imperial College and leads a large cardiovascular research group. His team have published over 200 articles that have helped inform national and international guidelines. Dr Prasad is a committed educator and a frequent speaker at national and international meetings. He sits on several national committees and research boards.

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  1. Watch, study, and learn from the online pre-recorded lecture.
  2. Answers the questions in the online quiz based on the course’s learning outcomes. You will need a pass of 80% or higher to achieve your CME/CPD point.
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