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Training programme for Medical officers in Haematology- 2018  Download PDF Version

Date

/Venue

Topic

Objectives

Time

 

Resource Persons- Consultant Haematologists

Day 1

01/02/2018

MRI

Inauguration

Introduction to  the MO training program

Welcome address- by Dr. ChandanaWickramaratne immediate past President SLCH

Address by Dr. Sunil de Alwis - DDG ET&R, MOH

Address by Dr.DilanthaDharmagunawardhana Director ET&R,MOH

Address by President SLCH Dr Vishakha Gunawardena

Vote of thanks- Dr. HimaliGunasekara- Secretary SLCH

9 am -9.30am

 

 

 

Anaemia

Should be able to;

a) define anaemia

b) classify anaemia based on red cell morphology and other methods

c) interpret FBC report

d) describe terminology used in blood picture morphology reporting

e) list differential diagnosis based on red cell morphology noted in blood smears

f) list key questions to be asked to differentiate types of anaemia

g) list key examination findings expected in different types of anaemia

h) list investigations to be ordered in initial anaemia work up

i) describe basic principles of management of anaemia

9.30-12 pm

Dr.Arundathi Kurakulasooriya

Lanka Hospital

 

 

Dr.Chandima Kulathilake

FOM- Sri Jayawardenepura

 

2.Massive haemorrhage/DIC

Transfusion reactions etc.

Should be able to

a) define massive heamorrhage, DIC

b) list investigations to be requested in DIC

c) describe management of massive haemorrhage and DIC

d) describe and classification of transfusion reaction

e) describe investigations in transfusion reaction

f)describe management of transfusion reaction

 

1-2 pm

 

Dr.Anoma Weerawardena

DSHW- Colombo

 

Thrombocytopenia

Should be able to;

a) define thrombocytopenia

b) describe the classification and causes of thrombocytopenia

c) to take appropriate history and do relevant examination on a patient presenting with thrombocytopenia

d) list investigations to be requested  initial work up of thrombocytopenia

e) describe the basic principles of management of thrombocytopenia

2pm -3.30 pm

 

Dr. Nishadya  Ranasinghe

CSTH- Kalubowila

 

 

Day 2

02/02/2018NHSL Pathology Lecture hall

Pancytopenia

Should be able to;

a) define pancytopenia

b) describe the classification and causes of pancytopenia

c)  take appropriate history

d) do relevant examination on a patient presenting with pancytopenia

e) list investigations to be requested in work up of pancytopenia

f) describe basic principles of management of pancytopenia

 

9 -10.30am

Dr.Shanika Vitharana-

DGH Trincomalee

 

Morphology session

Should be able to;

a) describe and identify the morphological abnormalities relevant to common haematological disorders and rare emergency conditions

b) identify the cases that should be referred to the consultant haematologist

c) should be competent in using the microscope and maintenance

10.30-12pm

 

Dr.Sanjeewa Pathirage-

GH Kaluthara

 

 

 

 

Haematological emergencies 1.TTP

sickle cell crisis/Cord compression/Tumor lysis

 

 

 

 

Neutropenia and meutropenic sepsis

Should be able to;                                            

a) list the haematological emergencies

b) identify the emergencies based on clinical features, basic lab tests (FBC/BP/Coagulation tests/biochemistry)                                              

c) provide initial advise to the clinical staff

d) organise relevant further tests with input of the consultant haematologists

e) initiate appropriate emergency care with the directives of haematologist and as per protocols available 

 

Should be able to;

a) define neutropenia

b) describe the classification and  causes of neutropenia

c) take appropriate history and do relevant examination on a patient presenting with neutropenia

d) identify the important abnormalities of FBC and BP relevant to above disorders

1-2pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2-3 pm

Dr. Ravindika Wijeratne

DGH Polonnaruwa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Chamarika Munasinghe

FOM-Sri Jayawardenepura

 

Day 3 15/03//2018

MRI

Functions of haemophilia clinic

Should understand

a)set up of haemophilia clinic

b)initial evaluation of the patients

c) monitoring of the patients on treatment

d)  management of any complications arising due to treatment

e) record keeping and inventory management

g) post treatment communication

9- 10.30

Visit LRH

Dr.Chandima Thevarapperuma

LRH

 

Functions of a Haematology day unit

Should understand the overview of the medical officer's role in day unit including;

a) initial evaluation of the patients

b) Monitoring of the patients on treatment

c) initial management of any complications arising due to treatment

d) record keeping

e) inventory management

f) post treatment communications

11-12 am

Dr.Iresha Dharmaratne

 

BH Wathupitiwala

 

Investigation

and management of patients with thrombosis

 

Should be able to;                 

a) classify and list the causes of thrombosis

b) take appropriate history and do relevant examination on a patient suspected of having thrombosis

c) list the investigations in initial work up of a patient presenting with thrombosis

d) describe the therapeutic options in the management of thrombosis

e) list the commonly used anticoagulants and describe the mechanism of actions, indications, contraindications and reversal of each

f) list the investigations that should be performed prior to starting anticoagulation, for the monitoring of treatment

g) competent in prescribing and adjusting the dose of oral anticoagulants for uncomplicated patients

h) competent to run anti-coagulation clinic

i) describe anticoagulation during pregnancy and during post partum period

j) describe anticoagulation pre and post operative period

k) describe standard care in preventing thrombosis in patient who is at risk of thrombosis

l) assess patient for thrombophilic risk

m) monitor patients with thrombophilic and hospitalized with high risk procedures

 

1-2 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

2-3 pm

Dr.Rohan Pulleperuma -TH Karapitiya

Day4

16/03/2018

MRI

Functioning  of

1.Anticoagulation clinic

 2.Haematology Clinic

Should be able to;

a) describe responsibilities of clinician in anticoagulation and haematology clinic

b) perform tasks expected by medical officer in such clinic efficiently and effectively

c) organize a clinic with the help of haematologist

d) monitor records of clinic patients

e) manage electronic data base when required

9 am-10 am

 

 

 

 

 10- 11 noon

 

Dr. Himali Gunasekara, DGH Kegalle

 

 

 

 

Dr.Dinuka De Silva- NIMH - Angoda

 

 

Investigations and management of patients with bleeding disorders

 

Should be able to;

a) describe normal haemostasis and how the alteration in normal haemostasis give rise to bleeding and thrombosis.                                   

b) classify bleeding disorders

c) to take appropriate history and do relevant examination on a patient suspected of having a bleeding disorder

d) list screening and specific tests required in the investigation of a patient suspected of having a bleeding disorder

e) describe the basic management options in the management of a bleeder

f) advise a patient with bleeding disorder regarding preventive measures

g) conduct bleeding disorder clinic and

 maintain clinic records of clinic follow up patients in order to see the efficacy of treatment and complications of the disease

j) competent in factor administration

 11-12.30pm

 Dr. Dilini Jayaratne -TH Anuradapura

 

 

Haematological neoplasia/ malignancies

1.Leukaemia /Lymphoma

 

 

Should be able to;

a) classify haematological  neoplasia/malignancies (Leukaemi/Lymphoma)                                                                               b) list the clinical features of above disorders

c) list the basic investigations needed to arrive at a diagnosis of these disorders         

 d) identify the important abnormalities of FBC and BP relevant to above disorders

1-3pm

 

 

 

.Dr.Senani Williams, FOM- Ragama

 

 

 

 

 

Day 5

26.04.2018

MRI

Haematological neoplasia/ malignancies

MPN/MDS

Should be able to;

a) classify haematological  neoplasia/malignancies

(MPN/MDS/)                                                                               b) list the clinical features of above disorders

c) list the basic investigations needed to arrive at a diagnosis of these disorders          

d) identify the important abnormalities of FBC and BP relevant to above disorders

 

 

9-10 am

 

 

.Dr.Yasintha Costa

TH Ragama

 

Visiting NHSL Haematology unit

Should understand the requirements and functions of the Haematology/Aniticoagulation clinic 

10.30 -12 noon

Dr.Visaka Rathnamalala / Dr Baddika Jayaratne

NHSL

 

National screening programs

Should understand the Thalassaemia screening and role of medical officerin thalassaemia screening and counselling

1-2 pm

Dr.Priyanka Herath

 MRI

 

Bone marrow transplant/ Stem cell transplant

1.Overview of bone marrow transplant and transplant unit

2. Medical officer's role in transplant unit

Should be able to;

a) describe what is stem cell transplant

b) describe sources of stem cells

c) describe the basic principles of BM transplant

d) list the common indications for BM transplant

e) list the common complications associated with BM transplant

f) list the investigations required for pre transplant assessment and post-transplant assessment

2- 3 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr.Nipunika Senadeera- LRH

 

Day 6

27/04/2018

MRI

 

 

Laboratory management & Quality control

Should be able to describe basic requirements for the management of  space, equipment, and quality management in a haematology laboratory

 

9-12 am

Dr.Chandana Wickramaratne- FOM Ruhuna

 

 

Audit

Should be able to perform clinical audit for improvement of services with the help of haematologist

Research

 

Should be able to write and conduct research with the help of haematologist to gain new knowledge

1-2 pm

Dr.Hemali Gunasekara- FOM- Colombo

 

Closing remarks

 

2-2.30 pm

Dr.Chandana Wickramaratne- FOM Ruhuna

 

 

 


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