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Repositioning Bed side Teaching for the COVID-19 Era

Join Us for The AFREhealth Webinar by the Health Professions Education Research Technical Working Group (TWG)

The disruption of clinical training programs and the advocacy efforts to prioritize training of health workers during the COVID pandemic has amplified the questions around safety, resilience and value of bedside teaching as a fundamental ingredient of medical and nursing education. The panel of seasoned faculty will share experiences and recommendations for repositioning bedside teaching in the face of COVID 19 and future epidemics.

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Date: Monday, 23 November 2020

Dr. Bonaventure Ahaisibwe, MBChB, MPH,
Regional Director, Strategy and Innovation - Seed Global Health, Inc

1st Speaker: Prof. Nelson Sewankambo MBChB, MSc, M.MED, FAAS, FRCP, LLD (HC).
PI –AFREHealth / Principal emeritus, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
Topic: Reinforcing resilience of clinical training programs in the face of current and future pandemics (15 mins)

2nd Speaker: Prof. Fastone Goma, BSc, MBChB, MSc, PhD, Cert, PH. Deputy Vice Chancellor,
Eden University, Zambia / Dean emeritus, University of Zambia, School of Medicine.
Topic: Opportunities for integration of public health in clinical/bedside training (15 mins)

3rd Speaker: Dr. Mulinda Nyirenda, MBBS, MMed. Senior consultant - Emergency department, Queen
Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi. Clinical lecturer - University of Malawi, College of Medicine.
Topic: Safety of clinical education for learners, faculty and patients during the COVID pandemic (15 mins)

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Panel Discussion/Q & A from the Audience (15 min)

Supported by NIH-Fogarty Grant No. 1R25TW011217-01 African Association for Health Professions Education and Research

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The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) is an interprofessional health grouping that seeks to work all stakeholders interested in health profession education , research and service delivery to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building. It is a conglomerate of individuals, institutions, associations and networks from all the geographic and linguistic regions of Africa namely Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and Arabophone. Read More...

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