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Healthcare Professionals

Brain Death Diagnosis Course Development

Description:

This intensive simulated-based course provides a highly engaging, rich, informative, and convenient educational opportunity for busy physicians and will be accessible through a blended learning environment. The duration of the course is three (3) days with four (4) intakes per annum. The first intake will commence in November 2022. The participants will receive a course certificate of completion from the Oman Medical Specialty Board. The course is designed and delivered by local leading experts in the fields of Neurology and Critical Care. The course will be awarded OMSB CPD credit points. The course will be conducted in OMSB with a capacity to accommodate 15 participants in each course.

Target group: 15 physicians per batch

Overall goal and objectives:

This course will equip participants with the knowledge of brain death concepts and clinical competence in performing brain death examination under varied circumstances with the utilization of simulation exercises.

Healthcare Professionals

Public Health Course

Public health course is an intensive course that will be conducted for six months targeting health
care professionals (HCPs) working in Oman to act as PUBLIC HEALTH CHAMPIONS with
the fundamental knowledge and competencies of public health to promote health and effectively
act and respond to public health issues and emergencies.


Target group: Health care professionals.


Overall goal and objectives
: The overall goal of the course is to capacitate health care professionals to tackle complex public
health issues and health emergencies.

Infection Prevention and Control
Healthcare Professionals
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Course Director: Dr. Mubarak Al-Yaaqubi

Infection Prevention and Control


Description:

Infection prevention and control (IPC) is one of the crucial concerns in today’s health care system. It is considered as an essential standard of quality and safety for all health care facilities. Performing infection prevention and control measures within the healthcare services is vital to provide safe and effective care.

Objectives:


  • Identify new and emerging infections

  • Classify healthcare-associated infections and management strategies

  • Cite the types of multi-drug resistant organisms commonly encountered in health centers and hospitals

  • Recount the methods and tools available for personal protection from infection and how to prevent transmission between patients

  • Demonstrate correct methods of donning, doffing and disposal of personal protective equipment and of handwashing.


Target: Healthcare Professionals (You need to register to Hakeem before accessing this course), click here.

Duration: 3-4 hours

Research Methodology I
Healthcare Professionals
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Course Director: Dr. Abdulhakeem Al-Rawahi

Research Methodology I

Description:

This is an Online course aims to simplify the initial steps in research. It is designed for all healthcare professionals who are considered as beginners in research.

Objectives

By the end of this course, attending participants will be able to develop good research questions, conduct a literature review and describe requirements of research proposals.

Target Audience & registration:

All healthcare professionals interested in health research. (You need to register to Hakeem before accessing this course), click here.

Duration:

Around 3-4 hours.

Research Methodology II
Healthcare Professionals
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Course Director: Dr. Abdulhakeem Al-Rawahi

Research Methodology II

Description

This is an Online course that aims to simplify research designs and methodologies. It is designed for all healthcare workers who are interested in health research.

Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to finalize study designs, sampling and sample size, data collection methods & tools, and statistical analysis concepts for their research projects.

Target Audience & registration

It is designed for healthcare professionals who are considered as beginners in research. You need to register to Hakeem before accessing this course, click here.

Duration:

Around 4-5 hours.


Healthcare Professionals

Research Methodology III

Description

Research Methodology III course is an online course that includes two main parts; online modules and a virtual discussion meeting. The modules part is a 3-hour task that aims to simplify some important issues related to research methodologies. It is designed for postgraduate healthcare professionals who are considered as beginners in research. However, other candidates may enroll in this course as well.

Online workshop Outline

Module 1: sampling and sample size

Module 2: data collection methods & tools

Module 3: basics of bias in research

Module 4: basics of confounding and chance in research

Module 5: basic concepts of data analysis

The Virtual discussion meeting: this is a three-hour online meeting designed for the three Methodology courses (Research Methodology I, II, & III) in which participants are guided to apply the knowledge gained from the modules of the three Research Methodology courses in their research idea/projects. 

The outlines for the Virtual discussion meeting includes:

Discussing goodness of the participants' research ideas/questions

Discussing study designs related to participants' projects

Discussing sampling and sample size related to their projects


Target Audience & registration:

Mainly OMSB Residents in early residency (preferably R1) who have not gotten ethical approval yet. OMSB trainers & Other health professionals may also be considered and can register thru the OMSB e-platform, or contacting the Research Section at OMSB (research@omsb.org).


Time:

This course is organized in every block (rotation) across the year. The online modules must be finished within the third week of each block, and the virtual discussion is conducted in the fourth week. OMSB residents are enrolled in this workshop during their first research block according to their master rotation. Residents who are assigned late research block can contact the OMSB Research section to undertake this workshop during R1. OMSB trainers and other health professionals should contact OMSB Research section for details at (research@omsb.org)

Duration:

The online modules part is around 3-4-hours task and can be finished within one day or scattered in different days within the one week period. In addition, this is accompanied by an online forum (for questions and answers) that extends for the corresponding week period. The Virtual discussion is a three-hour activity

Course authors

Dr. AbdulHakeem Al-Rawahi ( MD, MRSC1, MSc, PhD )

Course Instructors

Dr. AbdulHakeem Al-Rawahi ( MD, MRSC1, MSc, PhD )


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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Healthcare Professionals

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)


Description:

This page is intended to gather all documents and educational materials about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

This course is for all healthcare workers who want to update knowledge and share trusted information about the disease to the community towards better awareness of Public Health.

Infection Prevention and Control
Healthcare Professionals
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Course Director: Dr Zeena Al MaskriCourse Director: Dr. Mubarak Al-Yaaqubi

Infection Prevention and Control

Infection prevention and control (IPC) is one of the crucial concerns in today’s health care system. It is considered as an essential standard of quality and safety for all health care facilities. Performing infection prevention and control measures within the healthcare services is vital to provide safe and effective care.


Objectives:
    Understand the principles of standard precautions and its components
    List the main practices to be followed in transmission-based precautions
    Recognize the importance of rational use of antibiotics
    Understand occupational health safety management
    Recognize the different reprocessing methods for medical devices
    Classify healthcare associated infections and management strategies
    Recognize the correct methods of hand hygiene, donning & doffing of personal protective equipment including N95


Target: Healthcare Professionals


Duration: 3-4 hours