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Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

Guest Lecture on 'Communication and safety netting in the emergency department

Wednesday, July 07, 2021 |Online |Guest Lecture

The Department of Emergency Medicine, under the guidance of Dr Varsha Shinde, organized an online guest lecture by Dr Ravindranath Sant, Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, United Kingdom. The topic was 'Communication and safety netting in the emergency department'. The lecture was attended by over 83 delegates from across the world. Finer nuances and pitfalls in communication in numerous difficult situations were talked upon. It was an interactive session with many role-play scenarios, which was appreciated by all. The role of empathy and a personalized approach to patient interactions was stressed upon. The value of descriptive and honest documentation was also emphasized.

Dr. Sant covered a highly complex topic in a comprehensive yet concise manner with extremely positive feedback from many participants.