AMU teachers attend CME-cum-Workshop as resource persons
ALIGARH, November7: Prof Mohd Nasiruddin and Prof S Ziaur Rahman, Department of Pharmacology, JN Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University attended, as resource persons, a three-day CME-cum-Workshop on "Skill Development Programme of Health Care Professionals" for "Monitoring Adverse Drug Reactions and Preventing Medical Errors", held at Department of Pharmacology, KD Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Mathura.
The workshop was organised in line with the Skill Development Programme initiated by Government of India with an objective to train healthcare professionals in monitoring Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) and preventing medication errors.
Prof Nasiruddin discussed the proper procedure to report ADRs and shared his experience in the concerned field.
Prof Rahman gave brief description of various terminologies, classification and identification of ADRs.
Dr. Imran Zaheer and Dr. Irfan Khan, alumni of JN Medical College and Mr Ghufran Ali, Pharmacovigilance Technical Expert, ADR Monitoring Centre (AMC), along with other physicians, nurses and paramedical staff of different medical colleges also participated in the Workshop.
The Department of Pharmacology, JNMC has the honour of being one of the three designated centres in India that joined WHO ADR Monitoring Programme in 1997. Similarly, the first ever project on ADR Monitoring was granted to Prof KC Singhal, Former Chairman, Department of Pharmacology in 1987.
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