In maintaining with this view, the hospital organised a conference on Patient Safety for the nurses in Muscat as component of the Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) programme. This is the initial-of-its-type programme carried out for the nurses in the private healthcare sector of Oman.
“Abeer Hospital recognises the importance of providing quality nursing education. Nursing as a profession requires continuous improvement and skill upgradation, hence the importance of CNE”, mentioned Alungal Mohammed, president, Abeer Medical Group.
The conference was a day-lengthy occasion, inaugurated by Dr Mahmood Nasar al Rahibi, senior consultant, emergency medicine, and education supervisor cum faculty, Oman Medical Specialty Board. The other dignitaries who attended the occasion have been Dr Zainab al Balushi, head of Infection Prevention and Control – Directorate General of Health Services, Muscat, Jamsheer Hamza, director, Abeer Medical Group (Oman), Dr Sukumaran Vengail, health-related director, Abeer Hospital, Ruwi, and Bindhu Varghese, chief nursing officer, Abeer Hospital, Ruwi.
Various sessions have been taken to address patient security successfully from the time individuals step in till they leave the hospital. Sessions varied from how a patient could be identified and the influence of wrongly identifying a patient to the very best practices in patient security. Dr Zainab addressed the gathering with the subjects ‘Hospital Acquired Infection’, ‘Importance of Hand Washing and Hand Hygiene’ and ‘Biomedical Waste Management’.
“Healthcare errors affect one in every ten patients around the world. The World Health Organization calls patient safety an endemic concern,” mentioned Dr Vengail although enumerating on the subject ‘Correct Site, Correct Procedure and Correct Patient Surgery’.
Located at Ruwi High Street, Abeer Hospital gives committed valet parking facilities for the individuals. The hospital has very carefully recruited outstanding clinicians, nurses, paramedics and other assistance employees to provide premium care.
A multi-ethnic team of much more than a dozen nationalities guarantees cultural synchronisation and attain to the distinct expatriate communities and
Information Source: Muscat Daily