Dasman Diabetes Institute’s Clinical Skills Center presented a two-day course titled “Masterclasses in Cardiology – Learning Cardiology with “Harvey”). Different international lecturers provided training to participants of the workshop, such as Prof. Stuart Pringle, University of Dundee, Dr. Ross Scalese, University of Miami and others. The workshops took place at DDI on 23rd and 24th March 2013. Cardiologists, Healthcare Professionals, Medical Students and others participated at the workshops.
The workshops covered the following subjects:
• Learning and updating clinical skills, as an assessment tool, and for educational research
• Acquire and maintain cardiac auscultatory skills simulating 30 congenital and acquired cardiac conditions
• Identify arterial and venous pulses, precordial impulses, heart sounds/murmurs, normal vs abnormal breath sounds etc.