GMU forum to discuss evidence based practice
Ajman, February 21, 2009
Gulf College of Allied Health Sciences will host a conference next week for healthcare professionals to exchange knowledge on evidence based practice (EBP).
The forum on evidence based practice in physical therapy will be held at the constituent college of Gulf Medical University on February 28 at its campus in Ajman from 9am to 1:30pm.
The conference also offers professionals and physical therapists an opportunity to determine the extent to which EBP can be used as a way for professional development and standardisation of therapeutic intervention.
Participants will also be provided with the information and tools needed to appreciate the philosophy, history, and value of evidence-based practice, understand what constitutes evidence, search efficiently for applicable evidence in the literature, evaluate the findings in the literature, and integrate the evidence with clinical judgement and individual patient preferences and values.
More than 150 healthcare and medical professionals from all over the UAE are expected to participate in this prestigious conference. Dr William Murrell from Dubai Bone & Joint Centre and Prof Mohsen El Sayyad, Dr Amit Chaturvedi and Dr Rizwana Shaikh from GMU will deliver talks during the conference.
A statement said the following topics will be covered during the conference.
Evidence based practice in physical therapy
Diagnosis and evaluation of shoulder disorders
Conservative treatment of shoulder disorders
Operative treatment of common shoulder disorders with post operative rehabilitation
Using evidence based medicine in orthopaedic clinical practice
Systematic review and meta analysis in evidence based practice
The conference is accredited by the Ministry of Health for 5 CME hrs and is being organised by the Gulf College of Allied Health Sciences, as part of its professional development programs. – TradeArabia News Service