Scientific forum to raise skills of nursing staff to confront Coronavirus at Damascus Hospital

Damascus, SANA- With the aim of building capacity in the quality of nursing care domain provided to Coronavirus patients, the General Authority of Damascus Hospital on Wednesday organized a scientific forum in which a number of health cadres participated from 7 hospitals affiliated to Health Ministry, Education Higher and scientific research, the Directorate of Health Professions and the Nursing School at hall of the hospital.

Themes of the forum focused on introducing the Coronavirus and ways to transmit infection and prevention, classification of patients, disinfection and sterilization of robotic respiration devices.

The forum is one of the activities of the campaign to strengthen protection measures for health cadres, launched by Health Ministry, and raise the readiness of hospitals to deal with the possibility of a new wave of Coronavirus, according to Dr. Samer al-Khader, Director of Damascus Hospital who said that “the hospital organizes scientific activities to increase the expertise of medical cadres”.

Head of the nursing department at the hospital, Lama al-Fayoumi, pointed out to the necessity for strict commitment of Health cadres to wear the personal protective equipment.

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