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A Refresher Course on "Nurse led Echocardiography Screening Training Program" was conducted in Dhulikhel Hospital-KUH in collaboration with University of Washington successfully

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Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University Hospital in collaboration with University of Washington successfully organized a Refresher Course on "Nurse led Echocardiography Screening Training Program" from 7th to 13th January, 2020. The main goal of the training program was to train the nurses on Rheumatic Heart disease (RHD) Echocardiography Screening. The 6-day training featured lectures followed by Hands on sessions.
On 10th, 12th and 13th January, Echocardiography Screening of RHD patients was done. The screening program initiated a pioneering step by screening the first degree relatives of the RHD patients. A total of 23 RHD cases and 73 first degree relatives were screened.
We would like to thank the UW team (Dr.Nona Sotoodehnia, Sarah J. Curtis Becky G Schwaegler, Caitie Hawley, Minnu Mudigonda), Prof. Dr. Rajendra Koju, Dr. Biraj Karmacharya, Dr. Anish Joshi, Dr. Rajaram Poudel, all the volunteers and departments and everyone who has directly and indirectly contributed to make this program run successfully.

 

 

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