Dasman Diabetes Institute, which was founded by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), hosted the third Kuwait Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Workshop 'Improving Your Patient Care Through EBCP'.
This workshop is organized and held at the Dasman Diabetes Institute during 9-11 December, 2014 in collaboration with the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization, along with Kuwait University, McMaster University (Canada) and the Life Sciences Academy (Kuwait). The workshop incorporates learning the essential concepts of clinical epidemiology and critical appraisal skills. This event focuses on the physicians in-training and includes large group presentations and small group tutorials.
The objectives of the workshop target the attendees to be able to tailor an appropriate research study design to address specific research questions, and to practice critical appraisal of the scientific literature.
Eventually, the skills acquired by the attending doctors will translate into better implementation of the scientific medical literature and patient care. Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization has this workshop as one of its unique initiatives and state-of-the-art events in collaboration with prestigious universities and institutions. The event was repeated about an outstanding success of the first and second workshops conducted in 2012 and 2013, respectively. The obtained feedback was very encouraging to repeat the experience and translate one of the institute's values which is training healthcare workers and polish their research skills.
The workshop consists of 6 lectures related to the conference theme of a group of doctors who are specialists in this area in addition to the 36 seminars that are conducted in an interactive environment between the audience. In addition, workshop attendees will receive 15 points of continuing medical education credit points from the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization.
Finally, Dr. Fahad Al-Ghimlas, Chair of the workshop expressed sincere wishes for the attendees to benefit the most from this opportunity and find it enjoyable. He also promised that all possible efforts will continue to provide continuing medical education and professional development activities.