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The Aga Khan University Hospital Pakistan

Year of Emergency Medicine - A session on Advancement in Nursing

 
<p>​<a href="/Pakistan/Health-Services/emergency-acute-care/Pages/default.aspx">24/7 Emergency and Acute Care Service Line​</a> at the Aga Khan University Hospital in collaboration with Organizing Committee of 21st National Health Sciences Research Symposium and The Department of Continuing Professional Education organized forum on Advances in Emergency Nursing Practice in late November this year.</p><div>Emergency departments are unpredictable, dynamic and challenging care environments requiring competent workforce to ensure effective and efficient patient care. Internationally scope and practice standards provide a benchmark to inform and guide clinical performance for emergency nurses however, in the local scenario there is a lack of guidance from regulatory authorities.  </div><div>
</div><div>Following themes were discussed and deliberated by team of experts. Ms. Khairunnissa Hooda Senior Business Manager talked about Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Emergency Medicine and highlighted its importance as a critical success factor for Service line implementation and achieving core results. Ms. Karima Hirani, Nurse Manager spoke about Excellence in Emergency Nursing Practice and the way forward. Further discussions included: Trauma Nursing presented by Ms. Rozina Khemani, Nurse Manager. Dr Gulzar Lakhani Senior Administrator &amp; Lecturer, General Surgery brought an insight about Understanding &amp; Managing Patient Expectation in Emergency Medicine. </div><div>
</div><div>The session has provided insights to individuals who have an interest in different arenas of nursing practice including Interdisciplinary collaboration, excellence in practice, trauma nursing, understanding and managing patient expectation. It will provide a complete overview from education to clinical and evidence based best practices.  It is a forum to explore issues of mutual concern as well as exchange knowledge, share evidences, ideas, and generate solutions. It provides a platform for national nurses to update about the latest advances in Emergency Nursing Practice. </div><div>
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