Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

Antibiotic Workshop

  • October 30, 2018

Workshop on Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing at MCOMS between 28-30 October 2018.

Workshop on Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing at MCOMS between 28-30 October 2018.

Antibiotic Workshop Workshop on Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing at MCOMS between 28-30 October 2018. When: — Where: Category:

Workshop on Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

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Workshop on Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal

28-30 October 2018

The Department of Microbiology, supported by the American Society for Microbiology, organized a Workshop on “Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing” from 28-30 Oct 2018. The workshop provided practical hands on training to 33 participants from nine institutes of Nepal. Over a period of 3 days, the participants refreshed theoretical knowledge about principles and methods of Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing and practiced in the wet laboratory. The workshop was aimed at providing hands on practice, quality control, detecting possible errors and finding solutions. The overall objective of the workshop was to hone the skills and capacity building.

The workshop was inaugurated by Dr O P Talwar, Officiating Dean, MCOMS and CEO MEMG, Nepal. Professor Niranjan Nayak, along with Dr DR Bhatta, Mr Supram HS, Dr Dipendra Hamal, Dr Rajani Shrestha conducted the workshop under guidance of Dr Shishir Gokhale. Expert guest faculty Dr Bishnu Pahari, Consultant Urologist, Grande International Hospital shared his teams’ experiences in Antibiotic Stewardship. Dr Ranjana Parajuli, Consultant Microbiologist Grande International Hospital and Dr Ruchee Manandhar from KIST Medical College enlightened the participants with their experiences and discussions. This workshop has whetted the appetite of the microbiology community for more academic activities.  The Department of Microbiology, MCOMS plans to conduct more academic activities to fulfill this need.