Webinars with reference presenters talking about the new coronavirus in several specialties
Watching content with reliable data and sources is always a great learning way, especially in times of fake news, when we don't know what's true. IBCMED prepared a series of webinars for the public during March and April and will continue with new broadcasts in May.
The series “Covid-19 Special” already has seven episodes with the participation of the professors of the institution. Each episode is about a theme related to the new coronavirus. The broadcasts are made on the IBCMED platform but later released in full on Youtube and Vimeo.
The episodes last an average of 40 minutes to an hour. However, the content is passed on so lightly by the guests, that you don't even notice when the end is approaching.
Telemedicine in the Covid-19 era
The first webinar in the series entitled “Telemedicine in the Covid-19 era” was given by the coordinator of the MBA in Management and Innovation in Medicine, Professor Jefferson Fernandes. The professor talked about how the use of telemedicine can help fight the new coronavirus.
Through concepts and experiences, Fernandes demonstrated how telemedicine has been applied in other countries. But it also explained its benefit in this pandemic period.
Mental health during the quarantine
The coordinator of the courses on Psychiatry and Psychogeriatrics , Professor Doctor Francisco Pascoal, who was responsible for the second episode of the series, spoke about how several factors affect mental health and what are the alternatives for the isolation interferes as little as possible in the person's mind. “We cannot be held hostage to the news we received, it is very important to filter it,” explained Dr. Pascoal in one of the excerpts of the webinar.
Pediatric emergencies and ICUs
The third webinar was held by professors Doctor José Roberto Fioretto and Doctor Joelma Gonçalves Martins, from Post-Graduations in Pediatric and Neonatal Emergencies and Pediatrics. During the transmission, the doctors talked about the main issues of the emergency and pediatric ICU. They also explained how the coronavirus affects this area.
The coordinator of the courses on Intensive Care medicine and Intensive Cardiology , Prof. Dr. Ludhmila Hajjar, and Prof. Dr. Lucas Trindade, instructor of the American Heart Association Training Center from IBCMED College, were responsible for the fourth episode of the series. The doctors addressed the main issues of the new coronavirus, such as Brazilian health system, use of medicines, chronic diseases and others.
According to Dr. Ludhmilla, each person with the new coronavirus transmits According to Dr. Ludhmilla, each person with the new coronavirus transmits to three. It is a highly contagious and lethal virus when compared to that of H1N1. “You have two very bad characteristics of the disease. So, we are even more concerned with all measures to contain the disease,” explained the coordinator.
Integrative Pediatrics: Immunology and mental health
The fifth webinar was made by the coordinator of the Postgraduate Course in Integrative Pediatrics, Professor Ricardo Ghelman, with the participation of Raquel Vieira, storyteller, writer and cultural producer. In the webinar, participants presented scientific evidence and storytelling as a complementary practice.
The influence of physical exercise on the immune response
The coordinator of Postgraduate in Sports Medicine, Professor Doctor Mauro Vaisberg, was the sixth guest in the “Especial Covid-19” series. The Doctor addressed the relationship between physical exercises and the activation of the nervous and endocrine systems and, consequently, of the immune system. It also presented the necessary adjustments to exercise and the benefits.
Care during pregnancy
The seventh webinar focused on pregnancy care in the Covid-19 pandemic. Professor Fábio Cabar, of Graduate Studies in Gynecology and Obstetrics, commanded the presentation of the webinar. The Doctor brought updated information and medical conduct updated about the new coronavirus for pregnant women during childbirth and breastfeeding.
Check out the “Special Covid-19” series from Faculdade IBCMED, click here.