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Hospital Medicine Basics
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Dr. Mekhael

Dr. Mina Mekhael is an adult inpatient hospitalist. He has been practicing as an attending for 7 years since he finished residency. He grew up in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. He then went on to Medical school and from there to Residency in Family Medicine. After Graduating residency, he knew his passion was in hospital medicine and therefore pursued his career as an adult inpatient hospitalist. Dr. Mekhael has taught Internal medicine residents, Family Medicine Residents, Medical students, PA students, and NP students. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is still practicing as a fulltime adult hospitalist until this day. He is passionate about teaching and improving healthcare both in the United States and across the Globe. Dr. Mekhael believes that Hospital Medicine B&B can help reach each student and resident eager to learn how to practice Hospital Medicine appropriately and have that confidence needed to hit the ground running from day 1. Undergraduate College: University of North Carolina at Charlotte- Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Medical School: St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Residency: Atrium Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency.

233 students

Course Overview

Welcome to Hospital Medicine Basics 1.25 CME

In this course, we will cover the basics that you need to know before diving into the main courses. From why patients get admitted to the hospital, to basic medications used on most patients, to DVT prophylaxis and everything in between. This course will give you a good basis to build on and an introduction to the most common things done in the hospital on a daily basis.

2 Videos, Total Duration, 1.14 hours (One hour and 14 minutes)

Topics covered in this course:

  • Why patients get admitted to the hospital
  • Inpatient VS Observation Status
  • Differences between hospital units
  • Questions you should ask yourself on admission
  • Basic meds used for most patients admitted
  • Home Medication regimen
  • DVT prophylaxis
  • Different types of fluids available in the hospital
  • Diet and how to manage NPO patients
  • Activity orders
  • Diet orders
  • Telemetry
  • Consulting other services
  • Patients with alcoholism
  • Patients who are smokers
  • Illicit drugs abusers
  • Seizure patients
  • Common Meds to avoid
  • Things to do prior to rounding
  • Different IV access in the Hospital
  • Urinary Catheters and retention
  • Physical therapy
  • H&P (history and physical) Efficiency
  • Assessment and plan
  • Communication with patient’s family
  • HPOA, Health Care power of Attorney
  • Types of labs ordered and frequency
  • S/P surgery care
  • Discharge planning

Course Features

  • Duration 52 week weeks
  • Language English
  • Students 233 students enrolled
  • Assessments Self
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Instructor

Dr. Mina Mekhael is an adult inpatient hospitalist. He has been practicing as an attending for 7 years since he finished residency. He grew up in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. He then went on to Medical school and from there to Residency in Family Medicine. After Graduating residency, he knew his passion was in hospital medicine and therefore pursued his career as an adult inpatient hospitalist. Dr. Mekhael has taught Internal medicine residents, Family Medicine Residents, Medical students, PA students, and NP students. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is still practicing as a fulltime adult hospitalist until this day. He is passionate about teaching and improving healthcare both in the United States and across the Globe. Dr. Mekhael believes that Hospital Medicine B&B can help reach each student and resident eager to learn how to practice Hospital Medicine appropriately and have that confidence needed to hit the ground running from day 1.

Undergraduate College: University of North Carolina at Charlotte- Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

Medical School: St. Matthews University School of Medicine.

Residency: Atrium Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency.

$39.99