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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.

100 students

Course Overview

Welcome to Pulmonology (3.0 CME)

Shortness of breath is one of the most common complaints that you will have in the hospital on a daily basis.  Mastering the most common pulmonology disorders will be the objective here.  From Pulmonary edema, to pneumonia, to Interstitial lung disease and everything in between.  By the end of this course, you should be able to quickly recognize the most common pulmonology disorders.  This will be done through discussing real life cases, how the patients present, how you are able to diagnose them, and how to treat them according to the latest guidelines.

All the cases were reviewed with a pulmonologist prior to submission

6 Videos, Total Duration: 3.07 Hours (3 hours and 7 minutes)

Topics covered in this Course:

  • Pulmonary edema/ CHF exacerbation
  • Diuretics comparison
  • Contraction alkalosis
  • Pleural effusion, transudative vs exudative
  • Lights Criteria
  • Recurrent/Palliative Pleural effusion
  • Parapneumonic effusion
  • Empyema
  • Oxygen delivery in the hospital- low flow vs high flow delivery
  • BIPAP vs CPAP
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Hospital Acquired pneumonia- MRSA/Pseudomonas risk
  • Aspirational Pneumonia
  • Viral Pneumonia
  • Post obstructive pneumonia
  • Antibiotic pearls
  • PCP pneumonia
  • Pulmonary emboli
  • Pulmonary emboli with hemodynamic collapse
  • Pulmonary hypertension causes and its 5 classes
  • COPD/Emphysema exacerbation
  • Asthma exacerbation
  • How to read PFTs (pulmonary function tests)
  • Restrictive VS Obstructive lung diseases
  • Respiratory distress/Respiratory failure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome
  • Horner’s syndrome
  • Hypercapnic Respiratory acidosis
  • How to read an ABG
  • Acidosis vs Alkalosis
  • ARDS
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Pickwickian syndrome- obesity hypo ventilatory syndrome
  • Lung nodules
  • Pneumothorax/Hemothorax
  • Interstitial lung disease- ILD
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis- IPF

 

 

 

Course Features

  • Duration 10 week weeks
  • Students 100 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.

$79.99

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