Altered Consciousness

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    51 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Altered consciousness indicates a deficit in brain function. It can be occurred due to various reasons such as insufficient oxygen or blood, metabolic disorders, exposure to drugs, stroke, and intracranial haemorrhage. Lowered levels of consciousness can result from a combination of factors. To understand the level of consciousness, it is essential to know the mechanism of its function and its active sensory inputs.read more »»

Consciousness is the crucial outcome of organizing these sensory inputs, resulting in emotional, cognitive, mental, executive, or other marginally aware states. Majorly, health care professionals working at ICU regularly deal with patients with altered human consciousness. Therefore, it is necessary to recognize and manage it skillfully.
This course will explain students and doctors to understand the concepts of altered states of consciousness, including those induced by sensory deprivation and substances. The expert will also explain the case scenarios with live examples, which provide a clear view of how to manage the patient with suitable therapy. Essentially, this course provides an overview of a spectrum of altered consciousness with a deeper focus on updated management guidelines of treatment.

Who Should Attend?
All Healthcare personnel, such as

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practising Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Concepts of altered states of consciousness
  • Case scenarios with live examples
  • Overview of a spectrum of altered consciousness
  • Updated management guidelines of treatment.

Instructor

Dr. Nikhat sultana J

MD (Internal Medicine)


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Dr. Nikhat Sultana Baig is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Plantation, Florida. She graduated with honors in 1991. Having more than 29 years of diverse experiences, especially in INTERNAL MEDICINE, GERIATRIC MEDICINE. Dr. Baig is affiliated with Westside Regional Medical Center and Plantation General Hospital.

For: intermediates

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