About Us

Under the umbrella of the Kuwaiti Association of Family and General Practitioners, we are pleased to announce the start of the registration for the 4th Family Medicine Review Course which will be held from April 18 to April 20, 2019 in Dasman Ballroom at Radisson Blu Hotel, Kuwait.

The aims of this course are:

  • Review the principles of family medicine practice oriented towards the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) and Kuwait Institute of Medical Specialties (KIMS) board exams.
  • Provide up to date information to all family physicians aiding them to deliver the best care possible to patients.

The objectives of this course include:

  • Demonstrate common clinical problems seen in family medicine.
  • Use evidence based medicine in general practice.
  • Provide effective test-taking strategies geared towards passing exams.

The content of the course is as follows:

  • Lectures discussing common problems of specific specialties encountered in daily practice centered on diagnosis and management taking into account recent updates.
  • Workshop focusing on exam formats including Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and Applied Knowledge Test (AKT)

Who to attend:

  • Family Physicians
  • General Practitioners
  • Kuwait Family Medicine Board residents
  • Doctors interested in Family Medicine
  • Medical students
Dr. Huda S Al-Duwaisan

Dr. Huda S Al-Duwaisan

FRCGP, Consultant Family Medicine, Head of Primary Health Care Faculty, Head of Yarmouk Health Center - Ministry of Health, Head of Kuwait Association of Family and General Practitioners

Dr. Deena Aldhubaib

Dr. Deena Aldhubaib

Consultant Family Medicine, Kuwait Family Medicine Board Director, Head of Ali Mohammed Thunayan Al-Ghanim Health Center - Sulaibikhat

We would like to thank Dr. Huda Alduwaisan, Head of Kuwait Association of Family and General Practitioners and Dr. Deena Aldhubaib, Kuwait Family Medicine Board Director, for all their help and support in making this course a great success.

Many thanks to the organizers of the previous Family Medicine Review Courses, especially the Dr. Sara AlHammouri, the founder of the course, and Dr. Dalia Almurjan, chief organizer of the 3rd edition of the course. We could not have done this without their guidance.

Special thanks to photographer Jassim Muqeem for his contribution to this course with beautiful photos of Kuwait which we were pleased to post as this year’s course homepage.

We hope this course would be of great beneficence to all attendees.

Thank You,
The Organizing Committee of the 4th
Family Medicine Review Course

Program

Day 1 : Thursday, April 18, 2019

7 CME points
  • 8:00 - 9:00 am
    Dyslipidemia recent guidelines
    Dr. Aliaa Sadik
  • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    Opening ceremony
    Registration
  • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    Endocrinology (DM, prediabetes, GDM recent guidelines)
    Dr. Dalal AlHajeri
  • 11:05 - 11:30 am
    Drug company symposium
  • 11:35 - 12:35 pm
    Hypertension (updates and recent guidelines)
    Dr. Dalia AlSanea
  • 12:35 - 1:30 pm
    Break
  • 1:30 - 2:30 pm
    Common ENT problems in general practice
    Dr. Mohammad AlHajry
  • 2:35 - 3:05 pm
    Asthma guidelines
    Dr. Fahad AlGhimlas
  • 3:05 - 3:50 pm
    Competition
  • 3:50 - 4:00 pm
    Drug company
  • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    Updates in COPD
    Dr. Alyah Ali Ebrahim
  • 4:35 - 5:35 pm
    Neurology in general practice (Headache)
    Dr. Abeer AlObaidan

Day 2 : Friday, April 19, 2019

7 CME points
  • 8:00 - 9:00 am
    Common pediatrics problems (URTI, LRTI, UTI, emergencies)
    Dr. Dana AlHaqqan
  • 9:05 - 10:05 am
    Updates in Gastroenterology IBS Dyspepsia
    Dr. Talal AlTaweel
  • 10:10 - 10:40 am
    Drug company
  • 10:45 - 11:30 am
    Competition
  • 11:30 - 1:00 pm
    Break
  • 1:00 - 1:45 pm
    Dermatology A-Z
    Dr. Haneen AlRaqum
  • 1:50 - 2:20 pm
    Management of Acne and eczema
    Dr. Dalia Sadeq
  • 2:25 - 3:25 pm
    Common psychiatry problems in general practice (Anxiety, Depression, phobia, personality disorders)
    Dr. Aseel AlSabbrei
  • 3:25 - 4:00 pm
    Break
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    Women’s health (menorrhagia, vaginal discharge, pelvic pain, UTI)
    Dr. Jameela AlQahtani
  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    Men’s health UTI in men BPH Erectile dysfunction
    Dr. Dulaim AlHajeri

Day 3 : Saturday, April 20, 2019

Workshop (PGY1 and PGY2) - 6 CME points
  • 8:00 – 8:15 am
    Registration
  • 8:15 – 8:40 am
    Introduction to OSCE
    Dr. Sara Saraj
  • 8:40 – 9:10 am
    Emergencies
    Dr. Mohammad AlAzemi
  • 9:10 – 9:40 am
    ECG
    Dr. Sara Al Abdulhadi
  • 9:40 – 10:00 am
    Growth Charts
    Dr. Aleksandra Jassim
  • 10:00 – 10:20 am
    Inhalers/injections
    Dr. Fareedah Eshaq Ahmed
  • 10:20 - 10:30 am
    Break
  • 10:30 - 11:15 am
    Counseling
    Dr. Lulua Alasousi, Dr. Sara AlHammouri
  • 11:15 - 11:35 am
    PICTURES
    Dr. Dalal AlKandary
  • 11:35 - 11:55 am
    Audio/tympanograms
    Dr. Fareedah Eshaq Ahmed
  • 11:55 - 12:10 pm
    Break
  • 12:10 - 12:50 pm
    Labs/Osteoporosis
    Dr. Mohammed Sharkawy
  • 12:50 - 1:15 pm
    X-ray
    Dr. Sara Saraj
  • 1:15 - 1:45 pm
    Examination
    Dr. Ahmad Fakhreddine
  • 1:45 - 2:00 pm
    SPONSOR
  • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    Lunch Break
  • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    OSCE SIMULATION

Our Speakers

Committee

Course Chief Organizer

Dr. Sara Sadeq Saraj

Dr. Sara Sadeq Saraj

PGY4 Family Medicine

Organizing Committee

Dr. Aleksandra Jassim

Dr. Aleksandra Jassim

Head -PGY4 Family Medicine

Dr. Fatima Bader Muthaffar

Dr. Fatima Bader Muthaffar

PGY4 Family Medicine

Dr. Noor Fahad Nouri

Dr. Noor Fahad Nouri

PGY4 Family Medicine

Dr. Mohammad A M M M AlAzemi

Dr. Mohammad A M M M AlAzemi

PGY3 Family Medicine

Financial Committee

Dr. Mohammed  Sharkawy

Dr. Mohammed Sharkawy

Head - PGY4 Family Medicine

Dr. Sabeeka Alkhalifa

Dr. Sabeeka Alkhalifa

PGY3 Family Medicine

Dr. Dalal Ahmed Alkandary

Dr. Dalal Ahmed Alkandary

PGY3 Family Medicine

Scientific Committee

Dr. Sara Sadeq Saraj

Dr. Sara Sadeq Saraj

Head – PGY4 Family Medicine

Dr. Fareedah Eshaq Ahmed

Dr. Fareedah Eshaq Ahmed

PGY3 Family Medicine

Dr. Ahmad Fakhreddine

Dr. Ahmad Fakhreddine

PGY5 Family Medicine

Dr. Wafaa Enad Shareef

Dr. Wafaa Enad Shareef

PGY1 Family Medicine

Dr. Alaa Mahmoud Mohammad

Dr. Alaa Mahmoud Mohammad

PGY1 Family Medicine

Dr. Maha AlThafiri

Dr. Maha AlThafiri

PGY1 Family Medicine

Dr. Ali Almusallam

Dr. Ali Almusallam

PGY1 Family Medicine

Dr. Dalia Almurjan

Dr. Dalia Almurjan

PGY5 Family Medicine

Dr. Sara AlHammouri

Dr. Sara AlHammouri

Senior Family Medicine

Media Committee

Dr. Fareedah Eshaq Ahmed

Dr. Fareedah Eshaq Ahmed

PGY3 Family Medicine

Dr. Sabeeka AlKhalifa

Dr. Sabeeka AlKhalifa

PGY3 Family Medicine

Dr. Ahmad Fakhreddine

Dr. Ahmad Fakhreddine

PGY5 Family Medicine

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Pfizer
  • Al Loaloah Dental
  • gsk

Gold Sponsors

  • AstraZeneca
  • Mundipharma
  • Al Essa medical group
  • Zaina Clinic
  • al hafiz co
  • Compass agency for adventure and travelal

Silver Sponsors

  • Menarini
  • Fitness

Bronze Sponsors

  • Saray Perfumes
  • Patient Helping Fund Society
  • Kuwait Medical Association

Registration

Registration has been closed.