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Acute Appendicitis Made Easy
Masood Jawaid

Acute Appendicitis Made Easy

About the Course:

Acute appendicitis is one of the most common conditions treated by emergency operation. Physicians from a wide range of medical specialties including internal medicine and pediatrics, as well as surgeons, encounter patients with this condition in their daily practice. When it presents with typical symptoms, it is relatively easy to diagnose and treat. However, there are many differential diagnoses, especially with atypical symptoms. This short course not only includes knowledge component for diagnosing and managing acute appendicitis but includes a virtual patient which helps you to will learn how to manage a case of acute appendicitis in the Emergency Department.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • List common signs and symptoms and management of Acute Appendicitis
  • Describe steps of Open Appendectomy
  • Describe common procedure of managing acute appendicitis patient in the emergency department

Target Audience:

  • Medical students
  • Interns
  • Residents
  • General Physicians

Learning Contents:

Course Cost (30 days access):
PKR 300 (with certificate)
PKR 500 (with PMDC approved CME certificate)

CME credits:
2 CME hour

Course Instructor:


Dr. Masood Jawaid, MBBS, MCPS, MRCS (Glasg), FCPS (Surgery), MHPE

Dr. Masood Jawaid is a General and Laparoscopic Surgeon as well as Medical Educationist who has served as Assistant Professor Surgery and Incharge e-Learning at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) – Pakistan until, 2014. He then joined PharmEvo (Pvt) Ltd as Director Medical Affairs and eLearning.

His areas of interest include clinical and educational research, online education and Cognitive Load Theory (CLT). He is credited for initiating a 6 week eLearning Research Module for undergraduate students at DUHS and developing blended curriculum in Surgical Clinical education. Currently, he is engaged in developing numerous online courses.