About BioInquirer Conference

International Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka is partnering with Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) in organizing its 131st Annual Sessions of SLMA in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 25th July 2018.
The theme for the Conference is “Multidisciplinary training of Health Care workers leading to Collaborative delivery of holistic patient care". The objective of this conference is to share the knowledge among health professionals how to demonstrate the need for multidisciplinary training, delivery of care and discuss the possible models for implementing multidisciplinary training in Sri Lanka. The conference will conduct by IIHS with Professional organizations including University of Aberdeen, TAFESA (Adelaide, South Australia) and PHYSIOREVIVE in India.


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Event Schedule

Full-day Events with Awesome Speakers

Wednesday, 25st July

08:30 - 09:00 AM


Pick up your name badge and goodie bag

09:00 - 09:10AM

Welcome Speech & Introduction to the session

Ms.Nadeeka P. Jayasinghe

Director - Nursing and Promotions BN (Aust.), Post Grad Cert in Crit. Care (Aust.), Reading for PhD

09:10 - 09:30AM

The Importance of Multidisciplinary training

Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe

CEO/Director Academic, Consultant Medical Administrator, International Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka

09:30 - 09:50AM

Training Nurses in Multidisciplinary settings

Ms. Glenda Whiting

Principal Lecturer - Health, TAFESA, Adelaide, South Australia

09:50 - 10:10AM

Evidence for Multidisciplinary Training

Dr. Leeane Bodkin

Clinical Lecturer and Coordinator- Medical Humanities,Suttie Centre for Teaching & Learning in Healthcare Clinical Skills Centre, University of Aberdeen, UK

10:10 - 10:25AM

Tea break

10:30 - 10:50AM

The models and the Importance of Multidisciplinary Care

Mr Peter Bodkin

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK

10:50 - 11:10AM

The Role of a Physiotherapist in Multidisciplinary Care (online session)

Dr. Vikrant Bhardwaj

Physiotherapist/ Founder, PHYSIOREVIVE, India

11:10 - 12:00PM

Interactive session on multidisciplinary care & Panel Discussion

Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe, Dr. Leeane Bodkin, Mr. Peter Bodkin, Ms. Glenda Whiting