Volume : 8
Issue : S1
Evaluation of knowledge regarding COVID-19 in the doctors - A cross sectional study in a tertiary care centre of Maharashtra
Kotnis SD, Sancheti PV
Pdf Page Numbers :- 135-138
Shubhalaxmi Devadatta Kotnis1, and Poonam Vijay Sancheti1,*
1Department of Community Medicine, Dr V. M. Govt. Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding author: Dr. Poonam Vijay Sancheti, MD., Community Medicine, LMO cum Assistant professor, Department of Community Medicine, Dr V. M. Govt. Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra, India. Email: email@example.com
Received 10 August 2020; Revised 9 November 2020; Accepted 14 November 2020; Published 23 November 2020
Citation: Kotnis SD, Sancheti PV. Evaluation of knowledge regarding COVID-19 in the doctors - A cross sectional study in a tertiary care centre of Maharashtra. J Med Sci Res. 2020; 8(S1):135-138. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2020/8S1-17
Copyright: © 2020 Kotnis SD et al. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Training of human resources is immensely important as COVID-19 is a new disease and impact of the disease is high in shorter time span. With this view, Government of India initiated Integrated Government Online Training (iGOT) platform for training of human resources. iGOT training was imparted to all doctors, residents. The present study was conducted with an aim to evaluate the knowledge of doctors regarding COVID-19. All delegates (Total 88) were invited to join a social media group which was utilised to circulate the questionnaire. More stress should be given in the training on precautions to be taken triage areas, sample collection and transfer, and management in antenatal, postnatal and paediatric age group. The iGOT training was useful for capacity building.
Keywords: COVID-19; doctors; iGOT training; SARS-CoV-2