To enhance the readiness and capability of personnel in dealing with unforeseen medical emergencies and from Disaster Preparedness prospective “WHAT TO DO & WHAT NOT TO DO”, a four days First-Aid Training Programme which began on 3rd Oct, 2018 was organised by Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), Regional Centre concluded today on 6th October, 2018. The training was conducted for the Commercial Vehicle Drivers as well as the Red Cross Volunteers.
Possible emergency cases involving First Aid Kit, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Transportation of Injured patient, disaster Management and providing First aid for cases like bleeding, shock, choking and Disaster Management. Main focus was on the Time Management say they were explained “HOW & WHY A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE.”
Theoretical and practical demonstrations were imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely, Dr. Shelly Mahajan, MD Anaesthesia, Dr. Rashmi Sharma, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi Sup. Pharmacist and Ms. Vironica Marwah, Field officer. The exam was conducted by Dr. Kavita Nijhon, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu assisted by Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist.
The training was conducted under the supervision of Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region.