Although we all take safety precautions in our everyday lives, emergencies can always arise. For this reason, it is important to be knowledgeable about First Aid so you can be prepared to act if an accident were to occur. Similarly, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region is continuously making its efforts to create awareness amongst the people of every age group by giving them proper timely First-Aid training so that they can minimize injury and future disability in any disastrous situation. A mixed batch of 30 trainees participated in the 4 days First-Aid Training Programme concluded today.

The highlights of the training revolved around First Aid Kit, Traumas/ Accidents, Transportation of Injured patient, Management of massive bleeding, fracture, Shock, Heart attack, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) etc.

Theoretical and practical demonstrations were imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely, Dr. Shelly Mahajan, Dr. Ranbhushan Singh MD Anaesthesia, 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 Society assisted by Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist.

Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Secretary Indian Red Cross society, Jammu Region while interacting with the trainees briefed them about the very purpose of this training and how they can be a great help to others in their normal day to day life by applying the knowledge of First-Aid acquired by them.