Basic life support (BLS) public awareness and hands on training programme was held on 31st May 2017 at three public places, due to the initiative taken by ISA NCB.
At 6.30 am, this activity was conducted at Gymkhana ground of GMCH, Nagpur. It was a joint venture of Department of Anesthesiology, GMC, Nagpur and Indian society of anesthesiologists – Nagpur city branch (ISA NCB). About 70 morning walkers and sports persons attended it. Dr. Sheetal Dalal and Dr. Vrushali Ankalwar conducted the workshop in presence of Dr. Niswade (Dean GMC) and Dr. N. Tirpude (H.O.D. of Anesthesiology dept., GMC, Nagpur).
Another CPR activity was Conducted under the public awareness program ‘You can save one life’, at Dr. Shrikant Jichkar memorial swimming pool. The activity was conducted by Dr. Sheetal Dalal, Dr. Amrusha, Dr. Satkar Pawar, Dr. Vijay Patil and Dr. Vrushali Ankalwar. A CPR chart was donated to the officials of the swimming pool.
The third BLS ( Jeevan-sanjivani) workshop was conducted at New-Era hospital, Nagpur by Dr. Umesh Ramtani and Dr. Amol Jatale, for the hospital staff. About 50 staff members including medical officers, nurses and paramedics of New-Era hospital enthusiastically participated in CPCR lecture cum demo and hands-on workshop. Everyone appreciated the initiative taken by ISA NCB.