ISA NCB conducted CPR workshop in MASTACON and NIMACON conference

A project themed “You Can Save one life ” was started during the installation of the ISA NCB team 2017-18, lead by Dr. Sheetal Dalal as president & Dr. Gauri Arora as Hon. Secretary. The project was inaugurated at the hands of the National ISA President Dr. B.B. Mishra. He distributed a detailed ‘CPR’ chart, which was to be put up in the school bus of Delhi public school, Kamptee road, Nagpur & a CPCR mask was also distributed to the school authorities.

The objective of the project was to educate 7000 people about CPR so that each individual can perform CPR in an emergency & try to save someone’s life. keeping in sync with the ‘ Jeevan Sanjivani’ project of Maharashtra State Chapter of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists, ISA–NCB has so far educated about 4500 people & is still continuing. In the recently concluded Maharashtra State Conference of IMA and Annual conference of IMA, Nagpur, (MASTACON & NIMACON), held at Nagpur between 2nd to 5th November 2017, ISA Nagpur city branch was invited by IMA Nagpur to conduct a CPR workshop for the delegates . It was a pre-conference workshop held on 3rd November 2017 at IMA premises. The number of delegates for the workshop was restricted to 150 only on first cum basis. 2 MMC credit hours were granted for this workshop.

The programme was inaugurated by IMA President Dr.Vaishali Khandait , in presence of ISA National governing council member Dr. Anjali Bhure , ISA –NCB President Dr. Sheetal Dalal, ISA- NCB Secretary Dr. Gauri Arora , ISA member and IMA Joint Secretary Dr. Kamalakar Pawar.

It was followed by lectures Dr. Deepak Madankar spoke on ‘adult BLS’, Dr. Umesh Ramtani explained ‘ACLS’, Dr. Gauri arora elaborated on ‘Pediatric BLS’ and special situations like CPR in pregnant patient and Dr. Saurabh Barde informed about the drugs to be used in CPR.

The lectures were followed by hands-on-training, which was provided by Dr. Deepak Madankar in ‘Adult BLS’. Dr. Gauri Arora provided hands-on training in ‘Pediatric BLS’. Dr. Saurabh Barde explained and demonstrated use of ‘Defibrillator’ & Dr. Dilip Wasnik gave training in ‘Airways’. The proceedings were conducted by Dr. Alkesh Soni.

IMA, Nagpur and ISA Nagpur city branch shall hold such workshops together in future too.