A Training Program on Basic life Support comprising of Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation & First Aid was conducted at KIIT Campus-3 for 26 Junior Executive Staff members by Dr. Ashok Kumar Badamali, Assistant Professor of Cardiac Anaesthesia, KIMS on 6th January, 2020
Dr. Badamali , discussed the steps of Basic Life Support (BLS), which comprises of the steps like (i) Scene Safety ii) Check Response iii) Activate EMS (Emergency Medical Service) and (iv) Get an AED ( Automated External Defibrillator ). He informed that due to stopping of the beating of the heart, blood supply ceases to all the organs of the body. If blood is not supplied to the brain for six minutes, the damage caused to the brain cells is irreversible, since the brain is the most important part of the human body. The heart can stop beating for various reasons.
In case of emergency, we shall have to check the pulse in the neck with the carotid Artery and if there is no response, we can try to revive the person by beginning cycles to give chest compressions and mouth to mouth respiration in 30:2 ratio. Infants can be given Resuscitation in the ratio of 15: 2. The chest should be compressed by two inches with a frequency of 120 compressions per minute. Dr Badamali supplemented his training, with practical demo session & made the trainees practice the same through demo.
Apart from CPR, Dr. Badamali also discussed various procedures of providing First Aid to patients. He discussed about the methods of First Aid in case of choking, snake bite, insect bite, spinal injury, road accidents, fever etc. Dr. Banamali emphasized that emergency aid should be made available to the patients in a time bound manner to save lives. He was assisted by his team comprising of clinical Instructors from KIMS. Overall, the training program was very insightful, useful & informative.
The training program was inaugurated by Dr. Narayan Tripathy, Director General( Administration) who advised the participants to involve themselves fully in the program and implement the takeaways in their personal & professional life. The Training program was held under the guidance of Sri Sibananda Mishra, Director, HR. The concluding remarks were given by Dr. Chinmaya Kumar Das, Director, Administration, Founder’s Office. The Program was coordinated by Ms. Jhimli Lodh, an officer from HR Department, KIIT DU.