Training programme on Basic Life Support for the
Interns was organized at Father Muller Medical
College. Dr. K. Shreedhara Avabratha, Professor,
Department of Paediatrics from Father Muller Medical
College was the resource person for the training
programme. The session started with the theoretical
explanation of Basic life support and its history.
The main objective was recognition and initial
management of cardiac arrest, recognition and
initial management of life threats, BLS and CPR.
CPR on both adults and paediatric group was explained
in detail. Operation of AED was also demonstrated.
Finally, Heinlich’s manoeuvre for choking
was performed as it is essential in case of emergencies.
The Interns Coordinator Dr. Vilma D’ Souza
was present throughout the session.