Dr.Avnish Jolly , Panchkula 26 April : Chandigarh Adventures, Treks and Sports (CATS), a group of adventure enthusiasts were trained in Basic Life Support in a hands on workshop conducted today by Alchemist Hospital, Panchkula, jointly with Critical Care Education Foundation.
Dr P.K. Jain, a pioneer in the field of Critical Care medicine in India, and the Founder President of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Chairman of the Critical Care Education Foundation and the College of Critical Care Medicine conducted the camp alongwith Dr. Meeta, Vice President, Critical care Education Foundation which was attended by 35 CATS members.
Dr. Jain informed that this is the first in a large series of workshops of Basic Life Support Training Program which Alchemist Hospital in association with the Critical Care Education Foundation had started to provide Basic Life Support training to all sections of the community to make tri-city the safest place in the North India.
In today’s busy life, everyone is exposed to unexpected medical emergencies at home, in office or on the road and survival is possible only if immediate help is available by someone standing nearby, said Dr. Meeta.
CATS members has been engaged in various adventurous sports including river rafting, treks, heritage walks, biking and train trips, etc., and are prone to unexpected catastrophies and such workshops can help them in meeting these calamities, said Ms Supreet Dhiman, President, CATS
Mr. Avinash Ojha, CEO, Alchemist Hospital said that the hospital would soon organize similar kind of workshops with various NGOs, along with schools, banks, industries, corporate houses, government organizations etc.