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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Workshop on Basic Life Support

Monday, January 07, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune. |Workshop

Workshop on Basic Life Support
One day hands-on workshop was organized on “Basic Life Support” by Cardio-Pulmonary Department on January 7th, 2019. The workshop was conducted by American Heart Association in collaboration with Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences. The welcome address was given by Dr.Mayuri Shah (PT) and Dr.Tushar Palekar, Principal Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy and Dr. P. Muruganandam, Head of the Cardio-Pulmonary Department welcomed the delegates. The course director, Dr. Jyoti Shendge and the instructors were Dr. Datta Dharmadhikari, Dr.Maya Bhalerao, Dr. Madhur Kulkarni, Dr. Sujata Thul, Dr.Ravindra Vishwakarma, Dr. Amod Patankar, Dr. Devki Doshi and Dr. Munindra Sawant. 61 candidates enthusiastically participated in the workshop including 6 faculties.
    The American Heart Association designed the BLS for Healthcare Provider course to prepare a wide variety of healthcare professionals to recognize several life-threatening emergencies and to provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and effective use of an Automated External Defibrillator. The course included adult, child, and infant rescue skills in both the out–of- hospital and in-hospital settings.
    At the end of the practical demonstration, a written MCQ examination was conducted followed by a practical exam. All 61 candidates cleared the exam. At the end of the workshop students and faculty were confident in performing CPR. The vote of thanks was given by Dr. Ankita Dabshede (PT) by thanking the management and Dr. Tushar.J. Palekar for encouraging us in conducting this workshop.