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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Workshop on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Tuesday, January 08, 2019 - Wednesday, January 09, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune. |Workshop

Workshop on AdvancedCardiovascular Life Support   

Two days hands-onworkshop was organized on “Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support” byCardio-Pulmonary Department on January 8th and 9th 2019. The workshop wasconducted by American Heart Association in collaboration with SymbiosisInstitute 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 andDr. P. Muruganandam, Head of Cardio-Pulmonary Department welcomed thedelegates. The course director Dr. Jyoti Shendge and the instructors wereDr.Datta Dharmadhikari, Dr.Maya Bhalerao, Dr. Madhur Kulkarni, Dr. Sujata Thul,Dr.Ravindra Vishwakarma, Dr. Amod Patankar, Dr. Devki Doshi and Dr. MunindraSawant. 21 candidates enthusiastically participated in the workshop including 6faculties.

    The ACLS course enlightened us to recognizecritical emergencies and to provide high-quality CPR along with severallife-saving drug administration and effective use of a Defibrillator. Thecourse also included effective use of algorithms in conditions like acutecoronary syndrome, stroke, cardiac arrest, bradyarrythmias and tachyarrythmias.

    At the end of the practical demonstration,a written MCQ examination was conducted followed by a practical examination ofmega codes where all the cases were mixed along with algorithms.  All candidates cleared the exam. At the endof the workshop students and faculty were confident in performing as a leaderin a megacode and as a team member. The vote of thanks was given by Dr. MayuraDeshmukh (PT) by thanking the management and Dr. Tushar.J. Palekar forencouraging to conduct this workshop.