Doctors give tips to cops on first aid

Nikhil Bhardwaj

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, July 9

The Jalandhar Commissionerate today organised a workshop at Police Lines with the help of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Experienced doctors gave tips to cops about how to give first aid to an injured person in case of an emergency.Higher to lower rung police officials under the leadership of the Police Commissioner Arpit Shukla took part in the workshop have a firsthand experience of the technique of providing the first aid.This was a basic life support provider course organised by the IMA for Jalandhar cops. The hands on training was provided by leading anaestheologists of the city including Dr Avneesh, Dr Meenakshi Anand, Dr Ramandeep, Dr Abhishek Gupta and Dr Monika Gupta, said IMA doctors.“The course will teach essential life-saving skills and is ideal for anyone who wants to learn CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). The IMA Jalandhar branch has formed a Basic Life Support Group, which aims at imparting training to doctors, medical students, nurses, corporate sector staff, police officers, school teachers and students” doctors further said in their address.CPR is useful in cases of heart attacks, drowning, electric shocks, poisoning, overdoses and other injuries, IMA members said. Further IMA proposed to introduce BLS training to the general public for which registration would be done before hand and the training would be held subsequently.

Sanjh kendras meeting held

The police commissionerate today organised a meeting of all Sanjh Kendras in which senior police officials and the advisory board members took part.The purpose of the meeting was to improve the relation between the police and public and to further improve the coordination with various police departments for better policing. Police officials discussed in detail about the problems being faced by the public while dealing with the police.Police Commissioner Arpit Shukla in his address told the cops that they should give preference to public complaints and sort them out in minimum possible time. Shukla said this would not only improve the bonding between the police and public but would also help police in improving its efficiency. While presenting report card, Sanjh Kendra officials said they had provided 40, 617 services to the public in the last four months and also organised 135 awareness seminars in the city.Meanwhile the college students also presented a nukkar natak on this occasion to highlight the menace of female feoticide.

India at the moment is trying to improve the quality of life for its people by providing first aid training, first aid courses and first aid kit attainment all across the nation. It is great to see a country with this many people starting to act. We have had many first aid course documents on our website over the last year from India. Well done.

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