Melaka Manipal Medical College organize CPR for teachers

By Alexander Chandy
Udupi Today Media Network

 

Manipal, 25 August 2017: Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal Campus (MMMC) organised a half day hands-on workshop on Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for teachers of Rajeevnagara Government School on Saturday. The college has conducted health, nutrition and sanitation awareness sessions and self-defence classes as part of its commitment to Daan Utsav.

 

 

The CPR hands-on workshop was held to create awareness among the teachers so that they could then impart the knowledge to students. CPR saves lives and generally, people are ignorant of how handy it is to know the skill. A group of teachers led by their headmaster Mr Balakrishna P took part in the workshop, have benefitted from it.

 

Mr Balakrishna said; “This was a very beneficial workshop. And we will spread awareness on the importance of CPR amongst our students.” Dr Shobha K L, Co-ordinator, Clinical Skills Lab and Dr James Gonsalves, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, MMMC were the facilitators for the workshop. Dr Ullas Kamath, Dean, MMMC said, “We will have more such activities in future.

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