MANM Foundation organises first aid training program for bikers to Spiti Valley
Sunday - May 26, 2019 11:33 pm , Category : BHOPAL
Bhopal, May 25 (WTN): Mandar And No More Foundation (MANM) organized a First Aid Training Program to the Bikers who are scheduled to go as far as Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh, for spreading awareness on Water Safety. Medical experts Dr. P.K. Bhagwat of Rotary Club East Bhopal and Dr. Shripad Joshi imparted this training.
Riders were educated on the Do's and Don'ts in case of a mishap or accident. In very simple terms Dr. Joshi explained the ABC of First Aid which stands for Airway, Breathing and Circulation. The participants were taught in very interesting manner how the household and other easily available things like a towel, stick, strings, spoon can be converted into props for first aid. Focus was on the specific precautions required to be taken in the cases of unconsciousness, collapsing, fainting attack, sudden blindness, heat stroke, burns, nose bleeding, frost bite and hypoglycaemia. The participants also learnt and practiced how to check peripheral and central pulse, how to position a patient's body in different kinds medical conditions, including the Left Lateral Position for unconscious patients.
Dr. Bhagwat explained the importance of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as a life saving measure - especially in drowning accidents and the same was demonstrated by the visiting experts.
First Aid treatment of various kinds of wounds was also taught. Various ways of immobilizing a fractured body part were shown along with very valuable and practical tips on making slings, triangular bands and avoiding contamination. Suggestions on carrying an appropriate first aid box were given and the queries of participants were answered.
The participants expressed their gratefulness to both the experts who volunteered to share their knowledge and experience to support MANM Team and promote the cause of drowning prevention.- Window To News
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