A workshop on First Aid was conducted on July 2, 2022 by the school Medical Team -Dr.Suman for the members of the staff. The workshop imparted knowledge of commonly occurring situations in our day to day life. It was explained to teachers as to how one should remain calm and give basic medical aid to students in need. The aim of the workshop could be summarized in three key points-
1. Preserve life-Save life and minimize damage.
2. Prevent further harm.
3. Promote recovery.
The workshop sessions focused on the basics of first aid, and how to provide first aid in wounds, bleeding, musculoskeletal injury, burns, heatstroke, poisoning, bites, drowning, fainting, seizures and unconsciousness. All teachers had hands-on experience of dressing the wound, applying different types of bandages, splinting the injured body part, providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and transferring the victim. There was active participation by all the teachers and they expressed that the workshop will be very useful for them to meet the emergencies in school.