Educating ambulance drivers to know about the Basic Life Support (BLS) techniques while attending Accident cases is found to be a must-to-know skills to them.
As such, a fully practical based program on Basic Life Support (BLS) for Ambulance drivers at our hospital and Northern Province has been conducted by our hospital with the funding of E, T & R Unit of Ministry of Health on 24.05.2019 & 25.05.2019. The same program was repeated in different days to enable every driver to attend the program without interrupting their service to the public.
Drivers from RDHS, Teaching Hospitals, District General Hospitals, Base Hospitals and Divisional Hospitals in the Northern Province have been participated and got benefitted. The program was conducted at JICA Operation Theatre with the guidance of Dr. Vasumathy Devanesan, Consultant Anesthetist, Department of Anesthesia.