Lahore: The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) has conducted a two days training workshop to impart training of Basic Life Support to the students of University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore. As many as 150 students were trained on Initial assessment of patient, rescue breathing, treatment of foreign body airway obstruction, cardio pulmonary resuscitation and management of spinal injury patients. The training was organized on request of Blood Donors Society of UET.
The specially designed training course was conducted by the Community Safety wing of the Service and students were imparted hands on training through practical exercises for management of emergencies along with theoretical lectures. Medical students appreciated expertise of Rescue Instructors who imparted training of life saving measures using mannequins.
The closing ceremony of life support training was attended by Brig. Dr. Arshad Zia, Director (Administrations), Roqiya Javed Incharge Community Safety, Professor Dr. Ilyas, Professor Dr. Yousaf Anwar, Eraz Haider, Rescue
Dr. Rizwan Naseer, Director General Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) appreciated students and rescue instructors for organizing effective training workshop. He appreciated the learning spirit of students for taking initiative and organizing such a useful training of life saving skills. The Rescue Service is also conducting training of Life saving skills for other organizations such as KEMU, Social Security Hospital, College of Dentistry and Motorway Police, LUMS, Lahore University and Girl Guides Association etc.