First Aid Course:

On Nov 2nd students of class X attended the Advanced First Aid course at Aga Khan University Hospital. The facilitator explained about first aid; duties of a first aider and the necessary contents of a first aid box. Students were taught how to diagnose the problem and reach for help; the kind of immediate aid to be given to a person suffering from head and spinal injury; fractures and sprains; cardiac compression. Shifting of conscious and unconscious victims/ persons and making them lie in safe recovery position. They were also taught how to recognize the problem, Airway, Breathing, and Circulation (ABC) recognition of radial and carotid pulse. Different types of bandaging for the elbow, hand, shoulder and skull were taught. They also learnt how to  apply a splint to the part with suspected fracture.  It was a very informative work shop our students learnt a very important life skill.

 

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