Gulf Medical University and IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross) in a joint venture conducted a session on “First Aid in Emergency Situations” for 18 bus drivers of East Point Indian International School. This session was designed to provide hands-on knowledge on vital skills which will enable them to assist in any emergency situation in the school campus. The session covered topics like recovery position, anaphylaxis, bleeding, fracture etc. The participants were provided with the opportunity to practice the skills.
Experience-based first-aid training as well as focused approach on knowledge and skills, was the highlight of this session for driver’s whose awareness and timely response can help to reduce the percentage of serious injuries and damages in school children.
Ms. Sija Binoy, Faculty of College of Nursing was a trainer in the session along with staff from CASH department, GMU. The participants expressed their happiness and joy for being a part of this important session. The school authorities also appreciated the efforts taken by GMU to educate the drivers on the vital topics which they face in the school.