Monday, November 21, 2016

Army Hospital (R&R) Conducts CNE on ‘Refining Nursing Skills on BLS/ACLS’

The Army Hospital (Research and Referral) has organized a week long Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) on "Refining Nursing Skills on BLS/ACLS" here today. The CNE was inaugurated by Additional Director General, Military Nursing Services Maj Gen Sushila Shahi, where delegates from various civil institutions in and around Delhi attended. A total of 31 delegates are attending the CNE.

Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac care, acute dysarrhythmias and acute coronary syndrome. It is mandatory for medical professionals to recognize and initiate early management of arrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest. This CNE programme will help the participants to gain in-depth knowledge and enhance skills in the recognition and management of cardiopulmonary arrest and activation of emergency medical services.

During the ongoing sessions, resource persons will impart knowledge on various topics like BLS/ACLS, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) / Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), high-quality CPR, Airway management, dysarrhythmias AED and defibrillators which will update the knowledge and bridge the gap between knowledge and skills of the prime life-saving procedure.

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