Peshawar , Institute of Paramedical sciences (IPMS), Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar organized a one day workshop in collaboration with cardiology department Lady Reading hospital, Peshawar on Skill Development and Capacity Building for Basic Life Support (BLS) at IBMS Hayatabad, Peshawar.
On this occasion, Vice Chancellor KMU Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hafizullah addressed as chief guest addressed the participants and explained the purpose of the workshop. He said that the basic purpose of the workshop is the training of the master trainers so that they may be able to train the students of their Institutes.
A person train in basic life support can save many lives on the spot in case of emergency as time is very important to give first aid to the victims at the earlier. He further added that in near future the course will be mandatory for the 3rd and 4th academic year for students of the University.
Prof. Hafizullah highlighted that establishing of IPMS was the dire need of the province and now this Institute is providing four year BS program in ten different disciplines. He said after completion of four year theory and practical courses the IPMS students would be needed to go through a one year internship program at different teaching hospital.
He maintained that after completion of their courses the IPMS graduates will not only be in a position to seek respectable jobs but it would also ensure better and quality health care service in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In the closing session, Director Admission and Academic KMU, Prof. Dr. Shad Muhammad expressed his hope that this workshop will have far reaching effects on emergency health care delivery. Consultant IPMS Lt. Col (R) Dr. Javed Khan also talked to the workshop. Later on Director AA&QA, KMU distributed the certificates among facilitators and participants of the workshop.
Source: The News.