Mon. Jul 22nd, 2019

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training

Yet another round of 2 days Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider course ended successfully on May 14, 2019 at Wangdue. 29 participants from different health facilities attended the training, out of which, 11 were Doctors, 17 were Nurses and 1 Emergency Medical Response Officer (EMRO). They were trained through theoretical and more of hands-on practical sessions on the latest knowledge and skills in ACLS.

This year, Emergency Medical Services Division (EMSD) under Department of Medical Services has conducted Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Basic Life Support (BLS) and ACLS provider courses at three regions (southern, eastern and western). A total of 86 health professionals including 23 Doctors, 44 Nurses, 2 EMROs and 17 Heath Assistants were able to train, representing almost all the hospitals, BHU-Is and few BHU-IIs across the country.

The main objective of conducting such training was to provide the latest knowledge and skills to health professionals working in periphery health facilities in saving lives of people during medical emergencies whereby improving the quality and services of emergency care in the country.

These training were fully funded by Bhutan Foundation.