Basic Life Support Training For Staff of Our Hospital. MAY 2024

From May 29th to 31st, 2024, our hospital conducted a comprehensive Basic Life Support Training program for all staff and members of the hospital community, focusing on essential skills such as Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the operation of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) devices. This training initiative aimed to provide participants with the necessary tools and knowledge to effectively respond to medical emergencies within and outside the hospital premises, emphasizing the critical role of preparedness and quick action in saving lives.

The significance of Basic Life Support Training in a hospital setting cannot be overstated. In high-pressure situations, the ability to deliver immediate and accurate aid can significantly impact patient outcomes. By ensuring that all staff and members are proficient in CPR techniques and adept at using AED devices, St Marys Hospital is proactively enhancing its capacity to deliver timely and effective care, ultimately fostering a safer and more secure environment for patients and caregivers alike.

In his remarks , Dr. Obi Onukogu, the Medical Director underscored the importance of the Basic Life Support Training program, stating, “Our objective with this training is to empower our hospital community with life-saving skills that are indispensable during emergencies. By equipping our staff and members with the knowledge and confidence to administer CPR and utilize AEDs, we are not only elevating the standard of patient care but also cultivating a culture of preparedness and resilience within our hospital and beyond the hospital environment “

Through this educational initiative, our hospital stands to gain a more proficient and responsive workforce capable of swiftly and competently addressing medical emergencies.  It also further solidifies our commitment to providing exceptional healthcare services and ensuring the well-being of all individuals under our  care.

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