Wednesday, December 8, 2010

FIRST RESPONDERS PROGRAM

As a part of Oakridge health month, the first responders program was conducted on the 3rd of December 2010 for the students and staff of both the branches of Oakridge. It was a 6 hour program conducted by Dr Natraj Rasa and his team. Students and staff were invited to participate and learn.
The program began with a brief introduction and counseling session for the teachers about behavioral disorders, suicidal tendencies, and substance abuse in children.
This was followed by a practical and theoretical session given by Dr Natraj using various equipments, which focused on training the participants to respond to all kinds of medical, trauma and environmental injuries.
Didactic sessions, psychomotor skills on handling the above emergency were taught to the participants.
In addition to these, they were given hands-on training on Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, use of an Automated External Defibrillator, Bandaging and Splinting, Lifting and moving the patients from an unsafe scene to a safer one.
Following this there was a post course assessment and certification.
Oakridge international school is happy to have taken the initiative to train their students and staff on some important life skills that will help them and those around them in future and make them responsible and confident citizens and the school a safer place.

Dr .Summaya mazher
School doctor


Children practicing faster techniques of pressure bandage to stop bleeding.



Fast Responders training in progress by Dr.Natraj……



Hands on practice……Fracture immobilization………..



Learning to Responding to cardio pulmonary arrest…………….



Dr.Natraj and his team demonstrating techniques of safe transportation of victims



Hands on activity …learning to respond to accidents……

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