4th BLS Training Programme concludes at GCOPE Ganderbal

4th BLS Training Programme concludes at GCOPE Ganderbal
Students during a BLS training programme. [Image for representational purpose only]File/ GK

Ganderbal: The Basic Life Support (BLS) Training Programme for District Budgam concluded at Government College of Physical Education (GCOPE) Ganderbal.

According to a statement issued here, a total number of 160 trainees (ZEPOs/PELs/PEMs/PETs) from different districts of J&K received the BLS Training in online as well offline mode.

On the concluding function of 4th Training Programme DrHartej Singh, Principal, GCOPE said “we are very keen to impart the said training across the UT of Jammu & Kashmir and we are very happy as we succeeded for introducing BLS Subject in B. P. Ed course so that the students shall get aware about the pre-hospital care and they may get chance to attend the victims on & off the field and thanked worthy Director General, YS&S for his kind support.”

“BLS Lab being the 1st of its kind in the Department of Youth Services & Sports, J&K established at Government College of Physical Education GadooraGanderbal and inaugurated by Alok Kumar (IRS), Principal Secretary to Government, YS&S in presence of Dr. Saleem-Ur-Rehman, Director General YS&S, J&K. Principal Secretary enlightened the role of BLS in daily life and engrossed for inculcation of different terminologies, knowledge about the First Aid Kit along with defibrillator and the trainers should have the medical emergency number of local Health Services for any kind of insurgencies. Director General, YSS stressed that the Department of Youth Services & Sports dealing with the sports and games has a duty to get trained in Basic Life Support for the proper management of sports injuries on and off the field as Basic Life Support is a level of Medical Care which is used for the victims of life-threatening, illnesses or injuries until they are given full medical care at a medical center and the said training shall be imparted to all the officers/officials of the department,” it said.

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