DHSK organizes 3-day High Altitude Medical Emergency training program ahead of Amarnath Yatra

National level faculty were invited as resource persons

Srinagar: Under guidance and directions of Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Rather, a three-day high altitude medical emergency workshop was organised at Kashmir Skill and Simulation Center ahead of this years’ Amarnath Yatra.

The aims of the workshop was to create a pool of trainers to conduct the trainings which shall be deliberated to all the medical, paramedical & supportive staff of the directorate of health services and allied departments.

Dr MA Rather while signifying the importance of the high altitude medical emergency training conveyed that the department has devised a training calendar and all the major stakeholders shall be trained in stipulated time before the commencement of SANJY- 2022.

The resource person for the workshop included Dr Anil Gurtoo, Prof of Medicine, Lady Harding Medical College, Dr Preeti Gupta, Associate Professor Department of Cardiology, Dr Rohit Kumar, Associate Professor Department of Pulmonology and Dr Arun Choudhary, Department of Anaesthesiology (all Safdarjung Hospitals).

The trainers acquainted the participants about the latest protocols and procedures to be adopted while managing a patient of high altitude related illness.

The training was unique in way as field based and problem solving approach was so well put across by the trainers. Real time simulation was done as the participants did hands on management while trekking Pahalgam and Gulmarg range.

Srinagar News

Srinagar News is one of the oldest newspaper in kashmir it was founded by Late Mehraj-ud-Din Wani Sahab in 1975.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button