More than 150 Sports Teachers from the Tri-city attend Workshop on ‘Sports Injuries & Basic Life Support’
Trinity Hospital, Zirakpur in association with Department of Education, Chandigarh Administration, organized a Workshop on ‘Sports Injuries and first of its kind workshop on Basic Life Support’ at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh. The Sports injury workshop was conducted by Dr Mohinder Kaushal and Dr Mukul Kaushal. Workshop comprised of Interactive lectures and discussions. Role of Team approach comprising of trainers, teachers, coaches, parents, physios, dietician, and doctors was emphasized for optimum sports performance and recovery after sports injury.
An awareness session on Prevention & Management of Sports Injuries was also organized by Dr Mohinder Kaushal, Chairman and Head, Department of Orthopaedics. He spoke extensively on various types of Sports injuries and shared valuable tips and strategies to prevent and treat common sports injures. Dr Mukul Kaushal, Consultant, Shoulder and Sports Injury specialist, threw light on Common sports injuries in budding athletes. He shared various Dos and Don’ts related to sports injuries and he also clarified various misconceptions and myths regarding athletic injuries.
The BLS Training was imparted by ACLS and BLS trained team ably led by Dr Gagandeep Ghuman, Consultant, Anaesthesiology and Intensive care and Dr Samir Kumar, Consultant, Internal medicine. They demonstrated and educated the teachers about the importance of first aid and basic life- saving skills. The session was followed by hands- on Practice sessions on adult mannequins. The workshop witnessed participation from over 150 physical education teachers from the Tri-city.
According to Dr Mohinder Kaushal, “This is an excellent initiative by the Hospital in collaboration with Education Department of Chandigarh education to promote and create awareness regarding important life saving skills amongst sports teachers”.