Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation training imparted to Vidyanikethan students
THE HANS INDIA | Jul 31,2018 , 11:47 PM IST
A student undergoing CPR training at Sri Vidyanikethan Educational Institutions in Rangampeta in Chittoor district on Tuesday
Tirupati: In its efforts to make Tirupati citizens aware of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS) has organised a training programme at Sri Vidyanikethan Educational Institutions (SVEI) for five days.
In the programme, more than 5,000 students and staff of the Sri Vidyanikethan Colleges of Pharmacy, Engineering, Nursing and Management studies received training.
A meeting was held on the premises of the institutions in which the Special Officer Prof T Goapal Rao, HoD of Pharmacology department, SVIMS Prof Umamaheswara Rao, Principal of SVIMS College of Physiotherapy Dr K Madhavi, Dr Alok Samantaray, Principals of various colleges of SVEI and others took part.
It may be recalled that SVIMS has been working on providing CPR training at various institutes since November 2017. So far, CPR trainers have trained more than 10,000 people in Tirupati under the guidance of the Director cum Vice-Chancellor of SVIMS Dr TS Ravikumar.