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Schedule of Courses for the Month of September 2021

Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center, NICVD

We offer AHA (American Heart Association) courses on Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support.

Airway Management courses also are available.

Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. In Pakistan the number is huge, and is not different from all other countries in the world where figures for high mortality due to Cardio-vascular disease are reported.

These patients become victim of cardiac arrest, and resuscitation depends on knowledge of resuscitation of the by-stander, if cardiac arrest happens outside the hospital. 

Basic Life support training is mandatory, to assess the victim of cardiac arrest and start chest compressions for resuscitation. This course is open for everyone, including healthcare professionals, as well as the layperson, all adults in the community from age 15 and above are recommended to do basic life support training. 

Fee Structure for AHA courses:

Basic Life Support Course: Rs: PKR 8000/= per person 

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course: Rs: PKR 15,000/= per person

 

Schedule of Courses for the Month of September 2021:
Basic Life Support Course: (One-day course)

  • 2nd Sep 2021
  • 7th Sep 2021
  • 14th Sep 2021
  • 16th Sep 2021

Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Course: (Two days’ course)

  • 22nd & 23rd Sep 2021
  • 27th & 28th Sep 2021

Refresher Course for ACLS (One-day course)

  • 6th Sep 2021

Venue:  Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional skills Development Center

 

Registration at:

Registration Desk at Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center.

Tel: 99201271-8 Ext: 450

AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in all AHA courses & has developed in instructional material for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by AHA. Any fee charged for such a course except for portion of fee needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to AHA.

Schedule of Courses for the Month of August 2021

Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center, NICVD

We offer AHA (American Heart association) courses on Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support.

Airway Management courses also are available.

Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. In Pakistan the number is huge, and is not different from all other countries in the world where figures for high mortality due to Cardio-vascular disease are reported.

These patients become victim of cardiac arrest, and resuscitation depends on knowledge of resuscitation of the by-stander, if cardiac arrest happens outside the hospital.

Basic Life support training is mandatory, to assess the victim of cardiac arrest and start chest compressions for resuscitation. This course is open for everyone, including healthcare professionals, as well as the layperson, all adults in the community from age 15 and above are recommended to do basic life support training.

Fee Structure for AHA courses:

Basic Life Support Course:  Rs: PKR 8000/= per person

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course: Rs: PKR 15,000/= per person

 

Schedule of Courses for the Month of August 2021:
Basic Life Support Courses

  • 12th Aug 2021
  • 16th Aug 2021
  • 31st Aug 2021

Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Course:

  • 25th & 26th Aug 2021

Venue: Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center

 

Registration at:

Registration Desk at Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center.

Tel: 99201271-8  Ext: 450

 

 

AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in all AHA courses & has developed in instructional material for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by AHA. Any fee charged for such a course except for portion of fee needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to AHA.

Schedule of Courses for the Month of July 2021

Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center, NICVD

We offer AHA (American Heart association) courses on Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support.

Airway Management courses also are available.

Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. In Pakistan the number is huge, and is not different from all other countries in the world where figures for high mortality due to Cardio-vascular disease are reported.

These patients become victim of cardiac arrest, and resuscitation depends on knowledge of resuscitation of the by-stander, if cardiac arrest happens outside the hospital.

Basic Life support training is mandatory, to assess the victim of cardiac arrest and start chest compressions for resuscitation. This course is open for everyone, including healthcare professionals, as well as the layperson, all adults in the community from age 15 and above are recommended to do basic life support training.

Fee Structure for AHA courses:

Basic Life Support Course:  Rs: PKR 8000/= per person

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course: Rs: PKR 15,000/= per person

 

Schedule of Courses for the Month of July 2021:
Basic Life Support Courses

              10th July 2021

•              17th July 2021

•              27th July 2021

•              29th July 2021

Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Course:

·        •     6th & 7th July 2021

•              13th & 14th July 2021 

Venue: Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center

 

Registration at:

Registration Desk at Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center.

Tel: 99201271-8  Ext: 450

 

 

AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in all AHA courses & has developed in instructional material for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by AHA. Any fee charged for such a course except for portion of fee needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to AHA.

Schedule of Courses for the Month of June 2021

Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center, NICVD

We offer AHA (American Heart association) courses on Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support.

Airway Management courses also are available.

Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. In Pakistan the number is huge, and is not different from all other countries in the world where figures for high mortality due to Cardio-vascular disease are reported.

These patients become victim of cardiac arrest, and resuscitation depends on knowledge of resuscitation of the by-stander, if cardiac arrest happens outside the hospital.

Basic Life support training is mandatory, to assess the victim of cardiac arrest and start chest compressions for resuscitation. This course is open for everyone, including healthcare professionals, as well as the layperson, all adults in the community from age 15 and above are recommended to do basic life support training.

Fee Structure for AHA courses:

Basic Life Support Course:  Rs: PKR 8000/= per person

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course: Rs: PKR 15,000/= per person

 

Schedule of Courses for the Month of June 2021:
Basic Life Support Course: (One day course)

·         10th June 2021

·         16th June 2021

·         23rd June 2021

Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Course: (Two days course)

·         29th & 30th June 2021

 

Venue: Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center

 

Registration at:

Registration Desk at Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center.

Tel: 99201271-8  Ext: 450

APRIL 20, 2021 – NICVD SETS UP ITS 31ST CENTRE AT MALIR CANTT

Karachi: National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) in collaboration with the Government of Sindh has established its 31st Centre now at “Malir Cantonment, CMB Heath Centre, Karachi” to facilitate patients with chest pain with easy access and free of cost services.

The soft opening of the Centre held on Monday, April 19, 2021. The soft opening ceremony was attended by the executive director of NICVD, Professor Nadeem Qamar and other official of the Institute.

The Centre at Malir Cantonment, is 16 Chest Pain Unit of NICVD in Karachi Metropolitan; Moreover, 1 Chest Pain Unit in Tando Bago, 1 in Ghotki, 1 in Jacobabad, 1 in Umerkot and 1 in Tando Allahyar, are functional and providing state-of-the-art cardiac care and treatment to patients at their doorstep totally free of cost. From a single solo hospital, NICVD has been transformed into world’s largest healthcare network in short span of 4 years, included; 10 full-fledged hospitals and 21 Chest Pain Units.

On the occasion, Executive Director of NICVD, Prof. Nadeem Qamar termed the establishment of the 31st Centre at “Malir Cantonment” as another gift for the people of Karachi. Saying this Centre will link with the main NICVD, where all cardiac care facilities, including Primary PCI, Angioplasty, Cardiac Surgeries and other state-of-the-art facilities are available.****

Source: The News International (April 20, 2021)

Schedule of Courses for the Month of April 2021

Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center, NICVD

We offer AHA (American Heart association) courses on Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support.

Airway Management courses also are available.

Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. In Pakistan the number is huge, and is not different from all other countries in the world where figures for high mortality due to Cardio-vascular disease are reported.

These patients become victim of cardiac arrest, and resuscitation depends on knowledge of resuscitation of the by-stander, if cardiac arrest happens outside the hospital.

Basic Life support training is mandatory, to assess the victim of cardiac arrest and start chest compressions for resuscitation. To meet this requirement, all adults in the community from age 15 and above are recommended to do basic life support training.

Fee Structure for AHA courses:

Basic Life Support Course:  Rs: PKR 8000/= per person

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course: Rs: PKR 15,000/= per person

 

Schedule of Courses for the Month of April 2021:
Basic Life Support Course: (One day course)

·         1st April 2021

·         6th April 2021

·         8th April 2021

·         10th April 2021  (Pakistan Life Savers program)

Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Course: (Two days course)

·         N/A

 

Venue: Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional skills Development Center

 

Registration at:

Registration Desk at Prof. Kassims’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Center.

Tel: 99201271-8 Ext: 450

 

 

 

Disclaimer
AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in all AHA courses & has developed in instructional material for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by AHA. Any fee charged for such a course except for portion of fee needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to AHA

APRIL 03, 2021 – NICVD OPENS ITS 30TH CENTRE IN TANDO ALLAHYAR

KARACHI: The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) in collaboration with the Sindh government has established its 30th centre at Tando Allahyar district headquarter hospital to treat patients with chest pain free of cost.

Pakistan Peoples Party’s MNA Zulfiqar Sattar Bachani told journalists after formally inaugurating the chest pain unit on Thursday that the centre was a “gift” for Tando Allahyar and its peripheries, which would be linked with NICVD Hyderabad, where all cardiac care facilities, including primary PCI, angioplasty, echocardiography, OPD, admission and other state-of-the-art facilities were available, said a handout.

He said that NICVD has introduced a new trend in heart care with the inauguration of chest pain units (CPUs) to serve the nation at the most easily accessible points. This service was available 24/7 throughout the year, he said.

NICVD executive director Prof Nadeem Qamar said in his message that CPUs were well-equipped to identify patients with an acute heart attack and resuscitate the patients who become unstable. CPUs were designed for providing preliminary emergency care to heart attack patients, he said, adding that after providing initial treatment, the patient was shifted immediately to tertiary care set-up.

Source: DAWN (April 03, 2021)

Schedule of Courses for the Month of March 2021

Prof. Kassim Memorial Professional Skills Development Center, NICVD

We offer AHA (American Heart association) courses on Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support

Airway Management courses also are available.

Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. In Pakistan the number is huge, and is not different from all other countries in the world where figures for high mortality due to Cardio-vascular disease are reported.

These patients become victim of cardiac arrest, and resuscitation depends on knowledge of resuscitation of the by-stander, if cardiac arrest happens outside the hospital.

Basic Life support training is mandatory, to assess the victim of cardiac arrest and start chest compressions for resuscitation. To meet this requirement, all adults in the community from age 15 and above are recommended to do basic life support training.

Fee Structure for AHA courses:

Basic Life Support Course:  Rs. PKR 8000/= per person

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course: Rs. PKR 15,000/= per person

 

Schedule of Courses for the Month of March 2021:
Basic Life Support Course: ( One day course)

·         1st March 2021 (Go red at Adventist Hospital)

·         6th March 2021

·         9th March 2021

·         11th March 2021 (Go Red at NICVD)

·         12th March 2021 (CPR Awareness at with Pakistan Life Saving federation)

·         16th March 2021

·         18th March 2021

·         30th March 2021

Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Course: ( Two days course )

·         24th & 25th March 2021

 

Venue:  Prof. Kassim Memorial Professional skills Development Center, NICVD

 

Registration at:

Registration Desk at Prof. Kassim Memorial Professional Skills Development Center, NICVD.

Tel: 99201271-8  Ext: 450

MARCH 22, 2021 – THE NICVD HEALTHCARE NETWORK WINS 15 AWARDS FOR INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 2021

Karachi: It is a great honour for National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases-NICVD to be bestowed with 15 awards at 13thNational Forum for International Corporate Social Responsibility summit and Awards-2021 for serving the people of Pakistan, irrespective of their cast, creed and religion and without any discrimination, totally free of cost.

This success is a result of the visionary leadership of Executive Director of NICVD and outstanding efforts of Management Consultant of NICVD & Chief Operating Officer, who always think about patients and strives to provide state-of-the-art heart healthcare services to the patients at their doorstep free of cost, yet another, achievement of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases –NICVD.

Heartiest felicitation to Professor Nadeem Qamar and Mr. Hyder Awan for their progressive and forward looking vision in transforming NICVD one of the best cardiac hospitals in the world.

The Management congratulated the team of NICVD on this praiseworthy achievement, saying that it was their vision to establish a network of the world’s best heart healthcare facilities throughout the province so that everyone could avail free cardiac services at their doorstep.

They further added that in a short span of 4 years, NICVD has established 10 full-fledged hospitals and 19 Chest Pain Units across Sindh Province. The network of NICVD hospitals and Chest Pain Units have been providing prompt and easily accessible cardiac services to the people of Pakistan, totally free of cost.***

 

Source: The News International (March 22, 2021)