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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: PKR 13,000/= per person

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course: PKR 20,000/= per person

PALS: PKR 25,000
 

Schedule of Courses for the Month of August 2022:

Basic Life Support Courses

·   13th September 2022

·   15th September 2022

·   21st September 2022

Advance Cardiac Life Support Course

·   28th & 29th September 2022

PLSP Session

·Iqra University

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 and proficiency in all AHA courses and 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.