The Al-Kafeel Academy for Paramedics and Medical Training, affiliated to the Department of Development and Sustainable Development, has resumed its courses within the program (A rescuer In Every Home) for a number of staffs of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine departments.
The trainer, Ahmad Yahya al-Moussawi, said that "the aim of the courses is to prepare effective first aid personnel capable of dealing with critical and urgent cases, to serve visitors and society in general."
He added, "Two courses were held in the hall of the Imam as-Sadeq Complex (peace be upon him), one of them in the morning and the other in the evening, during six hours for the course, as part of a plan targeting the departments with contact with the visitors of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them)."
Al-Moussawi continued, "The course included a variety of topics, the most important of which were: cardiopulmonary resuscitation for adults, children and infants, choking, and the prevention of infectious diseases."
For his part, the trainer Mohammed Ali al-Bayati stressed that "it is essential that the common culture of first aid at high levels between individuals and large proportions of society," stressing "the rejection of the culture of the street dealing with injuries of all kinds and replace them with the scientific method that we teach."
It is worth noting that the program is divided into a theoretical and a practical side with the participation of eleven trainees in one session, in order to be able to train them practically and test the skills acquired from the program.