Developing Road Safety as a life skill in students: Emergency & Post crash care



Approximately, 1 lakh people out of the 1.6 lakh people dying every year because of road accidents can be saved if they receive some emergency care within the golden hour but in most cases people do not help victims due to their apprehensions or not being aware of the Emergency medical practices. A large proportion of crash survivors experience acute and long-term psychological conditions (15), with the most common conditions being post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders as per WHO Report. It becomes very imperative to discuss and aware people on helping post crash survivors through emergency care and psychological first aid.

This webinar cum panel discussion focuses on:
1. Importance of care during Golden Hour & need for learning emergency care techniques(First aid & CPR)
2. Understanding trauma occurring due to road accidents
3. Psychological First aid for Addressing Mental Health
4. State of Emergency & Trauma Care in India
5. Changes in choice due to the “new normal”
6. Developing first responders and good Samaritans in youth

Esteemed Panelists:
1. Dr. Sushma Sagar – Professor, Division of Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS), New Delhi
2. Dr. C Naveen Kumar – Professor, Psychiatry at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences(NIMHANS), Bengaluru
3. Ms. Neha Khullar – Consultant – State Road Safety Cell, Transport Deptt. Govt. Of Rajasthan, Director – Projects at Muskaan NGO
4. Ms. Jujula – Principal at Shri Balaji International School, Mumbai

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Source: Youtube