Tackling Neonatal Emergencies A hands-on workshop

4D Y Patil University Medical Simulation Lab organized a neonatal emergencies workshop on 9th June, 2018 under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Giuseppe A Marraro (Chief Course Co-ordinator) and Dr. Amit Nagpal (Course Co-ordinator).The workshop commenced with an introduction to simulation and its benefits and applications. The 8 participants were then taken through various aspects of neonatal care like Neonatal Resuscitation, Manual Ventilation, Intubation, Cardiac Massage, Human Factor – NTS – CRM, etc.

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After each scenario participants had a detailed and interactive debriefing session with Prof. Dr. Giuseppe A Marraro and Dr. Amit Nagpal. At the conclusion of the workshop, the participants left the lab with D Y Patil University Medical Simulation Lab certificates, a rich medical simulation experience and are now better equipped to tackle neonatal emergencies.

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