Two hundred and fifty medical personnel in St. Kitts and Nevis undergoing critical life support training


Approximately 250 healthcare professionals in St. Kitts and Nevis, which includes 50 medical doctors, are engaged in a three-day training course that will equip them with the necessary life support skills and knowledge to provide care to patients in a wide variety of in-facility and pre-hospital settings.

The Basic to Advanced Life Support Course, conducted by CPR Solutions, will see the healthcare professionals trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). CPR Solutions is the national training center for the American Heart Association.

During an opening ceremony for the training course on Friday, November 04, 2022, at the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Delores Stapleton Harris said the Ministry is of the view that every medical professional, including doctors and nurses, should possess a valid Basic Life Support Certification.

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