On 8th September 2021 the department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Cihan University-Erbil, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Emergency and Humanization, conducted a training on “First Aid Principles” for the academic staffs of Cihan University, at Cihan Academy, Cihan University-Erbil. Learning Principles of First Aid is essential for every individual for the following reasons: first of all it may help to buy time until medical assistance arrives at the scene of an emergency and it increases the patient’s comfort and improves their physiological status. Also it prevents worsening or deterioration of the symptoms.
This training was organized by Dr. Salih Mustafa Salih, head of the department of Nutrition and Dietetics by inviting Mr. Aree Mohammad and Mr. Razgar Abdulrazzaq, two First aid trainers from the Ministry of Health and Emergency and Humanization.
The trainers explained the principles of first aid and practically trained the attendees about the essential steps needed to be implemented until medical assistance arrives at the scene of an emergency. The academic staff found this workshop beneficial and essential for day to day life and critical event management.