Prayong Thapthim, head of the hospital’s Emergency Department, presided over the June 28 class for teachers and students at the vocational school.
Prayong said the most-common emergency situation is a heart attack. Students were taught CPR and rescue breathing and advised how to contact authorities.
Trauma cases also were presented, including how to stop bleeding and conduct first aid.
Banglamung Hospital will be sending out teams to visit various schools and communities and spread knowledge on these basic procedures and tips to help save lives.