There have been several wonderfully exciting days in my life and today was yet another. We have managed to develop a facility to educate medics and paramedics in Midland Doctors Medical Institute, Tandali, Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Moreover, we conducted our very first basic surgical skills course.
Attendees were taught theatre etiquettes, scrubbing, gowning, gloving, instrument identifying, milling of instruments, safe handling of blades and sharp instruments, knot tying, suturing, bowel anastomosis and understanding of use of electro surgery equipment.
Junior doctors and theatre technicians were very receptive and very good pupils who learnt things very quickly.
Future generation of AJK deserve good quality training and this event was the first attempt at such