Lifesupporters Institute of Health Science (LIHS) works towards promoting Emergency and Critical Care education modules to save lives and to create cadre of trained professionals. Training is imparted as per international standards to render Pre-Hospital and Hospital care. LIHS is accredited by Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) for imparting training of its various courses under the aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
Some of their courses are:
Basic Life Support for Doctors and Nurse (BLS): With the increased incidences of heart ailments and stroke, advanced training in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation seeks to save human lives by creating awareness and enhancing of skills of nurses, paramedics and doctors. In FY15, 871 delegates were provided training in this course.
Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS): This training program develops the participant to work on the Ambulance and Emergency Department of the hospitals. Handling of all the pre-hospital emergencies is taught in this course which makes participants employable. It is also a service to the community as these trained manpower is used in all emergencies in the Golden hour to save a life by managing the patient during transportation to the hospital.
International Trauma Lifesupport Provider (ITLS): This course provides health care professionals an opportunity to upgrade their clinical skills on par with international norms and standards and remain updated with the latest developments.
Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED (HSAED): This course teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course (PALS): The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
LIHS also conducts following paramedical courses with Hinduja Hospital:
Dialysis, Radiology, Laboratory and Operation Theatre Technician Courses.
Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
General Duty Assistant (GDA)
Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (EMT-B)
Income Rs2 cr
Expense Rs2 cr
Source : Audit Report 2015
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