Panaga health centre conducts course on critical care for trauma patients

Friday, May 25, 2007

SOME 31 medical, nursing and ambulance personnel of the Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP) recently attended a series of courses on Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).

The course was organised by Panaga Health Centre in collaboration with the Queensland Health Skills Development Centre, Government of Queensland, Australia.

The two-day session was held at the Brunei Asia Pacific Shell Learning Centre in Seria.

This was followed with another two day training session for six staff members of the Panaga Health Centre as future Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support instructors.

Similar course is being conducted for some 32 medical officials, which began on May 22 and will end tomorrow.

Learning conference

The Hornbill School in Seria recently hosted its third annual international conference with a theme: "Making Learning Interesting".

According to the school officials, the objective of the conference was to keep the participants motivated in the pursue of their studies.

Eighty-four delegates from 10 local and international schools attended the conference.

Motivational talk

A motivational talk for students sitting for the Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (PSR) or the Primary School Assessment Examination, this year was held at the Sungai Liang Recreational Park recently.

The talk, part of the "Journey to PSR 2007 Programme", was designed for elementary schools in rural areas as well as the Liang Lumut area.

The talk which was delivered by Cikgu Zurahayati Ahmad carried a theme: "Enhancing students' Quality". Among those present was Belait District's Senior Education Officer Cikgu Ramlee Abdul Rahman.

Counselling seminar

Representatives from six government agencies had conducted a health and counselling seminar for Form Two students of Chung Ching Middle School recently.

Officials from the Royal Brunei Police Force; Narcotics Control Bureau; Prison Department; Health Department; Counselling and Career Guidance; Youth and Sports Department, spoke on the consequences of drug abuse and smoking. The Brunei Times


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