St. George’s University Hosting Stop-the-Bleed Workshop to Provide Essential Skills for Future Doctors in Thailand
Bangkok, 9 January 2024 – St. George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine in Grenada, the Caribbean, is inviting aspiring young medical enthusiasts in Thailand to participate in an upcoming workshop on Sunday 28 January, 9am-4pm, at the Grande Centre Point Terminal 21 (2 Soi Sukhumvit 19, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110).
The Stop-the-Bleed workshop is specifically tailored for students in Year 11–13 who aspire to pursue a medical career in the United States or the United Kingdom. The training aims to equip participants with crucial life-saving skills while fostering a foundation for their future endeavors in the medical field.
Students will have the opportunity to acquire three potentially life-saving techniques, designed to apply pressure quickly and effectively before severe bleeding occurs. They will learn the fundamental skills of applying pressure to a wound by hand, master the art of packing a wound to control bleeding, and be taught how to apply a tourniquet. Upon successful completion of the training, students will be awarded a certificate.
Registration is open to all students in Year 11–13 interested in pursuing a medical career in the US or UK. Interested students are encouraged to contact Nalinee Jiemvithayanukul at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nalinee Jiemvithayanukul, SGU’s Student Recruitment Manager, says, “The Stop-the-Bleed workshop offers the chance to acquire essential skills and knowledge that will set students apart on their journey to becoming a doctor. Not only will it serve as a fundamental aspect of medical training for students considering a future in healthcare, but the training will also empower them to make a positive impact in emergency situations, contributing to the well-being of their communities. Join us at the workshop and take the first step towards a rewarding medical career.”
About St. George’s University School of Medicine:
Founded in 1976, St. George’s University (SGU) is a center for academic excellence worldwide. With students and faculty drawn from more than 150 countries, SGU is truly an international institution, with a uniquely global perspective. The SGU School of Medicine is accredited by the Grenada Medical and Dental Council which has been recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME). The school offers a four-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree program. Students can also enter the MD degree program from any education system around the world via the five-, six-, or seven-year pathways. SGU has a large network of 75+ affiliated hospitals and health centers in the US and UK, with the unique opportunity for students to begin their medical career in Grenada or the UK.
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