In celebration of the World Heart Failure Day, PUA’s Student Activities and Community Service Department held a workshop entitled “Life-saving Basics.” During this workshop, Prof. Dr. Tarek Al-Khouly, Cardiology Professor, Kasr Al-Aini Hospital in Cairo, explained and trained the attendees on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), for how long CPR is performed, and, how to help in saving the life of the injured person.

Furthermore, Dr. Al-Khouly showed the difference between a cardiac arrest and a heart attack, and what increases the risk of a heart attack. In addition, numerous faculty members working in the medical field, along with numerous students from the faculties of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Applied Health Sciences Technology, and Physical Therapy, participated in the workshop activities.

At the end of the workshop, all attendees expressed how satisfied they were with the workshop and how much they have benefited from it.