Kochi, April 4 (IANS) The Covid-19 core working group of the Southern Naval Command has trained 333 non medical personnel who will work as force multipliers in times of emergencies.
The Command has prepared a training capsule for Battle Field Nursing Assistant (BFNA) to train non medical personnel and the training is on this protocol.
The core team consisting of the Command Medical Officer, Commanding Officers of INS Venduruthy, INHS Sanjivani and Command Training Officer have used the BFNA concept and developed it.
Basic concepts of hand hygiene, donning and doffing of PPE, concept of biomedical waste management and carriage of casualty are the topics that are covered.
Simple strategies for infection prevention are also included.