Instructing the Instructors
This week, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev hosted a professional continuing education seminar for MDA medics and paramedics,during which they trained in mass casualty incidents. Upon completion of the seminar they will be qualified to teach MDA’s unique 7 First Minutes program and will be able to contribute from their experience as lifesavers in communities around the world There is a tremendous feeling of significance when a community comes together to save lives. Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel national EMS organization, has years of experience in treating wounded and managing multiple casualty incidents (MCI).
The “First 7 Minutes” is a unique seminar designed by Magen David Adom to enrich the greater worldwide Jewish community’s knowledge of MCIs, and contribute to saving lives everywhere. Doing so empowers the community and enables them to save lives when needed.
There is no doubt that the new instructors who were accredited will help bring the program to many other communities around the world.