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The Cultur board seeks to provide improved first-aid and emergency services for Yucatan visitors…

MERIDA — Paramedics from the Board of Cultural and Tourist Services Units (Cultur) will certify their competencies in meeting the standards EC0307 of Basic Prehospital Care, which is applied by the National College of Technical Professional Education (Conalep) of Yucatán.

The Cultur Board and the Ministry of Health of Yucatan (SSY), signed an agreement with the educational institution that will allow workers to be updated and certified in the field to respond in a timely and effective manner to emergency situations and disasters, safeguarding the life and integrity of patients.

The General Director of Cultur, Dafne López Martínez, indicated that, just as the tourist guides were accredited, the 18 paramedics of the state instance will receive a training course and, subsequently, they will undergo an evaluation.

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The director of the SSY, Eduardo Mendoza Mézquita, affirmed that the quality of the attention to the patients is vital when the incident happens, during their transfer and until they arrive at the hospital.

The General Director of Conalep, Jorge Sobrino Argáez, said that, with this sum of efforts, a document is available to those who work in this sector to endorse their knowledge, which he described as necessary.

He explained that the call is open to doctors and paramedics active in public and private institutions. The course began on October 14 and ends on December 3 and is taught by specialists. For more information you can send an email to capacitacion@yuc.conalep.edu.mx.

The signing of the agreement was witnessed by the General Director of the State Unit for Civil Protection (Procivy), Aarón Palomo Euán, and on behalf of the Secretary of Public Security (SSP), Luis Felipe Saidén Ojeda, the Executive Secretary of the State Public Security System, Carlos Pacheco Medina.

Source: www.reporteroshoy.mx

 



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