The “Candid Talks” is a novel initiative of the IEEE Student Branch of Vidya. It is planned as a series of talks by experts from different walks of life. The series was launched with a talk by Dr Kalyani Thankachy, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Rajagiri Hospital, Ernakulam on the topic “Emergency Medicine” delivered in the online mode on 25 April 2021 via Google Meet Platform.
The session was anchored by Anupama of S2 B Tech ECE A. The welcome speech was delivered by Rasha of S2 B Tech ECE B followed by presidential address and official inauguration the series by Dr Sudha Balagopalan, Dean-Academics. Felicitations were offered by Ms Arathy Rajeev (PES SBC VAST Advisor and AP, EEE Dept).
Dr Kalyani explained in detail the most frequently faced emergency situations and the methods of handling such situations. Some of the most common emergencies are cardiac arrest, acute stroke, drowning, burns and bites. Dr Kalyani explained what these are, how they are caused and the necessary steps to be taken when faced. Doctor also mentioned some social project ideas such as an app for alerting hospitals and relatives in case of emergencies like heart stroke.
Ms Sruthi M wholeheartedly thanked Dr.Kalyani for her time and effort to be with the team. Nandana T R, S2 B Tech CE B proposed the vote of thanks.