2020 FUNDING FOR HOSPITAL NEEDS
The Foundation committed $208,000 to the purchase of equipment for the hospital in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020. Equipment worth $85,000 was delivered and paid for in the year, including a second infant incubator ($26,000) and an Intensive Care bed ($40,000). The remaining equipment has been delivered and we are awaiting invoicing. This includes:
Earlier in the year the Foundation committed to provide funding for training in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). This training requires bringing in specialists from out of town. However it has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PALS training prepares staff to recognize and intervene in pediatric cardiovascular arrest or other emergency presentations. The goal is to develop a high performance team who can apply systematic approaches to the assessment and treatment of seriously ill or injured children.
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Powell River, BC V8A 5R3
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