Sukumaran Kenath Nair is a qualified trainer in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Industrial First Aid. He is a paramedic formerly attached to the Accident and Emergency Department of Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru. He was also the acting head paramedic of the department from 2001 to 2003.He is presently attached to International Murphy Oil Corporation (M) Sdn.Bhd. as a medical evacuation paramedic.
He carries with him about 31 years in emergency medical, especially in emergency response, preventive and therapeutic emergency management. During these years Sukumaran exposed himself in areas of paramedic activity in the hospital and also in public services and NGO.
His strong dedication in saving lives has given him the drive to devote himself to train the public and the hospitality industry in saving lives.
In 2003, he attended the Train The Trainer course at NIOSH and is now a certified Industrial First Aid trainer and instructor. He was also an instructor and examiner for the St. Johns Ambulance Johor Bahru. He has also attended various Industrial First Aid and emergency response programmes in the United States and Australia.
He has also attended safety courses organized by the Ministry of Health and the industry and was in the safety committee representing the Operation Theatre. He has also attended the Basic offshore Safety Induction and emergency training including boat transfer run by MSTS for OPTICO United Kingdom.
He has also attended many emergency response courses and conducted tabletop exercises for Emergency Response agencies. In 2010 he attended the three weeks emergency Advanced Trauma Life Support, Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (based on the American Heart Association guidelines) at the International SOS training centre at Jakarta, Indonesia.
He is also presently the associate trainer in Industrial First Aid and emergency response for a number of safety consultants, among them Alliance Safety, SHE Resources, Malaysia Association of Hotels and Infoniche Training Consultancy Sdn Bhd
He has attended courses on Traffic and Motor sport accident and Trauma and Emergency Medicine and has given talks on the above topics.
He is a Basic and Advanced Life Support Instructor with the Ministry of Health. He has attended Paediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonate (infant) and child Life Support courses. He was an instructor at Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru. He has also run courses for the Fire and Rescue Department, Civil Defence and the Police Department. He is presently the trainer for the Radiotherapy students of the Radiotherapy Department of Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru
He was attached to the Infection Control unit of Hospital Sultanah. He has given talks on various topics like prevention of Hepatitis, HIV, SARS, H1N1. Healthy life style, dangers of smoking and other health prevention lectures.
His training methods are very innovative, mostly practical based and tailor-made for the industry with maximum involvement of the participants.