Introduction and Course Objectives
The main goal of the Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services Course is to produce highly efficient medical resource with the necessary knowledge, skill and attitude to manage in an effective manner, a wide range of clinical challenges in Emergencies. Special emphasis is placed on the procedural skills impartment to handle most of the emergencies.
This course focuses to prepare the medical professional to be competent in life saving emergency interventions during Pre Hospital and in Emergency care efficiently & promptly to render protocol based management to the critically ill patient within the golden hour.
In order to be considered a competent emergency medical resource, he must possess humanistic qualities, attitudes and behaviour necessary for the development of appropriate patient-healthcare professional relationship.
On successful completion of the course the participant will have atained skills and competencies to work in the field of Pre hospital Emergency and Accident and Emergency Departments of Hospitals. The skills acquired during the course equip them to assess and manage medical and trauma emergencies at the pre-hospital and emergency department level. The versatile nature of training also makes a candidate of choice for employment in ‘A&E’ room of a hospital, EMS systems, and On-site clinics of the factories and off shore installations.
The course lays foundation for diverse kinds of skills and competencies relevant for the specific job-role. The course is designed as per standards set by industry.
This course will also teach him in working as a team, handle extremely stressful conditions, sharpen his decision-making capabilities and develop leadership qualities.
MBBS / BAMS / BHMS / BUMS / BDS/B.Sc. (Nursing/ EMT -Paramedic)
Course Duration: One Year Full Time
Academic Year: July to June and Jan to Dec
Photocopies of following self attested documents to be submitted along with duly filled application form
The faculty of LIHS is drawn from highly experienced medical professionals who are certified instructors of American Heart Association, International Trauma Life support and Advance Trauma Life support courses. Many of them have also undergone Master Trainer Certification from HSSC and TISS.
A combination of vocational theory inputs along with relevant practical exposure that would commensurate with the guidelines provided for, in the Facilitator’s guide. Lectures supported by appropriate audiovisuals and videos. Skills to be conducted in simulated environment on manikins and usage of medical equipment. In the hospital bedside observation and learning of patient handling techniques and managing emergencies.
To complete this course successfully, minimum attendance required is 75%
|Module-1 – Preparatory|
|Module-2 Patient Assessment & Trauma|
|Module-3 Medical Emergencies|
|Module- 5 Hospital Rotations|