12 month weekend course of which 9 months emphasize on classroom training with hands on experience on mannequins with simulated environment
3 months of rotational internship in ICU, Emergency department and Operating room.
To attain proficiency in attending all medical emergencies
To keep updated about all the current protocols in diagnosing and treatment of all medical and surgical emergencies
To implement ten minutes and golden hour concept
To act as first responder in an event of mass disaster and provide medical relief in prehospital setting
Course covers introduction to the field of emergency medicine and understanding of preclinical subjects like anatomy and physiology from the perspective of emergency medicine.
Student shall be trained to be able to perform skilfully in emergency department of any hospital. The course curriculum includes Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced cardiac life support (PALS) based on guidelines of American Heart Association (AHA). Also students will be trained for traumatic emergencies based on International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) guidelines.
Apart from these the student will be made acquainted to all branches of emergency medicine such as Toxicology, Gynaecological and obstetric, Endocrinal, Pulmonary, Haematological, Abdominal, Neurological, Urological, Infectious Disease, Environmental emergencies, Disaster Management and Pharmacology of drugs used frequently in Emergency Department.
The curriculum also trains students on skills necessary for performance in Emergency Department like understanding of ECGs, Intubation and ventilator support, ABG analysis and much more.
Our faculties for the course are certified Instructors by the American Heart Association and are consultants who have rich experience in the emergency medicine department.
Modular tests shall be conducted at the end of each module.
Final examination will be conducted at the end of 9 months.
The examination pattern will be MCQ based as well as students shall be evaluated on their skill performance; such that 100 questions will be based on emergency medicine (EMS) and 50 questions will be based on pharmacology and skill performance on 6 skill stations.
60% are mandatory for passing in modular examination. 75% marks are mandatory for passing in both skills and theory.