Course covers introduction to the field of emergency medicine and understanding of preclinical subjects like anatomy and physiology from the perspective of emergency medicine.
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.
12 months - (weekend course which is divided into 2 semesters).
Semester 1: Consists of 6 months emphasize on classroom training with hands on experience on mannequins with simulated environment.
Semester 2: Consists of 3 months of rotational internship in ICU, Emergency department and Operating room; and 6 months of weekend lectures and skills on pharmacology, trauma and speciality branches 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.
Modular tests shall be conducted at the end of each module.
Final examination will be conducted twice a year-at the end of first semester (6 months) and at the end of second semester (12 months).
The examination pattern will be MCQ based and 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.
Students are also required to prepare a project on a topic of choice pertaining to the field of emergency medicine along with case presentations.