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SKILL CENTRES

EMT-A Course is available at the following Skill Centre

Objectives

After completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of an EMT Basic
  • Define and use medical terminology accurately
  • Possess the knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with the expectations of the public and the profession
  • Strive to maintain high quality, and provide pre hospital care by delivering patients to appropriate healthcare facilities
  • Respond to emergency calls
  • Assess patients, providing emergency treatment and making diagnoses
  • Monitor and administer medication, pain relief and intravenous infusions
  • Dress wounds/injuries
  • Use specialist equipment including ventilators and defibrillators
  • Read ECG
  • Transport patients to hospital and continuing to provide treatment while in transit
  • Provide hospital staff with patient information including medical condition and treatment
  • Provide patient care in hospitals and other medical facilities
  • Communicate effectively with patients and their relatives/friends
  • Teach and train common people to use first aid techniques

Course Description

  • Respond to Emergency Calls (Advanced)
  • Size up the scene at the site
  • Follow evidence based protocol while managing patients
  • Assess patient at the site (Advanced)
  • Patient triage based on the defined clinical criteria of Severity of illness
  • Manage Cardiovascular emergency (Advanced)
  • Manage Respiratory Emergencies
  • Manage cerebrovascular Emergency
  • Manage Allergic reaction
  • Manage Poisoning & Overdose (Advanced)
  • Manage Environmental Emergency
  • Manage Behavioral emergency (Advanced)
  • Manage Severe abdominal Pain
  • Manage Diabetes Emergencies
  • Manage Obstetrics / Gynecological emergencies
  • Manage bleeding and shock
  • Manage soft tissue injuries and burns
  • Manage Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Manage Injuries to head and spine
  • Manage Infant, Neonates & Children
  • Manage patient handover to the provider institute
  • Manage critical care aeromedical and inter-facility transfer
  • Manage Mass casualty incident
  • Manage advance venous access and administration of medications
  • Collate and communicate health information
  • Maintain a safe, healthy and secure working environment

Highlights

Duration Vivo Healthcare Program Duration Icon 6 Months
Certification Vivo Healthcare Certification for Program Icon VIVO Healthcare/HSSC