About the Course
To understand the organization of Emergency Medical Services.
To establish and maintain clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to quickly assess and manage emergencies.
To perform a complete and appropriate assessment of acutely ill patients, i.e. a well-organized history and physical examination.
To select appropriate investigations, including laboratory and diagnostic imaging, with careful attention to patient safety, diagnostic utility and cost, and interpret the results accurately and within their clinical context.
Differential diagnosis of common illnesses presenting to emergency department.
To be familiar with the equipment and drugs used in emergencies and use therapeutic interventions in a safe, effective, appropriate and timely manner.
Demonstrate proficient and appropriate use of procedural skills, both diagnostic and therapeutic.
Learning to establish good patient-doctor relationships in the acute care settings.
Topics Covered1. Emergency Medicine Department.
2. Airway Management
3. Cardiac Emergencies
4. Management of Shock
5. Neurological Emergencies
6. Respiratory Emergencies
7. Surgical Emergencies
8. Orthopedic Emergencies
9. Trauma Emergencies
10. Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
11. Pediatric Emergencies
12.Wound Assessment and Management
13.Local Anesthetics and Anesthesia
14.Analgesia in Emergency Room
15.Chronic Pain Management
21.Acid Base and Electrolytes
24.Bites and Stings
31.Hepato Biliary Emergencies.
33. Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicare
Who should attendDiploma in Emergency Medicine
Course Duration : One year (12 months) – 3 months online study and 9 months of contact program at Accredited Hospitals.
Eligibility Requirements : MBBS degree with MCI registration.
Selection Criteria : Those fulfilling the eligibility criterion will be called for a personal/telephonic interview following which the admission list will be drawn.
Pre-requisitesCriteria for Certification
Successful completion of final exam
Minimum Attendance of 90% in theory & clinical sessions
Completion of Log Book
What you need to bringNA"
Key TakeawaysClinical Postings
During the 9 months contact program the candidates will be posted with emergency departments in the accredited hospitals to gain a first hand experience under the expertise of trained Emergency Medicine specialists.
Online module wise internal assessments. Minimum percentage required is 60% in the first two modules to be eligible for the 9-months contact program at any one of the Accredited Apollo Hospitals Centers.
1) Paper I - Theory (100 marks)
2) Paper II - MCQs (200 marks)
Note: To be eligible for the final examination the candidate should have successfully cleared all the internal assessments and completed the contact program.
To be conducted by a panel consisting of The Royal Liverpool Academy representative, an internal examiner and an external examiner. The Royal Liverpool Academy representative would be the overall assessor and accreditor.