Certificate in Emergency Care

  • Certified by Alfred Health & Monash University, Australia
  • Periodic Webinars by International Faculty
  • Alfred Health is ranked within top 3 emergency leaders worldwide.

Educational Objective

To provide nurses & paramedics with appropriate knowledge and expertise to assess and safely support the clinical management of common emergency presentations.

Mode of Delivery

Multi-modal (blended)

  • Online self-directed learning and self-assessment activities
  • Bedside teaching and clinical posting at approved clinical site

Course Modules

  • Initial assessment and nurse/paramedic management of the emergency patient
  • Nurse/paramedic management of common emergency presentations
  • Administrative activities

Learning Outcomes

  • Prioritization, history taking and examination
  • Seizure or altered level of consciousness
  • Infection control
  • Pain relief
  • Patent airway
  • Trauma
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Circulation difficulties
  • Elderly patients
  • Altered level of consciousness/ confusion
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Chest pain
  • Skin and soft tissue injury
  • Dyspnoea
  • Pregnancy - bleeding and pain
  • Collapse/syncope
  • Headache
  • Febrile child
  • Toxicological emergencies
  • Child with breathing difficulty
  • Vomiting
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Abdominal/pelvic pain
  • Children with vomiting
  • Pre-hospital care and retrieval
  • Disaster management
  • Admission, transfer and discharge
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Personal health and well-being

Assessments

  • Completion of BLS and ALS (recognition or prior completion available)
  • Six workplace-based assessments
  • 3 x Mini-CEX, 3 x DOPS Log book with six personal reflections
  • Multiple choice questions (MCQ) exam
  • Review report submitted by supervisor

Hurdle Requirements

The following non-assessed activities are required for certification:

  • Minimum 40 hours of supervised clinical posting

Eligibility

Applicant must be GNM / BSc (N) /  MSc (N)  / Advanced Paramedic.

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Last Date to Apply 15th December 2019

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Lead Instructor

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1672 Students

32 Courses

Prof Biswadev Mitra

MBBS, MHSM, PHD, FACEM

Dr. Mitra is Consultant Emergency Physician at The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, and Course Coordinator at Monash University and Head of Clinical Research at the National Trauma Research Institute. He is a member of the Trainee Research Executive Panel for The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and Chair of the Clinical Reference Group of The National Blood Authority, Australia.