Diploma In Emergency And Trauma Care Technician
Paramedical relating to services and professions which supplement and support medical work but do not require a fully qualified doctor(such as nursing,radiography,emergency first aid,physiotherapy, and dietics) management and education are also key paramedical roles.” U.P statemedical recognized that paramedical education is a formally recognized programme of students providing a broad and sound foundation in the behavioural, life and paramedical sciences for the practice of paramedical.
Paramedical is a profession within the Health Care Sector focused on the care of individuals, families and communities so they may attain maintain or recover optimal health and quality of life paramedical care for individuals of all ages and all cultural backgrounds who are healthy and ill in a holistic manner based on the individuals physical, emotional, psychological, intellectual, social and spiritual needs. The profession combines physical sciences, social science and technology in caring for those individuals. U.P state medical faculty believes in concept of Health laid down by World Health Organization (WHO) “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” In order to provide qualitative paramedical Care there is a need to train technician effectively to work as a team member of health care delivery system. It is therefore their training should involve positive attitudes, knowledge, skills, professional expertise, latest trends in health care and health care needs of the community and the country as a whole for a leadership role and for the basic education in specialties for advanced paramedical practice.
The Country believes that this basic course in paramedical should prepare technician for occupying first level positions in paramedical in all kinds of health care settings. The Council recognizes that paramedical is a profession which is influenced by advances in science and technology, it believes that skills in all aspects of communication are also essential learning and for the practice of paramedical. Paramedical is such that a substantial portion of learning of the study is acquired in clinical field(s) of practice. It further recognised the interdependence of paramedical to allied professions and occupations in prevention of diseases, promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. The Council believes that it has a responsibility in helping the students to develop pride in their profession besides keeping them abreast with current knowledge and professional trends for a successful career ahead.
The aim of the Diploma In Emergency And Trauma Care Technician program is to:
- To provide injured and efficient care in accidental cases.
- To imparted knowledge of disease processes, besides procedures and technical skills to handle critical/emergency/traumatic cases.
On completion of the 2 year Paramedical program the graduates will be able to prepare a Emergency and Trauma Care technician who:
- Can handle all types of medical & surgical emergencies as assistant to the doctor.
- Can give first aid or primary treatment in emergency & trauma cases.
- Is well aware of concepts of “Golden hours”, “Stay & play”, “Scoop & run”.
- Can very well perform CPR.
- Can transport patients safely to hospital.
- Can safely use emergency drugs.