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Emergency medicine is a dynamic fast-paced medical specialty involving for undifferentiated and unscheduled patients with illness and injuries requiring immediate medical attention. plays a pivotal role in healthcare system and provides ample opportunities to emergency physicians to create tremendous impact on patients.Emergency Medicine is a field of practice based on knowledge and skills required for prevention, initial evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, management and coordination of care among multiple provides, and disposition of any patients requiring rapid medical or surgical care.

Emergency medicine trained physicians are experts in treating all critically ill patients and they examine a wide range of patients, including pediatric and geriatric, pregnant patients, psychiatric patients, and people from all walks of life.  Hence emergency medicine is an art of saving & serving lives.

Managing emergencies is an integral part of primary care. Being the first point care providers, emergency care is a responsibility of primary care doctors. To address the acute illness, fellowship in primary emergency care started to impart advanced education and trainings to General Practitioners to acquire appropriate knowledge and skills to provide prompt and effective management whenever the need arises. The graduates of this course will have the potential to become pioneers in emergency care in the country.

The program features a one year track comprises 12 modules focused on foundation and advanced topics in clinical emergency care. Each module is supplemented by pre and post assessments. The pre-test will be conducted at the beginning of the module to assess the candidate’s theoretical knowledge on clinical practice and a post-test will present candidate’s level of competency of the module. Through didactic and clinical instruction by faculties qualified in Emergency Medicine, the fellowship candidates will be guided and trained on specific topics, equip with skills and knowledge that is required to function competently in the role of Emergency Practitioner. We hope you will consider being a part of this well-researched program.

CHAPTERS

  • Airway and resuscitation
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Critical Care & Shock
  • Trauma & Injuries
  • Pediatrics
  • Orthopedics & Wound care
  • Gastrointestinal & Renal Emergencies
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 
  • Neurologic emergencies & Infectious diseases
  • Toxicology
  • Disaster Medicine

AIRWAY AND RESUSCITATION

  1.  Airway anatomy
  2.  Basic Airway Management
  3.  Airway Adjuncts
  4. Advanced Airway Management – Endotracheal Intubation
  5.  Drugs commonly used in rapid sequence intubation.
  6.  Surgical Airway 
  7.  Sudden Cardiac Death
  8. Basic Life Support (BLS)
  9. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – Cardiac arrest management.
  10.  ACLS – Arrhythmias 
  11.  Choking

CARDIAC EMERGENCIES

  1. Approach to Chest pain in ED
  2. Acute Coronary Syndrome
  3. Low probability ACS
  4. Pulmonary embolism
  5. Approach to Syncope
  6. Congestive Cardiac Failure
  7. Valvular emergencies
  8. Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial disease
  9. ECG made easy
  10. ECG quiz

RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES

  1. Respiratory failure
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease
  3. Bronchial Asthma
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Pneumothorax
  6. Hemoptysis
  7. Lung empyema & abscess
  8. Obstructive sleep apnea
  9. Chest Xray made easy
  10. CXR quiz

CRITICAL CARE & SHOCK

  1. Approach to undifferentiated shock
  2. Cardiogenic Shock
  3. Inotropes & its use in ED
  4. Hypovolemic shock
  5. Anaphylaxis
  6. Surviving Sepsis Protocol
  7. Obstructive Shock
  8. ABG made easy
  9. ABG quiz

TRAUMA & INJURIES

  1. Golden hour of trauma
  2. ATLS - Primary Survey
  3. ATLS – Secondary Survey
  4. Head & Neck trauma
  5. Chest trauma
  6. Abdominal trauma
  7. Spinal trauma
  8. Limb threatening injuries
  9. Fluid and Blood transfusion in trauma
  10. Burns
  11. Environmental injuries
  12. Sexual assault
  13. Domestic violence

PEDIATRICS 

  1. Emergency care of Children
  2. Approach to a sick child
  3. Fluid management in Pediatrics
  4. Pediatric: Rashes
  5. Pediatric: Fever
  6. Pediatric: Bacteremia
  7. Pediatric: UTI 
  8. Pediatric: Meningitis
  9. Pediatric respiratory emergencies
  10. Febrile Seizure & Status epileptics
  11. Procedural sedation in Pediatrics
  12. Sudden infant death syndrome & Apparent life threatening event
  13. Common neonatal emergencies
  14. Urologic & Gynecological emergencies in Pediatrics

ORTHOPEDICS &  WOUND CARE

  1. Approach to Orthopedics in ED
  2. The Shoulder and arm injury
  3. The Elbow and forearm injury
  4. The Hand and wrist injury
  5. The Hip and pelvis injury
  6. The Knee and femur injury
  7. The foot and ankle injury
  8. Basic wound care management in ED

GASTROINTESTINAL & RENAL EMERGENCIES

  1. Acute abdominal pain
  2. Upper GI bleeding
  3. Lower GI bleeding
  4. Pancreatitis & Cholecystitis
  5. Acute Appendicitis
  6. Bowel obstruction
  7. Acute Kidney Injury
  8. Hematuria and Urinary tract infection
  9. Acute urinary retention

OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY

  1. Cardiac arrest in Pregnancy
  2. Trauma in Pregnancy
  3. Emergency delivery
  4. Medical emergencies in Pregnancy
  5. Surgical emergencies in Pregnancy
  6. Ectopic pregnancy
  7. Antepartum hemorrhage
  8. Postpartum hemorrhage
  9. Dysfunctional Uterine bleeding
  10. Urologic stone disease
  11. Male genital problems
  12. Female genital problems

NEUROLOGIC EMERGENCIES & INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  1. Central nervous system history taking & Examination
  2. Approach to headache in ED
  3. Altered mental status
  4. Meningitis & Encephalitis
  5. Cerebrovascular accidents – Ischemic & hemorrhagic stroke
  6. Vertigo & Dizziness
  7. Seizures
  8. Non traumatic spinal cord compression
  9. Ophthalmic emergencies
  10. ENT emergencies
  11. Head CT
  12. Adult & Pediatric vaccination
  13. Malaria
  14. Dengue
  15. Swine flu
  16. Foodborne & Waterborne illness

TOXICOLOGY

  1. General management of poisoning
  2. Toxidromes
  3. Common Indian Posionings
  4. Insecticide/ Organophosphate poisoning
  5. Plant poisons
  6. Snake bite
  7. Bites & Stings
  8. Tablet overdose
  9. Antidotes
  10. Diabetic emergencies
  11. Thyroid storm
  12. Addisonian crisis

DISASTER MEDICINE

  1. Disaster management: common terminology
  2. National policy on medical preparedness
  3. Surge capacity
  4. Crisis standard of care
  5. Community disaster mangement
  6. National policy on hospital preparedness
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