Trauma & Emergency Life Support training

Level of training - State
Target participants - Emergency Medical Technicians
Total duration - 26 days (5 days at SIHFW, 13 days at district hospital, 7 days at ambulance)
Total participant/batch - 24

Emergency Medical Technicians are posted at Basic & Advance Life Support ambulances running under Referral Transport scheme in the state of Haryana. These EMTs provide pre-hospital care to the victim during referral. Trauma & Emergency Life Support training is an initiative taken up by SIHFW in collaboration with National Health Mission to train EMTs in resuscitating lives in emergency conditions such as myocardial infarction, abdominal trauma, chest trauma, head injury etc.

This training is being conducted in 4 phases:

Phase I - Comprises of theory & hands on practice regarding Trauma, Emergency Life Support & basic MCH care for 5 days at SIHFW, Haryana.
Phase II - Comprises of visit to district hospital for 13 days:
> Labour room - 5 days
> Emergency - 4 days
> SNCU - 3 days
Phase III - The EMTs are posted at ambulances for 7 days. This phase helps the EMTs to put into practice the skills & knowledge thus acquired.
Phase IV - The EMTs then report back to SIHFW for post-evaluation test & feedback. During this phase, the EMTs are evaluated and their feedback is collected. This feedback helps to fill up the lacunae thus identified in the training.

Important Links    
MoHFW NIHFW NHM GoI Health Department NHM Haryana TMIS