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Practitioners of emergency medicine (doctors and nurses) must be able to adequately deal with high-stress, rapid medical detective work, as well as make split-second decisions that can make the difference between a patient’s life and death. This is usually carried out in the most intense department of a hospital – casualty.

As greatly skilled professionals, doctors and nurses must undergo demanding training as medical students, must be able to extract important information from patients that they may have overlooked (or are unwilling to share) all while having extensive insight and readily-available knowledge into a plethora of injuries and illnesses.

With this course, provided by Global Edulink, a UK-leading online training provider, you get to experience the high drama of an emergency ward whilst gaining in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of the type of training only medical students would acquire. These comprehensive lectures are a thrilling introduction to emergency medicine and covers such topics as:

  • Triage in emergency medicine
  • Thinking fast in emergency medicine
  • Treating the patient and the family
  • Altered mental status
  • Treating insect and animal bites
  • An insight into fever
  • Preventative medicine
  • Exercise and its health benefits
  • How to stay safe in an emergency department
  • Emergency medicine for travellers

Practitioners of emergency medicine (doctors and nurses) must be able to adequately deal with high-stress, rapid medical detective work, as well as make split-second decisions that can make the difference between a patient’s life and death. This is usually carried out in the most intense department of a hospital – casualty. As greatly skilled professionals,...

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Course Content

1. Modern Triage In Emergency Medicine

2. Thinking Again And Emergency Medicine

3. Diagnosis Is The Story.

4. Identify Hidden Clues In The Emergency Department

5. Working With Patient And Family

6. Define And Treat Chest Pain

7. The Purpose Of Casualty

8. A Study Of Altered Mental Status

9. Simple Symptoms Of Serious Illness

10. Protect Yourself First In An Emergency

11. How To Treat Insect And Animal Bites?

12. Casualty – Healthy Paranoia And The Missing Piece

13. Fever, Friend Or Foe?

14. Treat Pain Effectively

15. An Ounce Of Prevention

16. Taking A Step Back In Casualty

17. Exercise And Good Health

18. Stay Safe In Casualty

19. Understanding Emergency Medicine For Travelers

20. Learning From The Past

1. Modern Triage In Emergency Medicine 2. Thinking Again And Emergency Medicine 3. Diagnosis Is The Story. 4. Identify Hidden Clues In The Emergency Department 5. Working With Patient And Family 6. Define And Treat Chest Pain 7. The Purpose Of Casualty 8. A Study Of Altered Mental Status 9. Simple Symptoms Of...

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Entry Requirements

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound academic background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 18 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound academic background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 18 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment Methods

At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Additional Information

Certification:

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Emergency Medicine for Everyone.

 Career Path:

This course would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Medical Student
  • Consultant Emergency Medicine
  • Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine
  • Locum Doctor in Emergency Medicine
  • General Practitioner

Certification: Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Emergency Medicine for Everyone.  Career Path: This course would be beneficial for the following careers: Medical Student Consultant Emergency Medicine Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine Locum Doctor in...

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