GEMEx Modules

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES:

This course has been carefully designed to give first responders - EMS or Paramedics, the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to provide the highest level of immediate care in a disaster setting. Beginning with basic but critical skills like CPR, log-rolling and extrication, participants will learn the theory and physiological basis of life support, early trauma management, and triage.

HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT:

While EMS and other first responders provide initial trauma care in the disaster setting, the hospital will be the ultimate destination for majority of survivors. This course is aimed at improving the ability of hospital management to organize intra-hospital care during mass casualty events. With considerations of surge capacity and local physical conditions at the forefront, participants will be able to develop unique plans to coordinate the delivery of care at all levels and effectively assess and mobilize hospital resources. This course is targeted at hospital administrators, Emergency Physicians and casualty medical officers.

EMERGENCY NURSING SERVICES:
This course has been carefully designed to give the nursing staff working in the emergency department, the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to provide at the highest level of immediate care in a disaster setting in the Emergency Department.

COMPREHENSIVE TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT:

Comprehensive Trauma Life Support is an initiative of ITACCS India, supported by International Trauma Care (ITACCS). CTLS course is an authentic course on acute trauma management being organised in India. This course will be delivered over three day period, similar to ‘ATLS’ style but with case presentation/ evidence based discussions/ skill stations in a very interactive style. This course will teach participating doctors how to assess, resuscitate and deliver initial care in a systematic algorithmic manner to patients with major trauma

ADVANCED DISASTER LIFE SUPPORT:

This intensive course trains participants in mass casualty decontamination, use of personal protective equipment, essential skills and mass casualty incident information systems and technology applications. Using simulated all-hazards scenarios, interactive sessions and drills with high-fidelity mannequins and volunteer patients, the course creates a true-to-life, practical experience in treatment and response. It is spread over three days and includes both classroom instruction and hands-on training distributed over four ADLS course training stations.

COMMUNITY BASED RELIEF and PUBLIC HEALTH TRACK:

This course will impart to senior level public health practitioners, community medicine PG’s and disaster management personnel the skills needed to evaluate disaster response systems. The course will include an overview of various components of disaster response, and practical tools to evaluate these components.

TRAINING ON COORDINATION OF RESPONSE FOR SENIOR GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES:

This training will focus on the Inter-agency communication/ protocol coordination within agencies and communication with the media during the occurrences of disasters, effectively. Current global trends in communication technology will also be discussed.

MULTISECTORAL NEED ASSESSMENT IN EMERGENCIES:

During and after disaster occurrence, it is crucial to swiftly assess and build capacity of the affected areas across all sectors. This course will impart the necessary skillset to the involved government and humanitarian agencies.

SEARCH AND RESCUE:

The search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger is vital. This course provides Search and Rescue personnel with the skillset they need to successfully complete search and rescue missions.

INCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM:

  • . Interaction of hazards and vulnerability (Material, Organizational, Attitudinal)
  • . SOPs and approaches for Disaster Response - Public health approach to  disaster management
  • . Application of Minimum Standards, Sphere and INEE
  • . Public Health Promotion and Mass communication

 

SCHOOL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS:

A two-day course on school disaster preparedness and preparedness audits is targeted at educational administrators. Also there will be a separate track on higher education preparedness which will run for one day targeting the College heads/ administrators, NSS and NCC Division Heads.

 

CHEMICAL AND INDUSTRIAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS:

A three-day course on disaster preparedness and preparedness audits for Industries/ Service industries. This course is targeted at administrators of various industries at Guwahati.