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B.Sc in Advanced Care Paramedic

B.Sc in Advanced Care Paramedic New w.e.f. 2021-2022


In Association With YUVA Healthcare

Introduction

As modern medicine becomes more of a team effort, the Advance Care Paramedic makes a difference through action-based learning in critical care settings in hospitals. After the completion of the course the students acquire a strong theoretical framework in areas such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, treatments for various medical and traumatic emergencies, adult advanced life support, neonatal resuscitation protocol and assessment skills. Opportunities to practice these skills and integrate theory into practice are provided through simulation laboratory classes.


Programme Duration

3+1 years

Two year programme - Advance diploma in Advance Care Paramedic

Three year programme - Bachelor of Science (Advance Care Paramedic)

Four year programme - Bachelor of Science Honours (Advance Care Paramedic)


Programme Eligibility

Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Maths in class 12th in order to apply for these courses.
Student must have secured 50% marks in Class 12th.

Selection Procedure

JUEE &Interview

Programme Highlights

  • Well qualified and experienced faculty
  • Research oriented programme
  • Well Equipped labs for practical demonstration
  • Collaboration with multi-specialty hospitals and labs 
  • Visits to Govt. hospitals and NABL accredited labs on weekly basis for clinical practices
  • Interdisciplinary courses 
  • Earning of credits by online digital courses
  • Specialized training, workshop and conferences part of curriculum
  • Each student mentored by faculty
  • Lab and Simulation Training - state-of-the-art labs and high-fidelity simulation facilities to apply your in-depth knowledge to real-world scenarios.
  • Field Practicums - You’ll work with an ACP preceptor in two supervised field practicums to hone your critical thinking and decision-making skills, and to strengthen your delegation and leadership skills. After having successfully completed the second semester university examination the student will be qualified to commence the clinical postings for 2-3 weeks in each semester in leading hospitals. One-year full time internship in a hospital is mandatory to enable a student to obtain the degree of Bachelor of Science in Advance Care Paramedic.
  • Clinical Practicums - Hone your assessment, management and communication skills during two hospital-based practicums. You’ll get real-world experience in specialized areas, including emergency departments, operation theatres, and labour and delivery.
  • Inter-professional Education - In order to prepare you for an integrated role within the health care team, you will have the opportunity to work with students from other programs within the School of Health. Learning activities are designed using a problem-based learning (PBL) model and include high-fidelity simulations, interactive case-based table-top exercises, and collaborative skill acquisition.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will achieve the following outcomes:

PO1: Know the principles underlying the profession of paramedicine, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology and disorders recognized and treated by paramedics.

PO2: Demonstrate knowledge of the modalities and skills used in emergency medical services and the ability to assess objectively the evidence for their effectiveness.

PO3: Acquire skills for life-long, self-directed learning to update their knowledge of the practice of paramedicine after completion of their formal studies.

PO4: Acquire the practical skills needed to work as a competent paramedic delivering emergency medical services.

PO5: Assume responsibility for independent judgment in making sound decisions regarding patient management.

PO6: Apply these skills to appropriate, safe, effective and compassionate patient care.

PO7: Understand the use of quality improvement techniques to enhance the accuracy and appropriate of patient care for the paramedic.

PO8: Practice both independently and collaboratively as part of a clinical teams and health care systems.

PO9: Practice according to the ethical principles and legal requirements of the profession of paramedicine.

PO10: Demonstrate cultural competency, respect for diversity and the ability to practice in diverse healthcare settings in a multicultural society.

PO11: Exhibit appropriate skills of interpersonal communication with patients and other members of the health team.

PO12: Assume the multifaceted roles of an active professional, including practitioner, educator, researcher, collaborator, advocate and lifelong learner.

PO13: Understand the responsibilities of all health care workers to contribute to enhancing health and welfare of society.

PO14: Promote advancement of emergency medical services through practice, education and research.


Scope

  • Primary care paramedic
  • Military medical technician
  • Search and rescue technician
  • Medical attendant
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Coordinators, tutors or lecturers in educational institutions

Job Opportunities

  • Government hospital
  • Private hospital & Private owned clinics
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Health Care Centre
  • Nursing homes