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Fellowship in Accident Care and Transport Medicine (FATM)

Introduction to the program

The Fellowship in Accident Care and Transport Medicine (FATM) is a one-year course offered with 12 months of in-hospital and pre-hospital training. Admissions will be taken in the month of June-July. Candidate should submit the prescribed application form duly completed along with 3 passport-sized photographs and an attested copy of the degree/registration certificate on or before the prescribed last date. At the end of 12 months after successful completion of theory and practical exam the candidate will be awarded the degree.

 

Eligibility

MBBS with registration with the corresponding medical council.

Duration

12 months of training, in Emergency Medical Services area and Intensive Care areas.

Teaching Pattern

12 months of hands on training and theory session

Goals and Objectives

At the completion of fellowship training, the EMS physician will be competent to:

  • Rapidly assess patients within the limitations of the prehospital environment
  • Formulate and execute a field treatment plan for prehospital patients
  • Utilize knowledge of evidence-based best practices to provide medically sound treatment for care of patients in the prehospital setting
  • Provide longitudinal care during transport of the patient from the point of initial contact to arrival at a definitive care facility
  • Provide an effective transition of patient care to personnel at the definitive care facility
  • Determine the appropriate definitive care facility in accordance with clinical, operational and logistical exigencies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the variants and special circumstances of practice in the prehospital environment
  • Demonstrate proficiency with special equipment used in EMS
  • Develop a working knowledge of the differences in equipment and stabilization procedures utilized in the prehospital environment compared to that used in hospital settings
  • Analyze and design scientifically and ethically sound research protocols to improve the quality of prehospital care

Apply with CV to : md@aims.amrita.edu, drsreekrishnan@aims.amrita.edu