B. Sc. Emergency Medical Technology is an Undergraduate Program offered by Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences.
The concept of emergency medicine is relatively new to the Indian medical world while it has become the back bone of the healthcare system in most developed countries. Emergency medicine is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of the acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioral disorders. It is a specialty in which time is critical.
Emergency Medical team take care of patient presenting with acute emergencies. All the initial resuscitation will be done by the Emergency Medical team comprising of Emergency physician, Technician and other paramedical staff. This course offers mainly towards the initial resuscitation of patient who arrives in the Emergency room. As the number of trauma and natural disasters are increasing day by day, Emergency Medicine has become the need of the hour.