The main goal of the Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services Course(PGDEMS)
is to produce highly efficient medical resource with the necessary knowledge, skill and attitude to
manage in an effective manner, a wide range of clinical problems in Emergencies. Special emphasis
are placed on the relatively common emergencies & train them for clinical skills, required to manage
them at utmost importance.
As a result of training in this course, the medical professional should become competent in life saving
emergency interventions during Pre Hospital Emergency Care efficiently& promptly to save the
critically ill patient within the golden hour that is most required.
In order to be considered a competent emergency medical resource, he must possess humanistic
qualities, attitudes and behaviour necessary for the development of appropriate patient-healthcare
On successful completion of the course the participant will have highly demanding skills and
competencies to work in the field of Pre hospital Emergency and Accident and Emergency
Departments of Hospitals. The skills acquired during the course equip them to assess and manage
medical and trauma emergencies at the pre-hospital and emergency department level. The versatile
nature of training also makes a candidate of choice for employment in ‘A&E’ room of a hospital,
EMS systems, and On-site clinics of the factories and off shore installations.
The course lays foundation for diverse kinds of skills and competencies relevant for the specific job-
role. The course is designed as per standards set by industry.
The candidate should have completed graduation in one of the following degree courses:
MBBS/BHMS/BAMS/BUMS/BDS/B.Sc. (Nursing)/ B.Voc in EMS or equivalent.
Undergoing the trauma care diploma will give the students an upper hand in comparison to others, as
they will receive additional specialized training as follows:
Awareness of entire skill set required in Pre-Hospital Medical and Traumatic Emergencies
Adaptability to efficiently deliver emergency care, work and operate emergency medical
Special training in handling Airway, Breathing, Circulation and Deformity
Ability to assist Emergency Physicians effectively in entire spectrum of pre-hospital
emergencies and emergency room patient care.
Understanding of careful handling of medical and traumatic emergencies in adults, children
Ability to observe and deliver emergency care as per the standard pre-hospital care protocols.
Ability to administer efficient emergency care on the streets, patients home and Emergency
Departments of the Hospitals.
Training in administering lifesaving medication under the guidance of the Emergency
Physician or Medical Director of the EMS System
Ability to work in EMS systems
Effective handling of Ambulance operations
Awareness regarding various techniques in managing the Airway, Breathing, Circulation,
Defibrillation, Lifts and Carrying the patient, routes of administration of medications,
bandaging and splinting and other lifesaving medical and surgical interventions.
Understanding and active participation in disaster preparedness
2. Course Structure
Course Title – Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS)
Duration of Course – 1 year
Total number of Semesters – 2
Admission is a four step process that begins with an application
As first step, submit application for admission by the application deadline.
January 15, 2022
Your submited application for admission will be reviewed and uploaded documents verified.
The decision of admissions committee shall be communicated to you throuh merit list/decision letter
On the communicated date, the semester begins with orientation and commencement ceremony
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