Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Emergency Medical Management in Individual/Team Sports (EMMiITS)

Approved by the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (ACPSM) for their gold level Continuing Professional Development (CPD) pathway and pending approval from Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh, Faculty Pre Hospital care.

Date: 14-15 April 2012

Venue: Ramsden Building at the University of Huddersfield

This intensive and highly practical advanced sports trauma course is suitable for doctors, physiotherapists, paramedics, chiropractors and other related health professionals, who have attended a basic sports first aid course. You will improve upon your basic skills and knowledge. You are expected to have a basic level of knowledge of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as this is an advanced course and assumes a level of prior knowledge. For this postgraduate course you are required to provide evidence of a professional qualification in a medically related field, for example medicine, physiotherapy and paramedic.

The course will be delivered under the guidance of a highly skilled faculty consisting of A&E and sports medicine doctors and elite sports physiotherapists. This will cover the essentials of first aid,CPR/Automated External Defibrillation (AED), head injury and concussion management, dealing with immediate injuries such as wounds and fractures, as well as emergency interventions for athletes suffering from chest injuries, shock and heart conditions, including sudden cardiac death. All scenarios will be based upon real life sporting traumas.

Assessment

The course will be assessed via a written examination, practical examination and CPR/AED practical examination. If you successfully pass all the examinations on day two, you will receive an emergency medical management in individual/team sports certificate. This certificate is valid for 3 years and enables you to work in a variety of sporting arenas including individual and team sports.

The certificate consists of:

• Certificate of attendance (16 hours)

• Certificate of successful completion and pass of the course including Health and Safety Executive

• Automated Defibrillation certificate

• This course is currently under review via the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (RCSEd) for their approval. This pending approval is likely March 2012, so successful candidates will also receive a RCSEd certificate.

How to book

Places on this course are limited to ensure the highest standard of teaching and supervision is provided at all times. The cost of the course is £500 per person, including refreshments, buffet lunch and course workbook.

To book your place on the course visit the website and click on the short course link: www.store.hud.ac.uk

For further details please contact:

Emma Knott Denise Richardson

Tel: 01484 473481 Tel: 01484 473493

E-mail: e.knott@hud.ac.uk E-mail: d.richardson@hud.ac.uk

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