UoH, EMRI join for healthcare education

HYDERABAD: The University of Hyderabad has entered into a broad-based memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the EMRI Green Health Services (GHS) for three years through its component school, the School of Medical Sciences.

As part of the MoU, the UoH and the EMRI GHS have jointly designed and developed a three-credit educational module for the enhancement of relevant knowledge and acquisition of life support skills for individual participants.

The activities under the module will include capacity building and training, collaborative research, and student and faculty exchange in the area of emergency health care services.

In addition, proposed activities include training in Accident and First Responder activities, Basic Emergency Care Skills (BECS) - Foundation Course for UoH as well as Advanced Emergency Care Skills (AECS) Training - 1-year Diploma Programme aligned with the NEP 2020 through the university virtual platforms with practical immersion in EMRI premises.

Speaking on the occasion, vice-chancellor Prof B.J. Rao lauded the initiative and formalisation of this partnership and commended the parties for creating a self-reliant initiative among every university stakeholder in the life skill.

Post the completion of the course, the participants would receive a certificate of trained basic emergency care volunteer" jointly issued by UoH-EMRI, which could also be part of the academic bank of credits as per the National Education Policy (NEP) guidelines.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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