Atul Krishna|Nov 11, 2023
University of Hyderabad, EMRI Green Health Services join for research, student-faculty exchange
University of Hyderabad has jointly designed and developed a unique three-credit educational module.
NEW DELHI: The University of Hyderabad through its component school; the School of Medical Sciences has agreed with EMRI Green Health Services, Hyderabad for a period of a three years period. The activities under the agreement seeks to encompass areas including capacity building and training, collaborative research, student and faculty exchange in the domain of emergency health care services.
As part of this and as an initial offering, University of Hyderabad, has jointly designed and developed a unique three-credit educational module that is blended to ensure enhancement of relevant knowledge, acquisition of life support skills to individual participants.
A “trainer of trainer – (ToT)” hub and spoke model for the university stakeholders as well as an interdisciplinary course at the College of Integrated Studies, UoH will be rolled out very soon, a university statement said.
After successful completion of the programme, as per the laid guidelines, 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.
Proposed activities under this agreement include training in accident and first responder activities, basic emergency care skills (BECS) – foundation programme for UoH as well as advanced emergency care skills (AECS) training – one-year diploma programme aligned with the NEP 2020 through the university virtual platforms with practical immersion in EMRI premises. The team also expressed interest in developing state of art simulation labs, and working in many areas of research.
Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad, B J Rao lauded the initiative and formalisation of this partnership and commended the parties for creating this unique self-reliant initiative among every university stakeholder in this life skill.
Saying that the coming together of “emergency” and “academics” is a great combination, he further enquired about the scope of the agreement and what mutual activities and benefits may accrue to the parties and larger society. He was thrilled that this may be one of its kind among the higher education institutes in the country and in a university set up.
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