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URBAN HEALTH INSTITUTE
Urban Health Institute is an initiative of
Aman Healthcare Services providing
Basic and Advanced Medical trainings
to Healthcare Professionals working in
Hospitals and Emergency Medical
Services, the corporate sector as well
as lay persons in the community.
Background
• UHI was created in 2012 as an internal training unit of Aman Healthcare Services to meet the
unique training demands of personnel working in Aman EMS, Aman TeleHealth and Aman
Community Health Programme.
• Over the period of 2 years, UHI has developed further and in addition to being established as the
training arm of AHCS, has also introduced various training courses for the public sector.
Some initiatives of UHI include:
• Aman Layman CPR program (14000 individuals trained to date in CPR) largest program of its kind.
• Disaster Management Course (which is conducted in collaboration with Harvard Humanitarian
Initiative) in which stakeholders such as Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Chhipa Ambulance
Service, Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation, Sindh Police, Pakistan Navy, Aga Khan University Hospital
have been trained to deal with Mass Casualty Incidents.
• Introduction of Basic and Advanced Life Support medical courses for health professionals.
• First Aid and First Responder courses for schools/colleges, corporate and industrial sectors.
• Curriculum development for Advance Paramedics working in Ambulances
• Curriculum development for Community Health Workers specifically working in social marketing.
LAYMAN (HANDS ONLY) CPR Program
Training the members of the
community to provide life
saving First Aid in cases of
Cardiac Arrest.
This course is beneficial to
every member of community
and is based on guidelines by
the American Heart
Association.
Eligibility Criteria
Every member of the community
Course Duration
03 Hours
Methodology
Lectures/Videos, Group Discussion
and Skills Practice
Qualifying Criteria
Successful demonstration of Skills
Basic Life Support
To learn and demonstrate the
concepts/skills employed in CPR for
Healthcare professionals based on
American Heart Association’s 2010
Guidelines
Eligibility
Health Care Professionals
Duration
04 hours
Methodology
Lectures/Discussions, Skills, Videos
Qualifying Criteria
Written Test and Skill Demonstration
First Aid Training Program
Purpose of Training
This training is to help you to act
appropriately to save lives at the
time of an emergency when no
other health professional or
caregiver is avaliable.
Eligibility
Every Member of the
Community
Course Duration
Full Day (08 Hours)
Qualifying Criteria
Successfully performing
practical skills
Cardiac Advance Life Support
(American Heart Association Certified Instructors)
Training of healthcare providers
to enable them to deal with all
kinds of acute Cardiac
Emergencies as per American
Heart Association’s Guidelines.
Designed for Health care
providers (Physicians & Nurses)
dealing with Medical
Emergencies.
Contents:
Lectures/Discussions, Skills, Videos
Eligibility
Physicians and Nurses
Duration:
03 Days (24 Hours)
Qualifying Criteria
Written Test and Skill Demonstration
Pediatric Emergency Life Support
Train the healthcare providers to
deal with all kinds of acute pediatric
emergencies. Intended for Health
care providers (Physicians & Nurses)
dealing with Pediatric patients. This
Course is conducted as per
American Heart Association’s
Guidelines
Contents
Lectures/Discussions, Skills, Videos
Eligibility
Physicians and Nurses
Duration
03 Days (24 Hours)
Passing Criteria
Written Test and Skill Demonstration
Pre Hospital Trauma Care
To introduce the healthcare providers
with fundamentals of Trauma, Trauma
Kinematics and to deal with all kind of
Traumatic Emergencies. Beneficial to
Healthcare providers (Physicians,
Nurses and Paramedics) dealing with
Emergencies, In-Hospital and out of
Hospital cases. This Course is based on
Guidelines of American College of
Surgeons.
Contents
Lectures/Discussions, Skills
Demonstration.
Eligibility
Physician, Nurses, EMTs and
Paramedics
Duration
03 Days (24 Hours)
Passing Criteria
Written Test and Skills
Demonstration
Disaster Management/MCI
Management
02 days extensive training enabling
the audience to deal with Multiple
Casualty Incidents. The course is
based on International guidelines and
is conducted with the help of Harvard
Humanitarian Initiative. It includes
topics like Safety of Scene, Incident
Command System, Triage (Sorting
victims as per priority), treatment
and transfer of patient to suitable
hospital.
Eligibility
Medical & Non medical Professionals
Duration
02 Days (16 Hours)
Contents
Qualifying Criteria
Lectures/Discussions, Skills
Demonstration.
Attendance & Practical
Demonstration
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