Basic Infection Control and Prevention

This Infection Control course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to prevent the transmission of organisms in health care settings. The principles of infection control are coupled with the science of microbial transmission and reproduction. Students gain knowledge of the most important bacterial, fungal, parasitical and viral infections. The use of personal protective equipment and the ability to establish and maintain a sterile field are core skills of nurses. The role of the immune system in defence of the human body is examined and emphasis is placed on the recognition of inflammation. The course will give the students confidants in their knowledge and they will be able to put their learning into clinical practice.

Skills covered in this course include;
• Concept of an infection
• Basic Microbiology
• Classification of Infection
• Common site of infection
• Chain of Infection/ Breaking the chain
• Safety Culture and Standard Precautions and use of PPE
• Handling and transporting Contaminated Patient
•Cleaning and Decontamination of Work Area
•Monitoring and Management of Potentially Exposed Personnel
•Medical Waste Management
•Hospital and Out Patient Healthcare Facilities Regulations
•Practical stations of standard precautions.

Upon completion of this course individuals will receive a BLS provider card and certificate with CME point value shown.

Target Audience:
For a variety of healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, paramedics, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical pharmacists, and other health care providers who directly or indirectly involve in patient care.

Course Duration:
Approximately 9 hours (1 day)

Basic 12 Lead ECG & Pharmacology Course

This is classroom-based, Facilitator-led course is designed specifically to address a key knowledge gap in Electrocardiogram (ECG) and Pharmacology, the American Heart Association’s Adult ECG and Pharmacology course is a program focused on specific ECG recognition skills and drug treatment knowledge. This is a pre-course option for ACLS and PALS students and other healthcare providers, and is also for ACLs and PALs students who need to improve after the pre-course self-assessment test.

The course is divided into two modules – one for ECG and one for Pharmacology, which can be taught together or separately, depending on the need.

Skills covered in this course include;

ECG:
• Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Heart
• Conduction System with Coronary Circulation
• Understanding Electrophysiology
• Basics of rhythm strip and Formation of PQRST
• Recognition of Atrial, Ventricular and Junctional arrhythmias
• Understanding Atrioventricular Block
• Understanding 12 lead ECG – Ischemia vs. Infarction


Pharmacology:
•Routes of Drug Administration
•Mechanism of Drug Action
•Antiarrhythmic agents
•Agents to Control Rate
•Reperfusion therapy and ACS Adjuncts
•Electrical Therapy along with drug therapy


Target Audience:
For a variety of healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, paramedics, residents, respiratory therapists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical pharmacists and ECG technicians.

Accreditations & Certifications:
•Al-Fajer Emergency Medical Service Training Centre’s Attendance Wall Display Certificate providing 6 CME by Dubai Health Authority (Certificate applicable to claim CME/CPD "Equivalent" for DHCC, MOH, HAAD)
•Certified & licensed Clinical Instructors by DCAS teaching the course.

Course Duration:
Approximately 9 hours (1 day)

Intravenous and Intraosseous Therapy

This course will enable the student to perform safely and competently the intravenous fluid therapy activities as defined internationally. The course is based on the nursing process and current intravenous nursing standards of practice. Basic Guidelines include: legal aspects of IV and IO system, fluid & electrolyte balance, procedure for venepuncture, prevention & assessment of complications, principles of pharmacology as related to IV therapy, and demonstration & practice of required skills.

Skills covered in this course include;

•Principles of IV and IO Line Insertion
•Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Integumentary and Venous Circulation
•Movements of body fluids and electrolytes
•Classification of fluids & indications
•Types of IV Therapy, Advantages and Disadvantages
•Preparing and Maintaining IV therapy
•Approach and Nursing assessment of patient
•Techniques in venipuncture
•IV Fluid Regulations
•Variables that affect rate of infusion
•Calculation of flowrate
•Infection Control Principles
•Common Complication of IV, it’s sign and symptoms and management
•Documentation and Discontinuation of Intravenous Line
•Understand Blood & Blood Products
•Indications, Contraindications for IO Insertion
•Procedure for IO Insertion
•IO Access complications
•Legal and Professional Aspects
•Practical Implication of Iv and IO therapy

Target Audience:
For variety of healthcare professionals such as Nurses, Medical Assistants, Healthcare Students, Pharmacy Technicians, laboratory Technicians or any other Practitioner who wishes to improve their clinical skills and involved in patient care.

Accreditations & Certifications:
•Al-Fajer Emergency Medical Service Training Centre’s Attendance Wall Display Certificate providing 6 CME by Dubai Health Authority (Certificate applicable to claim CME/CPD "Equivalent" for DHCC, MOH, HAAD)
•Certified & licensed Clinical Instructors by DCAS teaching the course.

Course Duration:
Approximately 9 hours (1 day)

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

The new, extensively updated Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is based on the latest American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP)/ American Heart Association (AHA) “Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care: Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines.” All program components reflect the AAP/AHA guidelines with increased emphasis on evidence-based treatment recommendations.

Skills covered in this course include;

•Overview and Principles of Resuscitation
•Preparing for the Resuscitation
•NRP Flow Diagram Discussion
•Equipment Check
•Initial Steps in Resuscitation
•Use of Resuscitation Devices for Positive Pressure Ventilation
•Corrective measure for airway management (MR SOPA)
•Endotracheal Intubation and Laryngeal Mask Airway Insertion
•Chest Compression
•Medications and Umbilical Vein Catheterization
•Special Considerations & Resuscitation of Babies Born Preterm
•Ethics and Care at the End of Life
•Integrated Skills Practice and Testing

Target Audience:
For neonatologists, paediatricians, emergency physicians, nurses, paramedics, residents, respiratory therapists, and other health care providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in neonatal emergencies.

Accreditations & Certifications:
•Al-Fajer Emergency Medical Service Training Centre’s Attendance Wall Display Certificate providing 6 CME by Dubai Health Authority (Certificate applicable to claim CME/CPD "Equivalent" for DHCC, MOH, HAAD)
•NRP Provider wallet card.
•Certified & licensed Clinical Instructors by DCAS teaching the course.

Course Duration:
Approximately 9 hours (1 day)