Day 1 : Oral Presentations (Theme: Curriculum Innovations)

Event Title

The improvement in medical skills of paramedical staff by on job training

Location

AKU Auditorium

Start Date

26-1-2013 11:40 AM

Abstract

Materials and Methods: The study was carried out over 25 paramedical staff including nurses and medical assistants for period of two years at CMH Murree. The basic medical treatments and care was practiced during different duty hours ie morning, evening and night. Different specialists were allocated randomly at Operation theater, trauma centre, Medical reception center, Intensive care unit and gynae department. As the area was prone to road accidents, an excellent number of cases were handled at emergency and they were treated accordingly. The paramedical staff was given proper training on all the aspects of trauma care. Mock exercises were also conductedregularly and the efficiency of paramedical staff was accessed by supervisory staff.They were tested academically and practically on evaluation forms.

Results: The Paramedical staffshowed better outcome of medical techniques, skills and care. Calculation showed improvement of 18 students (90%) out of 20, 2 students (10%) were lacking in learning initiative due to domestic and personal problems.

Conclusion: The study showed that it is imperative to improve medical skills and care by continues medical education during routine job.

Key words: Curriculum, Adults learning program, on job training.

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The improvement in medical skills of paramedical staff by on job training

AKU Auditorium

Materials and Methods: The study was carried out over 25 paramedical staff including nurses and medical assistants for period of two years at CMH Murree. The basic medical treatments and care was practiced during different duty hours ie morning, evening and night. Different specialists were allocated randomly at Operation theater, trauma centre, Medical reception center, Intensive care unit and gynae department. As the area was prone to road accidents, an excellent number of cases were handled at emergency and they were treated accordingly. The paramedical staff was given proper training on all the aspects of trauma care. Mock exercises were also conductedregularly and the efficiency of paramedical staff was accessed by supervisory staff.They were tested academically and practically on evaluation forms.

Results: The Paramedical staffshowed better outcome of medical techniques, skills and care. Calculation showed improvement of 18 students (90%) out of 20, 2 students (10%) were lacking in learning initiative due to domestic and personal problems.

Conclusion: The study showed that it is imperative to improve medical skills and care by continues medical education during routine job.

Key words: Curriculum, Adults learning program, on job training.