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The Emergency Medical System

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

This course describes the organization of the Emergency Medical System (EMS) and how it provides treatment to those in need of urgent medical care and/or transport to the next point of appropriate care

The topic takes readers through the principals of the EMS structure, its goals and the different regulations
This topic introduces the subject whilst offering links to more detailed information for the avid reader.

This content offers the learner a focused and interactive educational experience based on the ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 / Chapter: The Emergency Medical System by Marc Sabbe, Koen Bronselaer, and Olovier Hoogmartens.

What’s inside?

2 courses on:

  • Introduction
  • The Emergency Medical System and Cardiac Examples

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Susanna Price
  •  Sofie Gevaert

Course Contributors

  • Shona Love
  • Chiara Cirillo
  • Miriam Conway