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MDC 207 - Advanced Management of Medical Emergencies

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MDC 207 08 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 207 05 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 207 30 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 207 28 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 207 25 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 207 23 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The chemical and biological warfare agents are extremely toxic in nature. They act rapidly even in very small quantities and death may occur in minutes. Hence, physical and medical protection must be provided immediately to save life or avoid serious injury. This course was developed for providing information on immediate relief from chemical warfare agents with the objective of easy detection, personal decontamination, and antidote for chemical warfare agents along with information on medication aid for pain, fever and inflammation. 

Course Objectives

  • Getting an overview of the most available chemical threats 
  • Learn about the effects of each of them 
  • Learning how to respond the chemical attacks 
  • Preparing for chemical attacks with proper protective techniques 
  • Understand how to provide medical care for victims 

Who Should Attend?

  • Paramedics
  • Nurses
  • Healthcare workers
  • Medical doctors and Medical professionals

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Chemical emergencies overview
  • Types and categories of hazardous chemicals
  • Distinguishing features of chemical incidents
  • The most dangerous chemical weapons
  • Nerve agents
  • Blister agents
  • Choking agents
  • Blood agents
  • How can a chemical hazard affect your health?
  • Health and medical impacts of weapons 

Day 2

  • Newer oximes
  • Pretreatment regimens
  • Vesicant agent therapy
  • First aid after chemical hazard exposure
  • Chemical warfare and medical response
  • Initial response: the first hour
  • Follow-on response: the first day 
  • Follow-on response: long-term responses
  • Medical approach for casualties
  • Nerve agent antidotes in current use
  • Primary assessment and management
  • Airway and Ventilation
  • Emergency Oxygen

Day 3

  • Chemical detection and identification technique
  • Protecting responders
  • Protective equipment for first aid providers 
  • Gas masks and the evolution of gas defense
  • Decontamination

Day 4

  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisoning
  • Cyanide, Ricin and Paralytic shellfish poisoning
  • Observations and investigations for the patient with acute poisoning 
  • Management of common poisonings

Day 5

  • Serum and Plasma: How to separate serum and plasma from blood
  • Serum preparation
  • Plasma preparation
  • Storage of blood and its components
  • Harmful effects of improper storage
  • Packing and transportation of blood and blood components
  • Issuing blood components to clinical areas