Dibrugarh EMEx 2014 Modules

1. Comprehensive Trauma Life Support:

This three-day course has been carefully designed to give first responders - EMS or Paramedics, the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to provide the highest level of immediate care in a disaster setting. Beginning with basic but critical skills like CPR, log-rolling and extrication, physiological basis of life support, early trauma management, and triage will be covered during the training program.

2. Pre-Hospital Disaster Management Planning:

This three-day course will useful for hospital management to organize intra-hospital care during mass casualty events. While EMS and other first responders provide initial trauma care in the disaster setting, the hospitals are the ultimate institutions for survival of the majority of the injured victims. Having considered the surge capacity and local physical conditions the participants learn to develop unique plans to

3. Hospital Disaster Management Planning:

This three-day course was aimed at improving the abilities of hospital managers (administrators, emergency physicians and casualty medical officers) in organising intra-hospital care during mass casualty events, with special consideration given to building surge capacity and adapting to local physical conditions.

4. Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction :

This course will impart to senior level public health practitioners, community medicine PG’s and disaster management personnel the skills needed to evaluate disaster response systems. The course will include an overview of various components of disaster response, and practical tools to evaluate these components.

5. Coordination of Response for Heads of the line Departments:

This training will focus on the Inter-agency communication/ protocol coordination within agencies and communication with the media during the occurrences of disasters, effectively. Current global trends in communication technology will also be discussed.

6. Search and Rescue & Incident Response System:

The search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger is vital in emergency response. This course provides Search and Rescue personnel with the skillset they need to successfully complete search and rescue missions.

7. School Disaster Preparedness:

A two-day course on school disaster preparedness and preparedness audits is targeted at educational administrators.


A two-day course on Public Health in Emergencies was imparted to the senior level public health practitioners, Public health Programme Managers and officials of PHE, various Public health issues and practical tools to be taken into account during emergencies

9. Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP):

The three-day course on minimum initial service package (MISP) aims to sensitize and train health and disaster management officials on the essentials of reproductive health care viz. sexual, maternal, and new-born health in disaster situations.

10. Media Management in Emergencies:

The one-day orientation on Media Management in Emergency will aim to sensitize the print and electronic media houses on responding to the disastrous events and reporting those events.

11. Chemical & Industrial Disaster Preparedness

A three-day course on disaster preparedness and preparedness audits for Industries/ Service industries conducted. This course was targeted at administrators, professionals & management of various industries in around Dibrugarh city.