Paramedics are an integral part of the health care system. They provide unscheduled health care for individuals experiencing a health emergency. Paramedics initiate care and determine appropriate referral of patients to enable continuing care needs. A paramedic is also required to work with other emergency services to respond to mass casualty incidents in a range of situations.[/vc_column_text]
General Requirements Unit provides the common year for the College education. It is designed to give students a breadth of knowledge and understanding across the major disciplines of science, social science, information technology and humanities. It is also designed to help students develop such lifelong skills as critical thinking, writing and communication.[/vc_column_text]
The Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) BEH(P) degree provides the graduate with the practical skills and knowledge required of an Emergency Medical Technician Advanced (Paramedic) at a beginning practitioner level. The second year aims to provide students with the adequate preparatory coursework to enter the professional phase of the Degree. All units in first year provide an introduction to the generic competencies expected of university studies, eg. accessing information, critical analysis and essay preparation, etc. In year one, students will also be introduced to biomedical sciences, social sciences, human development and biological concepts that underpin clinical paramedic practice. The third year is the first of the two-year professional phase. Students study concepts of professionalism and core clinical skills, including clinical problem-solving and decision-making. In this year students will begin to explore common emergency medical conditions and conditions related to trauma. In the fourth year students study the paramedic management of patients with conditions affecting mental health and health conditions at various life stages. Students begin to explore the concepts of leadership and clinical mentoring, research and evaluation, and the broader scope of emergency preparedness and multi-casualty situations.[/vc_column_text]
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Physiotherapy or Physical Therapy, often abbreviated PT, is a health care profession. Physical therapy is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, diagnosis, treatment/intervention, and rehabilitation. This encompasses physical, psychological, emotional, and social wellbeing.[/vc_column_text]
A Radiographer & Radiologic Technologist, also known as Medical Imaging Specialist (MIS), performs imaging of the human body for diagnosis medical problems. Radiographers work in hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Although many graduates pursue a career in general radiography and computed tomography, opportunities exist to specialize in ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography, management, research and in industry as medical applications’ specialists.[/vc_column_text]
Nurses graduating with a BSc in Nursing will provide holistic, nursing and practice to patients and their families. Contemporary nursing careers offer a wealth of opportunities to contribute to the health and wellbeing of society in primary, secondary and tertiary settings.[/vc_column_text]
Pharmacists are healthcare professionals who practice pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on the effect of medications and their safe use. Pharmacists undergo college-level education to understand biochemical mechanisms of action of drugs, drug uses and therapeutic roles, side effects, potential interactions, and monitoring parameters. Professional interpretation and communication of this specialized knowledge to patients, physicians, and other health care providers are functions which pharmacists provide, and are central to the provision of safe and effective drug therapy.[/vc_column_text]
Established in 2006, the Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS) aims to meet the United Arab Emirates growing need for skilled healthcare professionals. The college started by off ering the BSc. in Nursing program in 2006 and has, since then expanded to offer more than 10 degree programs at BSc. and Diploma levels in Health Sciences. The nursing program is operated in collaboration with Griff ith University in Australia. In addition to the Bachelor Degree, the school of nursing off ers a bridging program for diploma-holding practitioner nurses. The program was designed to graduate local students in the nursing field and to upgrade the education of the diploma holder nurses already in the health sector. The college has a mandate to help the health sector in Abu Dhabi and UAE in general to satisfy its needs by graduating well educated and trained nurses.Read More