Al Ain Hospital is the only certified training center in UAE and the Middle East as by the Centre for Education and Research in Disaster and Emergency Medicine from The Kingdom of Sweden since March 2012. Since March 2012. Al Ain Hospital has been using Emergo Train System since 2011 and has undertaken over 52 emergency drills.

 

The EMERGO Train System (ETS) is an educational tool for training and testing disaster preparedness and management of major accidents and disasters. ETS is a pedagogic tool that can be used in a variety of educations, from basic to advanced level, in the field of disaster medicine in any country. Emergo Train System is owned by the County Council of Östergötland, developed by the University of Linköping and administrated by KMC – Centre for Teaching & Research in Disaster Medicine and Traumatology.

 

The ETS is based on magnet symbols on white boards representing patients, staff and resources, movable tags indicating priority and treatment and a large patient bank with protocol giving results of treatment based on trauma score. The magnetic symbols are available for both pre‐hospital and hospital settings. A number of magnetic signs are used for structuring the whiteboard and make it easier to use. The reason for using magnetic symbols is that you can use them on whiteboards, which makes the exercise very visible for the participants.

 

ETS is used by health care organizations, rescue services, police forces, crisis support organizations, military organizations etc. ETS is a strong tool to help you simulate the process of emergency response

 

The goal of Emergo System?

  • Education and training in emergency- and disaster medicine
  • Education and training in command and control
  • Testing preparedness and management of emergencies, major incidents and disasters
  • Training and evaluation of individual roles and functions throughout the response system
  • Data collection and research

 

For more information about the ETS, please visit the following link: www.emergotrain.com

 

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