Aimed at providing all health professionals and the public involved in trauma – related activities, Kerala has set up its first state of the art Apex Trauma and Emergency Learning Center.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the Apex Trauma and Emergency Learning Center on February 19. The Apex Trauma and Emergency Learning Center will come up at the General Hospital Complex at a cost of RS 27 crore. This will help to improve the trauma care system in the state and ensure quality services in the health sector, Health Minister K K Shylaja said.
State of the Art Truma Learning centre
The state-of-the-art center is spread over an area of 25,000 square feet. It is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, simulation Labs, u-browsing rooms, training equipment and manicures similar to human bodies. Smart classroom technology, advanced software and debugging solutions are also included.
The Center comes up in collaboration with the Tata Trust, the Care Institute of Health Sciences (Hyderabad), the NHS Trust in the UK and the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire under the auspices of the State Department of Health.
Health workers to get all Trauma related learning
The Centre aims to offer a variety of emergency and trauma related courses for doctors, nurses and paramedics. About 9000 health workers will get training in the first phase. Seventy-five doctors and nurses will get simulation-based training. District Skill Labs in various districts and general hospitals will function as sub-centers for follow-up training programs for health workers trained from this apex center.