rawalpindi (- A one-day training course was organised by Rescue 1122 for trainees of Emergency Medicine Foundation Program here on Saturday.

These trainees are working in department of emergency medicine, Holy Family Hospital. 

Emergency medicine foundation program (EMFP) is one-year certificate course in specialty of emergency medicine in collaboration with Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK and Rawalpindi Medical University. This programme is providing an opportunity for capacity building of doctors regarding management of patients presenting in emergency department of hospitals.

This one-day training course was organised on special directions of Prof Muhammad Umar, Vice Chancellor Rawalpindi Medical University. Dr Usman Qureshi, Head of Department Emergency Medicine, Holy Family Hospital and lead educational supervisor for EMFP did collaboration with Rescue 1122 for organising it.

Training provided by Dr Abdur Rehman Regional Director Rescue 1122 and his team. Ten trainee doctors successfully completed this training and received certificates. This event opened new era regarding collaboration between Rescue 1122 service and Rawalpindi Medical University for better patient care.