The Centre for HIV-AIDS Prevention Studies

Community-Led, Community-Loved, Community Trusted

VMMC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

Course duration: 2 days

Course outline

  • Definition of emergencies
  • General emergencies (examples)
  • Emergency trolley (contents)
  • Use of emergency drugs
  • Lignocaine and Marcaine dosages
  • Basic life support
    • Primary assessment
    • Secondary assessment
  • VMMC related emergencies
  • Ethical considerations in VMMC provision
  • Practical demonstration
  • Skills assessment