Emergency Care Education is a dynamic company with its fingers on the pulse of medical education. The company conducts courses accredited with the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (AAOS & ACEP) & the AHA. Emergency Care Education is committed to providing the latest international scientific evidenced based medical protocols. The head office is located in Durban South Africa.
Our top priority is to provide excellence in emergency care and resuscitation instruction using instructors current with the latest evidenced based medical protocols and registered with the relevant organizations. Continuous quality assurance is paramount to client satisfaction.
❖ To provide quality training to health care professionals thus empowering providers to render the best possible care, within their scope of practice, to the acutely ill or injured patient and to confidently perform high quality resuscitation incorporating the latest evidenced based International emergency medical protocols.
❖ To provide quality emergency first aid training, CPR and resuscitation skills to the community thus teaching people how to minimise injury and save lives.
Courses Accredited with Emergency Care and Safety Institute
The ECSI is an educational organization created for the purpose of delivering the highest quality training to laypersons and professionals in the areas of First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, and related safety and health areas. The content of the training materials used by the ECSI is approved by the AAOS and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)-two of the most respected names in injury, illness, and emergency medical care.
The AAOS and ACEP names and training programs are recognized and respected worldwide by businesses and industries, colleges and universities, and fire, EMS, and law enforcement agencies. The quality, affordability, and administrative ease make the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) training programs appealing worldwide.
Academic institutions are responsible for the delivery of ECSI courses. Individual professionals conduct courses according to ECSI policies and procedures, as well as the policies of their academic institution, to ensure a successful learning experience for all students.
Every ECSI textbook is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers instructor, student, and technology resources to better support instructors and prepare students. The instructor supplements provide practical, hands-on, timesaving tools like PowerPoint™ presentations, videos and DVDs, and web-based distance learning resources.
The student supplements are designed to help students retain the most important information and to assist them in preparing for exams.
Key components to the teaching and learning systems are the technology resources, which provide interactivities and simulations to help students become great emergency responders. Written acknowledgement of a student's successful course completion is provided in the form of a Course Completion Card, issued by the ECSI.
The ECSI Partners
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The AAOS provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The AAOS also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics. Founded at Northwestern University as a not-for-profit organization in 1933, the AAOS has grown from a small organization serving less than 500 members to the world's largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS now serves about 24,000 members internationally.
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
ACEP was founded in 1968 and is the world's oldest and largest emergency medicine specialty organization. Today it represents more than 22,000 members and is the emergency medicine specialty society recognized by organized medicine. As the acknowledged leader in emergency medicine, ACEP exists to advocate on behalf of emergency physicians and promote the highest standards of patient care. The College works in the state and federal legislative and regulatory arenas to protect and promote the interests of emergency physicians and their patients. ACEP is pleased to join with the AAOS to provide emergency care and safety products and training programs of exceptional quality and value.
Jones & Bartlett Publishers (J&B)
Based in Sudbury, Massachusetts, J&B is the seventh largest academic publisher in the United States, publishing text, professional, and reference books, and a variety of multimedia products. Jones and Bartlett has publishing partnerships with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, American Heart Association, American Society for Law Enforcement Training, International Association of Fire Chiefs, National Academies of Emergency Dispatch, National Fire Protection Association, and National Ski Patrol.
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is a global organization dedicated to preventing death and disability from trauma through education and emergency trauma care.
International Trauma Standard
ITLS is accepted internationally as the standard training course for prehospital trauma care, and is not only taught as continuing education course, but is also used as a textbook in many Paramedic, EMT, and first responder training programs.
ITLS courses combine classroom learning and hands-on skills stations. They also challenge the student with scenario assessment stations where learning is put to work in simulated trauma situations. ITLS courses are designed, managed and delivered by course directors, coordinators and instructors experienced in EMS, prehospital care and the ITLS approach