Training programme for pre-hospital emergency medical service drivers

The first exercise of EP3 training programme for pre-hospital emergency medical service drivers was held from 17 to 18 April 2019 in Crikvenica. Drivers from the institutes of emergency medicine from the Istria, Karlovac, Lika-Senj, Primorje-Gorski Kotar and Sisak-Moslavina counties were the first to meet with the new program. As part of an EMS team, drivers must be familiar with basic emergency medical procedures and equipment in order to contribute to the team care of an emergency patient. Team of national instructors led by Nina Lovrić conducted exercise for 30 participants.
The project Continuing professional training of emergency medicine workers is co-financed by resources from the European Social Fund and implemented by the Croatian Institute of Emergency Medicine with the aim of maintaining and improving the knowledge and skills of emergency medicine workers, while at the same time advancing healthcare in the Republic of Croatia and improving access to high quality health services.