Certificate in Emergency
The aim of this programme is to increase the scope and effectiveness of emergency care management and transportation of the ill and injured. The programme is designed to equip the participants with the skills to enable them to quickly assess any emergency situation for potential danger, appropriate access, triage and safe transportation, and to arouse a greater awareness of the important priorities on which the survival of a patient may depend. The focus of the programme is to instruct paramedic personnel in the techniques of immediate care of the ill/injured in such emergencies as: fractured limbs, head injuries, cardiac arrest, haemorrhage, near drowning, emergency childbirth and mental disturbances among other medical emergency situations.
Five (5) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A, mathematics and a science subject, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.
*Grade 3 accepted if attained in June 1998 or beyond
Applicants who possess CAPE or A’Level qualiﬁcations may be considered for advanced standing (the award of credits towards your degree programme).
|COURSES IN THE MAJOR||CORE CURRICULUM COURSES|
|CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.||CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.|
|EMCR 101||Hydraulics I||3||WRIT 117||Fundamentals of Writing||3|
|EMCR 102||Wastewater Engineering||3||PSYC 103||Understanding Human Behaviour||3|
|EMCR 103||Concepts in Quantitative Methods||6||Total Core Curriculum Credits||6|
|Total Number of Credits Required in Major||12||SUPPORT COURSE|
|BIOL 119||Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|Total Support Core Credits||4|
The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.
Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.
All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.
The College accepts the following methods of payment:
Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt
Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.
The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.
Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)
The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:
Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be awarded the Certificate in Emergency Care Management, students must complete 22 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0 according to the following distribution:
|Required courses in the major area of study||12 credits|
|Total Courses in Major Area of Study||12 credits|
|Core curriculum courses||6 credits|
|Support courses||4 credits|
|Total Credits Required for Graduation||22 credits|
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