EMU Faculty of Health Sciences Now Employed as Paramedics
Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Services, First and Emergency Aid Programme Graduates are now employed by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Ministry of Health as part of the newly established Paramedics staff of 112 Emergency Health Services.
The new Paramedics staff members Arzu Şahin, Merve Tumburi, Adem İlkhan and Nurşen Mahmutoğlu, graduates of EMU First and Emergency Aid Programme, stated that they were deeply satisfied with the education they received at EMU and that thanks to their training, they were able to successfully pass the examination of the TRNC Ministry of Health Inpatient Treatment Organisations. They also stated that 4 out of 8 of the newly recruited staff members are EMU graduates.
Paramedics are health technicians, who have reached the required proficiency level to identify and solve health related problems, can provide ill and injured persons with advanced health support, can identify all kinds of system traumas and apply the appropriate medical approach, ensure the safe transfer of patients and injured persons and efficiently perform team work. The statement issued by Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Services, underlined that EMU will continue to train qualified and quality Paramedics to develop TRNC’s Emergency Health Services.