The aim of Emergency Medical Aid study programme is to provide higher college education in the field of medical technology which meets the European standards by preparing specialist capable of providing the first and the necessary / emergency medical aid independently or with a medical team to persons of different ages, depending on the nature of injuries suffered and the degree of disorder of vital functions as well as of transporting patients and accident victims to medical facilities to ensure the necessary support of vital functions.
Distinctive features of a study programme: Emergency Medical Aid is the only study programme in Lithuania, training emergency medical professionals capable of providing immediate aid to patients of different age groups.
State code: 6531GX010
Field of studies: Medical technology
Area of studies: Health Sciences
Mode of Studies: full-time studies
Lenght of Programme: 3 academic years (180 ECTS)
Name of Qualification: Professional bachelor of health sciences and Qualification of Emergency Paramedic
Access to professional activity or further study
The acquired Professional Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and Emergency Medical Aid paramedic qualification enables the graduate to work in rehabilitation centers, hospitals and other health care institutions as well as to cooperate with other health care team members.
Access to further study: Graduates of the first level college studies will be able to continue their studies on the basis of second level studies in health sciences study programs. Studies can be continued in Master’s programs: Rehabilitation, Nursing, Public Health, Public Health Management, Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Studies and practice
Study subjects (modules), practical training.
Study modules: Introduction to professional studies; Holistic knowledge on human; Pathology and first aid; Emergency aid; Emergency medical aid in case of acute traumatic and acute conditions; Emergency Obstetric-Gynecological and pediatric Aid; Neurology; Professional practice I; Special medical aid; Professional practice II; The system of emergency medical aid; Sharing of professional practice.
Module elements (study subjects): Introduction to Studies; Health Law; Professional Ethics; Basics of Philosophy; Foreign Language (1st); Information Technology; Foreign Language (2nd); Specialty Language; Anatomy-Physiology; Pathology of Acute Organism Conditions; Psychology of Personality and Social Psychology; Pharmacology; First Medical Aid; Addiction Medicine; Emergency Toxicological Aid; Human Safety; Acute Surgical Conditions; Acute Infectious Diseases; Acute Neurologic Disease; Acute Therapeutic Diseases; Emergency Obstetric-Gynecological Aid; Emergency Psychiatric Care; Acute Eye and ENT Diseases; Public Health; Electrocardiography; Skin and Venereal Diseases; Emergency Medical Aid Professional Practice; Microbiology; Emergency Medical Aid Organization and Management; Catastrophe Medicine.
Elective module elements (study subjects): Foreign language (II), Specialty Language.
Professional practice: Introductory Practice; Practice of professional activity in Emergency medical aid; Final Practice.
Exchange studies: Possibility to take part in Erasmus+ exchange programme for studies and internships and get monthly scholarships of 300 – 700 Eur.
St. Ignatius Loyola College conditions for admission
Minimal education of the applicant: Secondary
- 1st – 3rd prize at international and national Olympiad competitions*
- Professional experience. Diploma with honors of the same education field in vocational training programme or one year‘s work experience according to the qualification acquired (1 point)*
- Certificate of completion of basic military training or permanent compulsory initial military service (0,5 point)*
- Assessment of middle school final paper work (9 or more scores) (0,25 point)*
- Certificate of completion of volunteering in long-term national or international youth programmes (3 months or more) (0,25 point)*
* The student adds additional data by himself by completing the application in the LAMA BPO system.