The department guarantees   the   study of specialization „Emergency healthcare“ on bachelor level. By graduating this study program a student obtains adequate theoretical knowledge and practical skills based on which he will be able within the healthcare system to organize and provide the immediate pre-hospital care in cricital state and perform life-saving activities which result from professional competencies for medical rescue profession.

    Based on achieved professional knowledge and practical skills the graduate can promptly react, systematically act and he/she knows legal liability related to profession performance. In extremely critical situations the graduate can provide immediately the adequate rescue help and prior-to-medical first help, including particular specific interventions. The medical rescuer can individually, under doctor’s supervision or based on doctor’s recommendation, perform independent practice within the valid legislative regulations.

    The medical rescuer can apply for individual sections within Integrated Rescue System (emergency medical service, mountain rescue service, mine rescue service, fire brigade and rescuers), at   emergency   departments in hospitals, at district operational center of medical rescue service, within medical activities of army and other departments active in health and life rescue.

    There is a modernly equipped teaching room for studies and practice of real situations and procedures in rescuer’s activities. Part of teaching process is done in Central Militar Hospital in Ružomberok that is certified to organize courses BATLS within NATO. Students obtain practical skills apart from working in rescue medical service of Falck Záchranná Ltd. also excercising and studying with the cooperation of Mountain Rescue Service, rescueing of Slovak Red Cross of Liptov region and practice training in mass catastrophe in Institute of Special Healthcare and Training of Ministry of Defense, Slovak republic, in Lešť.

    Students have possibilities to participate in scientific-investigating research within the project performed in the faculty department and also individually within Student Scientific Professional Activity. The results are then presented at seminars and scientific magazines.