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EXPEDITION MEDICINE

This course is for the serious expeditioner                                               course duration 3 days

Take your training from the experts, with over 10 years experience in remote medical first aid and casualty care training

Syllabus includes:

¨       Basic Life Support (refresher)

¨       Advanced airway management skills

¨       Medical problems associated with hot (equatorial) & cold (Antarctic) climates

¨       High altitude sickness & use of “The Gammow Bag”

¨       Cerebral oedema

¨       Severe frost bite

¨       Fracture management

¨       Use of advanced medical kits

¨       POM drug administration

¨       Triage

¨       Medical problems

¨       Medical information support

¨       Incident management

¨       Remote area Medevac

¨       Taking drugs abroad (the legal position)

Additional:

¨       Invasive skills if required

¨       Re-compression (Diving injuries)

"As a leader of an expedition, you have a responsibility to others. It’s too late too learn when you’re there."

N.B.     1)         To attend this course you must already hold a current first aid certificate i.e. HSE (FAW) or similar        

            2)         Interested persons should complete the application form

Extend your skills with Orion Training, an organisation with remote area medvac experience

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