BY: Exmed UK Ltd
"I found all the staff and training at EXMED extremely good, willing to help throughout from initial enquiry through to end of course".
Offshore Medic Course Student.
COURSE AVAILABLE AT EXMED UK.
An Offshore Medic must be able to work independently of definitive care facilities, have a thorough understanding of his/her limitations and resources, be aware of the dangers of remote environments and be adaptable and flexible to an ever-changing arena.
Remote/Offshore Medics operating within the oil, gas and exploration industries are subject to a four week HSE accredited course. A refresher course after three years is mandatory to allow the medic to continue practicing. The course developed and delivered by Exmed is a 20 day course encompassing a 10 day training centre phase covering Trauma, Cardiac, Airway, Environmental and Primary Health modules amongst others. This is followed by a 5 day Primary Care placement and a 5 day placement in the Emergency department. A further optional 5 days completes the safety training element.
At Exmed we aim to provide the essential underpinning knowledge and skills with an emphasis of understanding the "why" as well as the "how". Therefore, when circumstances occur outside of the norm, Exmed HSE Offshore Medics can adapt for the benefit of their injured or unwell colleagues.
The full course requires 20 working days training and is split into modules:
- Cardiac Course (ACLS Certified) Including Thrombolysis skills Including 12 month OTIS CPD system access.
- Trauma module (PHTLS Certified) Including Helicopter Operations visit.
- Fundamentals of Airway Management (CECBEMS)
- Primary Health Care module including Remote Dentistry.
- Environmental Health (Food Hygiene Certified)
- Environmental conditions Including Snakes and Spiders Practical.
- Primary Care Placement (5 Days)
- Emergency Department Placement (5 Days)
Candidates must meet the criteria set out in the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First Aid) regulations 1989, (SI 1989 No. 1671). They must be either a registered general nurse, or have regular service as a Combat Medical Technician Class 1 within the Army, Leading Medical Assistant within the Royal Navy, Corporal or above in the RAF Medical Branch or RMA 1 or equivalent with proof of continuous service. Other applicants suitability for attendance on the course will be assessed individually based upon qualifications and relevant experience.
Students also receive a certified 12 Educational credits at level 4 from OCN Credit4Learning.
WE CAN ALSO OFFER BOSIET/MIST SAFETY TRAINING AND OFFSHORE APPROVED MEDICALS AS A PACKAGE...
Offshore Medics Refresher course
- The refresher course only requires the classroom based modules and those wishing to refresh their current HSE Offshore Medic qualification may attend the first 10 days of the course.
Students on refreshers receive a certified 6 educational credits at level 4 from OCN Credit4 Learning.
THE OSM COURSE ALONG WITH PLACEMENTS CAN BE FUNDED VIA ELC FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS.
For further information about costs and dates:
Please contact Exmed UK's Education Coordinator
Office: +44 (0) 1432 355964
We also offer accommodation at Pengethley Manor Hotel where the course is located. Please see the booking page for this course which contains info on prices as the price stated is for the course only and students who have their own placements.
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