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Advanced Pre-Hospital Care Programme for Outdoor Professionals who need critical life-saving skills in remote environments. Price you pay is only £890 pp inc.

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Wilderness EMT and MiRA - Advanced Pre-Hospital Care

This Advanced Pre-Hospital Care Programme is desigined to provide in-depth knowledge and skills through and intensive 7 day programme that will allow patient stabilisation in a remote environment, prior to accessing definitive medical care.

This demanding programme provides a trauma and medical pre-hospital skill set that is admirably suited to Outdoor Professionals, Close Protection Officers, Emergency Response Personnel, and Expedition Leaders who lead groups in remote environments. The course is tutored by thoroughly experienced individuals who have direct practical knowledge and understanding of remote casualty care.

Candidates will need to demonstrate appropriate prior Medical/First Aid knowledge and experience that can be effectively enhanced by this programme. The course will not be appropriate for individuals with little or no medical awareness. CP personnel can act as Tier 1 Medic on successful course completion.

The 7 days will provide understanding of knowledge through practical application - and will ensure each student will follow a solid learning path that will be specific to them. This is acomplished through demonstration, individual/team execises and realistic scenarios held in our 25 acres of jungle style woodland. A significant proportion of the course will be conducted in actual combat/expedition conditions, replicating as closely as possible actual problems faced in the field.

The syllabus will be to FPoSi - Level 2 First Person on Scene, WEMT - AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician Basic and Intermediate + MiRA Royal College of Surgeons Level 4 Award in Medicine in Remote Areas (Advanced Pre-Hospital care) (7 days). Note the WEMT Basic and Intermediate is one course. This will include the expected range of knowledge and expertise commensurate with a course at this level for example - but not limited to:

Patient Monitoring skills - Interpretation of Blood Pressure/
Anatomy and Physiology General Concepts - Patient Assessment System
Circulatory System Respiratory System
Fracture management - Stable Injuries - long bone fracture management, use of splints
Wounds/Burn management/Catastrophic bleeding, Haemostatic agents, tourniquets
General Principles of Trauma Spinal Injury management - use of immobilisation devices
Hyperthermia and Heat Illness Near Drowning
Frostbite and Cold Injury
Allergies and Anaphylaxis
Medical conditions - Heart conditions, stroke, asthma, diabetes, seizures
Medical gasses
Advanced Airway Management - use of adjuncts
Shock management - use of fuids - Sternal intraosseus devices
Needle chest decompression
Improvised vehicle extraction

Candidates can ellect to attend:
FPoS course only Mon - Thursday at £340 per person fully inclusive
FPoS and EMT only Mon - Friday at £499 per person fully inclusive
FPoS, EMT and MiRA - Monday to Sunday £890 per person fully inclusive.
MiRA only - Sat - Sun £635 per person fully inclusive

This course will run into working in evenings, and candidates should dress accordingly - please expect to get wet and dirty.

Courses 2018/19

To book, email [email protected] to confirm a place. we would need a 25% deposit and full payment 7 days before the course start date.

Local Bed and Breakfast accomodation can be arranged, camping accomodation is free of charge onsite

Telephone 07787123739 with any queries - We are commited to providing uncompromising high quality courses with experienced staff at a value cost, and will beat any advertised price.


1 Bryncelyn, Pontardawe, Swansea SA8 4LG

Tel. 07787 123 739
Email. [email protected]

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