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Medicine In Remote Areas (MIRA)

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh


5 day course £795 Ex. VAT

5-day course + 4 night’s accommodation & 3 x meals per day £1085 Ex. VAT


York / Liverpool

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Course Overview

Medicine in Remote Areas is an intensive 5-day course specifically designed for pre-hospital providers who want to enhance their skills and knowledge,in the management of both medical and trauma patients in the remote environment.


This is the ideal course for people working in close protection, emergency response teams, TV production and remote expeditions.

All students who wish to attend this course must demonstrate prior learning in the pre-hospital field, FPOS-I or equivalent.

Your Instructor

Our instructors are all health care professionals with military or expedition backgrounds allowing them to gain unique experiences in various hostile and remote areas of the world. They have first hand experience in providing emergency and primary care in the jungle, desert, sub zero and urban environments ranging from the South Pacific to The Arctic.

Course Syllabus

  • Management of injuries from road traffic collisions

  • Ballistics trauma

  • Intermediate and advanced airway management

  • Life threatening chest injuries and management

  • Circulatory system and Haemorrhage control

  • Shock and fluid replacement (I.V & I.O)

  • Tropical medicine

  • Altitude sickness

  • Communicable diseases

  • Head injuries

  • Medical emergencies

  • Fractures

  • Dislocations

  • Burns & burns management

  • Environmental illnesses

  • Remote area and prolonged patient care

  • Communication with other authorities

Upon completion you can expect

The course is endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC), Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Following the course you will have the necessary skills, confidence and expertise to perform effectively and efficiently in a remote area.

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