The Adventure Medic
The Adventure Medic Student Program is a four-and-a-half day program aimed to introduce the fundamental skills of expedition medicine, risk mitigation and leadership through a combination of remote first aid and expedition medicine training.
The course includes the nationally recognised CPR, First Aid, and Remote Area First Aid Certificates as well as partial completion of at least two modules of Expedition Medicine.
Modes of Delivery
This is a highly practical course that is delivered through a combination of:
- Didactic lectures in the field
- Practical training
- Practical scenarios
Enrolled students receive a link to online modules that are to be completed prior to attending the program. This ensures that each day students are outside to maximise their practical skills development.
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Certifications and Awards
RemoteArea First Aid Course (Nationally Recognised)
-HLTAID009Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
-HLTAID011Provide First Aid
-HLTAID013Provide First Aid in a remote or isolated site
ExpedMed Module - Fundamentals of Expedition Medicine
-CORE- Introduction to Extreme Environment Medicine (C1-IEM)
-CORE– Expedition Field Skills (C3-EFS)
-CORE– Expedition Medicine Skills (C4-EMS) (partial completion)
Studentof Merit (SOM) Award
-Awardedto one student per group
This program is as flexible and adaptable as you need.
It can be facilitated as a multi-day event at your school grounds, in the city or as part of a multi-day overnight school facilitated camp in the outback.
- Rapid patient assessment
- Cardio pulmonary resuscitation
- Field hygiene
- Water purification
- Food preparation and fire pit safety
- Fracture management &d dislocations
- Improvised splints
- Wound management (minor and catastrophic)
- Rope work for basic rescues and evacuations
- Emergency shelters / improvised shelters
- Night navigation techniques
- Airway and hoking management
- Allergies and anaphylaxis
- River crossing techniques
- Heat & hydration
- Hypothermia & non-freeing injury
- Leadership in austere environments
- Search and rescue techniques
- Envenomation management
- Lightning and electrical Injury
- Seizure and epilepsy
- Communication within a team
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