For those working far from medical care or in extreme environments then this is the course for you. We have taught production companies, school groups, expedition leaders and for the Royal Geographical Society.
This course includes training in invasive techniques such as intramuscular injections, stapling and suturing wounds and intravenous fluids. We also cover more in-depth knowledge of medical illness, trauma scenarios and medical kit content.
Completion of an Endeavour course will give you access to the Prescription Only Medications (POMs) taught on the course for the two year duration of your certificate.
SAMPLE COURSE TIMETABLE
Legal Considerations of medical intervention
Scenario: Approaching the casualty
- CPR and updated guidlines
- Documenting vital signs (Heart Rate, Blood pressure, Respiratory rate)
- Good nursing care
Head and Chest Trauma
Mental Health first aid
- Moving the casualty
- Fractures and Dislocations
- Splinting and Straightening
- Lifting a casualty
How to take a medical history
Advanced Medical Illness
- Cardiovascular: chest pain and heart conditions
- Respiratory: Asthma and lung conditions
- Gastrointestinal: Diarrhoea, appendicitis, hernia
- Neurological: headaches, meningitis,
Ears, nose, throat and eyes practical
Bites and Stings including snakes and scorpions
Introduction to medical kits and drugs
- Heat (Hyperthermia)
- Hypothermia and frostbite
- Jungle and tropical illness
- Wounds and Burns
Triage and Mass casualty situations
Review of legal considerations in advanced first aid
- Intramuscular injections
- how to give injections safely
- considerations of giving drugs
- when you need IV access
- obtaining intravenous access.
What to do when you have a worst case situation: dealing with trauma, death and dying
Questions and review of course
Please contact us for next available course dates.