Medicine in Remote Areas, RCS Ed (MIRA)

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Duration: 5 days
Cost: £882 per person inc. VAT
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​Our Medicine in Remote Areas (MIRA) course is approved by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Learners will also receive a level 4 award in Medicine in Remote Areas (MIRA) from OCN Credit4learning which gives academic recognition.

This course has been developed for all medical professional who works in or wants to work within remote areas as a tier 1 remote medic. We have a team of professionals who have focused the delivery of this course to all aspects of clinical care that may present particular challenges in such conditions. We adopt a blended style of learning which include pre-reading, self directed study, group work, presentations and practical workshops.

Learners need to expect to work in a variety of outdoor conditions.

This programme is fully approved and can be funded by the ELCAS scheme. Centre number 3274.

Why choose this course:

  • Accommodation available from £25 pppn
  • Approved by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Includes the International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) which cost over £350.00 on its own
  • ELCAS fundable
  • In-depth and advanced skills
  • Delivered by current medical professionals
  • Tier 1 medic qualification
  • Internationally recognised
Year Starts Ends Status Notes
2014 07 April, 09:00 11 April, 17:00 Places Available
2014 21 April, 09:00 25 April, 17:00 Places Available
2014 05 May, 09:00 09 May, 17:00 Places Available
2014 19 May, 09:00 23 May, 17:00 Places Available Course location Northern Ireland (Bangor)
2014 02 June, 09:00 06 June, 17:00 Places Available
2014 16 June, 09:00 20 June, 17:00 Places Available
2014 30 June, 09:00 04 July, 17:00 Places Available
2014 14 July, 09:00 18 July, 17:00 Places Available
2014 28 July, 09:00 01 August, 17:00 Places Available
2014 11 August, 09:00 15 August, 17:00 Places Available
2014 25 August, 09:00 29 August, 17:00 Places Available Course location Dubai
2014 08 September, 09:00 12 September, 17:00 Places Available
2014 22 September, 09:00 26 September, 17:00 Places Available
2014 06 October, 09:00 10 October, 17:00 Places Available
2014 20 October, 09:00 24 October, 17:00 Places Available
2014 03 November, 09:00 07 November, 17:00 Places Available
2014 17 November, 09:00 21 November, 17:00 Places Available
2014 01 December, 09:00 05 December, 17:00 Places Available
2014 15 December, 09:00 19 December, 17:00 Places Available

​Student must have previous medical experience before commencing this course. As a minimum learners need to have FPOS intermediate or demonstrate equivalence.

​The content for the remote area medicine course is comprehensive and covers the following:

  • Clinical scope of practice
  • Preparations and role of medical officer
  • Triage and crisis management
  • Patient assessment and diagnosis
  • Airway management (i-gel, LMA, intubation and emergency airway)
  • Chest decompression
  • Chest and abdominal trauma
  • Shock, haemorrhage control (tourniquets, celox,) and fluids with Lethal Triad
  • Fracture management and various splints including dislocation reduction
  • Skin issues and closure techniques
  • Minor injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Minor limb and back issues
  • ALS
  • Diving illness awareness
  • Extremes of weathers
  • Altitude and mountain medicine awareness
  • Drugs and pharmacology issues
  • Prolonged patient care
  • RTC extrication

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​After completing both theory and practical assessment the following certificates will be awarded:

  • Medicine in Remote Areas  (MIRA - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh)- valid for 3 years
  • International Trauma life Support (ITLS) - Basic Provider certificate valid for 3 years

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MediPro Training Ltd.
Prospect House, 24 Ellerbeck Court, Stokesley, North Yorkshire TS9 5PT
Tel. 0845 8387322

This course can also be undertaken at your workplace (UK only/minimum numbers apply). Contact us for more information.

Includes light lunch and refreshments