Tropical Medicine

Tropical Medicine Course

Intensive one-day course tailored specifically for tropical environments. As part of our Remote Medical Support program, this course will empower you with the critical skills and knowledge required to navigate the unique challenges of tropical climates. Dive deep into essential first aid techniques, uncover the nuances of telemedical procedures for effective communication, and arm yourself with tropical-specific medical know-how for your next adventure.

Target Audience:

  • Scientists, adventurers and expedition enthusiasts operating in tropical regions.
  • Commercial maritime and offshore industry professionals.
  • Professionals from mining industry and energy sectors
  • Journalists operating in the tropics
  • Expatriate staff in tropical developing countries.
  • Any individual operating in tropical environments who wants to be medical prepared.

 

Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify, manage, and prevent common health risks in tropical climates.
  2. Apply primary survey techniques, emphasizing the MABCDE approach, in remote tropical settings.
  3. Introduction to telemedical procedures in emergencies.
  4. Utilize specific treatment packages and medicine modules tailored for tropical challenges.
Course content
  • Introduction to Tropical Remote Medicine
  • Primary Survey in Tropical Contexts: MABCDE Approach
  • Heat-related Illnesses
  • Vector-borne Diseases
  • Injuries in Natural Disasters
  • Wildlife-Related Injuries
  • Basics of Telemedical Procedures
  • Interactive Scenario Training and Hands-on Practice
  • Conclusion and Certification

 

Duration: 1 day

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