Intended for all those who want to build skills in handling medical emergencies under challenging or outright hazardous conditions.
In this course participants learn to identify and assess different kinds of acute illnesses or injuries and to effectively respond to medical emergencies. The course covers important basics about anatomy and physiology, an introduction to different types of medical emergencies, field care organization and tactics as well as developing of practical skills such as wound care and CPR.
The objective is for course participants to acquire the knowledge and practical skills needed to react both calmly and effectively when confronted with a medical emergency. This includes providing basic care to the patient as well as assisting medical personnel such as paramedics or doctors providing advanced life support.
The course consists of both interactive classroom lectures as well as practical exercises and highly realistic scenario drills.