iCARE

The College of Remote and Offshore Medicine Foundation offers the Intensive Care for Austere and Remote Environments which is part of the Higher Diploma of Remote Practice Paramedic. It consists of online learning and one week of foundational learning.

  • Online Content: Moodle based, self paced learning.
  • Classroom Content: Foundations of Critical Care.

This course is accredited for 10 college credits through the European Credit Transfer Scheme. This equals 1/6th of a college school year. These credits can be transferred worldwide.

Update from Autumn Semester 2020:

The College is designing a Masters in Science in Prehospital Critical Care. This two year course will cover advanced concepts of critical care specifically needed for the advance practitioner working in remote, austere and resource-poor environments.

Online Course Content

Part I Online:

  • Fundamentals of Ultrasound
  • Acid Base Pathologies
  • Austere Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
  • Advanced Prolonged Field Care
  • Aircraft Fundamentals
  • Safety and Survival
  • Trauma Management
  • Advanced ECGs
  • Introduction to Mechanical Ventilators
  • Fundamental Concepts of Haemodynamic Monitoring
  • Flight Physiology
  • Advanced Airway Management Techniques
  • Neurological Emergencies
  • The Critical Cardiac Patient
  • Respiratory Patient
  • Burn Patients
  • General Medical Patient
  • Environmental injuries.

In Class Course Content

Part II Classroom Training:

  • Full day of Ultrasound
  • Blood Gas Analysis
  • Austere Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
  • Prolonged Field Care Scenarios
  • Acute Burns Patient
  • Acute Septic Patient
  • Acute Blast Injuries
  • Acute Hypothermic Patient
  • Advanced ECGs
  • Introduction to Mechanical Ventilators
  • Fundamental Concepts of Haemodynamic Monitoring
  • Ultrasound Guided Femoral and EJ Cannulation

Instructors

Your instructors will be drawn from our faculty of critical care specialists. They include board certified critical care consultants and critical care paramedics.

Cost

​Cost is €1250

How to book onto this course