Intensive Care for Austere and Remote Environments

iCARE

The Intensive Care for Austere and Remote Environments (iCARE) course focuses on the basic concepts, skills and principles that are required to assess and treat the critical casualty. The course covers haemodynamic monitoring, critical care monitoring, advanced concepts of shock, and the treatment of burns in remote environments and prepares the student for the American board certification as a Critical Care Paramedic.

  • Online Content: On-demand, taken at your own pace (€75)
  • Classroom Content in Pretty Bay, Malta: (€950)

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Accreditation

Wilderness Medical Society: This course has been approved for Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) credits through the Wilderness Medical Society. Actual credits awarded depend on personal credit needs and history.

College of Remote and Offshore Medicine Foundation: A CAPCE certificate is issued for 40 CPD hours on completion of this course.

  • Online Content: Moodle-based, self-paced learning.
  • Classroom Content: Five-day hands-on scenario-based learning.

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

Instructors are all CoROM faculty who are subject matter experts in transport medicine, austere care, emergency and critical care specialists. They include board certified critical care consultants and critical care paramedics.

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