Pretty Bay, Malta
Welcome to the module where we have put together curriculum specifically designed for medical professional working in prehospital, A&E departments and remote clinics.
The course consists of self-guided learning based on the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine (ISBN 0199688419). You can purchase a copy if you would like a physical textbook. Here is the Amazon link. There are also options to download this textbook in PDF format. Here is the link for that.
Over the next few months, you will use the lectures on PDF, the textbook, flashcards, videos and audio lectures that can help you to learn about the fundamentals of expedition medicine as it relates to the remote healthcare professional. All of the content can be downloaded for offline study.
Once you have a fundamental understanding of the curriculum, you can start your patient assessments with Jason Jarvis, who will grade them and give you feedback on your knowledge of tropical medicine as applied to healthcare scenarios.
The final exam is taken in the classroom. It is 100 questions and is multiple choice. You must receive 70% in order to pass this module.
Neil Coleman, Course Director