Award in Remote Emergency Medical Technician

Award in Remote Emergency Medical Technician

The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority accredit this course.  

 

The REMT award is designed for individuals requiring an EMT certification for work in remote and austere locations worldwide. Past students have been from the security, energy, and international guides.  The REMT is the industry standard for mountain leaders, professional guides, close protection team leaders, expeditions, and search and rescue team members. If you work or spend time in austere environments where access to medical care is often delayed and communication is unreliable, this programme is for you!

The REMT course provides medical skills and didactic learning for those looking to work in austere, remote and resource poor environments.

There are two parts to this Remote EMT award:

Part 1: Online training (75 hours)
The REMT programme starts with seventy-five hours of online eLearning-based content. All lessons must be completed, all online exams taken, and the patient scenarios submitted to our tutors before you can be issued with a completion certificate.

Part 2: Classroom training (50 hours)
After completing Part 1, you will travel to Malta for six days of extensive classroom experience. Most of the week is hands-on with some lectures that will review the important topics learned during the online training.

Register now.  The tuition is €1250.  Travel, lodging and meals for Part 2 are the responsibility of the student.

IBSC Tactical Responder

REMT graduates are eligible to sit the International Board of Specialty Certification’s (IBSC) Certified Tactical Responder (TR-C) exam. The TR-C shows competency in casualty assessment, stabilisation, and evacuation in hostile and austere environments and a support to the paramedic role, as well as thorough familiarity with tactical principles, triage, and operational medicine. TR-C candidates are operators functioning within a team and commonly have a primary role as a security team member with a secondary medic role. Register for the TR-C exam here. 

Once you register for the Remote EMT programme, you will receive access to our Field Guide.

REMT Course Content

  • 75 hours of online content
  • Basic Life Support for healthcare providers
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Patient assessment using CABC
  • Catastrophic haemorrhage and tourniquets
  • Airway management including supraglottics
  • Breathing emergencies
  • Needle decompression and chest seals
  • Circulation emergencies
  • Shock, burns and crush injuries
  • Disability emergencies
  • Traction splints and pelvic binders
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Vital signs including BP and SPO2
  • ACLS for EMTs
  • Prolonged Field Care
  • Improvised medicine
  • Altitude emergencies
  • Intro to tropical medicine
  • Pharmacology and drugs management
  • Patient packaging and litters
  • Top 20 ailments seen in remote clinics
  • Extended live casualty scenario with hands on prolonged field care

Live Casualty Simulations

The REMT course includes hands on experience with live casualty scenarios with special effects makeup.

Prolonged Field Care

The College of Remote and Offshore Medicine incorporates PFC scenarios during this course. Delegates will be required to assess, manage and monitor their casualties for extended periods of time under resource poor environments.

Award in REMT Course Details

Programme Name: Award in Remote Emergency Medical Technician
Accreditation: Malta Further and Higher Education Authority
MQF/EQF Level: 5
Credits: 5 ECTS
Qualification or Award: Award
Programme duration: 6-26 months part-time
Target Audience: 22-65+
Target Group: School leavers/career changers interested in a career in healthcare
Language of instruction: English
Delivery Address: Online & Pretty Bay Malta
Mode of delivery: Blended, part-time
Hours of Total Learning: 125
Total contact hours: 38, of which 55% are delivered online
Supervised practice & placement hours: 15
Self Study hours: 70
Assessment hours: 2
Tuition Fees: €1250
Next intake: 1st of every month.  

 

Modules

AREM100: Remote Emergency Medical Technician

Compulsory

The REMT module is designed for individuals requiring an EMT certification for work in remote and austere locations worldwide. It is a core module of Year 1 but can also be a standalone module. Past students have been from the security, energy, international guides and academic industries. If you work or spend time in austere environments where access to medical care is often delayed, and communication is unreliable, this six-day course is for you! The REMT is the industry standard for mountain leaders, professional guides, close protection team leaders, expeditions, and search and rescue team members. Remote EMT. The classroom location is Pretty Bay, Malta.

Click here for the Module Specification

Learn from the best

All of our instructors are currently working as healthcare professionals. We have former Special Forces medics, Navy SEAL medics, Special Air Service medics as well as medical doctors with military and expedition experience.

We are passionate about training.​

Additional Certification

Tuition for the REMT programme is €1250