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. 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.
Award title: Remote Emergency Medical Technician
The REMT course provides medical skills and didactic learning for those looking to work in austere, remote and resource poor environments.
IBSC Tactical Responder
REMT graduates are allowed to sit the board 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. Click on the logo on the right for more information.
There are two parts to this Remote EMT award:
Part 1: Online training
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
Once you have completed and passed the online training, you come 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.
Click here to let us know that you are interested in attending the full 125-hour Remote EMT programme.
Once you register for the Part I: Online Remote EMT course, we will send you a free copy of 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.
AREM100: Remote Emergency Medical Technician
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.
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.