Join the EWM team in at our stunning lakeland training base for great lectures and lots of hands-on practical training led by Dr Amy Hughes of London HEM’s. The aim of the Expedition & Wilderness Medicine Course is to provide aspiring and experienced expedition doctors, nurses, paramedics and advanced medics with the skills and practical knowledge to become valuable members of an remote medical team. More detials on this course here.
82% rated the course as ‘excellent’, 16.3% as ‘very good’ and 1.7% as ‘good’
Next up is Mountain Medicine trekking to Everest Base Camp led by Everest ER founder Dr Luanne Freer
Nepal 22nd October – 8th November 22.5 CME& FAWM credits
The ultimate mountain medicine course, the path of which follows the Everest Base Camp Trail up the Khumbu valley to base camp itself, situated in the shadow of the worlds most iconic peak. More details here
*A significant proportion of the profits from this expedition go towards supporting the work of Everest ER.
Followed by a visit the rainforest’s of Costa Rica for our acclaimed Jungle Medicine course
Costa Rica 2nd – 9th December 20.5 CME & FAWM credits
A Jungle Medicine course set on the stunning Pacuare River, Costa Rica. As featured in the British Medical Journal and as the Editor’s Choice. More details here
And we start next year appropriately with the ‘A’s’ the Arctic Circle and Aconcagua
Aconcagua 16th January – 4th February 2013 17.5 CME & FAWM credits
Our expedition will be following the Horcones Glacier, we’ll attempt the summit on the northeast aspect of the mountain led by Everest Base Camp and Antarctic Logistics medic Doctor Rachel Anderson
*A significant proportion of the profits from this expedition go towards supporting the work of Everest ER. More details here
Northern Norway 10th – 16th February 2013 9.5CME & FAWM credits
The Polar Medical Skills course is set in Northern Norway near the town of Alta within the Arctic Circle. It runs over a 6-day period, at the height of the Arctic winter. It represents, we believe, one of the best presented and comprehensive winter medical skills courses in Europe and routinely receives outstanding feedback from its delegates. More details here
Well at least its the summer in the northern hemisphere although for those of you residing in the UK you might be mistaken into thinking that’s its yet to arrive! To cheer us all up here we are running a quick photographic competition to win £50 off your next course!!
Answers by email to EWM head-honcho Mark, the winner will be pulled at random on the 4th of August, to the following not-so-overly-taxing-questions; looking at the photo above
Which ocean are you in? and
What course/conference would you be on your way to if you saw this seabird?
Jobs in remote medicine
Medical Vacancies with the British Army. Day rate based on rank and experience. Nationwide.
The role. Join the Territorial Army as a doctor, and make your CV stand out to employers. This is your chance to rise through the ranks and gain experience in military specific medicine while continuing your regular clinical role. At weekends, you’ll enhance your leadership prowess through officer training, learn how to survive outdoors and fire weapons through basic military training, and gain an understanding of casualty mass management, tropical medicine, and conflict surgery.
The requirement. You’ll come to us with a degree in Medicine and full registration with the United Kingdom’s GMC. If you’re currently at university, you can start the process early by applying for a medical cadetship and other university sponsorship whilst you study. Or you may be under 55, looking for an extra challenge, and be currently practising in a clinical setting. We are currently looking for doctors with experience in accident and emergency or resuscitation although applicants in other clinical areas are encouraged to apply.
To register your interest and find out more, please contact the recruitment team on 0117 910 3150 or email [email protected]
Pre-hospital Trauma & Management Medical Emergencies in Remote Settings Course
An intensive 2 day Pre-Hospital Trauma and Medical Emergency course for medical practitioners who may not have regular exposure to witnessing and managing acute medical emergencies and/or trauma injuries day to day, and who are interested in improving and refining their skill base whether it be for use as a first responder, in a remote GP surgery setting or for expeditions.