Ocean Medicine – take your medical career in a new direction

Our ground-breaking 4 day Ocean Medicine training course in Plymouth is designed to give medical professionals a highly practical and immersive training experience for any Ocean-going events and expeditions. So, if you’re wanting to provide medical cover for water-based expeditions – this is the course for you! It’s also a great refresher for anyone already working in the field.

4 excellent reasons to attend our Ocean Medicine course:

Further your career – this course has been specifically designed for medical professionals who might be interested in supporting marine-based challenges, sporting events, ocean swims, extended sailing trips and expeditions. World Extreme Medicine course alumni have left to take part in expeditions across the globe, responded to natural disasters and emergencies, gained placements with leading organisations such as Raleigh International and Médecins Sans Frontières, as well as set off to swim Cape Horn, row unimaginable distances and help others achieve their lifetime ambitions on the water.

Earn CPD credits – for those attending our Ocean Medicine course, accreditation will be offered (we estimate 24 hours of CPD for the complete course) through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Our course provides the perfect opportunity to increase your ocean and marine medicine skill set enabling you to become a more effective medic.

Highly practical training experience – our highly qualified team will deliver content through practical and fully immersive workshops, lectures and group discussions which will involve a significant amount of time on the water and working in small groups. You’ll learn clinical skills and field-proven techniques that will ensure you leave the course feeling confident in your ability to provide medical cover on a water-based expedition.

Expert team – led by our expert WEM faculty we have developed the best curriculum for this course through consultation with a group of world-renowned ocean explorers, sportspeople and logisticians. Using their combined expertise and vast experience this pioneering course will provide you with real-world skills and an understanding of conditions likely to occur whilst on a marine-based expedition.



Join us and experience our Ocean Medicine course for yourself. Be part of something amazing and take your extreme medicine career to the next level.

Book your place today!

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