Crisis to Care: Mastering High-Pressure Situations in Extreme Environments

GBP £10.00

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Join us for a captivating and insightful session as Hareen De Silva, a seasoned humanitarian worker, shares his vast experience in managing challenging medical cases in some of the world’s most hostile environments.

Discover how Hareen expertly navigated through precarious situations, including attending to over 40 casualties in the dead of night and evacuating 14 patients on a coach, not once but twice, in just 48 hours! Hareen will provide an in-depth analysis of how he applied his exceptional human factor skills in an unknown environment, away from his regular job role.

Gain valuable insights into the real-world challenges faced by humanitarian workers and learn how to effectively manage high-pressure situations in extreme circumstances. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from a seasoned expert and enhance your skills in humanitarian medicine.

Available to purchase on-demand for either a one-off payment of £10.00 or alternatively you can sign up for the World Extreme Medicine Membership to gain access to this webinar and all our other e-learning content.

Intended Learning Outcomes

In this session you will learn:

  • Identify challenges faced by humanitarian workers in hostile medical environments.
  • Learn strategies for managing high-pressure situations in unknown and unfamiliar environments.
  • Apply human factor skills in humanitarian medicine, including critical decision making and effective communication in challenging situations.
  • Enhance skills and knowledge in humanitarian medicine from a seasoned expert.

Hareen De Silva, is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and an accomplished expedition medic. He has travelled to remote locations like Dominica, Costa Rica, and Gough Island to provide medical support for conservation projects. Hareen has also deployed as a clinician on humanitarian aid missions in Syria, Iraq, and Greece, and has trained civilians and medics in combat casualty care in Ukraine. He is passionate about addressing health inequalities and serves as a trustee for the UK medical education charity Fairhealth.

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