Ocean Medicine is aimed at medical and healthcare professionals interested in dive medicine, extended and remote sailing expeditions, and marine-based challenges working with elite and amateur extreme athletes. This course has also been designed to cater for non-medics with a significant interest in a maritime environment.
World Extreme Medicine Ocean Medicine course alumni have left to take part in expeditions across the globe, responded to natural disasters and emergencies and gain placements with organisations such us Raleigh International, UK-Med, Team Rubicon and Médecins Sans Frontières as well as set of to swim Cape Horn, row unimaginable distances and help others achieve their lifetime ambitions on the water.
The course will be hosted in the historic town of Brixham, well known for its maritime heritage and contribution to ocean exploration. Developing the best curriculum for this course came through consultation with a group of world renowned ocean explorers, sports people and logisticians. Faculty include 3 senior doctors (Navy, Professional skipper, Dive medic), Senior Paramedic/RNLI trainer, additional to former Marine, and Adventure Sports Scientist/Logistician. The faculty have over 100 years experience overseas in Ocean-based environments between them and are pioneers in their particular fields.
The Ocean and Marine Medicine course is content rich and highly practical with time on the water and small group work. The primary objectives are to transition your medical skill set into an aquatic environment, attain necessary secondary practical skills sets, and combine these to enhance your safety, competence and value at sea.
Accreditation will be offered through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. We estimate 24 hours of CPD will be awarded for the complete course.
This course courses now include the WEM care package which contains branded stickers, lanyard and 10l dry bag.
All tutoring, accommodation and meals during the course
WEM care package
Downloadable course resources
What’s not included?
Insurance (for international travellers)
Drinks and food purchased from the bar