Our 7-day Jungle Medicine course provides an immersive training experience set within the stunning tropical rainforests of Costa Rica, all under the expert guidance of our faculty team.
The Jungle Medicine course aims to equip doctors, nurses and paramedics with practical survival skills, an overview of tropical medicine, logistical knowledge and pre-hospital skills required on a jungle expedition.
This action-packed course kicks off by rafting into camp before running through essential information you’ll need for the days ahead.
Splitting the course into practical and theory based elements gives us an opportunity to vary teaching methods and importantly, gets you hands on ‘learning by doing’. You’ll adapt basic navigation and camp craft skills for use in the complex jungle environment, we’ll discuss the common conditions found in jungle environments and learn how to treat this conditions in such a challenging location.
Accreditation will be offered through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. We estimate 30 hours of CPD will be awarded for the complete course.
All tutoring, accommodation and meals during the course
WEM care package
Downloadable course resources
What’s not included?
Travel and health insurance
Do you need travel and health insurance?
We recommend all participants travelling outside of their home country, or where aero-medical evacuation may be required, have specific travel insurance in place for the expedition.
For your safety and security, we reserve the right to refuse access to an expedition until we have details of adequate insurance cover provided to us.