Remote/Offshore Medics operating within the oil, gas and exploration industries are subject to a four-week HSE accredited course. A refresher course after three years is mandatory to allow the medic to continue practising.
The course developed and delivered by Iqarus is a 20-day course encompassing a 10-day training centre phase covering Trauma, Cardiac, Airway, Major incident training, Environmental and Primary health modules amongst others.
This is followed by a 5-day Primary Care placement and a 5-day placement in the Accident & Emergency department.
A further optional 5 days to complete the safety training element.