|Event Name:||Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters Course|
|Start Date:||25th Nov 2023 (9am)|
|End Date:||2nd Dec 2023 (5pm)|
|Contact/RSVP:||For further information please contact email@example.com|
These eight-day intensive and practical residential courses are now being offered by the University of Tasmania as stand-alone courses or as an elective unit as part of the Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments program..
These courses provide both theoretical and practical coverage of the following topics:
- Pre-trip planning and medical kits
- Telemedicine and maritime support
- Environmental medicine (marine envenomation, cold water immersion, drowning, hypothermia)
- Maritime Search and rescue
- Maritime occupational health
- Shipboard safety and emergency drills
- Casualty extrication and transfer
- Diving and free-diving in remote areas
- VHF radio communications
- Navigation and meteorology
- Swift water safety and rescue
2023 Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters Course Information
- Health Professionals: $5,990 (GST incl)
- Non-health Professionals: $2,995 (GST incl)*
- Students undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments (M5A): $5,434#
#Students undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments (M5A) are required to complete this residential short course before they can undertake the assessment for CAM635 Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters. The assessment must be completed within 12 months of undertaking the short course. You must be enrolled in the Unit CAM635 in the same semester as the short course in order to complete the assessment.
PLEASE NOTE that FeeHelp (HELP) and HECS are not available for the Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters unit, CAM635. The fee of $5434 must be paid in full at the time of registration. A fee waiver will then be applied to the Unit.
- The course starts indoors for the first 3 days at the Medical School in Hobart before heading off on the replica tall ship “The Lady Nelson” to turn theory into practice. We will stay overnight in Cygnet or Port Huon and finish up with a swift-water session on the River Derwent.
- To access the pre-course preparation, program, venue information and to get a better feel for the what the course will be like please visit https://hree.tsom.utas.edu.au/
2023 HREE Courses Calendar
Further Study Options
Upon successful completion of this Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters short course, eligible participants are offered the opportunity to enrol in and complete our Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters unit (CAM635) for credit towards the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments (M5A).
By undertaking further study, you will be able to deepen your knowledge of healthcare in remote and extreme environments.
In addition to Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters, other units available include:
- CAM503 Operational Aspects of Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments
- CAM619 Medicine in Extreme Environments
- CAA500 Advanced Clinical Reasoning in Out of Hospital Practice (for Paramedics)
- KHB701 Human Behaviour in Extreme Environments
- CAM631 Expedition Medicine
- CAM632 Humans in Space
- CAM634 Extreme Sports Medicine
For further details visit the website at www.utas.edu.au/remoteextrememed.
Cancellation Policy for Medical Care on Offshore and Inland Waters short courses
- Cancellations advised in writing 28 days prior to the Short Course will be refunded in full.
- Cancellation due to illness, supported by a medical certificate, will be refunded in full.
- A refund will not be granted to any registrant that cancels up to 28 days prior to the commencement of the course, or fails to attend.
- Full payment is required upon course registration.
- The Tasmanian School of Medicine reserves the right to reschedule planned short courses. In the unlikely event of a cancellation, all paid short course fees will be refunded.