Medicine In Remote Areas (MIRA) Course

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Medicine in Remote Areas is an intensive 5-day course specifically designed for pre-hospital providers who want to enhance their skills and knowledge in the management of both medical and trauma patients in the remote environment.

This is the ideal course for people working in close protection, emergency response teams, TV production and remote expeditions.

All students who wish to attend this course must demonstrate prior learning in the pre-hospital field, FPOS-I or FREC 3 equivalent.


  • Management of injuries from road traffic collisions

  • Ballistics trauma

  • Intermediate and advanced airway management

  • Life threatening chest injuries and management

  • Circulatory system and Haemorrhage control

  • Shock and fluid replacement (I.V & I.O)

  • Tropical medicine

  • Altitude sickness

  • Communicable diseases

  • Head injuries

  • Medical emergencies

  • Fractures

  • Dislocations

  • Burns & burns management

  • Environmental illnesses

  • Remote area and prolonged patient care

  • Communication with other authorities

The course is endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC), Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Following the course you will have the necessary skills, confidence and expertise to perform effectively and efficiently in a remote area.

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