For those wishing to produce their own bespoke courses please find listed below the subject headings and approximate timings (in minutes). Please note that all subjects shown in bold type are mandatory for stages 1-3. An average training day consists of eight hours.

Aims/Principles of Expedition Medicine (10) Primary Assessment (30) Musculoskeletal Injuries One (30) Basic Life Support (60)
Airway Obstruction (30) Wounds and Bleeding (60) Secondary Assessment (30) Burns (40)
Scenario Training & Incident Management (60) Disorders of Consciousness & Circulation (60) The Effects of Extremes of Temperature (60) Medical Preparation for Expeditions (30)
Casualty Monitoring & Administration (30) Use & Management of Tourniquets (20) Use of Drugs on Expedition (60) Musculoskeletal Injuries Two (60)
Foreign Objects (30) Poisoning (30) Oral & Naso Airways (30) Water Injuries (40)
Altitude Illnesses (30) Bites & Stings (40) Expedition Health & Hygiene (30) Suturing (90)
Cannulation (90) Chest Drains (60) Dental Illness & Injuries (20) Working with Helicopters (30)
Emotional Stress Illnesses (30) Pain Management (40) Casualty Evacuation (40) First Aid Kits (30)

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"Excellent training for operating in hostile environments. It has improved my confidence to operate in such environments"

Richard - First Option Group