Medicine in Remote AreasMIRA
NZ Qualifications: First Responder, with additional ambulance Unit Standards: 24849 and 24870
UK Qualifications: Exmed MIRA Certificate, endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
CEER, or equivalent 5 day PHEC course.
This course is for those who find themselves in a critical situation, with no immediate hope of rescue support. Suitable for search and rescue, offshore and hostile environment medics or team members. Includes:
- Management of injuries from road traffic collisions, ballistics and violent assaults
- Intermediate and advance airway management, including surgical airways
- Life threathening chest injuries and management, including needle decompression
- Shock and fluid replacement (I.V & I.O)
- Environmental illnesses