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Advanced Emergency Practice

This module addresses the needs of both air and land paramedics and doctors and allied health care professionals wishing to undertake a primary HEMS role or work in an environment providing advanced medical interventions to a similar level (oil rigs, expeditions etc.). You will need to be currently employed or have access to clinical placements that will support development of clinical skills during the course of the module. You will need to
have access to clinical and educational mentorship support.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the concepts and theories surrounding the issues of emergency practice
  • The teaching and learning style is interactive, drawing on both the expert teachers and the experience of the students

Aims and learning outcomes:
Gain a theoretical framework for the acquisition of a range of clinical skills relevant to the primary HEMS clinical setting.

These skills will support you in the safe identification and management of a range of clinical conditions where specific interventions are required in order to maximise the clinical outcome.

The skills will be supported by the relevant theoretical concepts and knowledge.

Study options

Available as an optional module on the following courses:

Induction module

Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.

Key Facts


Cheryl Grantham/ Eva Mussio/ Claire Runaghan

Tel: 024 765 74263 / 73958

Course type: Module

Available as a Stand-alone Course? Yes

Leaders: Joyce Yeung


Duration: Blended Learning - Part-time over a 5 week period plus 144 hours of self-directed study


  • 4 x 15-minute Case Based Examination
  • 2 x 1,000-word written assignment

CATS: 20

Code: MD938

Postgraduate Award:

Application Deadline: 29 August 2022

Next Course Start Date: 10/10/2022

Module Dates

Day 1 10/10/2022

Day 2 19/10/2022

Day 3 25/10/2022

Day 4 02/11/2022

Day 5 10/11/2022

CBE Assessment:


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