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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

Module objectives

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

Key Facts


Eva Mussio / Claire Runaghan / Evon Conway

Tel: 024 765 74263

Course type: Module

Available as a Stand-alone Course? Yes

Modul Lead: Dr Joyce Yeung


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

CATS: 20

Code: MD938

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