CoROM Remote Paramedic

Applications are no longer being accepted for this programme

Now that the College has EU accreditation, all new paramedic registrations will go through the new Higher Diploma of Remote Paramedic Practice. Please click here for that programme.

The Remote Paramedic programme is designed for healthcare professionals working in remote, austere and resource poor environments. This course is designed specifically for the remote medic, oil and gas industry, expeditions, close protection operators and contract medics throughout the world. The course covers both city based paramedic skill sets and remote paramedic training with an emphasis on high quality prolonged field care for remote and operational environments. 

The TP-C is an advanced paramedic certification that is specifically designed for SWAT medics, Special Forces Medical Sergeants (18D) and SEAL Corpsman. This is purchased directly from the IBSC website.

   Course Structure of

     CoROM Remote Paramedic

Part I:    20-30 weeks of distance learning consisting of three major modules. 

Online Basic Sciences: Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology and Pharmacology

Online Core Skills: Drugs Formulary, Patient Assessment, Practical Skills, Special Populations, Trauma Module and Medical Module.

Online Advanced Skills: Cardiology, Advanced Airway Management, Advanced Pharmacology

Part II:    3 weeks of classroom training.

Certificates earned: CoROM Remote Paramedic

Location: Malta and Tanzania

The classroom training phase is scheduled to take place in Malta and Tanzania.

Course Dates

Course is no longer being offered. Please look at the Higher Diploma of Remote Practice Paramedic webpage.

Part III:    400 hours of clinical placements.

· Dates and location to be agreed with CoROM.

· Placement options to be provided by CoROM.

CoROM clinical placements page

· Students can arrange their own clinical placements with prior approval from CoROM.

· Clinical placements have to be completed within a six-month time frame after completing the classroom training.

· Students are responsible for all travel and accommodation costs.​

This paramedic programme is open to applicants who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Basic Ambulance Assistant
  • Medicine in Remote Areas
  • Any qualification equal or higher to the above

Tuition Cost: €5900