CoROM Remote Paramedic

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. 

Our graduates have been accepted into UK universities offering a one year fully online BSc top up programme. The cost is around £3000 to upgrade from our Remote Paramedic to the BSc in Paramedic Practice. The universities look at each application on a case-by-case basis.


Accreditation

Board certified Tactical Paramedic

TP-C

Diploma of Paramedical Science

DipPara

On the last day of the course, delegates can choose to sit the American board certification exam to become a Tactical Paramedic. ​This TP-C is accredited by the International Board of Specialty Certifications. 

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.

CoROM Remote Paramedics are welcome to take the Horizon HSE Offshore Medics Course on completion of the paramedic classroom training.

Horizon gives a 25% discount to CoROM students on tuition and accommodation during their Offshore Medics Course.

There are additional jobs available for paramedics with this qualification.

   Course Structure of

     CoROM Remote Paramedic

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

Content provided online by CoROM.

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:    4 weeks of classroom training.

Certificates earned: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Paediatric Advanced Life Support, International Trauma Life Support, Remote Medical Life Support and Tropical, Travel and Expedition Medical Skills.


Location: Malta and Tanzania.

The classroom training phase is scheduled to take place in Malta twice every year and Tanzania each summer.

Course Dates

26 Feb – 24 Mar 2018 in Malta

Course full

27 Aug – 22 Sep 2018 in Tanzania

Places available

29 Oct – 24 Nov 2018 in Malta

Places available


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:

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

Tuition Cost: €5600