Tropical, Travel and Expedition Medical Skills Course

The aim of the Tropical, Travel & Expedition Medical Skills (T.T.E.M.S.) Course is to provide innovative and expert medical skills for the operational, deployed and offshore practitioners to become better and more proficient in their professional career.

The TTEMS course is approved through the Wilderness Medical Society for up to 29.75 credits towards the

Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine

The FAWM is an academic award available to all medical professionals. 

More information is available on the FAWM website. 

T.T.E.M.S. Course Content

  • Remote and Offshore Planning
  • Head and EENT Emergencies
  • Feet and Skin Issues
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Critical Care and Aviation Medicine
  • Altitude Medicine
  • Dive Medicine
  • Analgesics and Antibiotics
  • Genitourinary and Sexual Health
  • Snakebites, Stings and Wee Beasties
  • Expedition Health and Hygiene
  • Joint Reductions
  • Long-term Wound Care
  • Steri-strips and suturing
  • Introduction to Tropical Medicine
  • Tactical Laboratory
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza, Ebola and Avian Flu
  • Infectious Skin Diseases
  • Tropical Water Supply and Sanitation
  • Top Ten Tropical Diseases
  • Diarrhoea and the Management of Acute Dehydration
  • Tropical Pharmacology
  • Tropical Medicine Case Studies

T.T.E.M.S. Course Details

Duration: 5 days

Cost: €800

(Not including accommodation)

                 2018 Dates

17-21 September in Tanzania

19-23 November in Malta

 Location: Malta or Tanzania


Live Casualty Simulations

The T.T.E.M.S. course includes hands on experience with live casualty scenarios with special effects makeup. 

You will need to have a set of clothes that you don't mind getting a bit dirty and red.​

Prolonged Field Care

The College of Remote and Offshore Medicine incorporates PFC scenarios during this course. Delegates will be required to assess, manage and monitor their casualties for extended periods of time under resource poor environments.

Learn from the best

All of our instructors are currently working as healthcare professionals. We have former Special Forces medics, Navy SEAL medics, Special Air Service medics as well as medical doctors with military and expedition experience.

We are passionate about training.​