A year in the life of a remote medic

Step one: offshore medic courseWe attended the course in March 2010 and found it to be excellent. The course needs to be well prepared for because as a part of it, you take a UK resuscitation advanced life support course on the Thursday and Friday of the first week and prehospital trauma life support on the Monday and Tuesday of the next. Both of these courses are intense but when run consecutively, they really test your preparation.I enjoyed my placements which I completed at Nottingham A&E and a local GP surgery. The primary health side I found to be really interesting, coming from a prehospital background. The selected GPs surgery was very supportive and proactive in our training.

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