HSE Offshore Medic Refresher Blended Learning | DDRC Healthcare

Charity Number: 279652

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  • 29
    Oct
    Mon 8:30 AM - Fri 5:00 PM
    • £1,080.00 incl. VAT
    Registration not available. Please contact training@ddrc.org
  • 03
    Dec
    Mon 8:30 AM - Fri 5:00 PM
    • £1,080.00 incl. VAT
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Summary

The Offshore Medic Refresher course is required every three years and includes training and assessment in CPR, first aid, AED, oxygen administration and intravenous/osseous techniques.

Description

The HSE Offshore Medic Refresher Blended Learning Package option allows the initial learning to be completed via distance learning over 2-3 months followed by one week attendance at DDRC.  

Students complete distance learning modules supported by a tutor, followed by an assessment after each module.

Students will need to complete three assignments prior to attending the 5 day practical module in Plymouth.

A pass mark of 75% in all modules is required prior to entry onto the practical week.

Certification includes:

  • HSE Offshore Medic certificate
  • HSE Offshore First Aid certificate
  • DDRC Certificate of Attendance: Oral examination on Offshore Medicine by Physician
  • DDRC Certificate of Attendance: Thrombolysis

Prerequisites

Students will need an in-date HSE Offshore Medic certificate.  

During this course students can attend an emergency department in an unsupervised role and so will require an in-date DBS certificate (formerly known as CRB) or equivalent of your region. Please ensure you have sent a scanned copy of your certificate along with your passport photo to training@ddrc.org

Students must meet the criteria set out in the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First Aid) Regulations 1989, (SI 1989 No. 1671), that is either:

  • Registered Nurse - Adult, who appear on the NMC register, and have a suitable portfolio with at least 3 years post registration experience. 
  • RMN’s with other nursing qualifications, (RGN), who appear on the NMC register and have a suitable portfolio with at least 3 years post registration in general nursing.
  • Naval Medical Assistants, who have attained the rate of Leading Medical Assistant and have a suitable portfolio with at least 5 years service.
  • Army Medical Assistants (CMT1, RMA1), who have attained the rank of Corporal and have a suitable portfolio with at least 5 years service.
  • RAF Medical Assistants, who have attained the rank of Corporal and have a suitable portfolio with at least 5 years service.
  • Paramedic, with 3 years post registration experience

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