RMS Fundamental Course
Day one

Held with a primary focus on patient examination with acute injuries.

  • Primary focus on acutely injured persons (MABCDE) – Tactical Field Care.
  • Resuscitation with heart and lungs rescue and defibrillator
  • Handling major bleeds with bandages and tourniquet
  • Immobilization of bone fracture
  • Hypothermia treatment and prevention
  • Treatment of frostbites and burns.
  • Training in using our expedition First Aid Kit.
  • Examination of our medical packs
  • Ultra-realistic scenario training.

RMS Fundamental Course
Day two

Secondary patient examination with a focus on telemedical communication with RMS Duty Doctor

  • Introduction to remote telemedicine
  • Secondary patient examination
  • The most severe/frequent acute diseases
  • Medical history with the use of the keyword – “SAMPLE”
  • Measurement of vitals (blood pressure, pulse, breathing, oxygen saturation, blood sugar, temperature)
  • Radio medical procedure
  • Medical examination
  • Handing over a patient using the keyword “ATMIST”
  • Telemedical scenario training

RMS Advanced Course (2 days)

Primary focus is on skills and the use of our Remote Base Camp Medic Pack, as well as telemedical treatment.

  • Airway management
  • Head injuries, management of neck and spinal injuries in the wilderness.
  • Injuries to the musculoskeletal system
  • Education in diseases
  • Treatment of wounds and scratches
  • Suturing
  • Eye injuries
  • Mental challenges with long-term fieldwork or isolation
  • Administration of medicine (intramuscular and subcutaneous injections)
  • Advanced medicine training in – antibiotics, morphine, and adrenaline.
  • Maritime field care
  • Telemedicine scenario training