DDRC Professional Services

HSE Offshore Medic Refresher

The DDRC HSE Offshore Medic refresher course includes a stimulating and thorough mixture of practical scenarios, theory and student placement in medical/clinical departments. One week is theory based and the other week is spent on placement. Other opportunities exist in dentistry, along with risk assessment and health and safety management issues. The course also includes refresher training on CPR, first aid, AED, oxygen administration, Thrombolysis and intravenous / intraosceouse techniques.

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Description

The course includes refresher training on CPR, first aid, AED, oxygen administration, Thrombolysis and intravenous / intraosceouse techniques.

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 require 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.

Candidates 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