Remote Emergency Care Level 4 – Rescue Course

This two-day course is designed for those playing or working in remote areas and builds on previous training. In order to provide tailored content, participants choose to specialise in either Rescue or Expedition streams.

Remote (Rescue)
Ideal for rescue teams, or expeditions carrying rescue kit, this stream includes the use of medical equipment such as airway devices, suction, C-spine collars and spinal boards. Advanced techniques such as drug administration, helmet removal and use of medical gases are also covered. AED (defibrillator) training is included in this course.

What You’ll Learn

Compulsory Units

  • Vital Signs measurement inc Blood Pressure
  • Fracture Traction re alignment
  • Splinting
  • Fluid Therapy (oral, rectal, subcutaneous, intravenous – awareness of pros/cons for each)
  • Hypothermia Advanced
  • Communication monitor and recording
  • CSM check during wound, burn, fracture management
  • Spinal management inc transportation
  • AED’s
  • Awareness of AED in a wilderness setting

Rescue Option

  • OPA & NPA
  • BVM
  • Cervical Collar
  • Helmet Removal
  • Medical Gases
  • Use of Drugs (SC/IM)

Certificate Award

Courses certificated by Remote Emergency Care (Part of the Medical Expertise Group Ltd)

Course Dates & Locations

We can provide this training course at a date and location of your choice including Scotland.
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Suited Professions

  • Expedition Leaders
  • Forigen Travellers
  • Rescue Teams inc
  • Mountain and Cave


In date Level 2 or equivalent 16 hour outdoor first aid qualification.

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