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MASC Training Services
Medical Courses

Mine Clearance Trauma Medic


Course length

Mine Clearance Trauma Medic is a comprehensive 3 week medical training course.

Course aim

To train locally employed staff to provide routine healthcare and emergency pre-hospital care in support of humanitarian landmine and unexploded ordnance, UXO clearance programmes in accordance with the international standards as laid down by the United Nations Mine Action Service, UNMAS.

 

 

A team of mine clearance trauma medics, trained by MASC Training Services, in Cambodia
 A team of mine clearance trauma medics, trained by MASC Training Services, in Cambodia

Who is it for?

Local medical staff requiring specific training in dealing with victims and casualties of land mines and unexploded ordnance.

Mine Clearance Trauma Medic is a comprehensive 3 week medical training course
 Mine Clearance Trauma Medic is a comprehensive 3 week medical training course

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Role & responsibilities of the DTM
  • Medical ethics
  • Health & safety in the work place
  • Stress & stress full situations
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • The cavities of the human body
  • The cause & spread of disease
  • Infection & aseptic techniques
  • Prevalent diseases & illnesses
  • Health & hygiene in the field
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • The principles & priorities of first aid
  • The respiration system
  • The circulatory system
  • The skeletal & muscular systems
  • The nervous system
  • The digestive system
  • The urinary system
  • The eye & eye injury
  • The ear & ear injury
  • The skin & common skin diseases
  • Patient history & examination
  • Respiration & asphyxia
  • Basic life support BLS
  • The mechanism of injury
  • Advanced airway management
  • Wounds & the control of bleeding
  • Dressings & bandages
  • Head, chest & abdominal injury
  • Extremity trauma
  • Taking &recording of vital signs
  • Management of fractures
  • Use of traction &inflatable splints
  • Sprains, strains & dislocations
  • Trauma patient assessment
  • Cervical spine injury
  • Stretchers & patient handling
  • Giving an injection
  • Shock & fluid replacement
  • Intravenous cannulation
  • Management of burns
  • Poisons, bites and stings
  • Missile injury & effects of blast
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Pharmacology
  • Management of pain
  • Heat & cold weather injuries
  • Gun shot wounds
  • Triage in trauma
  • Dealing with a road traffic accident
  • The Glasgow Comma Scale - GCS
  • Report writing & record keeping
  • Long term care of the sick patient
  • Vehicle conversion to an ambulance
  • Treatment during transportation
  • The management of landmine injuries
  • Medical minefield responsibilities
  • Equipment & casualty removal
  • Introduction to radios & procedures
  • Management of a minefield accident
  • Oxygen therapy
  • The Laryngeal mask
  • Endotracheal intubation

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