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T4 – EDITION FOR MEDICS

T4 – EDITION FOR MEDICS

Polish Medical Mission invites to a travel medicine course in Krakow: ‘T4 – TRAVEL, TRAUMA, TROPICS, TACTICS. Selected aspects of travel medicine and rescue’.

Date: 1-2 September

Location: Krakow

Cost: PLN 500

Applications: sekretariat@pmm.org.pl with annotation T4

More information: www.pmm.org.pl

T4 is the Polish Medical Mission’s own programme created based on international guidelines from such bodies as the European Resuscitation Council and the TC3 Committee as well as many years’ mission experience. The detailed topics include behaviours in emergency where life or health is threatened during a journey; and classes in small groups will be based on practical exercises and simulation scenarios. The trainers are experts of the Polish Medical Mission with experience gained also from medical and stabilisation missions.

The issues discussed during the course include:

Travel:
- planning a trip to a ‘high risk’ country
- travel safety and crisis situations
- principles of ad hoc transport

Trauma:
- procedures at the scene of an accident, injury examination
- respiratory protection
- procedures for hypothermia
- intravascular accesses and principles of fluid therapy
- modern methods of controlling haemorrhage

Tropics:
- overheating and heat stroke
- dirty hands diseases
- stings, bites, allergies
- malaria, diarrhoea, fever
- first aid kit

Tactics:
- steps in the active shooter situation
- hostage situations
- providing aid depending on the threat of coming under fire in relation to aid zones

The course has been prepared in two versions, i.e. for people with medical education and for people without medical education intending to travel to different corners of the world.

EDITION FOR MEDICS

Date: 1-2 September 2018
Location: Krakow