Marine Medical Training

Offshore Emergency Medicine®

This popular seminar is now in its 17th year, offering intensive medical training for cruisers and racing sailors operating out of range of rapid rescue and medical assistance. The program includes approximately 12 hours of pre-course reading, study, and on-line testing followed by three days of on-site training. There are no medical training prerequisites, but basic first aid and CPR is recommended. Certification is awarded by Wilderness Medical Associates International, and earns 36 hours CME from CECBEMS. Offshore Emergency Medicine is Coast Guard approved under 46CFR 11.205(e)(l)(i).

Read the Blue Water Sailing article about this course: Emergency Medicine for the Largest Wilderness by Jill Dubler.
Link to Sample Course Schedule

Offshore Emergency Medicine
April 10 - 12, 2015 in Coral Gables, FL

Based at the University of Miami Virginia Key Campus
Register early, precourse study required
Offshore Emergency Medicine
May 29 - 31, 2015 in Portland, Maine

Based in downtown Portland
Class size is limited to 14
Offshore Emergency Medicine
October 29 - November 1, 2015 in Shanghai, China

Chongming Island, Shanghi

To those in the field...

Medical Officer, Ltd. is based in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and is an Instructor Sponsor of Wilderness Medical Associates courses in Crested Butte, Denver, Durango, Moab and beyond. We are also retailers for Conterra products and our own custom medical kits.