Push the boundaries of your career and explore the challenges of applying your expertise in extreme environments. The graduate certificate in Extreme Medicine prepares medical professionals of all types who are interested in providing lifesaving care in austere emergency situations.
This unique program is delivered in partnership between the Northeastern University and World Extreme Medicine, the world’s leading provider of education, conferences, consultancy, and medical cover in extreme medicine. Every year they help thousands of medical and healthcare workers push the boundaries of their abilities and enables them to thrive and deliver in remote, austere, and hostile environments.
Our asynchronous, online program provides the skills needed in an ever-evolving global climate through didactic courses that develop core competence in:
- Crisis resource management
- Human factors in austere environments
- Efficiency of highly skilled teams
- Theory and ethics of care in humanitarian crisis
The Certificate in Extreme Medicine is an interprofessional program relevant to doctors, nurses, physician assistants, paramedics, psychologists, athletic trainers, public health professionals, and other medical professionals who could contribute to teams in remote or austere environments, and who seek to improve their clinical skills in their everyday environments.
This is a four course, twelve credit asynchronous online certificate program, that can be augmented through an operational experiential practicum in partnership with World Extreme Medicine.