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NOGEPA 2.12 Offshore Medic Entry Course for Medics Designated as Offshore Medic to Render First Aid and Medical Care at Offshore Installations

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Medics with extensive experience in hospitals and/or emergency services may opt for the Offshore Medic position without attending the full basic course as described in NOGEPA 2.11. reduced basic course needs to be followed to achieve the offshore qualifications.

The objective of the training is to provide the delegate with additional training in rendering first aid and medical support at mining installations. After completion of the course, delegate shall be able, executing independently, reserved actions in conformity with the BIG Act.


NOGEPA 2.12 Offshore Medic Entry is a function-oriented course and is intended for medics who are designated as offshore medic to render first aid and medical care to employees at mining installations, and have demonstrable knowledge and experience in the area of emergency response, who have been working at an ambulance service, as medic at the emergency response service of a hospital, etc.

  • Duration: Basic - 4 days
  • Validity: After 12 month the delegate shall follow the refresher course Offshore Medic -NOGEPA 2.11 course
  • Prerequisites: valid diploma nurse with a valid registration as nurse according to the BIG Act, and According to the judgement of the physician responsible for the course, that the delegate has demonstrable knowledge and experience in the area of emergency response.

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NOGEPA Offshore Medic Entry Course




NOGEPA 2.12 Offshore Medic Entry Training

NOGEPA 2.12 Training Program

  • An abbreviated exercise in basic life support advanced cardiac life support, pre-hospital trauma life support
  • Procedures and instructions in relation to medical response, and communication with onshore
  • Legislation and protocols in relation to medical assistance offshore
  • Medical reporting offshore

NOGEPA 2.12 Practical

  • The course contains an internship at an ambulance service. The restricted handlings in the framework of the emergency response (basic life support, resuscitation, defibrillation, shock treatment, intravenous injections) are trained whereby the delegate demonstrates the control of these practical skills. Use shall be made of the guidelines of the Dutch Protocol Ambulance Care.

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only - please check with NOGEPA for the latest and accurate information on Training Standards

Last Updated: June 3, 2021