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Core Curriculum in Military Medicine

The core curriculum in Military Medicine will address the specific learning needs of the trainee, and facilitate the development of each of the required characteristics and competencies that will ultimately enable the trainee to adhere to the principles of good professional practice in their everyday working life.

The core curriculum of specialist training in Military Medicine is composed of the following elements:

  • General Practice (All components of the Irish College of General Practitioners Core Curriculum)
  • Military Medicine

    Military Primary Care - Consultation skills, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Sexual Health, Otorhinolaryngology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Palliative Care 

    Military Training - Orientation and preparation for Commissioning, Drill, ceremonial and inspections, Weapons training, Tactical training, Command, leadership and organisational studies, Physical education and training, Signals, Engineering and security countermeasures, Military medicine, Military medical organisation, Military medical administration, Medical aspects of military law, Medical aspects of domestic military service, Medical aspects of overseas military service

    Military Occupational Medicine - Occupational Medicine, Tropical Infectious Diseases and Travel Health, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Military Preventative Medicine, Aviation Medicine, Diving Medicine,

    Military Operational Medicine
    - Pre-hospital Medicine, Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Medicine, Tactical Medicine, Disaster and Humanitarian Medicine, Major Incident Management, Medical Resource Management

    Special Skill: Advanced Interventions - 
    Basic airway skills, Airway management, Analgesia and sedation, Local and regional anaesthesia, Management of life threatening chest injuries, Cardiac interventions, Vascular access, Abdominal procedures, Joint procedures, Catastrophic limb injuries, Ultrasound, Point of care testing, Emergency dental procedures

    Academic Practice
    - Research, Audit, Education