1706 Military medicine

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Abstract

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Outline the development of the Military Medicine specialty, and describe the Irish Naval Service experience of the refugee crisis operations.

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The Special Session on Military Medicine will be comprised of two parts. The first presentation will outline how the new specialty of Military Medicine has been developed in Ireland, and give details on the modules, competencies and learning outcomes of the specialist training programme. The second presentation will provide an insight into the experiences of the Irish Naval Service involved in the ongoing operational deployment to assist in the Mediterranean refugee crisis, and look at some of the occupational medicine implications of this deployment.

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Presenters:1Lt Col Dr John Paul Hickey, 2Lt Cdr Anthony Geraghty

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1Faculty of Military Medicine of Ireland (FMMI), Dublin, Ireland

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2Naval Service Defence Forces Ireland, Cork, Ireland

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