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4 fantastic reasons to choose our Alpine Medicine course

Our exciting 6-day Alpine Medicine medical training expedition in the stunning Julian Alps, Slovenia is designed to open the world of expedition medicine to doctors, nurses, paramedics and other medical professionals wanting to add adventure into their career. So, if you’re keen to support expeditions in cold, mountainous environments or simply be better prepared for your own winter mountain adventures – this is the course for you!

4 excellent reasons to choose our Alpine Medicine course:

  • Earn CPD credits and further your career – add more adventure to your career and bring new challenges by learning and enhancing your knowledge and skill set to ensure you are in the best possible position to further your career. For those attending and completing the course, accreditation will be offered (we estimate 34 hours of CPD) through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  • Alpine medicine topics explained – across the 6 days you’ll cover a broad range of topics including winter mountaineering and expedition skills, public health in mountain environments, expedition and emergency planning, altitude and cold weather injury, wilderness trauma and medical and rescue scenarios, as well as having the unique opportunity to hear inspiring ‘real-life’ stories from our mountain loving faculty.
  • Practical hands on experience – throughout your time with us, there will be various preparatory workshops and skill sessions on field-proven techniques to inspire and enhance your skills; helping you to become a more effective and highly valued practitioner of cold weather medicine.
  • Expert faculty – between them our remarkable expert team have a depth of knowledge and experience, living and working in the most remote corners of the world, achieving notable success in the face of extreme challenge and adversity.

WEM Faculty Jamie Pattison describes what the WEM Alpine Medicine Course is all about, the skills you’ll learn as well as showcasing the stunning environment you’ll be immersing yourself in.

Join us and experience our Alpine Medicine course for yourself. Be part of something amazing and take your extreme medicine career to the next level.

Book your place today!


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