Our epic Alpine Medicine course takes place in the stunning Julian Alps and is designed to open the world of expedition medicine to doctors, nurses, paramedics and other medical professionals wanting to add adventure to their career.
The Extreme Medicine CMD* accredited course will combine winter mountaineering skills, advanced expedition medicine training, plus altitude and cold weather medicine – everything you need to know to take on or lead an alpine expedition.
Location: Julian Alps, Slovenia
Dates: 18th – 23rd February 2018
Difficulty level: Specialised
4 excellent reasons to attend Alpine Medicine 2018
Exclusive 1:1 mentoring: Unlike any other training course, you’ll receive structured one to one mentoring from our faculty team; enabling you to ask questions and personalise the experience to your own special areas of interest.
Expert teaching: You’ll spend 3 days in the mountains, where you will gain hands-on extreme medicine experience from our world-class IMFGA (International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations) guides and our professional WEM faculty team. You will experience a one-day avalanche workshop at Vogel ski area followed by a two-day mini expedition overnighting at Komna hut.
Fully integrated content: All course content is incorporated to replicate the real-life challenges you might face on an actual mountain expedition. This helps shape your understanding of the field and will enable you to function should you find yourself in an extreme or challenging mountainside situation. For example, on Day 5 of the course, you will be involved in a simulated search and rescue scenario which will enable you to put into practice all the knowledge and skills you have learnt over the past 5 days.
Networking: Our courses are the perfect way to converse with like-mind counterparts and colleagues from around the world, as well as meeting and learning from the world’s best extreme mountain medicine experts. …
Be one of the first to experience our Alpine Medicine course and take your extreme medicine career to the next level. Book your place today!
*Course accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)