Intro Expedition and Wilderness Medicine, Plas y Brenin, Wales
An exciting 4-day Expedition and Wilderness Medicine course which aims to open up the world of expedition medicine to all medical professionals and help you mix adventure into your career.
Expedition and Wilderness Medicine course alumni have left to take part in expeditions across the globe, responded to natural disasters and emergencies and gain placements with organisations such us Raleigh International, UK-Med, Team Rubicon and Médecins Sans Frontières.
Our Expedition & Wilderness Medicine course is designed to be the most comprehensive 4-day introductory training course a medic can be part of. Our expert faculty blend engaging lecture content with hands on practical skills essential to all expedition medics.
During the first 3 days of the course your time will be split 50/50 between lectures and practical group work, the evenings will vary between socialising, challenge tasks and special guest lectures. The final day will focus on a search and rescue scenario where you will combine your skills to locate, rescue, treat and evacuate a casualty.
We highly recommend arriving the day before the course, you can book additional accommodation for the Sunday night directly with Plas y Brenin
• All tutoring, accommodation and meals during the course
• WEM care package
• Downloadable course resources
• Safety equipment
What’s not included?
• Travel costs
• Insurance (for international travellers)
• Personal equipment
• Drinks and food purchased from the bar
Please ensure that you follow the kit list and bring adequate kit. Heavy rain, driving winds and low temperatures are common in the Welsh mountain, poor kit can be dangerous and could preclude you from activities. That being said, we often enjoy t-shirt weather on the course so it’s worth staying hopeful.