This leadership and expedition medicine summer course takes a holistic approach to expedition medicine through being entirely scenario and workshop based. You will work through real life scenarios examining how medical care integrates with human factors and leadership when coordinating care.
- One day lecture based (online learning)
- Four days practical in Morzine
- Preparing for Expedition
- Medico legal aspects of expedition medicine
- Public health – keeping everyone safe
- Medical Kits
- Leadership in Practice
- Environmental lectures
– Tropical Medicine
- Analgesia in remote locations
- Mental health considerations
- Expedition Nutrition
- Global health and sustainability on expedition
- Expeditions post Covid
Practical Course – 4 Days
In this fresh approach to expedition medicine we will utilise the course time to immerse you in the situational and human factors that impact on your decision making around physical and mental health on expedition.
Our summer course is delivered through practical workshops, scenarios, discussions and debate.
Practical workshops will take place on the mountain and include: trauma, packaging casualties, fractures, dislocations and splinting, radio work, rope skills and basic navigation.
You will experience one night in an Alpine refuge and aim to summit a peak.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Course cost £895 Early Bird Discount
£995 after April 1st
Course length: 6 days
4 days practical component
1 day virtual learning
1 travel day
Location: The course is held in the centre of Morzine.
Travel: you must book your fights and transfers.
A list of transfer companies can be found HERE
Accommodation: You are required to book your own travel to Morzine
We all stay together in a beautiful French farmhouse in the centre of Morzine. This allows plenty of time for expedition and career discussions whilst cooking up a fondue.
The penultimate night will be spent in a high Alpine refuge.