A specialist course designed for anyone who plans to go to altitude and may encounter Acute Mountain Sickness and other, more dangerous, associated altitude related issues.

Course content includes:

  • Preparation for altitude
  • Oxygen levels at height
  • AMS signs & symptoms
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema (HAPE)
  • High Altitude Cerebral Oedema (HACE)
  • High Altitude Flatus Expulsion (HAFE) ….yes really.
  • Lake Louise Symptoms Score
  • Use of Diamox and associated drugs
  • Familiarisation and use of Portable Altitude Chamber
  • Pulse Oximetry
The course will run over four hours but will feature a lunch break where the instructors will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
 
Course costs £40 and features a Venture Medical UK attendance certificate