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High Altitude First Aid

27 March 2021 @ 09:00 - 13:00

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A specialist, 4-hour course designed for anyone who plans to go to altitude and may encounter Acute Mountain Sickness and other, more dangerous, associated altitude related issues. It is also suitable as learning or CPD for expedition or remote medics.

Course content includes:

Preparation for altitude
Oxygen levels at height
AMS signs & symptoms
High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema (HAPE)
High Altitude Cerebral Oedema (HACE)
Lake Louise Symptoms Score
Use of Diamox and associated drugs for prevention and treatment
Familiarisation and use of Portable Altitude Chamber
Pulse Oximetry

High Altitude First Aid


27 March 2021
09:00 - 13:00


Lochinch Sports Pavilion, Pollok Country Park, Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow G41 4SN
Lochinch Sports Pavilion, , Pollok Country Park, Dumbreck Road
Glasgow, G41 4SN
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