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High Altitude First Aid Course

4th February 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

£40

Our 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
High Altitude First Aid Course

Details

Date:
4th February 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
£40

Organiser

Craig A Borthwick FRGS

Venue

The Canons’ Gait
232 Canongate
Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ United Kingdom
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