Mountain Medicine Course in Nepal

22nd April to 9th May 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal.

The ultimate mountain medicine course, which follows the Everest Base Camp Trail up the Khumbu valley to the base camp itself, situated in the shadow of the world’s most iconic peak.

During the 17-day course you will follow the Everest Base Camp Trail from Lukla to Khumbu valley. You will be trekking at an easy pace for 14 days, staying in Nepalese teahouses and enjoying the spectacular scenery along the route.

Course Content

  • Role & responsibilities of an expedition doctor
  • Personal trekking and medical kit
  • Pre-expedition planning and Casevac
  • Staying well in KTM & Beyond H2O, UV, personal hygiene
  • Wilderness Wound Management
  •  Frostbite
  • Wilderness H2O treatment
  • Wilderness Fracture Management
  • Improvised splints practical
  • Women’s Wilderness Health
  • Debrief and review of medical cases encountered
  • and more..

The price includes: accommodation, meals (unless otherwise stated), expedition medicine course manual, all course activities, support services on the Everest Base Camp trail and return flights from Kathmandu to Lukla. The only additional costs are for your international flights, drinks and items of personal nature.

Travel insurance is compulsory and must include the facility for helicopter evacuation in case of an emergency and must cover high altitude trekking.

General Information
Date: 22nd April to 9th May 2018

Thamel district, Kathmandu


Registration: To register online please click here.

For more information visit the website.

Published in GI-Mail 12/2017 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

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