First Aid in Extreme Conditions.

The mountain medicine course for mountaineers provides a qualified training in the medical first aid in the mountain and remote environment. Further, the participants will be instructed in the effective cooperation with the professional medical aid, Helicopter Rescue especially.

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Important Information

The Course is destined for the people, who go often to the mountains and usually have some responsibility for the other persons:
- Mountain Rescue members
- UIAGM guides
- UIMLA mountain leaders
- Climbing instructors
- Expedition leaders
- Active alpinists
- good health and fitness
- basic mountaineering and climbing skills
- perfect ski skills in free terrain (mandatory for the winter module).

The program runs mostly in Czech language, thus good knowledge is mandatory.
Basic Module: Sept 18-22, 2017 – mountain lodge, Jizerka hamlet, Jizera Mountains
Alpine module: January 26-28, 2018 – Alpine Ski Resort Avoriaz, France
Výcvik v Alpách bude probíhat v náročném zimním terénu a k účasti je třeba absolvování základního modulu v Jizerských horách.
- Qualified education in medical first aid in the mountain and remote environment
- Introduction to the professional Helicopter rescue system
- Training how to organize an effective rescue mission

After successful completion of the course the participants are rewarded with a diploma recognized by the MedCom UIAA, ICAR and ISMM.
The registration fee is 32 000 CZK, not VAT included
(= 38 720 CZK VAT included)

The registration fee includes study materials, certified lecturers, rental of the rescue material, practice at the helicopter stations (CZ, France) and a skipass for Avoriaz during the training.
Price does not include transportation, catering and accommodation.
Any question regarding the course please direct to info@kurzhorskemediciny.cz.

Mountain ski resort Avoriaz

Avoriaz is a popular ski resort in the French Alpine district of Haute Savoie and is located on the border with Switzerland.

The station has been built in the 60ties from the initiative of Jean Vuarnet, an Olympic alpine ski winner. Avoriaz, with its authentic architecture, is forbidden for cars in the wintertime, the station is designed to be fully skiable. Other transport around the resort includes horse-drawn sleighs or snow cats. Avoriaz is situated in the very hearth of the ski domain Portes du Soleil, which comprises around 12 French and Suisse ski stations. For its 650 km of ski slopes Portes du Soleil counts among the largest ski domains in the world.

Mont Blanc Helicopteres

is a French private airline company.

Nowadays, the company holds a fleet of over 30 helicopters and it has conducted over 225 000 flying hours since its creation in 1980.
Among other activities, Mont-Blanc Helicopteres assures medical air rescue in the mountainous environment. The crewmembers, including doctor, usually intervene in coordination with the Ski patrol. They provide technical and medical rescue of the victims of the serious ski accidents and they evacuate them to the appropriate medical facility.
The mountain rescue pilots are of the highest experiences, especially given the particularly sensitive aerology inherent to mountain environments.

Do you have any question?

Please, be invited to contact our Course’ coordinator Veronika Bulířová: info@kurzhorskemediciny.cz

Our partners

The Course is supported by the MedCom UIAA, ICAR and ISMM and is organized in close cooperation with the Liberec region Emergency Medical Services, Technical University of Liberec, Avoriaz Ski Patrol and the Mont Blanc Helicopteres airline company.

Mountain Medicine Course runs under the patronage of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.

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