Training in the Helicopter Rescue Centre Bergwacht Bayern, Bad Tölz, Germany
Day 6: Pascal Zellner from the Ifremmont Institute shared his rich experience with frostbite and hypothermia treatment. He presented interesting cases treated by himself or by his colleagues from the Alps and from all around the world.
Day 3 started under the leadership of Ivana Sikulova practicing the use of avalanche transceivers and probes as well as making the snow profiles.
The first course day started with a short introduction by course leader Kristina Höschlová who then went on to speak about trauma management in difficult mountain terrain. Her presentation involved short videos of real-life situations filmed by professional rescuers.
If you like to learn more how was the first year of the Mountain Medicine Course in the Czech Republic, be invited to see our video:
The final exam included a written MCQ test, as well as an oral exam (case scenario) and a practice task.
This day was a highlight of whole the Course fusing all the previously acquired experiences.
In the morning, there was an excursion and training with the Helicopter Rescue Service of Liberec region
The course’s participants enjoyed two beautiful sunny days on the rock. They were introduced in the rock climbing, rappelling and rescue techniques.