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.


Important Information

In 2020 we are organising the International Mountain Medicine Course for doctors , which is approved by the ISMM and ICAR/UIAA MedCom and certified with the diploma "DiMM".
We are happy to announce that the Course was extended also for the mountaineers in following regime:
- Non-medical attendees will participate in all the program of the Course (helicopter training included)
- No final examination will be required (destined just to the medical professionals)
- The certificate of attendance will be labelled "supported by ISMM and ICAR/UIAA MedCom"
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
Participation in the the Course requires following:
- good health and fitness
- basic mountaineering and climbing skills

The program runs mostly in English language, thus good knowledge is mandatory.
- Highly qualified and certificated 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 certificate recognized by the MedCom UIAA, ICAR and ISMM medical commission.
The last Course was held in 2021, however the next one is not planned so far. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Certificate holders (completed the WHOLE COURSE):

Bc. Šárka Adamčíková – Mother and Child Care Institute, Praha (CZ)
Bc. Jan Folkman – Rychnov n. Kněžnou (CZ)
Bc. Richard Lochmann – Erstfeld (CH)
Miss Johana Růžičková – Praha (CZ)
Mr. Petr Sobotka – Petrov (CZ)
Miss Tereza Sukačová – Kuřim (CZ)
Dr. Jiří Žák – Šumperk (CZ)

PARTICIPATED in the summer session of the COURSE: Ing. Lukáš Císař – Brno (CZ)
Diploma holders (completed the WHOLE COURSE):

Jiří Bydžovský - Sulice-Kamenice (CZ)
Ing. Lukáš Císař - Brno (CZ)
Ing. Juraj Čermák, MBA - Žilina (SK)
Jiří Drápal - Brno (CZ)
Petr Kepka - Čerčany (CZ)
Bc. Lenka Mondeková - Jeseník (CZ)
Michaela Nová - Havířov (CZ)
Jaroslav Ruszó - Handlová (SK)
Jiří Šrenk - Zlín (CZ)
Mgr. Gabriela Tóthová - Praha (CZ)
Bc. Ján Žiak - Rajecké Teplice (SK)

PARTICIPATED in selected modules of the COURSE:

Mgr. Patrik Barjak - Bratislava (SK)
Michaela Hejsková - Liberec (CZ)
Václav Vochomůrka - Liberec (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.

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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