The High-Altitude Medicine Fundamentals, a key component of the RMS Fundamental Course, is a one-day training tailored for adventurers, mountain guides, and professionals in the energy and mining sectors. As activities expand into high-altitude regions, understanding the risks and management of altitude-related illnesses becomes crucial. This course offers insights into altitude exposure, acclimatization, and altitude-induced conditions, ensuring safety and preparedness across both adventurous and commercial endeavors.
- By the end of this course, participants will:
- Understand the unique physiological challenges posed by high altitudes.
- Recognize and treat acute mountain sickness (AMS), high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), and high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE).
Master the primary patient survey – a critical initial assessment in emergency medical care