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Expedition Medicine

Expedition Medicine is the course for those who want to be able to practice their profession in extreme environments, such as expeditions. A fun and intensive course with a strong focus on practical skills, so that after completing the course you will feel more confident in dealing with medical conditions far from medical facilities.

Course information

13 250 SEK
2024-04-24 -2024-04-26
The course is accredited through the Wilderness Medicine Society and can award credits towards a FAWM.

Jättebra kurs! Rekommenderar starkt att gå den även om man inte tänkt arbeta som expeditionsläkare då man får med sig mycket som är användbart både i ens kliniska arbete eller på semestern med vännerna!
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Inspirerande kurs med bra föreläsningar om höghöjdsmedicin och det akuta omhändertagandet i vildmarken, därtill givande scenarioövningar med figuranter ute i skogen.
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Course information

The course consists of lectures, case discussions, group exercises and scenario exercises. In order to get the most out of the course, participants are expected to be familiar with the material sent out well in advance of the start of the course. Examination is by theoretical and practical test.

Passed course awards the

  • Certification in wilderness first aid (Akut Omhändertagande i Vildmark).
  • Re-certification in CPR
  • Diploma in Expedition Medicine
  • The possibility to ackredit up to 14.5 points towards a Fellow of Wilderness Medicine through Wilderness Medical Society.



Expedition Doctor cert

From the Content

Expedition planning
  • Airway management
  • Pain management
  • Bleeding control
  • Improvised carriers
  • Hypotermi och förfrysningsskador
  • Altitude Medicine
  • Group dynamics and leadership
  • Wilderness dentistry
  • Wound management in the field
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