Wilderness Medicine CME:Medical Red Cross

Zermatt, Switzerland

September, 2016

Earning CME credits has never been so beautiful. Join us on the Haute Route, from Chamoix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland to enjoy the beauty of the mountains, glaciers, wild flowers, and local culture.

Over the course of 13 days you will enjoy the French and Swiss Alps, increase your overall health, and expand your brain power.

Course Content

  • Altitude illness
  • Hypothermia/frostbite
  • Avalanche/snow emergencies
  • Wilderness trauma (with a winter/climbing slant – climbing falls, falls though ice, skiing accidents)
  • Snow shelters and winter survival skills
  • Water detoxification and traveler’s diarrhea
  • Designing a wilderness medical kit
  • Evacuations – who, when, & how
  • Treating locals while abroad and international ethics

Course Instructors

Hillary R. Irons, MD, PhD

Fellow in wilderness medicine in the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also an instructor of surgery at Harvard School of Medicine.

Clinical Interests

  • Wilderness medicine
  • Altitude illness
  • Traumatic brain injury

Lara L. Phillips, M.D.

Fellow in wilderness medicine in the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine.

 Clinical Interests

  • Wilderness medicine
  • Altitude illness
  • Cognitive changes at high altitudes

Contact Us Today

By email: info@Volant.Travel

By phone: (801) 651-7208

Wilderness Medicine CME: Zermatt, Switzerland

September, 2016
$4,395
  • *$995 for CME credit

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