Over 24 days, participants in the 2017 EXPEDITION MEDIC-MOUNTAIN MEDIC COURSE will be undertake a 12 day trek through the magnificent Annapurna Sanctuary whilst completing theory presentations, practical demonstrations, hands-on practice, and scenario management along the way (estimated daily course duration is 4-6 hours of theory and practice, including trekking). Following delivery of the course, participants will then travel to BPM’s Dhading base to volunteer in the surrounding communities.
This program introduces the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures to sick and injured patients in remote mountainous locations. Incorporating contemporary and evidence-based techniques and equipment to extend the care-giving capability of the Remote Area Wilderness Medic.
Elements of the course will be delivered by BPM Founder and Lead Paramedic, Nathan Burns, whilst BPM Nepal Operations Manager Sushant Dahal will be helping to orchestrate proceedings
This course is not only for qualified medical professionals- all levels of interest are welcome, including students, outdoor education and guiding professionals and recreational expeditioners. If you’ve always wanted to hone your expedition skills in a real setting, then this is the course for you!
You can read all about the 2017 EXPEDITION MEDIC-MOUNTAIN MEDIC COURSE HERE