High Altitude Illness & Injury Course

Course Description

The High Altitude Illnesses and Injuries course blends practical operational considerations with scientific research. Our course focuses on acclimatization strategies, physiology, and cold related injuries. It is a “must-have” for anyone that operates at altitude.

Topics Covered Include

  • Performance at Altitude
  • Physiological Changes at Altitude
  • AMS/HACE/HAPE
  • Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness
  • Nutrition at High Altitude—Special Considerations
  • Thermal Injuries in Cold Environment
  • Altitude acclimatization
  • Staging Ascents/Slow Ascent
  • Intermittent Altitude Exposure (IAE)
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