Winter Wilderness Medicine Bundle


With this special bundle, you will receive our Avalanche Medicine, Altitude Medicine, Hypothermia & Cold Injury modules, along with our new Frostbite mini-module (.5 CME credits), only available in this bundle!

Included in the bundle:

Avalanche Medicine

  • Recognize that the time to recovery is the most significant factor for victim survival
  • Understand the types of injuries caused by avalanche burial
  • Describe the most appropriate way to organize a rescue
  • Understand treatment options based on burial time

Altitude Medicine

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude pulmonary edema
  • Understand that gradual ascent is the key to preventing altitude illness
  • Describe pharmacologic methods of treating altitude illness; including the use of acetazolamide, dexamethasone, and nifedipine
  • Identify additional methods for preventing and mitigating altitude illness

Hypothermia and Cold Illness

  • Review the pathophysiology of hypothermia, frostbite, and other cold-related injuries
  • Recognize and treat hypothermia and frostbite in the wilderness with limited resources
  • Understand the evacuation criteria for frostbite and hypothermia
  • Be able to describe methods to prevent cold injury

Frostbite Injury & Prevention - Only available in the Winter Wilderness Medicine Bundle!

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of frostbite
  • Understand frostbite prevention and treatment in a limited resource environment
  • Understand the consequences of improper frostbite treatment

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