First aid in the outback
Intensive course for lay-men
This is a course for anyone spending a lot of time out of of doors far away from qualified health care. It is suitable for climbers, hill walkers, kite-surfers and adventure sport enthusiasts. We try to make the course consist of at least 70% practical skills and foucus on practical scenarios. This course can be adapted to the background of the participants. Different versions of this course have been arranged over the last 10 years and it has been widely appreciated.
Location: By agreement
Cost: 155 € /participant
Included: Coffee, swedish fika and equipment for the course
Duration: 12 h
Wilderness medicine for the hospital doctor
A weekend course for hospital doctors with a desire to learn what it is like to work far away from your comfort zone
A course for medical doctors where we focus on specific challenges for expedition doctors. What will we encounter? How can we prepare ourselves? What is common and what is dangerous? The bulk of this course consists of scenario training and discussions in small groups regarding dilemmas for treatment and evacuation.
We focuse on: Primary care of the injured patient, S-ABCDE (and MARCH), medical emergencies, wounds and bleeding, hypothermia and frostbite, immobilization and transportation, treatment of fractures and dislocations, field psychiatry, dental problems, group psychology, preventive measures and planning.
Location: By agreement. Usually Bohuslän, Sweden.
Next course: April/may 2020
Included: One overnight stay hostel standard, breakfast, dinner and lunch. Equipment for the course.
Duration: Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon
Instructors: 2-3 as well as moulaged patients
Advanced Wilderness Life Support
An established concept in wilderness medicine for the professional health care provider
Perhaps the most established course in wilderness medicine globally. The course is organised in cooperation with AWLS in USA and AWLS Sweden. I have had the opportunity to teach this course in multiple locations over many years. A course that will be recognized by fellow wilderness medicine practicioners world wide.
Location: By agreement
Cost: 1300 € /participant
Included: Accomodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Equipment for the course.
Duration: 4 days + evening of lectures.
Instructors: 4-5 and moulaged patients.