Following on from the success of last year's event the BMC are supporting a weekend of mountain medicine and First Aid workshops in Hathersage on 3rd and 4th June 2017.
What's happening? Organised by Dr David Hillebrandt, vice president of the UIAA Medical Commission and honorary medical advisor to the BMC, this event will provide the opportunity to receive first aid training from experts in the field of mountain medicine. 30 experienced doctors and paramedics who hold the Diploma of Mountain Medicine will be putting their skills and knowledge at your disposal in a series of workshops designed for non-medical people. With an hour dedicated to each workshop there will be time to discuss topics in depth and tailor each workshop to the needs of those attending.
Who is the weekend for? This course is suitable for anybody with an interest in the outdoors, in addition to this if you're a member of BMG, AMI, BAIML or MTA there are CPD points available (1 CPD point per day attended). No specific level of experience or previous knowledge is required.
Social scene On Saturday evening there will be beer and a barbecue (free to all course attendees, donations encouraged), and a fundraising lecture in the Hathersage memorial hall (speakers tbc, entry by donation).
How much is it? The cost for the course is just £65 for a single day, or £100 for both days. There is a discount available to students and unwaged people of £10 per person per booking.