Diploma in Mountain Medicine

Posted by Tina Gardner on 04/07/2008

Want to study mountain medicine? The University of Leicester, in conjunction with Medical Expeditions, runs a Diploma in Mountain Medicine.

Details are as follows:

IKAR/UIAA approved
MClinSci/PGDip/PGCert Mountain Medicine
Organised by Medical Expeditions; Accredited by the University of Leicester


• The IKAR/UIAA Diploma is an internationally recognised qualification in all aspects of mountain medicine.
• This course involves tuition in: Altitude and Environmental Medicine; Travel and Expedition Medicine; Mountain Rescue and Traumatology; Personal Mountaineering Skills; Mountain Medicine Research.
• The next course starts in December 2008 and consists of 4 periods of tuition and assessment over one or two years, with additional time for personal study. Candidates should already possess some climbing and mountaineering skills, or be prepared to develop these in parallel with the Diploma course.
• The course faculty include an international panel of speakers and leading altitude physicians.
• The Diploma is recognised as a postgraduate award from the University of Leicester, with the possibility of extending this to a Masters degree.

Further information can be obtained from:
Caroline Clay, Department Infection, Immunity & Inflammation, Level 5, RKCSB, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE2 7LX.  Email: cc44@le.ac.uk; Tel: 0116 258 6844

Medical Expeditions is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland.
Registered Office: 4 Balcarres Court, Edinburgh, E10 5JL
Company Number: 00140415 (Scotland). Charitable Number: SC02092
 



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