Wilderness & Expedition Medicine CME Mount Everest Base Camp Trek

Wilderness & Expedition Medicine CME Mount Everest Base Camp Trek

English
Conferences
Medicine
24 April, 2021 - 11 May, 2021
Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Madhyamanchal, Nepal, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Wilderness & Expedition Medicine CME Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Apr 25 - May 12, 2021 at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu, Madhyamanchal, Nepal. Accreditation:The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Course Content Includes:• Altitude Illness• Hypothermia• Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries• Environmental Heat Illness• Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections• Surviving the Unexpected Night Out• Lightning Injuries• Improvised Medical and Trauma Care• Management of Fractures and Dislocations• Preparing for Foreign Travel• Backcountry Medical Kits• Wilderness Wound Management• Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings• Wilderness Dermatology• Marine Hazards & Envenomations• Snake Envenomation Description:Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (Hotel Yak & Yeti) Day 2: Relax and explore Kathmandu on your own (Hotel Yak & Yeti) (B) Day 3: Flight to Lukla and trek to Monjo (Mt. Kailash Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 4: Trek 4-5 hours to Namche Baazar. (Hotel Namche) (B+L+D) Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche Baazar (Hotel Namche) (B+L+D) Day 6: 3 hour trek to explore Kunde and Khumjung (Khumjung Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 7: Trek 5-6 hours through Tengboche to Deboche (Rivendell Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 8: 5-6 hours to Dingboche. (Peak 38 Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 9: Acclimatization day in Dingboche w/ optional hikes (Peak 38 Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 10: 5-6 hours to Lobuche (Eco Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 11: 8-10 hours to Everest Base Camp, return to Gorekshep (Buddha Lodge) (B,L,D) Day 12: Ascend to Kala Patthar, return to Lobuche to sleep (Eco Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 13: 5-6 hours to Deboche (Rivendell Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 14: 4-6 hours to Namche Baazar (Hotel Namche) (B+L+D) Day 15: Return to Lukla: 7 hours (Namaste Lodge) (B+L+D) Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu, weather permitting (Hotel Yak & Yeti) (B) Day 17: Morning city tour of Kathmandu (Hotel Yak & Yeti) (B+D) Day 18: Fly home (B) Note:(Legend: B = Breakfast included , L = Lunch included, D = Dinner included) Trip Highlights:• One of the greatest treks in the world, a combination of awe-inspiring beauty, history, and rich Sherpa culture• Yaks and porters carry all of your heavy gear, so you can pack a light daypack and fully enjoy the experience.• Watch the sunrise over Mt. Everest from Kala Patar (18,192 ft.), arguably the best view in the Himalayas!• Stay in comfortable traditional lodges called "Tea-houses" each evening on the trek.• See "Everest ER" and explore Everest Base Camp (17,600 ft) as expeditions prepare their summit attempts.• Tour Kathmandu and multiple UNESCO World Heritage sites. Learn about Buddhist and Hindu traditions.

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