The International Master Course in Mountain Emergency Medicine born from a joint project of the University of Insubria and the University of Milan-Bicocca in agreement with EURAC-Bolzano and with the collaboration of the most important universities, and private/public health organizations, active in the field of mountain and emergency medicine.
This course is certified by the International Mountain Medicine Societies (UIAA Medcom, CISA – Ikar and ISMM – International Society Mountain Medicine) for the theoretical-practical didactic characteristics, acquired in the two-years educational path. It is guarantees a complete preparation to face health emergency situations during mountaineering practice, or in catastrophic events in every part of the world.
The Master born as a University of Insubria project, shared with the Italian Auxological Institute (IRCCS) and the University of Milan-Bicocca, which will perform complete academic educational path with excellent professionalism, and will guarantee a widespread media diffusion in the national and international university and intra-extra hospital field.
Collaborations with AREU Lombardy-Teaching Center, and with the University of New Mexico and Denali Park in Alaska, represent a prestigious worldwide acknowledgment of the course.
The aim of the Master is to train extra-hospital emergency-urgency doctors and paramedics who will be acquiring the highest level of theoretical and practical knowledge in mountain emergency medicine, guaranteed by the professionalism and competence of international teachers. The students know how to move and how to operate at best in difficult conditions, not only in the impervious and mountainous environment but also in situations of danger derived from extreme sports practice. Moreover, with the frequent catastrophic environmental events happened in the last years, events that will most likely happen again in the future, a professionally dedicated rescue team, able to operate in stressful condition and in unusual contexts, considering also the possible involvement of numerous victims, is needed.
The Master is addressed to doctors and paramedics already active in the field of intra-extra hospital emergency-urgency, in good physical condition.
They will reach a very high specialization in the conventional terrestrial rescue and in helicopter rescue, able to guarantee the best treatment of traumatized patients, in extreme mountains conditions.
Dr. Luigi Festi