On Wednesday 13th June, Hathersage will again be the host for the launch of the British Mountain Medicine Society (BMMS). Two years in the planning, this one day meeting is entitled, “Surviving the Death Zone” and will feature experts talking about the problems and solutions faced by those heading to the highest peaks in the world. With the likes of Charlie Clarke, Sundeep Dhillon, Ed Douglas, Jim Duff, Chris Imray and Adele Pennington all involved it will prove to be a fascinating day! 17.5 hours of CPD have been confirmed by the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) for the three days. Each day is priced at £75 and includes Lunch and Dinner. Places are limited so please book early. See attached posters and booking form.

Booking Form

Poster

Link to Calendar Event

Programme

BMMS Launch – 13th June 2018
“Surviving the Death Zone”
  0800 – 0830 Welcome and Introduction – Suzy Stokes and Jeremy Windsor
  Session 1 – The Problem… (Moderator – Sundeep Dhillon)
  0830 – 0900 The Heart – Steve Pettit   0900 – 0930 The Upper Respiratory Tract – David Howard
0930 – 1000 The Nervous System – Charlie Clarke
1000 – 1030 The difficulties faced by Guides, Porters and Support Staff – Jim Duff
  1030 – 1045 Coffee
  Session 2 – The Solution… (Moderator – Chris Imray)
  1045 – 1115 Logistics – Jagged Globe
1115 – 1145 Tactics – Adele Pennington
1145 – 1215 Style – Ed Douglas
1215 – 1245 Treatment – Suzy Stokes
  1245 – 1315 Lunch
  Session 3 – Workshops (Moderators – TBC)
  1315 – 1455 (25 mins each)
  – Marginal Gains in the Mountains – Jeremy Windsor
– Clothing and Equipment in the “Death Zone” – Rab
– Supplemental Oxygen Masterclass – Ted Atkins
– The Hyperbaric Chamber Masterclass – Jim Duff
– Mountaineering Skills for the Death Zone – Adele Pennington
  1455 – 1500 Close
Evening Event
Venue and Caterers – Hathersage Social Club
Speaker – Adele Pennington (introduced by TBC)