Canadian Society of Mountain Medicine

This course will be run out of the Alpine Club Kokanee Glacier Cabin Contact CSMM if interested at

Diploma Requirements

Join the Canadian Society of Mountain Medicine at the beautiful Kokanee Glacier Hut for some epic backcountry powder skiing while learning about wilderness and sports medicine.

Depending on skiing and weather conditions, the plan is for skiing during the day with some teaching from the guides along the way and the potential for scenarios and rescue skill practice. Then small group hands on seminars and discussion in the evenings. Topics to be covered include hypothermia management, avalanche rescue and resuscitation, altitude medicine, evidence in shoulder dislocations, management of soft tissue knee injuries from ski hill to recovery and medical kit show and tell.

Course is open to physicians, paramedics and Nurses.

CME application pending application for 21 credits

The course’s location will be at the Alpine Club of Canada’s Kokanee Glacier Cabin in the Kokanee glacier Provincial Park, Helicopter flights will be in and out of Nelson B.C.

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Fees & Module Information

$3,900 per module.

Course Date: Feb 15 –

THE FOLLOWING must be completed by December 1, 2015:

  • Applications and $100 non refundable application fee.
  • Course confirmation based on minimum student numbers will be decided by this date.

50% deposit payment DUE BY

FULL course payment DUE BY December 1, 2015

Fees include:

ALL Accommodation

At the course host hotel and/or remote mountain lodge or hut.

All transportation

To remote sites via helicopter, snow cat, snowmobile, etc. depending on the location.

Almost all Meals

Including breakfast, lunch and the dinners at the remote lodge or hut locations. Dinners while at the hotel are not included.

Discount Schedule

Discounts will be announced closer to the course date.

Early Bird Discounts