Altitude Mountain Sickness

Copper Mountain, CO US

A discussion of altitude-related illnesses and recognizing alternative diagnoses.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

3 Objectives:

1. Describe acute mountain sickness

2. Describe high altitude pulmonary edema

3. Discuss the rapid evaluation of a patient with suspected altitude problem.



Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Medical
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Copper Mountain Ski Patrol
0182 Copper Circle
Copper Mountain, CO 80443
United States
+1 (970) 968-2318

Linda E Keyes, MD, FACEP

Past-President, Wilderness Medical Society

Associate Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado, Research advisor, Section of Wilderness Medicine

Attending Physician, Boulder Emergency Physicians

EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and Group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) and #CO 065 (SDG)

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Medical


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