Mt. Everest Summit Experience and Hape

Robert Kay- lecture concerning his summit of Mt. Everest, Dr. Mark Hutchins discussion of Hape at altitude.

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Learning Objectives

-Lecture concerning Robert Kay's 3 attempts and successful summit of Mt. Everest

-Hape as a risk in the "death zone" and his experience with Hape during the descent from the summit

-Discussion with Dr. Hutchins about symptoms, treatment and necessary evacuation from altitude

-Discussion of risk assessment and management in a high altitude environment

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Copper Mountain Ski Patrol
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Copper Mountain, CO
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Robert Kay, Mountaineer

Dr. Mark Hutchins, Hematologist and Oncologist

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 State, Local, and Individual


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