This one week intinerant course starts in the city of La Paz (3510 m) and continues on to Tiahuanacu, Titicaca Lake and finally the city of Potosi.
The physics of high altitude, Basic high altitude physiology
Arterial blood gases, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE), Other high altitude pathologies, Case Discussions, Chronic Mountain Sickness, Adaptation to high altitude,
Adaptation to sea level, Polyerythrocythemia, Triple Hypoxia Syndrome, Case Discussions, Diving at high altitude andExtreme tolerance to Hypoxia
DATES: Oct 5-9, 2009 .
Deadline for registration: Sept 4, 2007
Cost: 890 US$