​​​​​Medical Workshops


We are offering an extended programme of refresher medical workshops intended for a wide range of medical personnel. All workshops are located at the Free University of Bolzano/Bozen. Pre-registration for the workshops is mandatory and is possible via email until 23 May or at the info-desk by Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at noon.

Note: These workshops are offered parallel to the congress programme and overlap with afternoon sessions and excursions on Thursday, 29 May 2014. Please consider this when registering. Attendance at more than one workshop is possible if times do not conflict.


THURSDAY 29 May 2014  /  WORKSHOP 1  /  9.00 - 12.00

Targeted temperature management in accidental hypothermia

P Mair / P Paal

A practice-oriented workshop on targeted temperature management in accidental and therapeutic hypothermia, including interactive discussion of case studies and current technology for core temperature measurement.  

Location: Room D1.03

Price: 100 €

THURSDAY 29 May 2014  /  WORKSHOP 2  /  9.00 - 12.00

Trauma management

E Gruber / I Tomazin

An update on front-line issues in trauma management. This is an interactive session with open discussion of case studies.

Location: Room D1.01

Price: 100 €

THURSDAY 29 May 2014  /  WORKSHOP 3  /  14.00 - 15.30 (group 1)  16.00 - 17.30 (group 2)

Mechanical chest compression devices in mountain emergency medicine

G Putzer / O Reisten

With the current buzz around mechanical chest compression devices, this workshop provides a discussion of existing evidence for use of these devices in terrestrial and air rescue and ample hands-on time for participants to familiarize themselves with different commercially-available devices. This workshop will be repeated (group 1: 14.00-15.30 / group 2: 16.00-17.30) and participants should only sign up for one time slot.

Location: Room D0.02

Price: 50 € 

THURSDAY 29 May 2014  /  WORKSHOP 4  /  14.00 - 15.30

Alternate access for drug and volume administration

J Ellerton / M Milani / P Paal

Participants will be shown state-of-the-art alternatives for prehospital drug and volume administration.

Location: Room D0.03

Price: 50 €

THURSDAY 29 May 2014  /  WORKSHOP 5  /  14.00 - 15.30

Ultrasound at high altitude Ioptic nerve

P Lochner/ ML Zedde/ L Coppo

Participants will receive hands-on instruction in optic nerve ultrasonography using a portable ultrasound and discuss its application in clinical studies at high altitude. The participants will be introduced to the basics of transcranial color-coded sonography and its value to detect, localize and quantify desease and evaluate hernodynamic responses.

Location: Room F0.03

Price: 50 €


THURSDAY 29 May 2014  /  WORKSHOP 6  /  16.00 - 17.30

Ultrasound at high altitude IIlung

L Pratali / L Gargani

Participants will receive hands-on instruction in lung ultrasonography using a portable ultrasound device and will be introduced to its application in clinical practice and clinical studies at high altitude.​

Location: Room F0.03

Price: 50 €