On the 12 of March the participants of the expedition and Sherp team members took First Aid course with help from alpinism school ” Alpindustria” and the project “We can help you first”. The presenter for the course – Igor Pekhterev – explained how to behave if any unanticipated situations arise during the expedition in the extreme conditions.
Igor told the attendees how a heart-attack can be tested, how to do first AID help with bone fractures and how to do the CPR in case the heart stops. The course included training of the expedition members to react to any extraordinary situation that may happen with a human being in time of the extreme travelling.
At the end of the course each attendee got a certificate about the completion of the first aid training.