Peter Felkai MD. medical director. The Ski Camp Doctor trainig in Hungary. Hungary has neither high mountains, nor any coastline. 600,000 skiers. 80,000 divers. In each year, 2 – 3 Hungarian children or young people die on the slope.
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Peter Felkai MD.
The Ski Camp Doctor trainig in Hungary
Hungary has neither high mountains, nor any coastline
In each year, 2 – 3 Hungarian children or young people die on the slope.
Generally, 30% of the insured has some kind of health problem
Needs for a well-educated and well-trained doctors who can
escort the ski groups and performs prevention and advanced life support
Authorities and tasks of a ski-camp doctor
Ski camp doctor
Theory: 6 hours
Outdoor training: 9 hours
Limited coverage by the EU - card
Full coverage by travel insurance (assistance) – card: rescue operations, hospitalisation, repatriation
ski camp doctor
ESCORTED BY A TRAINED AND WELL EDUCATED
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