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Wilderness Topics

Several fundamental wilderness medicine topics are covered in the lecture series, including topics focusing on the New River Gorge environment.


 Lecture topics include:


  • Hypothermia and Heat-Related Emergencies

  • Snake Envenomations

  • Insect Bites

  • Altitude Sickness

  • Decompression sickness and Diving Emergencies

  • Plant Dermatoses

  • Shark and Marine Vertebrate Injuries

  • Marine Invertebrate Injuries

  • Water Procurement and Purification

  • Wilderness Orthopedic Injuries

  • Flight Physiology

  • Mass Gatherings and Disaster Planning

  • Wilderness Airway Emergencies

  • Burns and Lightning Injuries

  • Animal Bites

  • Cold Water Immersion and Drowning

  • many more....


Lecture offerings may be adjusted according to availability of speakers.


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