2020 Wilderness Medicine Schedule

Monday, July 27th

​0800  Welcome                             Hrutkay

0900   Introduction to Basic Knots     Carney, Fledderus, Hrutkay

1000    Lightning Injuries          Hinshaw

1100     Medical Decision Making in the Wilderness        Hinshaw

1200     LUNCH

1300     Rapid Trauma Assessment             Hrutkay

1400    Spinal Motion Restriction        Fledderus

1500-   Trauma Assessment/Spinal Motion Restriction Workshop    Hrutkay, Carney Fledderus, et al.


Tuesday, July 28th

0900   Suspension Trauma                      Wood

1000   Preparing for Mass Gatherings                        Seamann

1100     Rabies                 Carney

1200      LUNCH---Sponsored by WVSOM Center for Rural and Community Health

1300     Animal Bites         Carney

1400     Snake Envenomation              Waddell

1500     Snake Presentation               Moose

Wednesday, July 29th

0900-    Rope Rescue Workshop                 Gray, Fayette County Vertical Rescue, et.al.

   1600         (Burnwood State Park)


Thursday, July 30th

0900-     Rope Rescue Workshop                 Gray, Fayette County Vertical Rescue, et al.

  1600           (Burnwood State Park)

Friday, July 31st

0900      Psychological Aspects of the Lost Victim        Moses

1000       Women in the Wilderness              Rihter

1030        Heat Related Illness                     Rihter

1200        LUNCH Lecture--Edible Plants      Hrutkay

1300        Kids in the Wilderness                Hamrick

1400-        Wilderness Survival Workshop         Waddell, Carney, Hrutkay, Fledderus, et al.

    0000         Burnwood State Park

Saturday, August 1st


  0000-     Wilderness Survival Workshop        Waddell, Carney, Hrutkay, Fledderus, et al.

    1200             Burnwood State Park

Sunday, August 2nd

 Day OFF!!  Have fun in the Gorge!

Monday, August 3rd

0900      Tale of Two Rescues       Scelza  

1000       Mass Casualty Incident        Augustine

1200      LUNCH --- sponsored by WVSOM Foundation

1300       COVID-19 Update            Augustine

1400       So, You Want to be a Medical Team Leader       Scelza

1500       Washington Building Collapse        Scelza

1600       Water Procurement and Purification       Waddell

Tuesday, August 4th

0900-    Wilderness Search Management                       Scelza


1200         LUNCH---sponsored by the WVSOM Alumni Association

1300-        Wilderness Search Management (cont.)           Scelza


Wednesday, August 5th

0900      Terrorism            Luck

1000       Blast Injuries          Luck

1100        Farm Injuries/Accidents     Luck

1200       LUNCH---Elderly Outdoors        Lasure

1300-     Tactical EMS            Peterson


1500        Winter Back Country Safety         Tranovich

DINNER** Adventures on the Gorge---sponsored by Practice Link

1730-1800   Arrive at Adventures on the Gorge

1800-1830   Informal Discussion

1830    Dinner is served!

Thursday, August 6th

0900-    Swiftwater Rescue Workshop        Blankenship, Bess, Glasgow FD Swiftwater Rescue Team

    1600         (Kanawha Falls)

**LUNCH---Provided by the WV Rural Health Association

Friday, August 7th

0900    High Altitude Illness          Gooch

1000     Cold Injury and Trench Foot                   Hrutkay

1100      Drowning                      Lively

1200      LUNCH --- sponsored by the WV Primary Care Associaton

1300      Perils in Diving      Carney

1400      Marine Envenomation         Carney

Saturday, August 8th