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2022 Wilderness Medicine Schedule

Monday, July 25th

​0800  Welcome                             Hrutkay

0900   Introduction to Basic Knots        Carney, Fledderus, Hrutkay

1000    Lightning Injuries            Hinshaw

1100     Medically Directed Rescue         Hinshaw

1200     LUNCH ---- Subway provided by the WV Primary Care Association

1300     Burns in the Wilderness Setting           Hinshaw

1400     Rapid Trauma Assessment/Spinal Motion Restriction             Gray

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


DINNER!!------ 1800 ----Adventures on the Gorge provided by Practice Link

Tuesday, July 26th

0900  Drowning             Lively

1000   Cold Injury and Trench Foot        Lively

1100     Snake Envenomation           Waddell              

1200      LUNCH ----  TBA

1300-    Snake Presentation           Moose


1500     Rabies and Animal Bites       Carney

1600     Knot Practice   

Wednesday, July 27th

0900-    Swiftwater Rescue Workshop                 Bess, Blankenship, Glasgow Fire Department Swiftwater Rescue Team

   1600         (Kanawha Falls)

***LUNCH ---- Chick-Fil-A provided by WVSOM Rural Outreach

Thursday, July 28th

0900       Preparation for Mass Gatherings       Seamann

1000        Heat-Related Illness          Rihter

1100         Animal Bites                 Carney

1200        LUNCH ---- TBA provided by ARH

1300        Women in the Wilderness          Rihter

1400-      Tactical EMS                      Peterson


1600        Knot Practice       

Friday, July 29th

0900       Psychological Aspects of the Lost Person         Moses 

1000        Water Procurement and Purification              Waddell 

1100         Edible Plants        Hrutkay

1200        LUNCH-----Bob Evans sponsored by WVSOM Northern Region

1200-     Wilderness Survival Workshop         Waddell, Carney, Hrutkay, Fledderus, et al.

    0000         Burnwood State Park

Saturday, July 30th


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

    1200             Burnwood State Park

Sunday, July 31st

 Day OFF!!  Have fun in the Gorge!

Monday, August 1st

0900    Multicasualty Incident Preparation       Augustine

1000     EMS Airway Decision Making            Augustine

1100       Poisonous Plants       Luck

1200      LUNCH ----TBA provided by WV Rural Health Association

1300       Winter Backcountry Safety           Tranovich

1400      High Altitude Illness           Aulick

1500       Fishhook Removal Workshop        Aulick

1600       Knot Practice

Tuesday, August 2nd

0900    Marine Envenomation         Carney

1000     Terrorism       Luck

1100      Blast Injuries        Luck

1200      LUNCH ----TBA provided by WVSOM Alumni Association---Lunch Lecture

              Elderly in the Wilderness          Lasure

1300      Farm Injuries/Accidents          Luck

1400      International Medicine           Waddell

1500     Sager Splinting  and Petzel Diaper       Fledderus and Carney

Wednesday, August 3rd

0830-      Rope Rescue Workshop          Gray, Fayette County Vertical Rescue, et al.      


LUNCH ---- Provided by WVSOM Northern Region

Thursday, August 4th

0830-      Rope Rescue Workshop          Gray, Fayette County Vertical Rescue, et al.

    1600          Burnwood State Park

LUNCH ---- Provided by WVSOM Northern Region

Friday, August 5th

0900    Tale of Two Rescues          Scleza

1000     So, You Want to Be a Medical Team Leader        Scelza

1100      Cold Water Immersion          Barr

1200      LUNCH ---- Pasquale's provided by WVSOM Foundation

1300      Washington Building Collapse             Scleza

1400-    Introduction to Search Management       Scelza


Saturday, August 6th

0900    Rope Rescue Scenarios

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