2021 Wilderness Medicine Schedule

Monday, July 26th

​0800  Welcome                             Hrutkay

0900   Introduction to Basic Knots        Carney, Fledderus, Hrutkay

1000    Lightning Injuries            Hinshaw

1100     Medically Directed Rescue         Hinshaw

1200     LUNCH ---- Gino's Pizza provided by WVSOM MSOPTI and GME

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.


Tuesday, July 27th

0900  Water Procurement and Purification          Waddell 

1000 Preparing for Mass Gatherings        Seamann

1100   Animal Bites                Carney              

1200      LUNCH ----  Subway provided by WM Faculty

1300-    Tactical EMS             Peterson


1500      Kids in the Wilderness       Hamrick

1600     Knot Practice   

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

Wednesday, July 28th

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

   1600         (Kanawha Falls)

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

Thursday, July 29th

0900     Tale of Two Rescues            Scleza

1000       So, You Want to be a Medical Team Leader        Scleza

1100        High Altitude Illness            Morrison

1200        LUNCH ---- Panera Bread provided by WVSOM Rural Outreach

1300       Washington Building Collapse             Scelza

1400-     Introduction to Search Management        Scleza    


1600        Knot Practice       

Friday, July 30th

0900      Snake Envenomation        Waddell

1000       Snake Presentation           Moose

1100        Plant Medicines in the Appalachian Wilderness       Beatty       

1200        LUNCH Lecture--Edible Plants      Hrutkay  LUNCH TBA----Provided by WVSOM Northern Region

1300-     Wilderness Survival Workshop         Waddell, Carney, Hrutkay, Fledderus, et al.

    0000         Burnwood State Park

Saturday, July 31st


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

    1200             Burnwood State Park

Sunday, August 1st

 Day OFF!!  Have fun in the Gorge!

Monday, August 2nd

0900     Terrorism         Luck

1000      Blast Injuries       Luck

1100        Farm Injuries/Accidents     Luck

1200      LUNCH ----Chick-Fil-A provided by WV Rural Health Association

1300       Winter Backcountry Safety           Tranovich

1400       Suspension Trauma        Wood

1500       Knot Practice

Tuesday, August 3rd

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

    1600          Burnwood State Park

LUNCH ---- Provided by WVSOM Northern Region

Wednesday, August 4th

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


LUNCH ---- Provided by WVSOM Northern Region

Thursday, August 5th

0900    Elderly Outdoors        Lasure

1000     Drowning         Lively

1100      Cold Injury and Trench Foot        Lively

1200      LUNCH ----Fruits of Our Labor provided by WVSOM Alumni Association

1300      Women in the Wilderness         Rihter

1330       Heat Related Illness                 Rihter

Friday, August 6th

0900    Psychological Aspects of the Lost Person        Moses

1000     Rabies                    Carney

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

1300      Diving Emergencies             Hrutkay

1400      Marine Envenomation         Carney

Saturday, August 7th