2019 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             Fannin

1400    Spinal Motion Restriction        Stevens

1500-   Trauma Assessment/Spinal Motion Restriction Workshop    Fannin, Stevens, et al.


Tuesday, July 28th

0900   Suspension Trauma                      Wood

1000   Preparing for Mass Gatherings                        Seamann

1200      LUNCH

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

Saturday, August 1st


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


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 

1300       Washington Building Collapse     Scelza

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

Tuesday, August 4th

0900-    Wilderness Search Management                       Scelza


Wednesday, August 5th

0900      Terrorism            Luck

1000       Blast Injuries          Luck

1100        Farm Injuries/Accidents     Luck

Thursday, August 6th

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

    1600         (Kanawha Falls)

Friday, August 7th

0900    High Altitude Illness          Gooch

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

   0000       (Burnwood State Park)

Saturday, August 8th

0730-     Wilderness Survival Workshop Finish (breakfast and tear down camp)

    1200         (Burnwood State Park)

Sunday, August 11th

0730 -   "Battle in the Gorge" EMS Competition Conclusion


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