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2019 Wilderness Medicine Schedule

Monday, July 29th

​0800  Welcome                             Hrutkay

0900   Introduction to Basic Knots     Carney, Fledderus, Hrutkay

1000    Heat Related Illness          Pepper

1100     High Altitude Illness                 Pepper

1200     LUNCH -- Provided by Mako Medical

1300     Lightning Injuries                 Stevens

1400-   Wilderness Airway Management         Stevens


Tuesday, July 30th

0800   A Tale of 2 Rescues                           Scelza, PA USAR

0900    Extended Operations                         Scelza, PA USAR

1000-     Spinal Motion Restriction Workshop     Fledderus, Hrutkay, Carney  


1200      LUNCH---Provided by Mako Medical

1300      Washington Building Collapse            Scelza, PA USAR

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

Wednesday, July 31st

0900-    Swiftwater Rescue Workshop                  Blankenship, Bess, Glasgow FD, et.al.


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

Thursday, August 1st

0800     Animal Attacks and Rabies           Carney

0900     Psychological Aspects of the Lost Victim         Moses

1000     Drowning                           Lively

1100      Cold Injury and Trench Foot             Lively

1200     LUNCH -- Provided by WVSOM Alumni Association

1300-    Tactical EMS                    Peterson


Friday, August 2nd

0900      Edible Plants                             Hrutkay

1000       Women in the Wilderness              Rihter

1100        Snake Envenomation                                Waddell


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

                     (Burnwood State Park)

Saturday, August 3rd


  0700     Tear down camp and leave Burnwood State Park

  0900     Trauma in the Wilderness                             Howell

  1000      ENT Emergencies in the Wilderness                 Howell

  1100       Global Health and Expedition Medicine             Howell

  1200       The rest of the day is yours to enjoy!!

Sunday, August 4th

 Day OFF!!  Have fun in the Gorge!

Monday, August 5th

0900     Rapid Trauma Assessment          Hrutkay

1000-    Trauma Assessment Workshop      Hrutkay, Fledderus, Carney


1200      LUNCH ---Sponsored by WV Primary Care Association

1300      Avalanche               Tranovich

1400      Avalanche Workshop       Tranovich

1500      Suspension Trauma         Carney

1700      DINNER----at Adventures on the Gorge--Sponsored by Practice Link

Tuesday, August 6th

0900-   Search and Rescue Workshop                         Beaver Fire Department EMS

    1600      (Grandview State Park)

Wednesday, August 7th

0900-   Rope Rescue Workshop            Gray, Eades, Harp, et.al.

    1600     (Burnwood State Park)

Thursday, August 8th

0900-   Rope Rescue Workshop           Gray, Eades, Harp, et al.

    1600      (Burnwood State Park)

Friday, August 9th

0900    Water Procurement and Purification        Lasure

1000     Elderly in the Wilderness                      Lasure

1100      Kids in the Wilderness                      Hamrick

1200      LUNCH

1300      Preparation for Mass Gatherings      Seamann

1400      Terrorism                      Luck

1500      Blast Injuries                  Luck

1700-    "Battle in the Gorge" EMS Competition Begins!


Saturday, August 10th

0730-    "Battle in the Gorge" EMS Competition 


Sunday, August 11th

0730 -   "Battle in the Gorge" EMS Competition Conclusion