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Archived!!!   Itinerary

Warning: This is an archived page from 2016.  We left this info for reference purposes.

Items in Red reflect our efforts to make our 10th Anniversary extra special.  These are the talks by our Faculty who have traveled from the four corners of the U.S.

Faculty


Kuipers/ Yurachek
Solomon/ Sward
Rollhauser/ Lippy

 

 
Bowman
Bowman/ Scott
Bowman/ Scott

McCracken
 






Cassone



Battaglioli
Schrading
Kuipers
Coppersmith
Scott
Holt
 

Holt

Battaglioli/ Baumeister


Bowman, et al

 

 

 
Carroll/ Gibbons



 
Bowman/ Scott
Barrett
Kuipers
Trierweiler/Reighart
Steed

Frei
 

 

 

 
Schrading
Bowman
Kuipers
Battaglioli
Trierweiler
Baumeister
 

Holt

Battaglioli/ Baumeister


Stephens
Barr, et al
Kuipers
Bowman/ Lippy
Holt/ Yurachek
McCracken/ Gibbons


Trierweiler

Gibbons
Coppersmith

Jarriel

EVERYONE!!

10th Annual Wilderness Medicine

& Survival Skills Conference

September 16-18, 2016

September 16, 2016
Pre-Conferences (click here):

Survival & Primitive Skills
Lost Person Behavior: Search & Rescue
Low & High Ropes Course

Main Course:

Dinner
Introduction to the Wilderness Medicine Weekend
Dive Medicine (SCUBA related problems)

Surprise Demo

Stargazing Demo, bring your binoculars (weather permitting)


Campfire, Movie, S’mores

Lights Out!! No exceptions: Bedtime​

September 17, 2016

Breakfast

How to Get Involved in Wilderness Medicine, a Breakfast Talk


Workshops: pick three (1 hour each):
A: High Altitude
B: White Water Trauma
C: Primitive Fire Starting
D: Women in the Wilderness
E: Recreational, Pro & Tec Diving
F: Naked & Afraid, lessons learned

Lunch
A. Meet & Greet w/Ryan Holt, demo of items from Naked & Afraid

B. Gamow Bag Demo (climb inside a portable Hyperbaric Chamber)


Wilderness Mass Casualty Incident (MCI)
This will be a MCI simulation.  We will teach how to triage a MCI,
then we will break into numerous small groups to teach various improvisational skills, basic search & rescue techniques and patient extrication.

Dinner: Pig Roast
Demo: Strengths & Limitations of Electronics in the Wilderness:

            A Review & Buyer's Guide


Workshops: pick two (1 hour each)
A: Marine Creatures (Trauma & Envenomations)
B: Lightning
C: Survival at Sea
D: Ultra Lightweight Travel Tips & Tricks
E: Tic-Borne Illnesses & Zika
F: Bees, Venomous Arthropods & Anaphylaxis, oh my!


Ice Cream Social, Campfire, Movie, S’mores
Lights Out!! No exceptions: Bedtime

September 18, 2016

Breakfast
Workshops: pick 3 (1 hour each)
A: Heat Illnesses
B: Field Water Disinfection
C: Survival Kits

D: Poisonous Plants & Mushrooms
E: “Summer” in Antarctica
F: Trauma in the Austere Environment

Lunch
​A. Meet & Greet w/Ryan Holt, demo of items from Naked & Afraid
B. Gamow Bag Demo (climb inside a portable Hyperbaric Chamber)


Workshops: pick 2 (1 ½ hours each)
A: Duct Tape & Safety Pins: Medical Improvisation And Improvised Splinting
B: OMM (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine) in the Wild
C: Primitive Tools & Cordage
D: All Purpose Ropes & Knots
E: Bushcraft 101: Using your surroundings to meet your daily needs
F: Orienteering (aka, Don't Get Lost)


MedWars: a mini-Adventure Race





Breakdown (many hands make light work)