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    Small Group Sessions Course Offerings (subject to change--please check back)

    Course Title Instructor Basic Field Dentistry McKenzie Snyder, DDS

     Prepare for an emergency on a remote expedition Stabilize

    traumatic dental injuries

     Diagnose and treat common dental infections

     Utilize screening tools to identify impending dental problems

    Emergency AirwayPatient Simulator Henderson McGinnis, MD Explore common causes of upper airway obstruction encountered in Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

    the wilderness setting Medical Director, AirCare Critical Care Transport Services Identify situations in which emergency airway is necessary Director, Emergency Medicine Cadaveric Procedural Skills

     Identify mechanisms of introducing an airway in the presence of Lab


    Homeostasis & Fluid Resuscitation (07-002) Tom Kessler, MD, MSPH; CAPT, USPHS, FS, ret Summarize the functions of water in the body

     Identify situations and indications of fluid loss

     Discuss options for fluid replacement from basic to complex

     Describe the role of fluids in the maintenance of body temperature

    Wilderness/Remote Medical Kits Bryan Simon, RN, BSN, CNOR, FAWM Identify “must-haves” in a wilderness/remote medical kit ACLS/BLS instructor

     Plan and prepare for overseas/exotic travel AWLS instructor

     Appropriately preparation and utilize a wilderness medical kit

    White Water Injuries and Rescue Steve Yook, SCEMT, NREMT-P Identify prevention, recognition and treatment of common injuries OEC Instructor, ASHI Wilderness first aid/ First Responder

    instructor and CPR/AED instructor associated with whitewater

     Explore swift water rescue techniques

    Painful Pursuit of Personal Peaks: Climbing Related Injuries J. Pearce Beissinger, M.S., PA-C, FAPACVS, FAWM

    PA-Cardiothoracic Surgery Review Mountaineering and Climbing Related Incidence

    Rockingham/Augusta Search and Rescue Team; Discuss Injury-related Morbidity and Mortality

    L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery School-Snowshoe Touring o Mt Everest, K2, Shenandoah National Park and Denali

    Guide, Kayak Guide/Instructor Characterize Upper Extremity Injuries to Rock and Ice climbers

    Recognition/Management of Cold Weather Injuries (09-001) Linda Laskowski-Jones, RN, MS, FAWM Identify common cold weather injuries VP: Emergency, Trauma & Aeromedical Services Discuss recognition of cold weather injuries Emergency Administration --Christiana Care Health System Describe management and treatment option for cold weather Member of the National Ski Patrol at Blue Mountain Ski

    injuries Area in Palmerton, PA;

    Editor-in-Chief, Nursing 2011 Journal Fractures and Dislocations (12-008) David Holder, MD, Emergency Medicine

    Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Identify common breaks and dislocations

     Discuss diagnosis and assessment of breaks and dislocations in a

    wilderness setting

     Describe treatment in a wilderness setting and preparation for

    transport when needed

    Overview of Jungle Survival Nicholas True, NREMT/P

     Discuss preparation necessary prior to arriving in a jungle setting Special Forces Medical Sergeant Course, Identify common infectious diseases and illnesses found in the jungle Emergency War Surgery Course, Special Operations

     Discuss psychological tools necessary for jungle survival Combat Medical Sergeants Sustainment Course, Survival

     Evasion Resistance Escape, Mountain Warfare School and

    Bushmaster Jungle Survival Course, B/ACLS Provider

    Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support Anaphylaxis Jake Drumm, C.C.E.M.T/P

    ETSU-QCOM Human Patient SimLab Coord/Instructor Explore common causes of anaphylaxis in the wilderness

     Explain the mechanism of anaphylactic reactions

     Discuss treatment of anaphylaxis in the wilderness

     Instruct proper use and storage of EpiPens

    Intro to Tactical Combat Casualty Care Thad Snyder, NREMT-P

     Identify the most common cause of preventable death on the Special Forces Medical Sergeant Course

    battlefield, or other ‘combative’ environment Junior Medic-Afghanistan

     Describe the progressive strategy for controlling hemorrhage in a Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Instructor

    tactical or dangerous environment Survival Evasion Resistance Escape training Demonstrate an initial trauma assessment Mountain Warfare School

     Differentiate between, and recognize when to use, an initial or rapid

    trauma assessment in a tactical environment.

    Overview of Dive Medicine Mario Soto, Major, US Army Special Forces Identify prevention, recognition and treatment of common Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification (SCUBA)

    Course, conditions associated with marine animals

     Identify potential dangers of association with certain marine Naval Special Warfare Dive Supervisor Course


     Identify unique risks of divers and challenges to dive medicine

    Patrick Phelps Craft, MD Caving

     Recognize features of a cave environment that effect evaluation and Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

    treatment of the injured caver ACLS, ATLS, BLS

     Identify medical illnesses associated with caving American Academy Family Physicians Prepare and equip for safe caving Wilderness Medical Society

    International Society for Mountain Medicine MEDEVAC Mark Wilkinson, MD

    Medical Director, Wings Air Rescue Explore common situations requiring MEDEVAC

     Evaluate benefits, potential risks, and obstacles to MEDEVAC use

     Describe components and procedures available with MEDEVAC

    Nutrition in Extreme Environments (09-011) Debbie Simon, RN, CCRN, CNOR, FAWM Identify unique nutritional needs in extreme environments 2011 AWLS Course Director, NRG WV

    AWLS instructor Discuss nutritional sources in extreme environments

    ACLS/BLS instructor

    Injuries from Mountain-Biking Stephanie Lareau, MD, Emergency Medicine

    Dept of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forrest University, Prevent, recognize and treat common injuries associated with

    mountain biking Winston-Salem, NC

     Demonstrate improvised uses of common tools carried by mountain


    Improvised Splints and Litters (12-001) Larry Jones, BA, NREMT-B, FAWM Discuss situational use of splints and litters Outdoor Emergency Care Instructor

    Environmental Scientist, State of Delaware - Department of Compare materials and techniques for improvised splints and litters

    Natural Resources and Environmental Control

    National Ski Patrol Member; Medical Reserve Corps

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