CAWM Wilderness Medicine Race

When

Saturday June 1st 11:00AM Eastern Time

Where

Lennox and Addington trail, Flinton, ON
Exact location will be provided closer to the date.

Who

Any wilderness medicine enthusiants. Students, nurses, physicians, paramedics, SAR, etc.

What

The CAWM Wilderness Medicine Race is a team trail race totaling 10 km traveled on foot. Teams of three will begin at the trailhead and encounter various wilderness medicine scenarios, challenges, and questions along the course of the race.
Teams should be prepared to handle scenarios of (but not limited to) the following:

Musculoskeletal Injury Management

strains/sprains, disclocations, fractures

Soft tissue wound management

lacerations, burns, animal bites, frostbite, etc.

Exposure injuries

hypothermia, dehydration, water contamination, altitude, etc.

Systemic injuries & condition management

shock, fluid loss, existing medical conditions

General Subjects

basic SAR, ethical/legal issues in wilderness medicine, scene assessment, etc.
The first team to complete the race and collect the highest number of points will be the winner!

Registration

Registrations are full. Good luck to all racers!
- You must register as a team of three people.
- Please enter the information of each team member when registering.
- There is a registration fee for each team of $254.25 ($225 plus 13% ON tax).

Learning Objectives

At the end of this event, participants will be able to...

1

Recognize common wilderness medical problems, conditions, and situations.

2

Understand the importance of proper preparation, planning, and gear in the prevention and management of wilderness medical situations.

3

Appreciate the importance of teamwork in the success of wilderness medicine and wilderness activities in general.

What To Bring

Closer to the event, an email will be sent out to all registrants with a list of supplies to pack in your med kit.
This is a very easy trail and does not require special gear, however please pack and dress appropriately for hiking and according to the weather.
Personal snacks and water should be brought.

Additional Information

Registrants will receive an email closer to the date with additional information on meeting location.
Each team will receive a different coloured buff to wear.