September 29 – Special General Meeting

Information for the Special General Meeting All CAWM members are automatically registered to attend this event, and all attendees will be entered in a draw to win a free CAWM t-shirt! Time and Date: Thursday September 29th, 1800MST Members can access the meeting here: https://cawm.ca/members/general-meetings/ Program Director Introduction This meeting will also be your opportunity to meet our new employee, …

Special General Meeting for the Review of CAWM By-Laws

All CAWM members are invited to attend this Special General Meeting to review CAWM By-Laws with regards to a few topics such as increasing the size of the board of directors, extending the term length of positions on the Board of Directors, introducing a term limit for Board of Directors, and a few other things. For more information, please read the summary …

Announcing the CAWM2022 Keynote Speaker – Cyril Shokoples- ACMG

Thanks to all members for submissions to speak at CAWM 2022. THe CAWM 2022 committee is deliberating over the next few weeks and will be excited to announce CAWM 2022 speakers soon. We are happy to announce our Keynote Speaker for CAWM 2022. — Cyril is a professional Mountain Guide, EMS Instructor and Open Water Scuba Instructor with over forty-five …

Shoulder Dislocation Infographic

View PDF Article Title: Closed Reduction of Anterior Shoulder Dislocations Performed by Ski Patrollers in the Alpine Prehospital Environment: A Retrospective Review Demonstrating Efficacy in a Canadian Ski Resort.   Article Authors: Jamin M Mulvey, Ira N Carson, Kevin A Palmer Study Link: https://www.wemjournal.org/article/S1080-6032(21)00152-6/fulltext   BOTTOM LINE: This study assessed the efficacy of training nonmedical ski patrollers to reduce anterior …

Available Position – CAWM Program Director

The Canadian Association for Wilderness Medicine (CAWM) is looking for an exceptional candidate with excellent organizational and communication skills who is a self-motivated “organization builder”. Please click on the following for more information about the position’s description. https://cawm.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/CAWM-Program-Director-Position-Description-Final.pdf Salary: 65 000$ Projected start date: Spring 2022 Contact: Please submit resumes confidentially to: Jennifer Steele Viti, SuccessMap Consulting Group at: jennifer@successmap.ca

CAWM 2022 Submission Instructions

Download Instructions PDF On behalf of the Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine (CAWM), the CAWM2022 Conference Planning Committee is currently accepting applications for presentation at the CAWM2022 Conference.   CAWM2022 will be a hybrid live and virtual conference held Nov 11-13, 2022 in Canmore, Alberta.  The audience of the CAWM2022 conference includes clinicians, professional guides, researchers, SAR personnel, military personnel, …

New Website Launches!

We have breaking news for you today!   Thanks to the massive efforts of the entire CAWM Board of Directors team — and especially thanks to Mack Wardle who worked countless hours to make this come to life — we are now super proud to announce the official launch of our new CAWM.CA website!  Be sure to go check it out soon, …

CAWM 2021 Submission Instructions

On behalf of the Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine (CAWM), The CAWM2021 Conference Planning Committee is currently accepting applications for presentations at the CAWM2021 Conference. CAWM2021 will be a virtual conference held Nov 5-7 2021. The audience of the CAWM2021 conference includes clinicians, professional guides, researchers, SAR volunteers, military personnel, and other individuals interested in the delivery of wilderness medicine. …

Join us tomorrow for CAWM’s 1st Virtual Mountain Side Meetup

Join CAWM Board member Mike Koppang for our first Mountainside Meetup.  At this virtual event, Mike will present a review of the use of the Zoll Autopulse versus Manual CPR over the past two years in the Kananaskis region. Mike is a Mountain Safety specialist based out of Canmore working for Alberta Environment and Parks in Kananaskis Region.  He has attended …