Keep Your Team’s Wilderness Medicine Training Sharp

$30.00

Instructor: Abby Rowe
Date: Saturday Nov 2
Time: 1300-1430
Type: Virtual and In-Person
Max Slots: 20 In-Person, Unlimited Virtual

This workshop will provide program managers, rescue team leaders, Ski Patrollers, and others with the tools needed to keep their staff’s wilderness medical skills well-tuned and accessible. Wilderness Medicine training is an important part of risk management for outdoor programs and rescue teams. Regardless of the duration of a certification, wilderness medicine schools recommend that program managers and team leaders facilitate periodic review sessions with their team, equipment, and environment. This workshop will apply the concepts of spaced learning, in situ practice, and cognitive offloading to help program managers and team leaders help their team transfer lessons from their wilderness medical training courses to the parameters and scope of the program they serve.

This workshop will serve Search and Rescue Teams, Ski Patrollers, outing clubs, college and professional outdoor programs, professional guide services, military recreation departments, summer camps with tripping programs, etc.

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Description

Instructor: Abby Rowe
Date: Saturday Nov 2
Time: 1300-1430
Cost: $30
Type: Virtual and In-Person
Max Slots: 20 In-Person, Unlimited Virtual

This workshop will provide program managers, rescue team leaders, Ski Patrollers, and others with the tools needed to keep their staff’s wilderness medical skills well-tuned and accessible. Wilderness Medicine training is an important part of risk management for outdoor programs and rescue teams. Regardless of the duration of a certification, wilderness medicine schools recommend that program managers and team leaders facilitate periodic review sessions with their team, equipment, and environment. This workshop will apply the concepts of spaced learning, in situ practice, and cognitive offloading to help program managers and team leaders help their team transfer lessons from their wilderness medical training courses to the parameters and scope of the program they serve.

This workshop will serve Search and Rescue Teams, Ski Patrollers, outing clubs, college and professional outdoor programs, professional guide services, military recreation departments, summer camps with tripping programs, etc.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Facilitate accurate scenario-based patient assessment drills.
  2. Use case studies effectively.
  3. Utilize field guides and texts to promote cognitive offloading and improve performance.
  4. Create clarity of purpose and define roles and responsibilities among a team with varying wilderness medicine and first aid training.