Wilderness Medicine Challenge

$40.00

Instructor: Garrett McDougall, Hannah Cameron
Date: Saturday Nov 2
Time: 1300-1700
Max Slots: 50
Type: In-Person Only

After a brief kit and skill refresher, participants are placed in teams of 2-4 and have coordinates where patients will be found. They will navigate (using provided materials) to patients and find them moulaged. They will be scored on their performance and timing, and a winning team will be announced. This event is more suited to entry-level professionals (e.g. students and volunteer SAR).

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Instructor: Garrett McDougall, Hannah Cameron
Date: Saturday Nov 2
Time: 1300-1700
Max Slots: 50
Cost: $40
Type: In-Person Only

After a brief kit and skill refresher, participants are placed in teams of 2-4 and have coordinates where patients will be found. They will navigate (using provided materials) to patients and find them moulaged. They will be scored on their performance and timing, and a winning team will be announced. This event is more suited to entry-level professionals (e.g. students and volunteer SAR).

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Use a map and compass to navigate to coordinates in a forested area.
  2. Treat injured and ill patients in a wilderness environment with limited gear.
  3. Construct makeshift litters to move patients from a wilderness environment.