Curriculum: Wilderness Medicine

Curriculum: Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness Medicine: Lecture Topic Time
Airway and Pain Management 1 hour
Avalanche Awareness 1 hour
Ballistics, Hunting and Fishing Injuries 4 hours
Climbing Gym / Basics of climbing 4 hours
Clothing / Gear Selection 1.5 hours
Dive medicine 1 hour
High altitude medicine 1 hour
Hymenoptera / Anaphylaxis 1 hour
Hyperthermia 0.75 hours
Hypothermia/Cold Injury 0.75 hours
Knot tying / litter lecture/practical 3 hours
Landing Zone Coordination 1 hour
Lightning injuries & prevention 0.75 hours
Lost at Sea 1 hour
Marine Envenomations 1 hour
Orienteering Lecture 1 hour
Orienteering Practical 3 hours
Search & Rescue 1 hour
Shelter and Fire making 3 hours
Simulation wilderness scenarios 3 hours
Snake Envenomation 1 hour
Spider Envenomation 0.75 hours
Splinting, Spine Immobilization, Evacuation, Low angle rescue 4 hours
Submersion Injury 0.75 hours
Tick borne diseases 1 hour
Toxic Plants / Mushrooms 1 hour
Travel Medicine 1 hour
Water Purification 1 hour
Water Rescue lecture / practical 3 hours
Wintergreen Rock Climbing 6 hours
Wound Care/ Medical Kits 1 hour