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NOLS Wilderness Medicine Staff Meeting

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • Friday, September 15, 2017
  • Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus

Wilderness Medicine Instructors from around the world descend on Lander to network, learn the latest curriculum, and keep up to date with events at the school.


A strong NIA showing, with members contributing to the discussion, is essential to us making our case with the Executive Director Team in support of issues that are important to Instructors. 


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Confirmed Speakers and Events (more to come)


Ken Phillips former Chief of EMS- Grand Canyon National Park

Topic: Situational Awareness- Applying Crew Resource Management to Emergency Response.

CRM is the basis for the NOLS Wilderness Medicine leadership curriculum. Ken will describe how high reliability organizations have formed a culture, and employed effective CRM strategies to prevent accidents in dynamic high-risk environments.

 

Jake Wallace NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructor and Field Faculty

Topic: Model Mental Health Class


Cynthia Stevens MD

Topic: Update on Mental Health with Q and A session

 

Matt DiFrancesco MD and NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructor

Topic: C Collars – results from a study of improvised c collars and implications for our curriculum

Topic: Syncope – A review of the topic and discussion on its place in our curriculum.

 

Jo Rolls, MPAS, PA-C, NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructor

Topic: Pain Management, Common Medications, Benefits and Risks.

Topic: Making Meaning and Making it Stick: Adult Learning Theory and Active Learning

 

Debra East: Admission Manager, Heidi Riley and Bethany Elson: NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructors

Topic: Deaf Students and NOLS Wilderness Medicine: lessons for the Classroom

 

Danny Arminino, PhD. NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructor

Topic: Sociology and Wilderness Medicine: people, their interactions, cultural interpretations, and societal representations of medical practice.

 

As well: State of the School, Curriculum Forum and other fun activities and sessions!


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