Dates: May 12th - 14th
Location: Bear Creek mountain Resort, Macungie, PA
Description: Focusing on Mountain medicine, the conference will have lectures and skill workshops that cover topics including:
- survival Skills
- Forest evacuation
- prolonged extrication
- Working with air rescue
Special events this year include:
St. Luke's Wilderness Medicine COnference is associated with the Emergency Medicine Residency program at St. Luke's University Health network in bethlehem, Pa. The conference was started in 2011 and is in its 9th consecutive year. It is managed by emergency medicine residents and faculty who are avid adventure seekers.
Whether you are a survival expert or novice looking for adventure, our courses are designed to prepare you for the unexpected. Our team of clinical specialists and wilderness survivalists provide an education relevant for adventurers in all areas of healthcare.
Our mission is to both equip our attendees with the training necessary to provide medical care in austere environments and to foster a community of healthcare professionals that are excited about wilderness medicine.
May 12-14, 2019
St. Luke's Wild Med