April 18-20 2018

Spend a night out with survivalist Marco Yuracheck on the last night of our conference while earning eight extra credits towards your FAWM! 
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How to Survive the Unexpected Night Out

Wednesday

8-9am Overview of Medical Emergencies in the Wilderness 
9-10am Overview of Medicine at Sea
10-12pm Workshops
- Cruise Ship Medicine
- Nutrition in the Wilderness
- Hypothermia and Cold Water Immersions
- Ropes and Knots

12-1pm Lunch
1-2pm Physics and Physiology of Depth
2-3pm Dive Medicine
3-5pm Workshops
- Mass Casualty Triage
- Water Purification
- Avalanche Rescue
- Marco’s Story of Survival

8pm Pizza/Pool Party


Thursday
8-9am Arctic Medicine
9-11am Workshops
- Marine Envenomations
- Simulation of Wilderness Emergencies
- River Rescue (How to save man’s best friend)
- Building Fires

11-12pm Workshops
-Wilderness Toxicology
-Survival Signals
-Introduction to Hyperbaric Oxygen/Principles of Recompression Therapy

12-1pm Lunch
1-3pm Workshops
- Search and Rescue at Sea (Rescue Operations at Sea)
- Advanced Diving Science
- Shelters

3-5pm Workshops
- Training for Wilderness Adventure Races
- Improvised Splints, Litters and Carries
- Surviving at Sea
- Women in the Wild (Case Studies and Pre-travel Advice for Women)

8-9 pm Nightfall: Celestial Navigation
8:30-10:00pm Bonfire/S’mores

Friday
8-9am Pediatric Safety in the Wilderness
9-10am TBD (Infectious Disease Lecture)
10-12pm Workshops
- GPS/Land Navigation
- Intro to High-Angle Rescue Operations
- Survival Kits (for Exotic Travel)
- Case Scenarios in Diving Accidents

12-1pm Lunch
1-3pm Workshops
- Portable Ultrasound in Wilderness Medicine
- Field Management of Orthopedic Problems
- Expedition Medicine
- Shark Attacks/Hemorrhage Control

3-5pm two-hour skills course




Surviving the Unexpected Night Out (Friday night) ***
Friday from 5pm to Saturday 11am​

Survival Courses:

Overview of Survival Techniques
Water Procurement
Safety and Security while Traveling
Clothing Selection for Wilderness Survival
Cold Weather Hiking and Trekking
Survival Kits
Food Procurement
Wilderness Survival
Leave no Trace Camping/Hiking
Survival Shelters
 


 


Surviving the Wild, Saving the Sick 

* Conference schedule may be subject to change. 

2018 Conference Schedule* 

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