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Aug 24, 2016 by Michelle Armstrong (marmstrong)
EMED 8516 : Wilderness Medicine
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:04 GMT
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:13:24 GMT
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Emergency Medicine (EMED)
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Field Work (Internship)
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Kris Lehnhardt, MD
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A two-week elective consisting of lectures, practicals, skill sessions and simulations/scenarios intended to expose students to the practice of medicine in extreme environments. Past activities have included an in-flight medical resuscitation simulation, a guided tour of the National Botanic Garden, and splinting sessions. Learn rescue carries, how to build shelters, and the basics of orienteering and knots during a multi-day camping trip, where students will also have the opportunity to practice medical skills and apply their knowledge in nearby wilderness environments.
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