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Last approved: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:04 GMT

Last edit: Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:13:24 GMT

School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Emergency Medicine (EMED)
EMED
8516
Wilderness Medicine
Wilderness Medicine
Spring 2016
3
Course Type
Field Work (Internship)
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25
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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Key: 10416