The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Resort, MT

July 24 - 28, 2021

OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED & CLASS SIZES LIMITED
The optional workshops listed below are offered in conjunction with the conference to enhance your experience. Reserve your spot for optional workshops on the main conference registration page.

Note: All Workshops Will Be Held Outdoors and Masks are Required

Wilderness Survival CME Course

WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS

Sunday, July 25
Monday, July 26
Tuesday, July 27
Time: 2:00 - 5:30 pm. $75

This workshop is a hands-on skill building experience. You will learn how to construct shelters, obtain food and water, build fires with primitive tools, signal, track, route-find, improvise clothing and build survival kits. Faculty: Gary Kibbee: Navy Seal and Special Forces Survival Instructor.

CME Course Big Sky Summer optional ropes

ROPES & KNOTS FOR WILDERNESS MEDICINE & RESCUE

Wednesday, July 28
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm. $50

This workshop will teach you how to use ropes and tie knots for improvised medical care, splinting, litters, high angle rescue and swift water rescue.
Faculty: Sheryl Olson, RN.

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PRACTICAL SPLINTING SKILLS

Sunday, July 25
Monday, July 26
Time: 2:00 - 3:15 pm. $50

Orthopedic and soft tissue injuries are among the most common problems encountered in the wilderness. A properly applied splint can have a variety of positive impacts and may make the difference between being ambulatory and needing an air evacuation. Learn techniques for immobilizing fractures and severe sprains using SAM® Splints and other improvised devices (you will receive a SAM® Splint to practice with and keep). 

Faculty: Kyle Allred, PA.

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SURVIVAL FOR TEENS — (Ages 12 and up)

Sunday, July 25
Monday, July 26
Time: 9:00 - 12:00 pm. $70

This course is designed to teach older children about trip preparation, creating a useful survival kit, how to navigate safely, avoid getting lost in the backcountry, build improvised shelters and fires, find food, and survive an unexpected night out. ($70) Please bring water, a healthy snack, and sun protection. Light rain gear is suggested. Closed toe shoes are required.

Faculty: Danny Kibbee

For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

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