Mountain Medicine Symposium

September 19, 2019

Symposium Overview

We will be holding the Symposium in Silverton. Sept 27-29, 2019

 

Topics Include:

  • Managing simple to complex rescues in the austere mountain environment

  • Update on transceiver technology

  • Airbag technology

  • Recco

  • Shoveling

  • Probing

  • Altitude medicine

  • Backcountry trauma

  • Cold weather injuries

  • Pathophysiology of avalanche burials

  • Advanced rescue using external beacons on helicopters

Faculty

Our faculty are world-class experts on high altitude,burial, resuscitation and technical rescue.

MOUNTAIN MEDICAL INSTRUCTORS:

• Dr. Peter Hackett, High Altitude Medicine Pioneer 

• Dr. Colin Grissom, Avalanche Resuscitation Pioneer

• Dr. Charles Maines, Trauma Surgeon

• Dr. Jay Mathers, DO

RESCUE INSTRUCTORS

• Manuel Genswein, Swiss Rescue Expert

• Jim Donovan, SAS Director

• Leo Llyod, RN EMT-P- Technical Alpine Rescue Expert

 

 

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