Lecture

 

February 24, 2009
Overview of Mountain Rescue
WMS Winter Meeting: Wilderness & Mounatin Medicine

Canyons Grand Summit Hotel Conference Center
Park City, UT


Overview of Mountain Rescue provides a summary of the disciplines that Mountain Search and Rescue teams perform.   The lecture brings Dr. Smith’s actual mountain rescue experience from Jackson, WY and the Tetons to the classroom.

Objectives:
1) Describe the realms of Mountain Rescue
2) Acknowledge special medical considerations in each setting
3) Discuss evacuation strategies



Wilderness Medical Society 17th Annual Winter Meeting: Wilderness & Mountain Medicine


Conference Brochure: WMS Winter Meeting 2009 Park City Brochure.pdf

Lecture Notes: Smith WEMC Slides Overview Mtn Rescue Park City 2009.pdf