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.

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