May 26 to 31, 2009
Mountain Medicine - Where Ambulances Can't Go!
Colorado Symposium on Emergency Care

Mountain Village
Telluride, Colorado

Colorado Symposium on Emergency Care - 29th Annual
           Sponsored by:
San Juan Basin Technical College, Mancos, CO

May 26, 2009 to May 31, 2009
Mountain Village - Telluride, Colorado

Conference Brochure: 2009 May CSEC Telluride Brochure.pdf

Mountain Medicine – Where Ambulances Can’t Go!

Time: Friday, May 29, 2009 – 10:00 to 11:45 am

DESCRIPTION OF PRESENTATION:    Mountain medicine tailors traditional medical skills and applies them to the wilderness and other austere settings.  This lecture discusses the many realms of Search and Rescue as well as other wilderness settings and discusses medical adaptations that must be made in each to optimize patient care and minimize risk to the patient and rescuers.  

TARGET AUDIENCE: General (First Responder to ALS)

    1)  Describe the realms of Mountain Medicine.    
    2)  Acknowledge medical considerations in each setting.
    3)  Discuss treatment and evacuation strategies.

Lecture Notes: Where Ambulances Cant Go CSEC Telluride May 2009 slides.pdf