WRMC 2009: Using Case Studies as a Risk Management Teaching Methodology

Using Case Studies as a Risk Management Teaching Methodology Wilderness Medical Associates lead instructor Deb Ajango will be presenting a free workshop to Wilderness Risk Management Conference attendees. The workshop will inform audience members on how case studies can be utilized to improve risk management and safety.  Those attending will review a case study and… Read more »

Where’s the Man?: Robber Baron Cave in Texas

Dustin was spotted sporting the man at Robber Baron Cave in Texas. Don’t forget! At the end of the year, we will select the 3 best submissions. The winners will receive $100 cash prizes.  Send in a picture of yourself wearing your WMA course t-shirt to webmaster@wildmed.com in order to be eligible for the prizes.

WRMC 2009: PCIA Outdoor Climbing Instructor Course Provider Training

Wilderness Medical Associates’ instructor, Jon Tierney, will be presenting a pre-conference workshop, PCIA Outdoor Climbing Instructors Course Provider Training, at the Wilderness Risk Management Conference 2-3 hours away from Durham, NC. About the Workshop The workshop is intended for experienced climbers and educators that wish to become providers of the PCIA Outdoor Climbing Instructor Courses.… Read more »

Where’s the Man?: Hour Glass Lake, Idaho

Denise submitted this photo of herself taken while celebrating the 4th of July, with her backpacking friends at Hour Glass Lake in the White Cloud Mountains of Idaho. Don’t forget! At the end of the year, we will select the 3 best submissions. The winners will receive $100 cash prize.  Send in a picture of… Read more »

Commentary on rabies case report

Last week I read an interesting case report with commentary in one of my favorite wilderness medicine publications, Morbidity Mortality Weekly Review*.   Although the case may be a bit arcane for many, I believe that there are some practical points for consideration for both novice and experienced practitioners. The report describes a case of rabies… Read more »