WRMC 2009: Navigating Risk in International Locales

2009 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Bill Frederick, WMA lead instructor and Safety Director for School for Field Studies, will be conducting a presentation on navigating risk in international locales.  Bill will review the hazard landscape, research that is available, and best practices. Specific topics will include: – Info acquisition – Transportation – Medical Care –… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Instructor Training Class of 2009- Saranac, NY

Nine new instructors graduated from the Wilderness Medical Associates instructor training program held in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains June 19-21st.  They bring to the company significant patient care experience, impressive back country resumes, and varied teaching experience.  We are delighted to welcome them to the WMA family and applaud their energy, fun-loving spirit, and commitment… Read more »