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Wilderness Medicine

Adventures Outside of the ED – A Wilderness Medicine Experience

Walter E. Convention Center
Exhibit Hall AB | Booth #1361

Sunday, 10/29/17 │ 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Monday, 10/30/17 │ 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tuesday, 10/31/17 │ 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Come by this 30’x50’ space in the exhibit hall for physician wellness and wilderness medicine education. The area will feature several activities such as:

  • Ongoing medical scenarios created and proctored by WM section members will be performed by attendees. Various settings, illnesses & injuries that are limited only by your imagination!
  • Hands-on demonstrations of WM standard and improvisational techniques (splinting, litters, patient packaging, etc.) 
  • Educational presentations, latest research, and general information sessions on WM topics
  • Aerospace medicine presentations
  • ACS-COT Stop the Bleed Course
  • WM annual photo contest display
  • Book signings by prominent WM authors, such as Dr. Paul Auerbach and Dr. Seth Hawkins
  • AND a climbing wall!

Sessions and scenarios are to be run entirely by WM sections members on a rotating basis. Some sessions will be augmented by sponsor materials, products, and services. 

Featured Scenarios:

Snakebite 911
Cholera, Dizziness at Altitude and Exertional Heat Illness
Chest Pain and Multi-system Trauma

Book Signings

Seth C. Hawkins, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, MFAWM
Wilderness EMS
Sunday, October 29 | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Paul Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP
Auerbach's Wilderness Medicine, 7th Edition
Monday, October 30 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

You may also be interested in Drs. Auerbach and Lemery's latest title: Enviromedics: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

Climbing Wall Operating Hours

Sunday, October 29 | 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Monday, October 30 | 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tuesday, October 31 | 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Special thanks to Drs. Michael Caudell, Christopher Kang, Lori Weichenthal and Taylor Haston for their vision, leadership and efforts in bringing this new feature to ACEP17!   


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In-kind support provided by Banyan and SAM Medical

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