Wednesday
2017-09-20
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Thursday
2017-09-21
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Friday
2017-09-22
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Saturday
2017-09-23
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Grand Imperial Hotel
Sunday
2017-09-24
Train Depot
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
Grand Imperial Hotel
Train Depot
Kendall Mountain Recreation Center
08:00 - 05:00
Wilderness EMT Upgrade Course-Aaron Reilly, DO

Wilderness accidents and emergencies happen all too often. Whether you are backpacking in a remote area, climbing at the crags or running in the foothills, being able to provide medical care in a remote environment is essential for any outdoor enthusiast, especially as a medical provider in the austere environment. Register Now

Aaron Reilly DO, DiMM
Co-Director WAIMI Elective
08:00 - 05:00
High Angle Rescue- Leo Lloyd, RN & Stoney Molina, NR-P

This 2-day “hands on” workshop is structured for mountain rescue personnel committed to developing and reinforcing their technical rope rescue skills in a variety of challenging difficult terrain settings. Our primary emphasis in this team oriented overview will be exploring select rigging options and techniques that are safe, timely, efficient, and most importantly, gentle on the patient and rescuers. Register Now

Leo Lloyd RN, NRP, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Stoney Molina NR-P, FF-I, AIARE-II, Seminar Planning Committee Member
08:00 - 05:00
Wilderness EMT Upgrade Course-Aaron Reilly, DO

Wilderness accidents and emergencies happen all too often. Whether you are backpacking in a remote area, climbing at the crags or running in the foothills, being able to provide medical care in a remote environment is essential for any outdoor enthusiast, especially as a medical provider in the austere environment. Register Now

Aaron Reilly DO, DiMM
Co-Director WAIMI Elective
08:00 - 05:00
High Angle Rescue- Leo Lloyd, RN & Stoney Molina, NR-P

This 2-day “hands on” workshop is structured for mountain rescue personnel committed to developing and reinforcing their technical rope rescue skills in a variety of challenging difficult terrain settings. Our primary emphasis in this team oriented overview will be exploring select rigging options and techniques that are safe, timely, efficient, and most importantly, gentle on the patient and rescuers. Register Now

Leo Lloyd RN, NRP, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Stoney Molina NR-P, FF-I, AIARE-II, Seminar Planning Committee Member
07:30
Registration Desk Opens
08:45
Welcome: The Mountain Medicine Evolution – Kimmet Holland/Jason Williams
Jason Williams BS, NRP, DiMM, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Kimmet Holland NRP AIARE II, Seminar Planning Committee Member
09:00 - 10:00
Keynote Speaker-Charlie Mains, MD

Charlie Mains, MD speaks about general considerations for the management of the trauma patient in austere environments. Knowledge in the management by providing the latest studies for techniques for trauma resuscitation and management in austere environments.

Charles W Mains, MD, FACS
Director of Trauma at Centura Health Trauma System
10:30 - 11:30
Frostbite Updates-David Hughes, MD

Frostbite-field management, extrication decision making, and latest approach to management and long-term care. Knowledge on methods of field management, decision making on when and how to evacuate patients, and the latest research on perfusion improvement and outcomes in new management techniques.

David Hughes, MD
10:30 - 11:00
SAR Tools Applied in Avalanche Rescue – Manuel Genswein

Generic Search Theory Applied to Avalanche Rescue

Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
10:30 - 11:00
Wildlife Consideration – Karl Kamm, PA-C

Knowledge of the latest information on the injuries and diseases that outdoor enthusiast can pick up from wildlife and insects in the wilderness.

Karl Kamm PA-C
10:30 - 11:30
Lightning Emergencies-Kyle Thornton

Knowledge of the mythology and latest science of lightning including the physiological effects lightning has on the human body, the injuries of and treatments for these patients.

Kyle Thornton MA, NRP
President Elect of the National Association of EMS Officials (NASEMSO)
11:30 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Grand Canyon National Park EMS and SAR-Trevor Maycshak

Knowledge on how Grand Canyon EMS/SAR/Physicians diagnose and treat heat and exertional illness and injuries in the Grand Canyon utilizing i-STAT and other tools.

Trevor Mayschak BS, NRP, DiMM
13:00 - 14:00
Backcountry Ventilation: What EtCO2 Can Tell Us-Doug Godomski

Knowledge of how EtCO2 can direct ventilation support of critical patients in the austere environment.

Doug Godomski, NRP
Educational Technology Committee Co-Chair for National Association of EMS Educators
13:00 - 14:00
Incident Command for Search and Rescue Operations-Ron Corkish

Knowledge of how the Incident Command System works and the importance of the system is on search and rescue calls and how being organized impacts the survivability chances of victims of injury or illness in the austere environment.

Ron Corkish
President and Mission Coordinator of La Plata County Search & Rescue (LPCSAR)
13:00 - 14:00
Excavation Techniques in Companion and Organized Rescue-Manuel Genswein

Special Procedures for Deep Burials, in Contaminated Debris, to Prevent Mechanical Impact to the Buried Subject.

Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
14:30 - 17:00
Ultrasound Workshop-Jenna White MD, Chelsea C. White MD, Trevor Mayschak BS, Aaron Reilly DO

Knowledge of the advances of pre-hospital/austere environment uses of ultra sound. FAST exams, optic nerve diameter for dx HACE and pneumothorax.

Aaron Reilly DO, DiMM
Co-Director WAIMI Elective
Chelsea C. White IV, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services Academy
Jenna White MD, DiMM
Co-director Austere and Mountain Medicine
Trevor Mayschak BS, NRP, DiMM
14:30 - 17:00
Rescue Helicopter Operations and Emergency Care For Helicopter Personnel Involved in a Mishap-Brandon Laird, BS & Dayle Morningstar Laird, MS

Knowledge of how to manage a helicopter crash when it happens right in front of you including ELT management, power/fuel shut off, and suspected injuries and treatment.

Brandon Laird, Chief Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor, BS
Chief Pilot for Colorado Highland Helicopters Search and Rescue
Dayle Morningstar Laird, MS, FP-C
14:30 - 17:00
Patient Packaging and Movement- Ryan Mason, NRP & Tim Henley, BS

Knowledge of how to package a patient appropriately with and without rescue gear, and to move the patient safely and efficiently as possible.

Ryan Mason NRP, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Tim Henley BS, NRP, DiMM
14:30 - 17:00
Optimization of Survival Changes in MCIs, Triage Criteria in Avalanche Rescue Optimized by Monte Carlo Simulations, Practical Field Workshop in a Full Feature Rescue Scenario-Manuel Genswein

Rescue Scenarios in the field with consideration of topics above with volunteer patients, rescue coordination involving rescue flight for training purposes.

Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
17:30 - 19:00
Dinner and Social Hour
19:00 - 20:00
Evening Presentation: University Based SAR, Reach and Treat-Jenna White, MD & Jason Williams, BS

Knowledge in the advances in prehospital care from an urban setting to an austere with integration of MDs in mountain rescue environments

Jenna White MD, DiMM
Co-director Austere and Mountain Medicine
Jason Williams BS, NRP, DiMM, Seminar Planning Committee Member
07:30
Registration Desk Opens
09:00 - 10:00
Community Paramedicine- Chelsea White, MD

Knowledge of the advanced practice of paramedicine on skillsets, protocols and emerging roles of out of hospital providers.

Chelsea C. White IV, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services Academy
10:30 - 11:30
Risk and Avalanche Rescue-Manuel Genswein

Risk Management in Avalanche Rescue based on an objective, quantitative “Risk/Benefit” Analysis

Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
10:30 - 11:30
Pit Stop Cardiac Arrest – Greg Childress

Knowledge of how to get rural EMS services organized to provide the best care for cardiac patients that are remote and have long transport times and or need to be flown to the appropriate facility for definitive care.

Greg Childress, NRP
Volunteer Coordinator for Durango Fire & Rescue
10:30 - 11:30
Austere Wound Care – Jay Mathers, DO

Knowledge on new techniques and novel medications for pain control in the austere environment

Jay Mathers, DO, Seminar Planning Committee Member
DO, Seminar Planning Committee Member
10:30 - 11:30
Illness and Injury in Ultra Marathons-Aaron Reilly, DO

Knowledge of practicing event medicine during ultra-marathon events. Discussing common injuries and trends including heat injuries, exertional illness and athletic injuries.

Aaron Reilly DO, DiMM
Co-Director WAIMI Elective
11:30 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
You’re Injured in the Mountains, What Now? Scott Sholes

Knowledge of the recent data on management of injuries in the austere environment

Scott Sholes , NRP
EMS Chief at Durango Fire Protection District
13:00 - 14:00
Modern Search Techniques in Avalanche Rescue -Manuel Genswein

Workshop: Transceiver-Recco-Probelines

Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
13:00 - 14:00
Mountain Sickness, Pain Control in Austere Environments-Jay Mathers, DO

Knowledge of how you can treat AMS as well as controlling pain when normal treatments are of short supply or not available.

Jay Mathers, DO, Seminar Planning Committee Member
DO, Seminar Planning Committee Member
13:00 - 14:00
Acute Stress Reaction & PTSD in SAR Workers-Chelsea Gardner, NRP

Getting an understanding of the effects of ASR, PTSD with the underserved SAR community.

Chelsea Gardner, NRP
President Elect of the National Association of EMS Officials (NASEMSO)
14:30 - 17:00
Optimization Of Survival Changes in MCIs, Triage Criteria in Avalanche Rescue

Optimized by Monte Carlo Simulations, Practical Field Workshop in a Full Feature Rescue Scenario in the field with consideration of topics with volunteer patients, rescue coordination involving rescue flight for training purposes

Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
14:30 - 17:00
Flight For Lift “Lift Ticket/Avalanche Deployment Program”, Lessons Learned Over 6 Years Flying in The San Juan Mountains

Knowledge on how to respond on a FFL helicopter to remote location and avalanche rescue deployment. Lessons learned after 6 years of responding in the San Juan Mountains.

Carrie Wassel, RN, BSN, CCRN, CFRN, SANE
Travis McGrath RN BSN CFRN, Seminar Planning Committee Member
14:30 - 17:00
Advanced Assessments, Not Advanced Interventions

Knowledge of how to do a thorough clinical assessments and reassessments in the remote setting and how to manage critical patients without the equipment resources you usually have access to. Then practical scenarios on spinal injuries.

Brad Sablosky NRP, WALS
Owner, Wilderness Medic
18:00 - 20:00
Dinner
19:30 - 20:00
Mountain Tales and Stories Of Silverton and The San Juans
20:00
Music and Social Event
07:30
Registration Desk Opens
08:30 - 09:00
Telluride Ski Patrol Avalanche Rescue Dog Program-Ryan Mason

Knowledge of how avalanche rescue dogs have a significant impact on locating and how this impacts patient outcomes. Important points when working with dogs, i.e. not to disturb a dog search, etc.

Ryan Mason NRP, Seminar Planning Committee Member
09:10 - 10:10
International SAR and Mountain Medicine Panel-Manuel Genswein, Jason Williams, Jim Donovan, Leo Lloyd, Trevor Mayschak

An international panel of experts in Search and Rescue to discuss the current status and future advances in search of rescue operations.

Jim Donovan EMT-B, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Director for Silverton Avalanche School, Emergency Manager for San Juan County
Jason Williams BS, NRP, DiMM, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
Leo Lloyd RN, NRP, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Trevor Mayschak BS, NRP, DiMM
10:20 - 10:50
Khumbu Climbing Center-Leo Lloyd

An informative overview on the Khumbu Climbing Center. The reflections on working with highly motivated, talented and aspiring Nepali Climbers and Rescuers and how we can learn from their experiences.

Leo Lloyd RN, NRP, Seminar Planning Committee Member
11:00 - 00:00
“State of The Art In Avalanche Rescue”-Manuel Genswein

Knowledge on the specific approach to avalanche victim burial by European specialists in the field with use of HEMS, resuscitation guidelines, extrication guidelines and transfer to definitive care in the European model set forth by experts in the field.  

Manuel Genswein, Planning Committee
12:00 - 12:10
Closing Remarks-Kimmet Holland and Jason Williams
Jason Williams BS, NRP, DiMM, Seminar Planning Committee Member
Kimmet Holland NRP AIARE II, Seminar Planning Committee Member
14:00
Train Departs for Durango
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