2015 Backpacking Trip and Search and Rescue Course
The 2015 course will be a 2-week elective from Monday March 16th to Sunday March 29th. This is the main course offered. Click here for details. However, for those who want a more in depth course on wilderness medicine, or who need a month long rotation, we have additional opportunities from March 2nd to March 13th where we will teach search and rescue (SAR) principles OR a back packing learning experience in Southern, Utah.
This will consist of approximately 5 day trip into Willow Gulch in the Escalante River Canyon in Southern Utah. The exact dates will be posted closer to the trip,but are approximately March 9 - 13th. There will be a lecture and a planning meeting on Friday, March 6th. Students will bring their own gear and own food. Transportation will be discussed and determined closer to the actual dates. Instructions on wilderness medicine will be given daily. This will be limited to 22 students. More details of this experiencs will be outlined later. Please contact me directly if you are interested. Richard Ingebretsen, MD
SEARCH AND RESCUE (SAR)
There will a SAR course beginning about March 9th. Methods of searching and rescuing people will be taught. This will be taught in and around the mountains of Salt Lake City. This will be limited to 22 students. More details of this experiencs will be outlined later. Please contact me directly if you are interested. Richard Ingebretsen, MD