We are looking for students interested in helping to teach Wilderness First Responder WFR) courses. We partner with Wilderness Medicine of Utah to teach these. Log onto their web page to see when these courses are taught.
We also need help with our numerous AWLS courses and to help develop curriculum. There is money available to compenstate students for their work.
If you are interested in teaching wilderness medicine courses or interested in working on curriculum thencontact us for details.
Moab - Grand County Injuries: What are the injuries in the back country in the Moab area.
Latest on wound closure in the wilderness, suture vs glue, vs tape, etc.
We need data collected from backcountry wilderness experiences such as a recent trip to Aconcagua. We will need to contact participants. Determine incident of disease, hygiene etc. Create case report data.
Incident of lightning injuries in various situations, particularly in Utah.
Look various myths associated with wilderness medicine, such as the use of stun guns in the treatment of venomous snakebites. Where did they come from?
The FDA has approved new sunscreen SPF guidelines, Updates are needed. How effective are aloe vera, PABA etc
Do you treat spider bites with antibiotics? How about wasp stings? The claim is the wasp stings are “dirty.”
Interleukin, sunburn and DNA. How do these interact?
Ice climbing injuries in Utah
Type of injury vs. victim’s experience
Ginko Biloba vs Diamox for altitude diseases.
What are the new ski bindings that have come out? Are they as effect as they claim?
New data is out on GI symptoms at altitude.
New methods for pain management in the wilderness without analgesics.