Wilderness Medicine

A two-week elective consisting of lectures, practicals, skill sessions and simulations/scenarios intended to expose students to the practice of medicine in extreme environments. Past activities have included an in-flight medical resuscitation simulation, a guided tour of the National Botanic Garden, and splinting sessions. Learn rescue carries, how to build shelters, and the basics of orienteering and knots during a multi-day camping trip, where students will also have the opportunity to practice medical skills and apply their knowledge in nearby wilderness environments.

Wilderness Medicine