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The Wilderness Leadership Program at Mt. Hood Community College

The Wilderness Leadership Program at Mt. Hood Community College

instrumental music So today’s our final scenario with our Wilderness First Responder class; it’s a mass casualty incident. We had a raft accident and half the class are patients and the other half are rescuers, and they’re responding to to this emergency. We like to practice these, we like to do these scenarios outside because …

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Wilderness Medicine | Patient Assessment

Wilderness Medicine | Patient Assessment

Hi, I’m Todd Schimelpfenig. I’m the curriculum director for the wilderness medicine institute at NOLS. We are going to shoot an educational video here today to demonstrate our patient assessment system and then our focused spine assessment, our tool for gathering information and making a decision about whether we need to continue spine immobilization in …