Bleeding in the Backcountry

Seminar

Bleeding in the Backcountry - Online Classroom

Evening webinar on bleeding in the backcountry with Chris Caviezel. This session will be online only and is intended to be a deeper dive into medical care for Mountaineers with a baseline medical training.

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  • Casual

6:30-8pm via Zoom Meeting
Meeting link will be sent to registered attendees on the day of the session.

Seminar Description

Prior to becoming an EMT, Chris, during a Mountaineers hiking trip near Leavenworth, suffered a severe laceration that resulted in an evacuation that lasted several hours and ultimately required a dozen stitches.

Bleeding, if not stopped, is a true medical emergency that will need immediate medical intervention.  We will discuss how bleeding happens, what equipment you might want to have on hand, and steps to take once bleeding is occurring. Please note that this seminar does provide credit towards a WFA, MOFA, or WFR recertification.

Chris Caviezel, EMT-B, has been a Mountaineers Member for 13 years as well as Mountaineers Hiking and Scrambling Leader.  Chris has also been an Emergency Medical Technician for 10 years  working with various Fire Departments and is a Search and Rescue member in King County (4x4 and SPART) as well as Kittitas County (Back Country and Winter Back Country teams).  Chris is also an Amateur Radio Operator and participates in Summits-on-the-Air.

Participant Prerequisites 

This session is intended to be a deeper dive into medical care for Mountaineers with a baseline medical training. If you do not have a current WFA, MOFA, or WFR badge, please contact the leader for permission to attend. Please note that this seminar does provide credit towards a WFA, MOFA, or WFR recertification.

ONLINE ONLY

This seminar will be delivered online via Zoom meeting. You will need access to a computer or device (preferably with a speaker and camera), as well as high-speed internet. Information about how to log-on to the Zoom meeting will be emailed the day of the session.


Category: Risk Management
Audience
All Members

Badges

Route/Place
Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Computer or device (preferably with a speaker and camera), as well as high-speed internet.

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