Note- this webinar CPD course is open to members of the Australasian Wilderness & Expedition Medicine Society only. To learn more about becoming a become a member, please visit https://awems.org.au/
Our guest speaker for this AWEMS CPD session is Seth C. Hawkins, and discusses all things wilderness medicine in the United States.
- Introduction Seth C. Hawkins
- Define wilderness medicine
- History of wilderness medicine in the US
- Time to definitive care
- Failure and success
- Safety in wilderness medicine
- Self-care as responders
- Critical incident stress debriefing
About the Guest Speaker
Seth Christopher Collings Hawkins (born 1971) is an American emergency physician, writer, anthropologist, and organizational innovator. He has made notable contributions to the fields of wilderness medicine, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and medical humanities. His work has particularly specialized in EMS and wilderness medicine in the southeastern United States, where he is the founder of the Appalachian Center for Wilderness Medicine, the Appalachian Mountain Rescue Team, and the Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship.