Survival Medicine Workshops

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*  2014 Survival Medicine Classes *

New!  No prerequisite for any class

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

September 26-28, 2014

Survival Medicine 201

Leesburg, VA

VFW Post #1177, Leesburg, VA (near Washington, DC)

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October 4, 2014

Suturing & Minor Surgery - This is taken from Day 2 of Survival Medicine 101

Charleston, WV vicinity – exact location TBA

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October 29-31, 2014

Survival Medicine 101

Titusville, FL

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November 7-9, 2014 (tentative)

Survival Medicine 202

VFW Post #1177, Leesburg, VA (near Washington, DC)

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Additional dates to be announced

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See below for brief class descriptions.

* CLICK HERE for a detailed PDF of Survival Medicine Class Descriptions *

Survival Medicine 101 (open to all)

2014 CLASSES:

Mon-Wed, Aug 4-6, Bessemer, AL

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  • Suturing and minor surgery
  • Splinting and casting
  • Labs and clinical procedures
  • Bioterrorism and radiation exposure
  • Antibiotics and infection
  • Treatment of chronic disease

Survival Medicine 102 (open to all)

2014 CLASSES:  dates TBA

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  • Triage, quarantine, and isolation
  • Childbirth, labor, and delivery
  • Poisonings
  • Adult and childhood emergencies
  • Herbal remedies
  • Do-it-yourself dentistry

Survival Medicine 201 (open to all)

2014 CLASSES:

Fri-Sun, Sept. 26-28, Leesburg, VA

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  • Fracture diagnosis and treatment
  • Casting for special situations – Part 1
  • *** Long arm cast, sugartong splint, thumb spica and ulnar gutter splints
  • Treating open fractures
  • Suturing for special situations – Part 1
  • *** Facial and pediatric lacerations, ear, lip, & scalp, advanced suture patterns
  • Field training – suturing under realistic conditions
  • Major trauma
  • *** Bullet wounds and bullet removal
  • *** Chest wounds
  • and much more

Survival Medicine 202 (open to all)

2014 CLASSES:

TBA

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  • Casting for special situations – Part 2
  • *** Long leg cast, hand fractures, plaster vs. fiberglass, pediatric fractures
  • Fractures that are difficult to cast
  • Principles of traction
  • Dislocations
  • Suturing for special situations – Part 2
  • *** Flap lacerations, dog ear repair, layer closure, subcuticular sutures
  • RFID chip removal
  • Childbirth laceration, episiotomy and repair
  • Burn treatment
  • Major trauma
  • *** Emergency tracheotomy
  • *** Head wounds
  • *** Neck injuries
  • *** Back injuries
  • *** Abdominal injuries
  • and much more