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Wilderness Trauma Life Support

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This course has been postponed. Please stay tuned for more info on a 2015 date!

Course Description

Bradford Woods is hosting a Wilderness Trauma Life Support class for medical professionals, doctors, paramedics, EMTs, clinicians, and wilderness medicine enthusiasts. This class will take place over three days at Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s Outdoor Center. We are located just 20 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport on a beautiful 2,500-acre facility. This course will be taught by Frank Hubbell, DO. Dr. Hubbell founded SOLO Wilderness Medicine in 1976 and has been working in the field of Wilderness Medicine ever since. Topics include environmental emergencies, musculoskeletal injuries, airway management, bleeding and shock, spinal injuries, and more. The cost for the course is $500, which includes 20 hours of hands-on learning, breakfast and lunch each day, and CME credit (see details below) through the IU School of Medicine’s Division of Continuing Education. For those that would like to stay at Bradford Woods in the evenings, private accommodations are available in the historic Manor House for $45/night.

The actual course will run from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Sunday.

To register, contact Tim Street at tstreet@indiana.edu or at (765) 342-2915. This course requires a minimum number of participants to run — as such, the registration deadline and course determination date is August 31st. If you have any questions, please let us know. 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: Assess critical patients  in a remote setting; Manage trauma patients and provide critical care  in a remote setting; Manage environmental emergencies in a remote setting.

Accreditation Statement

Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor.  All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in an IUSM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.


While it offers CME credits, this activity is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.


CME certificates and certificates of attendance will be e-mailed after the program.  Please allow 4-6 weeks for certificate processing.  Any questions regarding your credit, please contact 317-274-0104.