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SEEING THE STARS ON EXPEDITION

Join us on the 20th of October for the first talk of the new academic year with Dr Shona Maine! Zoom link will be posted closer to the time.

Event details:

The talk will comprise a brief introduction on Shona's route into expedition medicine followed by a trauma case from a recent trip. All aspects of the trauma management will be addressed not just the medical considerations. At the end of the talk expect some advice on how to make yourself competitive for work in the expedition field!

Speaker bio:

Dr Shona Maine is an emergency and expedition doctor based on the South Coast of the UK. Having both led and been the doctor on expeditions she’s spent time in the mountains, jungle, desert and at sea. Faculty on expedition training courses and a writer and editor for Adventure Medic she’s navigating being back in training while still adventuring.

Free for members.

Link to the Facebook event: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1053762618399396

EXTREME TALK SERIES

Brand new for Spring 2020, KCL Wilderness Medicine Society, in association with KCL Emergency Medicine Society, presents a free lecture series on the management of medical casualties in the most extreme environments.

MOUNTAIN RESCUE CASUALTY CARE

+ THE UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL ELECTIVE

DR NEIL CHAPMAN

 

Thursday 27th February 2020

4:00 - 5:30pm

Room 1.67, Franklin Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus, King's College London

Dr. Neil Chapman is a Senior University Teacher at the University of Sheffield Medical School. Neil’s academic work focussed on understanding gene regulation in the human uterus during pregnancy and how this may change inappropriately giving rise to premature birth of the infant. Neil was also a member of Edale Mountain Rescue Team for twelve years, serving as vehicle officer, deputy team leader and team leader; he attended ~600 callouts in that period. During that time he developed a medical elective programme (Mountain Rescue Casualty Care and the Undergraduate Medical Elective) that allowed medical students the opportunity to train with the team for six weeks. He resigned from the team in 2018. Neil’s talk will give an overview of his experiences from mountain rescue.

SOLD OUT

CANCELLED: THE SCIENCE OF SURVIVAL

THE REMARKABLE STORY OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST SURVIVORS

This talk has been cancelled.

WINGED SCALPEL: A SURGEON AT THE FRONT LINE OF DISASTER

MR RICHARD VILLAR

This talk has been cancelled.

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