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Understanding the Risk Gap concept is s crucial part of any program's risk management strategy. This is the PowerPoint presentation from the companion video by Rick Curtis of  OutdoorEd.com
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This journal article by Brent Bell, Marion Holmes, and Brady Williams from the Journal of Experiential Education documents the broad range of outdoor orientation programs at four-year colleges in the...
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This is the official New Zealand Coroner's final report on the April 15, 2008 canyoning accident on an outdoor program in New Zealand that resulted in the deaths of six students and a teacher. This...
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The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) has issued a press release regarding the New Zealand Coroner's Report on the deaths of six high school students and a teacher on April 15, 2008 in a...
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The group of wilderness medicine providers working on scope of practice documents have completed a draft of a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Scope of Practice (SOP) Guideline to accompany the...
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Outdoor Ed is always on the lookout for great resources to share. While specifically developed for colleges and universities in British Columbia, this 125 page booklet is a superb resource for...
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Folks This is an update on the wilderness first aid scope of practice process and documents. Our group of colleagues have been working steadily on these documents.We have circulated several drafts of...
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This is the PowerPoint presentation I gave at the International Association for Experiential Education conference talking about the rationale for the International Incident Database System and...
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The concept of consistency in the content of Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and Wilderness First Responder (WFR) programs is receiving much attention.  Some folks seem to think there is chaos among the...
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The Princeton University Outdoor Action Program is one of the best known college outdoor orientation programs. Each year we send out over 700 incoming freshmen students on over 80 six-day outdoor...
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