Type: Media
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2014
This workshop will provide audience members with an understanding of how people tend to react, both cognitively and behaviorally, in stressful situations. Additionally, the presenter will explore how quality training can influence one's response.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2014
Project Adventure's Bob Ryan presents a podcast on safety, risk management and the value of staff training as part of Project Adventure's Speaker's Series.
Type: Document
Date Posted: Nov 08, 2014
This presentation is on the Risk Assessment and Safety Management model or RASM. This model is designed to provide your organization and your staff with a real-world tool to help you prepare for risk, analyze risk in the field, and help reduce it.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Nov 02, 2014
This presentation begins with an overview of basic bear safety procedures ans suggestions for training people who travel in bear habitat. Dr. Smith summarizes his research regarding bear spray, and bear response to human activity.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2014
Produced in 2001 by the U.S. National Park Service, this video introduces the principles of Leave No Trace outdoor ethics.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Oct 05, 2014
The NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute is the leader in wilderness medicine education. Our goal is to provide the highest quality education and information for the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies.
Type: Blog
Date Posted: Oct 04, 2014
This year's Wilderness Risk Management Conference in Atlanta was a superb three-day event focusing on critical issues relating to risk management for outdoor programs.
Type: Article
Date Posted: Aug 14, 2014
This article is designed to provide a short outline of the areas that should be evaluated in order to develop a comprehensive Safety Management Program for your organization. [Note: A number of legal issues are referred to in this article.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Aug 06, 2014
The Risk Assessment and Safety Management Model (RASM) by Rick Curtis has been presented at national and international conferences including the Wilderness Risk Management Conference and the Association for Experiential Education Conference.
Type: Document
Date Posted: May 24, 2014
The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course, widely taught by numerous providers, can be burdened with unrealistic expectations of the topics and skills that can be taught in a basic layperson first aid program.