About This Course

The course teaches wilderness medical professionals to apply concepts from D1/pro sports for recognition and management of concussion and severe brain injury. 


This material was originally presented at mtnmedsymposium.com in Silverton, CO. 


Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 CE Hours


Recommended Medical Level: WFR and above

*The medical terminology in this course is considered more advanced than in a typical WFR course. 


Course Author: Dr. Tim Durkin, Base Medical Chief Medical Director

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Part 1

    • Welcome, Disclosures, Disclaimers, CE Info

    • Introduction

    • Critical Brain Injury Care

    • Pathophysiology of TBI and Concussion

    • Evaluation of the Brain-Injured Patient

    • Case 1 Questions

    • Case 1 Follow Up

  • 02

    Part 2

    • Guidance and Self-Care for the Concussed Patient

    • Case 2 Questions

    • Case 2 Follow Up

  • 03

    Part 3

    • The Near Point Convergence Test

    • Concussion in the Backcountry

    • Case 3 Questions

    • Case 3 Follow Up; Case 4

    • Case 4 Questions

    • Review and Conclusion

  • 04

    Supplemental Materials & References

    • References

  • 05

    Review Quiz

    • Final Review Quiz

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