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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

Participants and instructors pose for a group photo during the EMS Today 2017 pre-conference rescue workshop Emergency Medicine in the Snow at Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

The workshop taught essential survival skills to keep patients and rescuers alive in frigid, snowy climates. The location of EMS Today 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah, provided the perfect opportunity to host this type of hands-on training. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

Instructors provide valuable lessons on ensuring patient warmth, stability and safety during snow transport at EMS Today 2017. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

Patient packaging is a critical skill for snowy, mountainside rescues. Workshop participants at EMS Today 2017 got a hands-on course. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

Workshop participants at EMS Today 2017 learn proper technique for transporting patients down a snowy mountainside. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

It may not look like much, but this quinzhee snow shelter is a life-saver during real-life snow rescues in the wilderness. Participants at our EMS Today 2017 pre-conference workshop learned critical survival skills. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

This hands-on training event gave EMS Today 2017 participants the opportunity to run through real-life rescue scenarios in the snow. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

Workshop participants learned to use a probe and beacon to locate potential avalanche survivors during EMS Today 2017. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

Workshop participants get hands-on training using emergency beacons to locate avalanche survivors during EMS Today 2017. Photo Jared Auld

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Pre-Conference Workshop Teaches Emergency Medicine in the Snow at EMS Today 2017

Instructors demonstrate how to use a probe and beacon to rescue avalanche survivors during EMS Today 2017. Photo Jared Auld