For more information contact: Boonshoft School of Medicine, Judi Engle, Office of Public Relations, (937) 775-2951
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Learn How to Survive in the Wild at Wright State's Wilderness Medicine Expo 2005
DAYTON, OHIO-Whether you're headed for the Himalayas or just a stroll in the park, you can learn how to stay healthy and safe in the great outdoors at Wilderness Medicine Expo 2005. Presented by emergency medicine doctors at Wright State University School of Medicine, this event takes place Wednesday, March 9, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Frederick A. White Health Center on Wright State's campus, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton. The event is free, including parking in Campus Lot 16, and open to teens and adults, but registration is required. To register or for more information, call (937) 775-3806. You may also register online at www.med.wright.edu/em/expo.
The event includes multimedia presentations and small group workshops with an emphasis on survival techniques for sports enthusiasts and anyone who ventures outdoors.
• "Too Hot, Too Cold: What to Wear"
• "Bites, Stings & Rashes: What to Avoid"
• "Basic First Aid in the Back Country"
• "Springs, Strains & Breaks"