FARMINGTON — The Wilderness Medicine Collaborative will offer a free workshop for anyone interested in learning more about non-pregnant medical conditions encountered by women traveling in remote wilderness locations. The workshop is set for 5:30−7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

Interactive discussion will include topics such as the management of minor problems like vaginal itching, urinary tract infections, and sacroiliac dislocation, to more serious conditions including menstrual hemorrhage, perineal and vaginal trauma, and acute abdominal pain.

Speakers will include medical providers from Franklin Health Women’s Care: Connie Adler, MD; Tara Aumand, MD; Jacques Belair, MD; Susan Kearing, DO; Jennifer Zeliger, MD; and Susan Tinguely, FNP; along with wilderness medicine instructors: Gabe Gunning, WEMT-P; Paul Marcolini, WEMT-P; and Alan Sleight, WEMT-A.

The workshop will also include practical hands-on training on the principles of immobilization and proper application of traction splint for hip and femur fractures.

To register, email [email protected].

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