EMS and Prehospital Education in Juneau County


Mays Point Boat Landing on Castle Rock Lake, near Buckhorn State Park

Drowning, Cold Water Immersion and Water-related Trauma Strategies to Improve Survival and Recovery


The night will include four skill stations offering hands-on training for a lake recovery of a drowning victim with multiple complicating injuries. The Necedah Fire Department will be conducting water recovery training with their rescue boat. A pontoon boat will be on site to serve as a stationary observation platform on the lake.

Stations will include:

  • Managing the first 15 minutes of a drowning victimManaging the first 60 minutes of a cold water injury
  • Managing water related face and neck trauma
  • Field expedient management of difficult airway in water related emergencies

This event is free and CEUs will be granted. A light meal and refreshments will be served, so plan to come from work or your day activities.

Special thanks to Necedah Fire Department and Camp Douglas EMS for hosting this event and supplying boats, safety management and shoreline equipment.


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Don’t forget to check out our Emergency Care and Trauma Symposium, June 25-27, 2018. You can find information at uwhealth.org/emssymposium