After the accident... Before the rescue
Don is the Medical Director for Kananaskis Country Public Safety (the mountain rescue team for the Kananaskis region of the eastern Canadian Rockies). He is a Canadian Avalanche Association member and a member of the Medical Commission of the International Commission for Alpine Rescue (ICAR). Don’s job with KCPS is to make medicine work for first responders in complex mountain environments.
Join Dr. Don McPhalen for a practical look at how you can make all the difference when someone has sustained injuries in backcountry or avalanche incident. Just with what’s in your daypack, you can help change the balance towards a positive outcome.