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Dr. K and his boonDOCS crew have partnered with Outdoor Channel to bring you the “art and science” of managing medical emergencies in a backcountry setting!

Anyone interested in pursuing specific outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, sailing, skiing, etc.) from the perspective of the ever-growing fields of wilderness, travel, and disaster medicine will benefit from the innovative show’s focused instruction. Combining humor with real life know-how and accessible explanations, boonDOCS brings to life difficult medical concepts that viewers can incorporate into their own experiences in the field. Learned skill sets, in total, help form a complete curriculum in wilderness medicine. Staying true to the show’s motto, “When you’re out there, be there!” viewers are encouraged to gain expertise in wilderness medicine so that they can help fellow outdoor enthusiasts in times of medical need and duress.

The show is hosted by Andrew C. Krakowski, MD, the founder and former director of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s course in wilderness medicine. He and his chief field operative, Dennis “DJ” Phalen, a certified EMT and wilderness first responder, anchor the show and keep viewers coming back for more.

Whether your vision of the outdoors is the outback or the backyard, the boonDOCS Wilderness & Travel Medicine show will better prepare you for medical emergencies that can occur in environments where resources run thin and accidents are sure to happen. In other words, “when NATURE is your nearest hospital!

NOTE: BOONDOCS VIDEOS ARE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE CONTENT IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION. NEVER DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE BECAUSE OF CONTENT YOU VIEWED ON THESE VIDEOS.

Official Site: http://boondocsmedicine.com/

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Meet The Host(s)

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    Andrew C. Krakowski, M.D.

    Andrew C. Krakowski, M.D. ("Dr. K") is a well trained doctor, frequently combining his love of medicine with his passion for the outdoors. Andrew frequently hosts a wilderness medical show on XM/Sirius satellite radio and also "boonDOCS", a wilderness and travel medicine TV show at OutdoorChannel.com.

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    DJ Phalen

    DJ Phalen is the chief field operative and medicine instructor for the show "boonDOCS" on Outdoor Channel. DJ is an avid trail-runner, hiker, general outdoor adventurist and a Muay Thai instructor. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Public Health and is currently working on his Masters in Homeland Security (Disaster and Terrorism Concentration).

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