Gordon H. Worley, MSN, RN, FNP-C, ENP-C, FAWM is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California – Davis, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. He is an internationally recognized speaker with over 35 years of experience as an emergency nurse practitioner, emergency nurse, flight nurse, search & rescue volunteer, disaster responder, global health volunteer, author, and educator. He describes his personal mission as helping others as a clinician and teacher, with a bit of adventure along the way.
Gordon lives in the foothills of northern California and enjoys long-distance backpacking, backcountry skiing, travel, woodworking, and blacksmithing. His professional interests include wilderness medicine (with a particular interest in venomous snakes), rural health, global health, prehospital care, and disaster medicine. He has taught wilderness medicine courses in the US, Canada, and Europe. Gordon is a member of the Wilderness Medical Society and a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine.