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Wilderness Medicine

Medicine and the Spirit of Adventure

Wilderness Medicine, Medicine and the sprit of adventure

The Premiere Wilderness Medicine CME Conference Since 1987
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Introduction | Program | Pre-Conference Workshop | AWEP Certification
Optional Workshops | Children's Programs | Activities | FAQs
Travel | Hawaii Accommodations | Faculty | CME Accreditation

Have Questions? Please call Toll Free (844) 945-3263 or email: wildmed@cmescience.com

Welcome to The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine. This is the nation's largest and oldest CME conference for physicians and nurses on Wilderness Medicine. This highly acclaimed course focuses on a wide array of interesting and practical topics presented by noted authorities.

CME CONFERENCE PROGRAM / SCHEDULE

The conference features a wide array of interesting and practical wilderness and travel medicine topics presented by authoritative and engaging faculty.

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OPTIONAL INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

The conference has unique optional hands-on workshops on topics ranging from outdoor survival skills to practical wilderness medical skills. Small interactive groups with outstanding instructors.

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WORLD-CLASS FACULTY

The conference brings together engaging speakers who are renowned authorities on wilderness, travel, and expedition medicine. Many are also noted explorers and expedition leaders.

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HAWAII - ISLANDS OF DISCOVERY

The most difficult thing about a visit to Hawaii - besides getting on the plane to return home - is knowing where to start once you get there.

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AN INSPIRATIONAL AND EXCITING CME CONFERENCE!

Highly acclaimed! Many of our past participants have stated that it the best CME conference they have ever attended---and they often return year after year!

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS!

Video highlights from The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine.

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APPROVED FOR AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDITSTM

Accreditation through Center for Emergency Medical Education and American Academy of Family Physicians.

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Enjoy the conference at the amazing Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
on the Big Island of Hawaii

Situated on the Kohala Coast, the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel has defined Big Island luxury since its opening in 1994. As the second phase in Rockefeller's creation of Mauna Kea Resort, the hotel property shares
1,839 acres of oceanfront paradise with the legendary Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. This award winning resort, nestled in the Kuana'oa Bay, has been ranked as America's #1 beach and one of the top 10 beaches in the world while boasting a championship golf course. Elegantly designed guest rooms offering stunning ocean views help you relax while you enjoy this amazing resort founded on ancient, natural artesian fountains known for respite and renewal.



Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider
Optional Course leading to AWEPTM Certification

(Participants receive 15.5 additional CME credits)

Advanced level intensive and hands-on training taught by leaders in Wilderness Medicine including, Howard Donner, MD, Eric Weiss, MD, Sheryl Olson, RN/BSN. Students will learn practical techniques and practice them in mock scenarios. Successful completion of course leads to AWEPTM Certification.



Saturday, April 8 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 9 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Monday, April 10 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Tuesday, April 11 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Course tuition: $495 (Includes 15.5 additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM all supplies, syllabus, breakfast, and certificate)

What Your Colleagues Have Said About Previous Courses!

"Absolutely the most enjoyable and interesting CME conference I have ever attended! Probably the best group of lecturers I have ever experienced."
Daniel Nordin, MD Internal Medicine

"I attended the Conference as a representative from ACEP Education Committee... it was the best conference I have been to in years. Well organized, excellent speakers and great setting."

Katie Hurt, MD

"Most enjoyable and useful conference I've attended in the last 20 years. I hope to return every year hereafter."
Alan Lyn, MD FP Santa Paula, CA.

"Truly, the CME course of a lifetime."
Christopher Lang, MD

"This was the most FUN and most INTERESTING and most RELEVANT medical conference I have ever attended!"
Sue Rominick, MD - Rheumatology

"Phenomenal course with much content not available in other programs! ... excellent, in-depth, very relevant, and practical."
Joseph Leader, M.D. Pediatrics Lexington, Mass.

"Inspirational... Excellent, well-organized, and fun! Very practical."
Nan Herriot, MD - Internal Medicine



COURSE OBJECTIVES
  • 1) Identify prevention and treatment of altitude illness based on an understanding of the underlying physiology
  • 2) Recognize and properly manage frostbite in the field
  • 3) Identify and treat hypothermia in the field
  • 4) Identify fracture and dislocation in the wilderness
  • 5) Identify the pathophysiology and treatment of heat related illness

Target Audience: Primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and other health care providers who might encounter patients in remote settings or who may treat patients that develop medical problems after visiting remote areas. No outside commercial support has been received for this activity.

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) and Wilderness and Travel Medicine, LLC. The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 39 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity is anticipated to offer up to 39 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit, pending approval by the AOA.

CME Credit breakdown:
Maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
AWEPTM Certification 15.5 CME Credits

Please note: To register for the AWEP Certification Course, you must be registered for the main conference.

Disclosure: It is the policy of Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities, and that all contributors present information in an objective, unbiased manner without endorsement or criticism of specific products or services and that the relationships that contributors disclose will not influence their contributions. Those in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose to learners all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests prior to the beginning of the educational activity.

Resolution of Conflicts of Interest: In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, the Center for Emergency Medical Education implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.

ACEP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American College of Emergency Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Nurse Credit: Under the new BRN guidelines, this course is also accredited for up to 39 hours of nursing credit.

Physician Assistants: The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


Enrollment Information for Wilderness Medicine

REGISTRATION FEES:

Physician ... $750 Paramedics/EMT's ... $395
Active Military ... $550 Residents/Medical Students ... $395
Nurse/PA/NP ... $575 Non Professional (no CME) ... $400

"Team" (group) discounts - 3 or more participants from the same institution can
sign up simultaneously and receive a 20% discount on each registration fee. Use Code: Group 3

Student Scholarships available - 844-945-3263


Register by phone: Toll Free 844-WildCME (844-945-3263) or +1(650) 440-4424; Fax (650) 887-2113
Register by Mail: Wilderness Medicine, 3790 El Camino Real, Suite 2029, Palo Alto, CA 94306
E-mail: WildMed@CMEScience.com

Tax deduction for educational purposes: Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Treasury Regulation 1.162-5 permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees and cost of travel, including meals and lodging).

REFUNDS must be requested by March 8, 2017, and will be subject to a $100 service charge. After that date no refunds will be given. Sponsors cannot be responsible for travel difficulty due to road or weather conditions.



NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WILDERNESS MEDICINE

Big Island of Hawaii, April 8 - 12, 2017

Introduction | Program | Pre-Conference Workshop | AWEP Certification
Optional Workshops | Children's Programs | Activities
Travel | Hawaii Accommodations | Faculty | FAQs

Have Questions? Please call Toll Free (844) 945-3263 or email: wildmed@cmescience.com