Wilderness Medicine
Slideshow image

Wilderness Medicine

Medicine and the Spirit of Adventure

Wilderness Medicine, Medicine and the sprit of adventure

About Wilderness and Travel Medicine

The Premier Wilderness and Expedition Medicine CME Conferences since 1982

Wilderness and Travel Medicine, LLC specializes in the highest quality expedition, travel, and wilderness medicine CME conferences for medical professionals. Our courses prepare participants to become more adept at rendering emergency medical care in wilderness environments, which can be remote and austere. These courses are also excellent preparation for medical problems associated with foreign travel, medical missions, and disasters.

Our Wilderness and Expedition Medicine CME conferences have earned a reputation of excellence for over 25 years largely on the strength of our world-class faculty. Another unique strength is the emphasis on more practical topics and workshops. We are also the largest provider of CME conferences in adventure travel locations worldwide.

Our world-class faculty teach practical and state-of-the-art medical skills which are relevant for health professionals of all specialties who have an interest in:

Wilderness Medicine Travel Medicine Expedition Medicine
Disaster Medicine Military Field Medicine Medical Missions
High Altitude Medicine Marine Medicine Diving Medicine
Outdoor survival skills


Physician Credit: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies for the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education through joint sponsorship of ACEP, CAL/ACEP, and Mountain Medical Seminars. The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this educational activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 23 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

  • AAFP - This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.5 hours prescribed credit by the AAFP.
  • Nurse Credit - Under the new BRN guidelines, this course is also accredited
    for 23 hours of nursing credit.

  • EMT'S - National registered EMT'S and EMT-Paramedics will receive 23 hours of continuing education credit towards Section II requirements.

In accordance with ACCME Standards and ACEP policy, all faculty are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Mountain Medical Seminars sponsored by ACEP and CAL/ACEP.

Program Objectives

Outdoor and wilderness recreation have grown tremendously in popularity over the past two decades. Physicians and other health care providers should have an increased awareness of medical problems that are unique to the wilderness environment. The goal of this course is to teach both practical and theoretical skills to health professionals, search and rescue personnel, and interested lay people. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to identify, diagnose, and treat medical emergencies and problems commonly encountered in wilderness environments.

Please see our faculty page for information on individuals