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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WILDERNESS & EXPEDITION PROVIDER (AWEP) CERTIFICATIONTM
A comprehensive course leading to AWEP CertificationTM
that is designed to prepare physicians and other health care providers
with an extensive background in key topics and practical skills needed
to become a competent expedition, wilderness, or search and rescue
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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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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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||MAUI - THE
ISLAND 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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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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Enjoy the conference at the
beautiful Hyatt Regency on Maui
A spectacular 40-acre beachfront resort on the
world-class Ka'anapali Beach. Relax by the sparkling waters of the Pacific
Ocean or choose from a wide variety of exciting activities. A few reasons
why the Hyatt was voted a Top 10 Resort in Hawaii by Conde Nast Traveler:
- Elegant guestrooms with private balconies, stunning views, and
premium amenities at special conference rates beginning at $219 - an
outstanding value on the Island of Maui!
- A massive pool featuring waterfalls and a slide, lush tropical
gardens, an oceanfront spa, and legendary sunset viewing
- Just steps from running and hiking trails, whale and dolphin viewing
excursions, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, a championship
golf course, scuba diving, cultural activities, family and children's
activities, helicopter tours...
- A short walk down the beach to Black Rock where some of the best
snorkeling in Hawaii is located (and a great optional "rock jump" into
- A 10 minute beach walk to the shops of Whalers Village, and a short
10 minute drive to the town of Lahaina
Exclusive lodging and travel discounts - book early for
the best rates and availability.
Wilderness Medicine has arranged special discounts on airfare and car
rentals for attendees and their guests. Many airlines offer nonstop flights
to Maui's primary airport - Kahului Airport.
Please visit our travel page for discount codes from participating airline and rental
Wilderness & Expedition Provider
Optional Course leading to AWEP
(Participants receive 15.5 additional CME credits)
Advanced level intensive and hands-on training taught by leaders in
Wilderness Medicine including, Howard Donner, MD, Sheryl Olson,
RN/BSN, Eric Weiss, MD, and Larry Moore, MD. Students will learn
practical techniques and practice them in mock scenarios.
Successful completion of course leads to AWEP CertificationTM.
Wednesday, March 13
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday, March 14
2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Friday, March 15
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Saturday, March 16
2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Course tuition: $545 (Includes 15.5 additional
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM all supplies, syllabus, breakfast,
|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."
"Blew me away! Incredibly
inspirational, high-quality education. Surpassed my expectations."
Jennifer Cramer, RN
"Most enjoyable and
useful conference I've attended in the last 20 years. I hope to
return every year hereafter."
Alan Lyn, MD
"Truly, the CME course
of a lifetime."
Christopher Lang, MD
Howard Donner, MD teaching a ropes and knot tying workshop.
- Identify prevention and treatment of altitude illness based on an
understanding of the underlying physiology
- Recognize and properly manage frostbite in the field
- Identify and treat hypothermia in the field
- Identify fracture and dislocation in the wilderness
- Identify the pathophysiology and treatment of heat related
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.
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 40.75 AMA PRA
Category 1 CreditsTM. Main conference earns 23.25 credits;
Optional AWEP course earns 15.5 credits and Optional Wound Management course
earns 2 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This
activity is anticipated to offer up to 40.75 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME
credit, pending approval by the AOA.
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
AAFP/ACEP: Application for CME credit has been filed with
the American Academy of Family Physicians and with the American College of
Emergency Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Nurse Credit: Under the new BRN guidelines, this course is
also accredited for up to 40.75 hours of nursing credit.
Physician Assistants: The American Association of Physician
Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by
Hyatt Regency Maui, March 13 - 17, 2019
Physician ... $760
PA/NP ... $595
Nurse ... $575
Non Professional (no CME) ... $400
Residents / Medical Students* / Paramedics / EMT's ... $495
"Team" (group) discounts - 3 or more
participants from the same institution can
sign up simultaneously and receive a
$100 discount on each
registration fee. Use Code: Group 3
We're proud to offer a 20% discount to Active Military
*Student Scholarships available. Call for details: 844-945-3263
Register by phone: (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
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 February 13, 2019, and will be
subject to a $100 service charge. After that date no refunds will be given.
Sponsors cannot be responsible for travel difficulty or inclement weather
ENROLLMENT - Tuition includes USB syllabus
and continental breakfasts. Advance registration is required and attendance
will be limited.
Maui is known for its idyllic beaches and breathtaking scenery
Have Questions? Please call (844) 945-3263 or email: