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Wilderness Medicine

Medicine and the Spirit of Adventure

Wilderness Medicine, Medicine and the sprit of adventure

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

Introduction | Program | Pre-Conference Workshop | AWEP Certification | Optional Workshops
Youth Workshops | Activities | Travel | Faculty | CME Accreditation | FAQs

Welcome to the largest and longest-running CME conference on Wilderness Medicine for physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, and other medical professionals. The Maui Hyatt Regency is a spectacular beachside venue with virtually endless nearby activities. Click here to download the complete conference brochure (pdf).

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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ADVANCED WILDERNESS & EXPEDITION PROVIDER (AWEP) CERTIFICATION COURSE ADVANCED WILDERNESS & EXPEDITION PROVIDER (AWEP) CERTIFICATIONTM COURSE

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 medical provider.

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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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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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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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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT AVAILABLE

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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 the ocean)
  • 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 companies.

Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider
Optional Course leading to AWEP CertificationTM

(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 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday, March 14 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Friday, March 15 2:00 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, patch, and certificate)

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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."
Robert Smith, MD

"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.


PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
  • 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 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 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 accredited for a maximum of 40.75 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit.

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.

AAFP/ACEP: American Academy of Family Physicians and with the American College of Emergency Physicians. Determination of credit is up to 40.75 hours.

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 the ACCME.

*If you do not see your accrediting body listed please contact the association directly to verify the above listed credit designation is acceptable to your particular association.

Credit Breakdown:
Maximum of 40.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

  • Main conference earns 23.25 credits
  • Optional AWEP course earns 15.5 credits
  • Optional Wound Management course earns 2 credits

TUITION

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
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 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 conditions.

ENROLLMENT - Tuition includes USB syllabus and continental breakfasts. Advance registration is required and attendance will be limited.

Wilderness Medicine - Maui Scenery
Maui is known for its idyllic beaches and breathtaking scenery

Introduction | Program | Pre-Conference Workshop | AWEP Certification | Optional Workshops
Youth Workshops | Activities | Travel | Faculty | Accreditation | FAQs

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