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Wilderness Medicine

Medicine and the Spirit of Adventure

Wilderness Medicine, Medicine and the sprit of adventure


NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WILDERNESS MEDICINE

Hyatt Regency Maui, March 13 - 17, 2019

Click here to view complete brochure (pdf)

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


ACCREDITATION INFORMATION:

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


NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WILDERNESS MEDICINE

Hyatt Regency Maui, March 13 - 17, 2019

Click here to view complete brochure (pdf)

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