- 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 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.
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