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Home  >  Conferences  >  The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine (Mar, 2019)
CME : 40.75
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The 34th Annual National Conference on Wilderness Medicine is organized by National Wilderness Medicine Conferences, CME Science and will be held from Mar 13 - 17, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is 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:
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.

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.

Course Description:
OPTIONAL 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.

Unique optional hands-on workshops on topics ranging from outdoor survival skills to practical wilderness medical skills. Small interactive groups with outstanding instructors.

Course Objectives are:
• 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

Speakers:
ERIC A. WEISS, MD, FACEP: Professor of Emergency Medicine (Emeritus), Stanford University School of Medicine, Founder and former Director, Stanford University Wilderness Medicine Fellowship; Author of A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine and Editor of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine in the 2017 Clinics of North America., KYLE ALLRED, PA-C: Professional Expedition and Whitewater guide; Has guided extensively on five continents; Wilderness Survival Instructor; Co-founder of MedCram.com and MedWild.com., JOSEPH B. SERRA, MD: Founding Member of the Wilderness Medical Society; Orthopedic Surgeon, Stockton, California, 25 year member, National Ski Patrol, Rotary International to Africa., PHIL RASORI, MD: Medical Director of Village HopeCore International; Travel Medicine and Global Health Consultant; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF., KAREN VAN HOESEN, MD, FACEP: Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, UCSD Diving Medicine Center and Dive Medicine Fellowship, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA., SHERYL OLSON, RN, BSN: Outdoor Survival and Navigation Instructor, Former Flight Nurse in the Rocky Mountains for 18 years, Wilderness Safety Instructor, Cruise Ship Nurse., BRIAN HORNER: Director and founder of LTR Training Systems, Inc. - A multi-discipline training institution with programs in fall protection, aviation safety, remote medical response and rescue for over 30 years. Former Military SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape) Instructor., LANNY JOHNSON, FNP/PA: Physician Assistant, Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Medical Advisor and former Climbing Park Ranger and Park Paramedic, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming., HOWARD J. DONNER, MD: Filmmaker/Physician/Guide, Member 1997 Nova Everest Expedition; NASA consultant; expedition physician, 1988 American Kangchenjunga Expedition; Medical Officer, Denali Medical Research Project; Certified Flight Instructor, Founding Co-Author of, Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine.

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Philip Rasori
Philip Rasori

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Sheryl Olson
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Email
WildMed@CmeScience.com

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Venue Address

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina
Maui, Hawaii, United States of America

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Hyatt Regency Maui Resort And Spa,

200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina,

Maui, Hawaii, United States of America 96761,

+1 808-661-1234

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