Wilderness Medicine & Survival Skills Course And Whitewater Rafting Adventure 2021

CME : 15
Start Date :  Jun 07, 2021End Date :  Jun 15, 2021

Location :  Mount Shasta, California United States of America

Organized by :   Wilderness Medicine Educational Company

Specialties :   Wellness

Fees Fee :   Starting From USD 695

Conference Summary

Wilderness Medicine & Survival Skills Course And Whitewater Rafting Adventure is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company. This onsite medical conference will be held from Jun 07 - 15, 2021 at Klamath River (class III) at the base of the Marble Mountains, Mount Shasta, California, United States of America.

Accreditation:
The Center for Emergency Medical Education assigns this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Description:
DAYS 1-2: Whitewater rafting on the exciting Klamath River (class III) at the base of the Marble Mountains in Northern California. Expect fantastic wildlife and scenery.

Workshops / Lectures: Hypothermia, Whitewater Medicine, Useful Ropes and Knots, Snakebites, Altitude Illness, GPS, and Compass Navigation.

DAY 3: Whitewater rafting on Clear Creek including fun rapids in a world-class canyon (class III).

Workshops / Lectures: Wilderness Infectious Diseases, Planning a Wilderness Medical Kit, Splinting of Common Ortho Injuries, Soft Tissue Injuries.

DAY 4: Whitewater rafting on the breathtaking Salmon River with class IV rapids.

Workshops / Lectures: Navigation (Part II); Survival Kit / Skills, Frostbite

DAY 5: Wilderness survival/navigation workshops and team survival “olympics” competition held at Clear Creek, a spectacular streamside wilderness site.

Workshops / Lectures: Shallow Water Crossing, Wilderness Eye / ENT Problems, Lightning Injuries and Prevention.

DAY 6: Outdoor workshop on practical wilderness medicine skills, including team patient scenarios.

DAY 7 (optional): All-day outdoor workshop, "Snow School," on basic mountaineering on Mt. Shasta with Sierra Wilderness Seminars. Includes snow travel, crampons and ice axe, and self-arrest techniques.

DAYS 8-9 (optional): Guided ascent of Mt. Shasta (14,179 ft.).

Course Content:
• Altitude Illness
• Hypothermia
• Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries
• Environmental Heat Illness
• Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections
• Surviving the Unexpected Night Out
• Lightning Injuries
• Improvised Medical and Trauma Care
• Management of Fractures and Dislocations
• Preparing for Foreign Travel
• Backcountry Medical Kits
• Wilderness Wound Management
• Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings
• Wilderness Dermatology
• Marine Hazards & Envenomations
• Snake Envenomation

Highlights:
• The 20th Annual Wilderness Medicine Skills Course at a spectacular riverside location, with 15 CME credits
• Enjoy four days of whitewater rafting on three of California's finest rivers. Learn to guide a raft, or just paddle and enjoy!
• An emphasis on hands-on skills training and scenarios led by renowned instructors Howard Donner, MD & Sheryl Olson, RN
• Practice wilderness survival skills, navigation, and river rescue skills.  Learn how to roll a kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and more!
• Unwind with riverside wine tasting and happy hour, and enjoy delicious meals and campfires under the stars
• Learn snow travel & rescue skills, and climb to the top of the majestic 14,180 ft. Mount Shasta (optional)

Cruise Itinerary
PORT OF CALL Date Time
Start Point Klamath River (class III) at the base of the Marble Mountains, 7 Days / 8 Nights, Mount Shasta, California Monday Jun 07
End Point Klamath River (class III) at the base of the Marble Mountains, 7 Days / 8 Nights, Mount Shasta, California Tuesday Jun 15
Topic
✔Infectious diseases
  Infectious diseases
Credit Info

  • CME : 15
Speaker (s)
2 Speaker(s)
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54.66 miles from venue

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