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Mar 20 - 26, 2021 | CME 15 | USD $2595 | Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Wilderness Medicine CME: Guatemala Medical Mission - Wheelchair Delivery Project is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Mar 20 - 26, 2021 at Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala. Accreditation: This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Itinerary Schedule: Day 1 Arrive in Antigua and overnight at Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo Antigua. CME lecture followed by a welcome group dinner. Day 2 Half-day guided walking tour of Antigua. We will explore one of the most enjoyable and walkable cities on earth visiting 16th-century monuments such as Saint Catalina Arch, Capuchins Convent, and La Merced Church. Visit local markets in the afternoon. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 3 Wheelchair fitting at Hope Haven factory. We will meet the families of children who have been selected to receive a wheelchair and adjust the wheelchairs to fit each individual child. Lunch at the factory. Late afternoon CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 4 Drive to Lake Atitlan and check into our hotel. Afternoon boat tour with a visit to two native villages. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 5 Second day of wheelchair fitting, this time in Sololá. You will meet new families and feel like a pro as you assess and seat the children you meet. Lunch included. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 6 Visit the famous indigenous markets at Chichicastenango and return to Antigua. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 7 Guided hike on Pacaya Volcano. Hikers will return in the early afternoon and have time to further explore Antigua. CME lecture followed by a farewell group dinner. Day 8 Departure. Return home or enjoy an optional post-trip excursion (suggestions below). Trip Highlights: • Spend two full days custom-fitting our donated wheelchairs, and visit the factory where they are made • Stroll the cobblestone streets of the majestic town of Antigua with an expert local guide to soak up the rich history • Visit local villages around spectacular Lake Atitlan by boat • Experience Chichicastenango, one of the most famous markets in Central America an renowned for hand-woven textiles • Hike up to the flanks of Pacaya Volcano and roast marshmallows in the steam vents Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.