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Mar 17 - 27, 2021 | CME 60 | EUR €4,590.00 | Arusha, Arusha
Tropical Medicine Excursions is organized by TROPMEDEX and will be held from Mar 17 - 27, 2020 at Karama Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania. This conference has been approved for a maximum of 60 CME hours. Description: The TROPMEDEX round-trip excursions are designed for a maximum of 13 healthcare professionals who wish to improve their clinical skills in tropical medicine and travelers’ health in the endemic regions of Uganda, Tanzania and Ghana. Tropical medicine experts from Africa and Germany supervise individual on-site bedside teaching, laboratory sessions (hands-on microscopy of parasites in the blood, stool, urine and skin) and give lectures (in English) on up-to date issues in tropical medicine and travelers health in various hospitals and research institutions. The curriculum covers the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of the most important tropical infectious diseases. In addition the participants get an insight into the local healthcare systems and explore during medical field excursions the fantastic scenery and prolific flora and fauna of Africa. Each excursion is accredited with 60 CME hours by the Medical Association in Düsseldorf, Germany. Objectives: Practice-oriented training courses in the tropics are essential for healthcare professionals to the prompt, correct diagnosis and treatment of tropical infectious diseases. TROPMEDEX organizes theses course for doctors, physicians, travel medicine practitioners, GP’s, public health experts, nurse practitioners and laboratory scientists to Africa. • More travellers return from the tropics with tropical diseases • More refugees and asylum-seekers come to the Western world with „unknown“ infections • Due to global warming tropical diseases, such as malaria and Dengue fever, spread to temperate climate zones Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 04 - 18, 2021 | CME 15 | USD $7,350.00 | Arusha, Arusha
Wilderness Medicine CME African Wildlife Safari is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Oct 04 - 18, 2021 at Arumeru River Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania. Accreditation: The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Topics: • 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 Itinerary Snapshot: Day 1: KILI/SAFARI ARRIVALS Arrive in Arusha, transfer to the Arumeru River Lodge for a welcome dinner and overnight. Day 2: A day to explore the interesting city of Arusha or relax near the hotel pool. Optional game drives in nearby Arusha National Park. Day 3: Transfer to the town of Londorossi to meet our guides and porters and begin trekking! We’ll enter the Kilimanjaro National Park Gates for a lovely hike through the lush rainforest to Shira 1 Camp. 4-5 hours hiking. Day 4: Enjoy a new type of vegetation and volcanic rock during our hike to Shira Camp. 5-6 hours hiking. Day 5: Ascend out of Shira Camp and "Kili" will be right in front of us throughout the hike until we reach Barranco Camp. 6-7 hours hiking. Day 6: Wake up to hot tea and breakfast and make our ascent on the steep Barranco Wall, fondly called "The Breakfast Climb.” Expansive views abound until we reach Karanga Camp. 4-6 hours hiking. Day 7: After climbing out of the Karanga Valley, the trail ascends a ridge to the Barafu Camp, our highest camp yet, at 15500 feet. 3-4 hours hiking. Day 8: Rise and shine at 11:30 pm! We begin hiking by starlight, the porters always reminding us to go "polee-polee" (slowly, slowly!), until we reach Uhuru Peak, (Freedom Peak) at 5895 meters / 19,340 feet, the highest point on the continent of Africa! We’ll then make our way back down to Mweka Camp. 11-15 hours hiking. Day 9: SAFARI ONLY ARRIVALS Hike through the rainforest and arrive in the village of Mweka where there are plenty of wood curios, batiks, and souvenirs along with a celebratory lunch. 4-5 hours hiking. Return to the Arumeru River Lodge. Day 10: After breakfast, we leave for Tarangire National Park - famous for its high concentration of elephant herds and tree climbing pythons. Overnight at Kikoti Camp. Day 11: Early morning game drive in Tarangire and then it's off to Ngorongoro National Park. Overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Ngorongoro Farm House. Day 12: Game drive exploring the incredible Ngorongoro Crater. Overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Ngorongoro Farm House. Day 13: Early morning drive to the renowned Serengeti National Park with game drive. Overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge. Day 14: A full day to explore Serengeti National Park and see the abundance of wildlife by vehicle or walking safari. Overnight at the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge. Day 15: Morning flight to Arusha. Day use rooms reserved for resting and preparing for the journey home. If time allows we will visit the Karatu Regional Hospital to glimpse the life of Tanzanian medical professionals. Last minute shopping and a visit to the reptile farm are also possible. Trip Highlights: • Enjoy a classic safari in the world's premier wildlife refuges! • Visit famed Serengeti National Park - considered by many to be Africa's top wildlife destination! • Optional climb of Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft.) with professional guides - following one of the most scenic routes made famous by the recent IMAX film • Enjoy fantastic opportunities for interactions with the wonderful Maasai people • Visit Tarangire - graced by the unique beauty of its baobab woodlands and the fantastic concentrations of animals • Visit incomparable Ngorongoro Crater - one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders