Upcoming Medical Conferences in Bass LakeSearch Criteria : United States of America Bass Lake
May 01 - 03, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $425 | Bass Lake, California
UCSF CME: High Sierra Wilderness and Travel Medicine Conference is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from May 01 - 03, 2019 at The Pines Resort, Bass Lake, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Course Overview: Join the University of California San Francisco - Fresno Department of Emergency Medicine at Bass Lake, California - gateway to Yosemite National Park - for the High Sierra Wilderness and Travel Medicine Conference. The conference is designed to meet the needs of those who may encounter life-threatening situations with limited resources. This includes not only emergency physicians, nurses and PAs, but also internists, family practitioners, backcountry rangers, EMS providers, members of the search and rescue community, and outdoor enthusiasts. Through both lecture and hands-on skills workshops, we will explore topics including survival and field treatment of environmental illness, rescue techniques, wound care, and fracture management. This course is proudly presented by the University of California San Francisco- Fresno Wilderness Medicine Program. Course Objectives: Upon completion of the High Sierra Wilderness Medicine Conference, attendees should be able to: • Apply evidence-based management of medical problems that are unique to the wilderness setting, • including environmental exposure, and wound care. • Utilize necessary skills for remote medical care such as patient assessment and trauma care, including needle decompression and management of wounds and orthopedic injuries. • Apply basic principles of survival and rescue, from trip planning to behaviors that are likely to result in a successful rescue.