Upcoming Medical Conferences in Big SurSearch Criteria : United States of America Big Sur
Oct 11 - 13, 2019 | CME 20.50 | USD $695 | Big Sur, California
Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) Fall Course 2019 is organized by Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) and will be held from Oct 11 - 13, 2019 at Big Sur Station, Big Sur, California, United States of America. Continuing Education Credits: The Wilderness Medical Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity is accredited through the Wilderness Medical Society. American College of Emergency Physicians: Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 20.50 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit. American Academy of Family Physicians: Approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians for a maximum of 20.5 hours of AAFP Category 1 credit. Course Description: “Learn the skills to prevent medical problems; reduce suffering and save lives in non-traditional medical settings • Earn your Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification • Learn the latest practical hands-on wilderness medicine skills for patient assessment, treatment and evacuation protocols • Practice your skills in live scenarios with our expert instructors • Obtain up to 20.5 hours of category 1 CME* • Receive Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credits Course Objectives: • To provide a practical foundation in Wilderness Medicine for medical professionals • To teach patient assessment and treatment guidelines for life support until definitive care or evacuation is available • To train the provider in methods for managing medical and trauma emergencies and urgencies in the wilderness when evacuation is unavailable or unnecessary Topics Include: • Patient assessment • Wound management • Trauma • Water treatment • Medical problems • Hyperthermia, hypothermia & frostbite • Infectious disease • Medical kits • Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin • Lightning • Animal & insect Bites • HAPE/HACE • Musculoskeletal injuries • Dive Medicine
Oct 20 - 25, 2019 | USD $1495 | Big Sur, California
Professional Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine Course is organized by The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM) and will be held from Oct 20 - 25, 2019 at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California, United States of America. Who Should Attend? • Physicians (MD, DO, ND, DC & others) & Physician Assistants • Nurses & Nurse Practitioners • Psychologists • Social Workers • Mental Health & Pastoral Counselors • Emergency Medical Personnel • Military & Veteran Providers • Coaches • Educators • Massage Therapists & Yoga Therapists • Occupational Therapists & Recreational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Dietitians & Nutritionists • Complementary & Alternative Medicine Professionals • Clergy & Religious Leaders • Administrators of Cancer Care Organizations and Institutes • Other Allied Health Professionals Description: This evidence-based, transformational training gives you the science and tools you need to make mind-body medicine an integral, foundational part of your practice and your life. It is the first step in becoming certified by one of the world’s premier programs in comprehensive self-care and group support. Participants will attend lectures on the latest research in mind-body medicine and experience CMBM’s pioneering Mind-Body Skills Groups. In these groups, they will practice a variety of techniques to reduce stress and enhance self-awareness, to mobilize their imagination and intuition, and to develop their capacity for self-care. They will, as well, share what they have learned with and learn from one another. What You Will Learn: • Make evidence-based mind-body techniques, including meditation, guided imagery, biofeedback, written dialogues, and genograms an integral part of your life and your practice. • Experience self-expression in words, drawings, and movement, and learn to use these creative approaches with others. • Learn the latest scientific evidence for these techniques and how they bring positive change to our physiology and psychology. • Experience CMBM’s pioneering Mind-Body Skills Group.model and learn to lead these groups. • Bring new vision, more effective practice, and greater joy to your life and work. • Become part of a worldwide community of healers. Learning Objectives: • Describe the theory and practice underlying mind-body medicine. • Define the purpose of groups for teaching and experiencing mind-body medicine. • Practice and recognize the role of movement, exercise, and breathing as mind-body modalities. • Demonstrate the use of drawings as mind-body modality. • Practice and recognize the role of biofeedback and autogenic training as mind-body modalities. • Practice and recognize the role of guided imagery as a mind-body modality. • Practice and recognize the role of meditation as a mind-body modality. • Realize the role of emotions in mind-body medicine. • Realize the importance of self-awareness in mind-body medicine. • Recognize the importance of genograms as a mind-body modality. • Demonstrate the drawing of a genogram. • Describe the use of mind-body skills in dealing with trauma. • Recognize the importance of spirituality in healing. • Realize the importance of mindful and healthy eating as part of self-awareness. • Demonstrate a method for ending the final group of a session. • Assess how to begin to use mind-body skills in clinical practices and/or teaching.