Upcoming Medical Conferences in EtnaSearch Criteria : United States of America Etna
Jun 08 - 14, 2019 | CME 16.50 | USD $1595 | Etna, California
18th Wilderness Medicine Intensive Skills Course & Whitewater Raft Adventure is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Jun 08 - 14, 2019 at Marble Mountain Wilderness, Etna, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers who want to learn practical wilderness medicine, and survival skills in an outdoor setting. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Contents: Wilderness and Travel Medicine Course Content Includes: • Patient assessment in wilderness • Hypothermia, frostbite, and other cold injuries • Evaluation and Management of trauma in a wilderness setting • Wilderness management of wounds / soft tissue injuries • Wilderness Orthopedics - fractures, dislocations, sprains • High altitude illness • Snakebite • Wild animal attacks • Avalanche safety and rescue • Live patient scenarios and simulations • Lightning injuries and safety Outdoor Survival Course Includes: • Wilderness survival (half-day course including improvised shelters, fire starting, signaling, useful knots) • Orienteering (including map/compass, GPS) • Planning a Wilderness Survival Kit • Whitewater raft skills • Swiftwater crossing techniques • Basic mountaineering skills • Route-finding • Basic wilderness rescue techniques / evacuation / improvised litters • Splinting: improvised techniques for the backcountry Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.