The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine Big Sky, MT
Jennifer Castle/Daphne Rosenbaum
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- Identify prevention and treatment of altitude illness based on an understanding of the underlying physiology
- Recognize and properly manage frostbite in the field
- Identify and treat hypothermia in the field
- Identify fracture and dislocation in the wilderness
- Identify the pathophysiology, and treatment of heat-related illness
Primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and other health care providers who might encounter patients in remote settings or who may treat patients that develop medical problems after visiting remote areas. No outside commercial support has been received for this activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) and Wilderness and Travel Medicine, LLC. The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 37.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
** The main conference program has been approved for 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
** The AWEP Certification® has been approved for 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
This activity is approved for up to 37.5 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit.
Disclosure: It is the policy of Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities, and that all contributors present information in an objective, unbiased manner without endorsement or criticism of specific products or services and that the relationships that contributors disclose will not influence their contributions. Those in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose to learners all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests prior to the beginning of the educational activity.
Resolution of Conflicts of Interest: In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, the Center for Emergency Medical Education implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.
AAFP: This live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 37.5 hours of prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
ACEP: This program has been approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 37.5 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
Nurse Credit: Under the new BRN guidelines, this course is also accredited for up to 37.5 hours of nursing credit.
Physician Assistants: The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Wilderness Medicine Advanced Wilderness Expedition Provider Certification
Course tuition: $545
Includes: 15.5 additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credits® all supplies, syllabus, breakfast, patch, and certificate
The AWEP Certification® Course is scheduled so that students will be able to attend all plenary sessions at the National Conference on Wilderness Medicine. Note: To register for AWEP, you must be registered for the main conference.
The AWEP Certification® Course is valid for 4 years and is the highest wilderness medicine certification we offer. AWEP is scheduled so that students will be able to attend all plenary sessions at the National Conference on Wilderness Medicine. Note: To register for AWEP, you must be registered for the main conference.
Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills - Feb 25 | 8:00 - 3:30 $125
Optional Hands on Workshops:
Avalanche Recognition & Route Finding - Feb 27 | 12:30 -3:30 $70
Practical Splinting Skills - Feb 26 & Feb 27 | 2:00 - 3:15 $60
Ropes & Knots for Wilderness Medicine & Rescue - Feb 28 | 10:00 - 12:00 $60
Wilderness Wisdom for Women - Feb 27 | 10:00 - 12:00 $60
Basic Wound Management/Suture Lab - Feb 28 | 1:00 - 3:00 $75
Learn How to Reduce and Splint Dislocations - Feb 27 | 2:00 - 3:30 $50
Urban & Travel Survival - Feb 27 | 12:30 - 3:30. $75
Winter Wilderness Survival - Feb 26 | 12:30 - 3:30 $75
Travel Intel & Improvised Care - Feb 28 | 12:30 - 3:30 $75
Kids & Teens Workshops:
Survival for Kids - Feb 27 | 8:30 - 11:30 $75
Survival for Teens - Feb 26 | 8:30 - 11:30 $75
Advanced Wilderness Survival for Teens - Feb 27 | 1:00 - 4:00 $75
Wilderness First Aid for Kids - Feb 26 | 8:30 - 11:30 am
Wilderness First Aid for Teens - Feb 27 | 8:30 - 12:30 $85
Physician USD 795.00
PA/NP/RN/PT USD 645.00
Residents / Medical Students* / Paramedics / EMT’s USD 495.00
Non Professional (no CME) USD 445.00
Naturopathic Doctor USD 795.00
Chiropractic Physician USD 795.00
DPM USD 795.00
Pharmacist USD 645.00
Speakers: ERIC A. WEISS, MD, FACEP, VALERIE DOBIESZ, MD, FACEP, HOWARD J. DONNER, MD, TIMOTHY B. ERICKSON, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, LANNY JOHNSON, FNP/PA, SHERYL OLSON, RN, BSN, JOSEPH B. SERRA, MD, KAREN B. VAN HOESEN, MD, FACEP, KYLE ALLRED, PA, GARY KIBBEE, DAN GUENIN, MD, SUSAN SWETTER, MD, PETER HACKETT, MD, PHIL WHITE
Dates and Time: Starts: Sat, Feb 25, 2023 ( 4:00 PM) and Ends: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 (12:00 PM)
Street AddressBig Sky Resort, 50 Big Sky Resort Rd,
Big Sky, MT 59716