- 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 39.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
This activity is approved for up to 39.5 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 39 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 39.5 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
Nurse Credit: Under the new BRN guidelines, this course is also accredited for up to 39.5 hours of nursing credit.
Physician Assistants: The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
All participants receive 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the Main Course.
* Please visit our website for full accreditation Statement.
WILDERNESS and URBAN SURVIVAL SKILLS
Sat, July 29 | 7:30 am - 3:00 pm $125
Sat, July 29 | 7:30 am - 3:00 pm $125
. URBAN and TRAVEL SURVIVAL | Tues, August 1 | 2:00 - 5:30 pm. $75
. WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS | Sun, July 30 | 2:00 - 5:30 pm. $75
. TRAVEL INTEL and IMPROVISED CARE FOR WILDERNESS and INTL TRAVEL | Mon, July 31 | 2:00 - 5:30 pm $75
. WILDERNESS NAVIGATION PRACTICUM | Tues, August 1 | 2:00 - 5:30 pm $75
. WILDERNESS NAVIGATION | Sunday, July 30| 2:00 - 5:30 pm $75
. WILDERNESS WISDOM FOR WOMEN | Tues, Aug 1| 7:00 - 9:00 pm $60
. ROPES and KNOTS FOR WILDERNESS MEDICINE and RESCUE | Sun, July 30 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm. $60
. TECHNOLOGY FOR WILDERNESS NAVIGATION | Mon, July 31 | 2:30 - 5:30 pm $70
. PRACTICAL SPLINTING SKILLS | Mon, July 31| 2:30 - 3:45 pm. $60
. BACKCOUNTRY DENTISTRY:TRICKS OF THE TRADE | Tues, August 1 | 2:30 - 4:00 pm. $70
. BASIC WOUND MANAGEMENT/SUTURE LAB | Tues, August 1 | 2:30 - 4:30 pm. $75
. WILDERNESS ULTRASOUND CERTIFICATION COURSE | Mon, July 31 | 2:00 - 6:00 pm $345
* Children and Teens workshops also available
AWEP DETAILED SCHEDULE
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.
Physician: USD 799.00,
PA/NP/RN/PT: USD 649.00,
Residents / Medical Students* / Paramedics / EMT's: USD 499.00,
Non Professional (no CME): USD 449.00,
Naturopathic Doctor: USD 799.00,
Chiropractic Physician: USD 799.00,
DPM: USD 799.00,
Pharmacist: USD 649.00
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, TERESA WU MD, CHRISTOPHER SANFORD, MD , RICHARD CLARK, MD , HENRY HERRMANN, DDS, PHIL WHITE
Time: 4:00 pm to 12:30 pm