The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine (Big Sky, MT Feb 20-24-2021)

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Start Date: 2021-02-20
End Date: 2021-02-24
Time: 7:45 am to 4:00 pm

Phone: 18449453263

Location: Big Sky Resort, Montana, 50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Big Sky, 59716, United States


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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
TARGET AUDIENCE: 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.

Saturday, February 22 – Tuesday, February 25 OR
Saturday, February 22 – Thursday, February 27
A comprehensive course leading to AWEP Certification® that is designed to prepare physicians and other health care providers with an extensive background in key topics and practical skills needed to become a competent expedition, wilderness, or Search and Rescue Medical Provider. (Includes: 15.5 additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ all supplies, syllabus, breakfast, certificate and patch)

Pre-Conference Workshops:
Saturday, February 22, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm $135

Optional Workshops:
– WINTER WILDERNESS SURVIVAL | Sun, Feb 23 or Tue, Feb 25, 12:30 – 3:30 pm. $75
– OBSTETRICS IN REMOTE ENVIRONMENTS | Sun, Feb 23, 1:30 – 3:30 pm. $60
– MAP AND COMPASS NAVIGATION | Sun, Feb 23, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. $70
– ROPES and KNOTS FOR WILDERNESS MEDICINE and RESCUE | Tue, Feb 25, 10:00 – 12:00 pm. $60
– URBAN and TRAVEL SURVIVAL | Mon, Feb 24, 12:30 – 3:30 pm. $75
– BASIC WOUND MANAGEMENT/SUTURE LAB | Tue, Feb 25, 1:00-3:00 pm. $60
– GPS NAVIGATION FOR WILDERNESS ADVENTURE | Mon, Feb 24, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. $70
– AVALANCHE RECOGNITION, ROUTE FINDING | Mon, Feb 24, 12:30 – 3:30 pm. $70
– WILDERNESS ULTRASOUND CERTIFICATION | Mon, Feb 24, 12:00 – 4:00 pm $295


Speakers: Eric A. Weiss, MD, FACEP Professor of Emergency Medicine (Emeritus), Stanford University School of Medicine, Founder and former Director, Stanford University Wilderness Medicine Fellowship; Author of A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine and Editor of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine in the 2017 Clinics of North America., Kyle Allred, PA Professional expedition and whitewater guide; Has guided extensively on five continents; Wilderness survival instructor; Co-founder of and, Timothy B. Erickson, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Core faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Founder and former Director of the UIC Center for Global Health, Boston, MA., Valerie Dobiesz, MD, MPH, FACEP Director of Internal Programs: STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, Director of Women’s Leadership Initiative, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Boston, MA., Howard J. Donner, MD Filmmaker/Physician/Guide, Member 1997 Nova Everest Expedition; NASA consultant; expedition physician, 1988 American Kangchenjunga Expedition; Medical Officer, Denali Medical Research Project; Certified Flight Instructor, Founding Co-Author of, Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine., Karen B. Van Hoesen, MD , FACEP Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, UCSD Diving Medicine Center and Dive Medicine Fellowship, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA., Joseph B. Serra, MD Founding Member of the Wilderness Medical Society; Orthopedic Surgeon, Stockton, California, 25 year member, National Ski Patrol, Orthopedic Surgeon, Rotary International to Africa., Bernard W. Dannenberg, MD, FAAP, FACEP Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Department, Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital., Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA Physician Assistant, Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Medical Advisor and former Climbing Park Ranger and Park Paramedic, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming., Gary Kibbee Navy Seal; Special Forces Survival Instructor; swiftwater rescue, high angle rescue, and dive rescue instructor; specialist in tactical and wilderness medicine, escape and evasion, and confined space rescue., Danny Kibbee Survival instructor specializing in training children and teens to survive in any environment., Sheryl Olson, RN, BSN Outdoor Survival and Navigation Instructor, Flight Nurse, Wilderness Safety Instructor, Cruise Ship Nurse, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Registration Information

Physician: USD 595.0,
PA, NP: USD 485.0,
Nurse: USD 485.0,
Residents, Medical Students, Paramedics, EMT's: USD 295.0,
Non-Professional (no CME): USD 250.0

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Organized by :  Wilderness-Medicine/Big Sky, Montana Winter 2021 Tel : 18449453263

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