The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine - Big Sky, MT February 26 - March 2, 2022

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Meeting Description: 

The 37th National Conference on Wilderness Medicine is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from February 26 - March 2, 2022 at Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana, USA

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Join outdoor-minded clinicians from all specialties for the largest & longest running conference on Wilderness Medicine
  • Up to 37.5 hours of CME presentations & practical hands-on workshops taught by renowned faculty
  • Big Sky Ski Resort is famous for short lift lines, uncrowded slopes, and spectacular terrain
  • The "Biggest Skiing in America," Big Sky gives you access to more skiing and total vertical feet than anywhere in the US.
  • A wide variety of family-friendly activities including exploring Yellowstone National Park in the uncrowded and majestic winter season
  • Big Sky is easily accessible with numerous flights to nearby Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • - 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.

AWEP CERTIFICATION© 
Saturday, February 26 - Tuesday, March 1
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) $545

Pre-Conference Workshops:
WINTER WILDERNESS SURVIVAL
Saturday, February 26, 12:30 - 3:30 pm $75

Optional Workshops:
• WINTER WILDERNESS SURVIVAL | Sun, Feb 27 or  Mon, Feb 28, Tues, Mar 1 12:30 - 3:30 pm. $75
• ROPES & KNOTS FOR WILDERNESS MEDICINE & RESCUE | Tue, Mar 1, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. $60
• BASIC WOUND MANAGEMENT/SUTURE LAB | Sun, Feb 27, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. $70
• PRACTICAL SPLINTING SKILLS | Sun, Feb 27, Mon Feb 28 2:00 - 3:15 pm. $60
• AVALANCHE RECOGNITION, ROUTE FINDING | Mon, Feb 27, 12:30 - 3:30 pm. $70
• BACKCOUNTRY DENTISTRY: TRICKS OF THE TRADE | Tues, Mar 1, 1:30 - 3:30 pm $70
• TRAVEL MEDICINE UPDATE | Mon, Feb 28, 2:30 - 3:30 pm  - FREE

Specialty: 
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine/Family Medicine
Orthopedic Trauma
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, PD
Audience: 
Physician MD
Physician DO
Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Other Allied Health
Physicians Assistant
Combat Medic/ Corpsman
Medical Student
Event Venue: 
Big Sky Resort, Montana
Venue Street: 
50 Big Sky Resort Rd
Country: 
United States
State: 
Montana (MT)
City: 
Big Sky
Attendance: 
500-600
Map: 
Big Sky, MT, USA (Show on map)
Faculty: 
Directors: Eric A. Weiss, MD, FACEP and Kyle Allred, PA
Number of Credits: 
37.5
AMA/CME Credits: 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Visitor Registration Fee: 
Physician - $789.00 | PA, NP - $615.00 | Nurse - $595.00 | Residents, Medical Students, Paramedics, EMT's - $495.00 | Non-Professional (no CME) $425.00
Credit Cards Accepted: 
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Contact Name: 
The National Conferences on Wilderness Medicine
Email Address: 
Phone: 
1-844-945-3263 or 1-971-236-8088
Event Website: 
https://wilderness-medicine.com
Start Date: 
02/26/2022
Time:
2:00 PM
Finish Date: 
03/02/2022
Time:
12:00 PM
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