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The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine (Big Sky, MT Feb 22-26-2020)

The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine (Big Sky, MT Feb 22-26-2020)


Date of beginning

Saturday, 22 February 2020


5 days


Big Sky


United States


Lynn Tomkins


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PROGRAM OBJ 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 illnessTARGET 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 22 - Tuesday, February 25 ORSaturday, February 22 - Thursday, February 27A 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:WILDERNESS AND URBAN SURVIVALSaturday, 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 URLs:Tickets: Date and Time: On Saturday February 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm (ends Wednesday February 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm) Venue Details: Big Sky Resort, Montana, 50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Big Sky, 59716, United States