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National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

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Date of beginning

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Duration

5 days

City

Lahaina

Country

United States

Contact

Wilderness Medicine

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Memo

The conference features a wide array of interesting and practical wilderness and travel medicine topics presented by authoritative and engaging faculty. The Maui Hyatt Regency is a spectacular beachside venue with virtually endless nearby activities. A spectacular 40-acre beachfront resort on the world-class Ka'anapali Beach. Relax by the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean or choose from a wide variety of exciting activities. A few reasons why the Hyatt was voted a Top 10 Resort in Hawaii by Conde Nast Traveler: AWEPA comprehensive course leading to AWEP CertificationTM 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. OPTIONAL INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPSThe conference has unique optional hands-on workshops on topics ranging from outdoor survival skills to practical wilderness medical skills. Small interactive groups with outstanding instructors. 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. Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/256515-2?pid=5569   Time: 08:00 to 12:30. Venue details: Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, 200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, 96761, United States. Prices: Physician: USD 760.0,PA: USD 595.0,NP: USD 595.0,Nurse: USD 575.0,Residents/Medical Students/Paramedics/EMT's: USD 495.0,Non Professional (no CME): USD 400.0. 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-C: Professional Expedition and Whitewater guide; Has guided extensively on five continents; Wilderness Survival Instructor; Co-founder of MedCram.com and MedWild.com., JOSEPH B. SERRA, MD: Founding Member of the Wilderness Medical Society; Orthopedic Surgeon, Stockton, California, 25 year member, National Ski Patrol, Rotary International to Africa., PHIL RASORI, MD: Medical Director of Village HopeCore International; Travel Medicine and Global Health Consultant; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF., KAREN 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., SHERYL OLSON, RN, BSN: Outdoor Survival and Navigation Instructor, Former Flight Nurse in the Rocky Mountains for 18 years, Wilderness Safety Instructor, Cruise Ship Nurse., BRIAN HORNER: Director and founder of LTR Training Systems, Inc. - A multi-discipline training institution with programs in fall protection, aviation safety, remote medical response and rescue for over 30 years. Former Military SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape) Instructor., LANNY JOHNSON, FNP/PA: Physician Assistant, Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Medical Advisor and former Climbing Park Ranger and Park Paramedic, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming., 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.