2024 WMS Winter Conference Virtual

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2024 WMS Winter Conference Virtual

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In order to receive CME/FAWM credits after the conference has concluded, you must select each individual program item that you intend to participate in and ensure that it is added to your itinerary. 

Cancellation and refund policy. 

  • After March 1, 2024 no refunds will be given.
When
3/11/2024 - 3/13/2024
Where
Online
Spots available
251
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Program

Monday, 11 March 2024

Description
Time
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM
7:45 AM
Develop a perspective of illnesses and injuries experienced by wildland firefighters, as well as the role of this unique profession in land management.
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
Explore solar exposures in wilderness Dermatology via case based discussions.
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM
Short and long term interventions for responders to traumatic events, including party members.
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10:30 AM
Climate change is a major public health concern, with many populations at risk of adverse effects, worldwide due to the effects of extreme heat, drought, and abnormal precipitation. In this presentation, we will describe the major health impacts of climate change and how clinicians can become more active in leading efforts at climate adaptation and mitigation in emergency and austere settings.
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
4:00 PM
Time
5:05 PM - 5:25 PM
5:05 PM
5:25 PM
5:45 PM
6:05 PM
6:25 PM
6:45 PM

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Description
Develop a set of tools to mitigate risk and make effective decisions in both personal and professional environments.
Time
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
8:00 AM
Develop an appreciation for the complexity of the practical and operational considerations of diving, the injuries sustained by military divers and the benefit to the medicine of clinicians' active participation in diving operations
Time
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
8:45 AM
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
9:30 AM
Perianal disease in resource-poor and wilderness environments: evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
10:00 AM
Describes the standard of care for medical advisors, mechanisms to reduce legal liability, limits on what questions can be asked in medical screening under the ADA, and legal issues related to carrying and administering prescription medications by non-licensed providers.
Time
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
10:45 AM
The Turkish Cave Rescue Overview of the 9/2023 rescue in Turkiye. Descriptions of the medical response to a serious complication underground as well as the rescue to bring the patient to the surface for definitive medical care.
Time
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
11:30 AM
Time
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
12:15 PM

Wednesday, 13 March 2024

Description
Learn how natural environments affect cognitive health and drive functional brain changes, and why this is important in the context of a changing climate and urbanization.
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
Carnivores, Coevolution and Conservation: Why indigenous knowledge matters in human/animal reciprocity.  The educational goal of this presentation is to broaden participants understanding of the reciprocal relationships between human and animal communities and how indigenous knowledge can guide efforts to improve the health of all species on the planet.
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM
Hypothermia: Lessons from the Patient Who Didn't Read the Textbook Understand the limitations of the physical and clinical tools available for the assessment and management of real-world hypothermia patients.
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10:30 AM
Time
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
11:30 AM