The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The WMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All educational content presented in this activity has been reviewed and validated as appropriate in keeping with sound scientific principles.

Topics (order of educational lectures will be determined by the faculty dependent upon conditions and status of the group):
Wilderness Medicine Overview, Drowning, Envenomations: Bites and Stings, Tropical Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Orthopedics and Splinting, Lightning, Head Trauma and Altered Mental Status, Spinal Issues, Patient Movement, Wounds and Wound Care, Cold Injuries, Litters and Carries, Heat Injuries, Abdominal and GI Issues, Water Treatment, Altitude, SAR, Whitewater Safety and Rescue, Wilderness Survival

This course is designed to educate participants in the pathophysiology, recognition and treatment of a variety of medical problems commonly encountered in wilderness environments and settings remote from hospital or definitive care.

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
 - Establish a set of treatment priorities for care of the sick or injured in wilderness settings.
 - Demonstrate basic aspects of improvised care, rescue and evacuation.
 - Learn basic field skills enabling a physician to be more capable in a setting remote from definitive care. 

Target Audience
Medical professionals who have an interest in providing medical care in “remote” environments such as wilderness settings or in developing countries are encouraged to attend.  Physicians counseling their patients traveling to remote areas will benefit as well.

Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Other Professionals
Check with your governing entity to determine usefulness of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Faculty Disclosure
The faculty and staff involved with this live activity have signed disclosure statements indicating they have no conflicts of interest or relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest with respect to this course content.