The Wilderness Medical Society 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 16 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. 

CME Topics 

(order of educational lectures will be determined by the trekking faculty dependent upon conditions and status of the group.)

Hemorrhage control, Airway considerations in the remote environment, Chest trauma, Exercise induced hyponatremia, Remote spinal injury guidelines, Lightning injuries, Wound considerations, AMS Intro talk, Improvisation in traumatic injuries, Medical Kits, AMS and HACE, HAPE, Frostbite, Travelers Diarrhea, Travel medicine with emphasis on Antimicrobial resistance in the adventure traveler, Hypothermia.

After attending this activity, the participants will be able to:

-Understand the limitations of practicing medicine in austere environments.
-Adequately prepare for practicing medicine in austere environments.
-Recognize and treat common injuries and illnesses that occur in the wilderness.

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. 
  • Medical professionals counseling their patients traveling to remote areas will benefit as well.

Physician Assistants (AAPA)

The American Association 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.