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 XXX 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.
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.
- Physicians and other Medical Care Providers 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.
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 educational activity for a maximum of xx AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim 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.
Physician Assistants (AAPA)
The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Check with your governing entity to determine usefulness of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Academy of Wilderness Medicine
Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM™) is designed for individuals who want to be acknowledged for their professional achievement in Wilderness Medicine and validate their training for their patients and clients.
(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.
It is the policy of the Wilderness Medical Society to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All faculty members are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation. Accordingly, the Wilderness Medical Society has determined there are no conflicts to report associated with this conference.