All pre-conference and post-conference programs have limited enrollment to ensure the quality of the learning experience. Please register early to guarantee your space.


LEVEL 1 AVALANCHE COURSE
- DiMM Candidates Only*
WMS Faculty
Thursday 2/22/18 7:30am-5:00pm
Friday 2/23/18 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday 2/24/18 7:30am-5:00pm


This intensive course will present comprehensive information about safe travel in avalanche terrain, avalanche transceiver use, and snowpack analysis.  Practice efficient rescues with avalanche beacons.  Study avalanche victim physiology and medical treatment.  Upon completion of the course, each participant will receive a certificate for Level 1 avalanche training according to the guidelines of the American Avalanche Association. 

DiMM candidates must participate in the Level 1 Avalanche Course (included in DiMM registration).

*Non-DiMM Candidates will be accepted to this course on a space available basis.  Please contact Teri to be added to the wait list

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DIPLOMA IN MOUNTAIN MEDICINE - DiMM Candidates Only
Sunday 2/25/18 7:30-5:00
Monday 2/26/18 7:30-5:00pm

 

CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY: 50% refund prior to 60 days before session. No refund within 60 days

CME:
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 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE: 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.




AWLS – ADVANCED WILDERNESS LIFE SUPPORT®

AWLS & WMS Faculty
Friday 2/23/18 7:30am-4:30pm
Saturday 2/24/18 7:30am-4:30pm

Fee:  $350


AWLS is a practical hands-on certification course-originally developed at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1997-that teaches medical professionals how to manage medical and trauma emergencies when traditional medical facilities are not readily accessible.  AWLS was developed to create a standard in treating injuries and illnesses in a wilderness environment. Topics include: patient assessment, treatment guidelines for life support until definitive care or evacuation is available, and techniques and guidelines for evacuation. All registrants who pass the written exam will receive the AWLS certification that is valid for four years.

NOTE: Participants must also register for the Main Conference as content for this pre-conference will be presented during the main conference sessions.

CME:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Wilderness Medical Society and Advanced Wilderness Life Support. The Wilderness Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Wilderness Medical Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.